Wednesday, June 5, 2013
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Today's weather forecast -- 77 degrees and sunny. Stay up to date with Waltham news with our free, daily newsletter. The Waltham School Committee will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Waltham High School. The Waltham Family School will hold a showcase at 11 a.m. at 510 Moody St. Check out the latest coverage of the 2011 triple murder in Waltham.
Sunday, June 2, 2013
There were no specific threats against the graduation, according to Waltham's Acting Police Chief.
Waltham’s Acting Police Chief today shed more light on what prompted the increased security measures at Sunday’s Waltham High School graduation ceremony. Acting Police Chief Keith MacPherson, in an interview with Waltham Patch as he oversaw graduation security outside of John F. Kennedy Middle School on Sunday, said there were no “overt” threats or specific threats in connection with the graduation. He said police found some comments on social media outlets that he characterized as typical high school student chatter. MacPherson said he believed the comments appeared on Facebook. On Saturday, city officials notified the public of the chatter about a "potential" incident at the graduation. The officials, in their statement, called the …
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Saturday, June 1, 2013
Unsubstantiated reports on social media of a possible incident at the graduation prompted the security measures.
In response to “unsubstantiated” social media chatter of a “potential” incident at Sunday’s Waltham High School graduation, school and city officials said in a statement the event would proceed. As a precaution, officials have imposed several security measures, according a statement from Mayor Jeannette McCarthy, Waltham Public Schools Superintendent Susan Nicholson and the School Committee. The statement was emailed to reporters on Saturday afternoon. The graduation will begin at 2 p.m. at the John F. Kennedy Middle School. The measures include: The statement did not specify what prompted the measures or detail the social media chatter.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
The event was held on Sunday, June 2 at 2 p.m.
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Monday, May 13, 2013
The ceremony will be held at the John F. Kennedy Middle School on Lexington Street.
Waltham High School will hold its graduation on Sunday, June 2 at 2 p.m. The ceremony will be held at the John F. Kennedy Middle School, according to Waltham High School principal Gregory Demeo.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Students and organizations hold health fair.
Waltham High School students certainly did not have an excuse to eat poorly on Friday, May 3, especially since the school was holding its 3rd annual health fair that day. The fair, which began at 8 a.m., featured Waltham-based organizations' resources for helping students stay in shape and eat healthy. Students played video games that included exercise, performed Zumba and dance moves. Local organizations such as REACH Beyond Domestic Violence (a domestic violence assistanec organization) and others were on hand to showcase resources students have for living healthy lives. Heather Metallides, the director of health and science for grades 6- 12, said she hopes students use the additional resources to make healthy life choices. "It's not …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The hearing is held to decided wheter Waltham parents can send their students to another school district.
A public hearing to decide whether Waltham should participate in the School Choice program will be held at 7:30 p.m. tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Waltham High School. The program allows parents to send their children to schools outside of their community, according to the Massachsuestts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Web site.
See what is happening in Waltham today.
The Waltham School Committee will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Waltham High School. The Waltham Public Library will host a storytime session at 10 a.m. The Recreation Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. at 510 Moody St. Need a good book to read? Check out this one by a Waltham author. The Newton Senior Center will host a recreational walking group at 9 a.m.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
The meeting will be held on April 25.
A citywide PTO meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Canon Lecture Hall at Waltham High School on April 25, according to the city's website. The meetings are typically information session for parent son the latest schools issues. Parents are also free to aks questions of school officials.