OUR MISSION

The Wallace Middle School community works collaboratively to create a student-centered educational experience that emphasizes a commitment to academic excellence and citizenship.  Students are guided to become critical thinkers and responsible citizens in a diverse society.

We believe …

· How children learn is as important as what they learn.

· An understanding of the students and families-individually, culturally, and developmentally-is as important as knowing the content we teach.

· Public education is a responsibility shared by students, parents, school personnel, and community members.

· Mutual trust and respect are essential for sustaining and improving safe and successful schools.

 

  Parents may request, and the district will provide, information regarding the professional qualifications of the student’s teachers and paraprofessionals. 

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Testing Information and Schedule
Student of the Month

The PBIS Committee would like to congratulate the March 2017 Students of the Month!

sotm march 2017

PTO Fundraisers!

The PTO is holding two fundraisers this month.

The first is our Annual Shamrock Chocolate Candy Sale. Students should fill out the following form, and return it to Ms. Flaherty by Thursday, March 16th by Noon. 

Shamrock Candy Sale

Our second fundraiser this month is a Home and Family Fundraising Sale by Yankee Candle. 

Shop using the catalog or shop online by using the following group ID number.

Wallace Middle School

Home and Family

Group #990108136

familyFR.com

Remember to use your students name as the seller, so they will get credit towards their trip.

Students who raised $175.00 through the Yankee Candle and the Home and Family fundraisers this year will get their field trips for free!

PBIS Door Decorating Contest

The PBIS Committee hosted it's annual Kindness Door Decorating Contest in February. Attached, you will find two PowerPoints displaying all entries.

Thanks to all participating homerooms!

Doors Part One

Doors Part Two

Great News from the PBIS Committee!

The PBIS committee would like to thank all students, who participated in our Winter Poster Contest! Students had the option to choose from two ideas: "Be a Buddy - Not a Bully" and "Every Day Counts: School Success Starts with Attendance" 

Here are your Winners:

feb 2017 poster winners

 

The PBIS Committee would also like to congratulte our February Students of the Month!

feb 2017 students of the month

A Message From Waterbury Youth Services

wys letter

CT Is Standing Up for Public Schools

The National School Board Association and its state associations, including the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education, have banded together to share the successes of public schools. NSBA has gathered the support of such superstars as Magic Johnson, Montel Williams and Sal Khan. As part of its efforts, Connecticut has developed a video that stars Rick Matracchio, a Waterbury native.

Click here to learn more about Stand Up 4 Connecticut Public Schools on the CABE website.

Click here to view the video of Rick Mastraccio speaking about his own public school education.

  

Maloney and Rotella Lottery Information

Lottery applications for Maloney and Rotella will be available from February 1st through February 28th, 2017. Applications will be accepted for grades pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. Applications will be accepted online at https://Waterbury.GoodwinChoice.com (available starting 2/1/17). 

Open House for Prospective Students
Maloney -  rescheduled to January 24, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. 
Rotella - January 11, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

The Lottery will be held on March 8, 2017. Parents will be notified via mail of the lottery wait list numbers during the week of March 27, 2017. 

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UPCOMING EVENTS