Honest students will hold one another to high academic, social and civic expectations   
Organized students will assume responsibility for actions and focus on using technology for learning    
Noble students will maintain professionalism; will demonstrate a strong work ethic and integrity
Optimistic students will be open and positive toward new and diverse perspectives
Respectful students will treat each other with fairness, compassion and respect, while valuing differences 


Paraprofessional Transfers

PARAPROFESSIONAL - transfer openings only - see memo and building based transfer openings

Request for transfers are due no later than 4 PM, May 26, 2016.

You will be notified in writing by June 1, 2016 if your request is approved.

Hayes Honored at White House

May 3, 2016: Mrs. Jahana Hayes, 2016 National Teacher of the Year, was honored today at the White House, along with other state teachers of the year from around the country, Washington, D.C. and the American territories. Click here for the official video the event. 

2015-2016 Parent Survey

Click on this link: 2015-2016 Parent Survey - to complete this year's parent survey. Your opinions and feedback are very important to us. Thank you for taking the time to complete the survey. 


April 28, 2016 -  Waterbury's very own Jahana Hayes was named NATIONAL TEACHER OF THE YEAR during a broadcast of CBS This Morning. Congratulations go to Mrs. Hayes, along with best wishes for a wonderful reign as National Teacher of the Year. To view additional information about Mrs. Hayes' journey, please click on 2016 Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes. 

WCA's First Annual College/Career Fair was a huge success!

On Friday, April 15th, Waterbury Career Academy High School held it's First Annual College/Career Fair. Over 35 colleges and local businesses met with the Sophomore and Junior classes. For more pictures please visit our Photo Gallery.

WCA Students Plant A Garden

The YHSC-Youth Health Service Corp members and Garden Club members preparing the gardens for planting. The project started in October with the YHSC students clearing the ground, building the plant boxes in preparation for spring plantings. The project is funded by a grant in collaboration with UCONN. Students who are interested in the connection between nutrition, health and the environment are participants in this initiative. For additional pictures please visit our photo gallery.


Light It Up Blue - Autism Speaks

On April 2, 2016, WCA students and staff celebrated Autism Speaks -  Light It up Blue. For more pictures visit our Photo Gallery page.

UCONN Victory Parade

Mr. Pontecorvo, the WCA Drum Line and Dance Team were invited to participate in the UCONN Victory Parade on April 15th. For more pictures of the parade visit our photo gallery.

HOSA State Conference Results

For more pictures of the HOSA Conference please visit our Photo Gallery.

Mercedez Patrick- 1st Place Medical Reading

Ricardo Agosto - 1st Place Medical Assisting

Jenai Frenette - 1st Place Job Seeking Skills

Nolan Pimental - 2nd Place Nutrition Exam

Jenesis Miranda - 2nd Place Transcultural Health Care Exam

Makenzie Counts - 3rd Place Medical Terminology

Mazna Zahid - 3rd Place Nutrition Exam

Solmary Vega - 6th Place Medical Math

Congratulations! We are so proud of you!


The Waterbury Recreation Department and P.A.L. are offering free swim lessons for Waterbury children five years or older.  Registration must take place in person at Chase Park House, 150 Sunnyside Avenue, beginning April 25th from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  For further information please call 203-574-8292.

Crosby Principal Honored



Crosby High School Principal Jade Gopie was honored by the Exchange Club as Educator of the Year on March 30, 2016.  Superintendent Dr. Kathleen M. Ouellette is shown offering her congratulations. 

Great Debate

On Tuesday, March 29, 2016 over 200 Waterbury Public School students attended the 8th Annual Great Debate sponsored by the CT NAACP at The First Cathedral in Bloomfield, CT. Over 3,000 students were able to participate and learn from Howard University and Morehouse College Debate Teams, representing two of our outstanding Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The Debate was moderated by Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin.

Earth Day Cleanup

Saturday, May 7 (Rain date May 14), meet at Sears Automotive lot on Union Street at 8:30 a.m. Click here for more information. 

Board Approves Calendar for 2016-2017

The Waterbury Board of Education has approved a calendar for the next school year: 2016-2017.  Click here for the 2016-2017 school calendar. 

Smile Builders Dental Program

SmileBuilders is coming to YOUR school!

Our skilled Dental hygienists from StayWell Health Center are going to schools in Waterbury and Naugatuck to provide dental services for your children throughout the year. We provide services such as cleanings, dental screenings, fluoride treatments, and sealants to prevent decay on adult molars. These services are provided for your convenience, so that means NO missed work and NO missed school days for your kids!

 We work with your insurance and for those who are uninsured; we offer our services at a LOW and affordable cost. Any further treatment needed can be followed up at StayWell in order to give your child the care that they deserve. Forms will be given out in the beginning of the school year and are also available in the nurses’ office. If you have any questions please call 203-756-8021 ext. 3815.  

For spring schedule, click here..

Kindergarten Registrations

Parents of Children Who Will Enter Kindergarten in 2016-2017:

The Waterbury Public Schools hold registration sessions for each school on specific dates. All kindergarten registrations take place at the Family Intake Center, One Jefferson Square. Please see attached notice for information. / Spanish version.

Student Working Papers

Beginning Monday, May 16th, students will be able to obtain required working papers from their school's guidance office. Please see the link "Student Working Papers" under the Student link (above right) for more information. Until then students should continue coming to the 3rd floor Board of Education office in the Chase Building, 236 Grand Street.

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