School Committee Outlines New Rules for Students Taking the Bus Town Hall – The School Committee met on Monday, July 23 to discuss the new guidelines for Watertown students who will be taking the bus to school. The Policy Subcommittee’s main issues of concern was busing students who are attending Hosmer, the Middle School, and […]
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School Committee Debates Joining Minuteman Vocational High School District Town Hall – Following the Kindergarten curriculum discussion from the School Committee July 23 meeting, the committee discussed the possibility of joining Minuteman Vocational High School District. After months of research the main hurdle revolves around financials. Superintendent Dr. Dede Galdston wants to consider all options […]
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School Committee Address Parent Concerns Over Kindergarten Structure Town Hall – The School Committee met on Monday July 23 to discuss a variety of different topics. The main focus on the meeting was to provide an update on the Kindergarten curriculum in Watertown Public Schools. The new changes will mainly revolve around foreign language classes […]
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New Program Will Allow High School Students to Still Pick Up Younger Siblings at Other Schools Town Hall – The Watertown School Committee convened on Monday, June 18 to discuss school improvement plans for the Middle and High Schools as well as an important new program that will allow students at the High School level […]
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Watertown Community Foundation Merging with Education Foundation Town Hall – At the June 4 School Committee meeting, representatives from the Watertown Community Foundation discussed their organization’s recent merger with the Watertown Education Foundation. Additionally, School officials discussed school improvement plans for each of Watertown’s three elementary schools. Check Out the Video! Produced by Ashley Hardy, […]
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School Committee Weighing Options for Next Fall’s School Bus Schedule Town Hall – With the changing school start times at the Middle and High School that take effect next fall, there needs to be a change in the school bus schedule. The School Committee is currently mulling three oceans, and is seeking the help of […]
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School Committee Hears Results of Youth Health Risk Survey Town Hall – At the School Committee meeting on May 7, Wayside Multi-Service Center revealed the results of the yearly Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Check Out the Video! Produced by Sam Dudley, Production Coordinator May 11, 2018 Back to Watertown Weekly News Page
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School Committee Provides Update on Building for the Future Initiative Phillips School Building – Meeting as a Committee of the Whole, the Watertown School Committee discussed school building renovations and ways to improve communication between the schools and the community. Check Out the Video! Produced by Ashley Hardy, Production Coordinator April 26, 2018 Back to […]
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School Committee Implements Substance Use Screening for Seventh and Ninth Grade Students Town Hall – At the April 2 School Committee meeting, school officials announced a new state mandated program will be implemented to screen seventh and ninth grade students in Watertown for substance use. Check Out the Video! Produced by Ashley Hardy, Videographer April […]
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School Officials Further Detail How School Start Time Changes Will Affect Bus Schedules Phillips School Building – On Mar. 21, the school department’s Budget and Finance Subcommittee convened to continue discussions related to the changes in the school start times that will begin in the next school year. Check Out the Video! Produced by Ashley […]
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