Alert: Waterbury parents of preschool children ages three and four: Quality preschool education and care is available now! All children are welcome for this free or low-cost program (based on income). Openings are available in select programs close to your home. If interested, please contact the School Readiness office at 203 573-6684.
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SPARTAN HONOR

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 

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

College Financial Night

Gear Up and the WCA PTSA are hosting a College Financial Night on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Waterbury Career Academy.

5:30pm Dinner and WCA PTSA Meeting
6:00pm College Funding Presentation

For more information click here.

Wearing Pink for a Cause

Waterbury Public Schools employees presented a check for $4,646.25 from a “Pink Out” day to St. Mary’s Hospital. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, employees were invited to wear pink on Friday, October 28th, and to donate to the hospital’s The Women for Women organization, which provides free mammograms for women who are unable to afford one. 

 

Preschool Openings Available

Did you know that children who attend an early childhood education program are better prepared for kindergarten? YOU want your child to do well in school; WE do too.  

Waterbury parents of preschool children ages three and four: Quality preschool education and care is available now! All children are welcome for this free or low-cost program (based on income). Openings are available in select programs close to your home. Click here to view the flyer in English or Spanish, OR Albanian. Click here for a provider list, or contact the School Readiness office at 203 573-6684. 

 

Newsletters Available

The Fall 2016 issue of the WPS News Update Newsletter is now available online, along with several special issues. Click on the links to view, or go to the district home page, click on School/Community Relations, then WPS News Update Newsletter link to view these and other newsletters. 

Fall 2016 / Walsh Spooktacular / Bucks Hill Vocabulary Parade / District Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration / Kennedy High School Ribbon Cutting

Eagle's Nest Preschool Openings

The Eagle's Nest Preschool at Kennedy High School has openings for spring in its program. For more information, please click on the link for the FLYER

District Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

Each year, the Waterbury Public Schools participate in a district-wide celebration  of Hispanic Heritage Month, culminating in a special performance and display of select student projects.  Once again this year, all schools had the opportunity to participate in the district-wide celebration as well as individual school activities.

We would like to thank everyone who came and made it an excellent night! 

Our top prize winner was Erika Nieves, her rice and bean dish was voted peoples' favorite!

Click here for the following: District Celebration Photos and News 

FAFSA Appointments Available!

Seniors and their parents/guardians who need assistance completing the Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) can schedule a one-on-one appointment with the ConnTAC EOC counselor. To do so please contact the School Counseling Office at 203-574-6020.

Appointments are limited and scheduled on a first come, first served basis. The information you provide will be kept confidential.

You will need to bring to your appointment, the following documents:

  • Parent/Guardian social security number
  • Student social security number
  • Earned income by parent(s)/guardian(s)/step-parent (2015 TAX RETURN)
  • Untaxed income documents (SSA, SSI, DCF, unemployment)
  • Alien registration or permanent resident card (if you are not a US citizen)
  • Parents date of birth
  • Parents date of marriage and/or divorce
  • Current bank statement

 

Class of 2017 Yearbook Information

Pre-Order your yearbook to ensure you get it in June. The number of yearbooks that are pre-ordered will determine how many are ordered so it is important to plan ahead and order NOW!
To pre-order your yearbook follow the instructions below. The yearbook can only be purchased through this online link.

www.YBPay.lifetouch.com
Yearbook ID Code: 12801017

Yearbook: $40.00
Optional namestamping: $7.00

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