ACT Program Receives $10,000 Anonymous Donation

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The Worcester Educational Development Foundation, Inc. (WEDF) has received a $10,000 donation from an anonymous donor to support the innovative therapy dogs program that is being implemented in the Academic Center for Transition (ACT) program at Chandler Magnet Elementary School. This is the second donation received by this donor to support this program.

WPS Offering FREE Breakfast & Lunch to ALL Students

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Your Child Can Eat Breakfast and Lunch for FREE at school!

As part of the 2010 Healthy and Hunger-Free Kids Act, Worcester, along with other districts, will begin offering free meals to all students this school year.  For parents, that means no more forms to fill out, no online meal account to remember, no last minute scramble for change before the bus, and no more lunchboxes to pack.  All students can eat for free! 

WEMS Teachers Featured on New England Cable News

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Worcester East Middle School teachers Stacy Lord (Art) and Howard Fain (Science) will be featured on New England Cable News at 9pm on August 18th. Lord and Fain are the first two teachers from Massachusetts selected to participate in NASA’s SOFIA program.

Event Date(s): 
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 1:00am

2015 - 2016 School Year News Release

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PRE-SCHOOL STUDENTS will report on August 31st, 2015 as stated in the individual notification letter sent to parents.

HEADSTART STUDENTS will report as stated in the individual notification letter sent to parents.

KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS will begin school on August 31st, 2015 .   The Worcester Public Schools will be screening Kindergarten children by appointment on August 26th , August 27th and August 28th .  If your child does not have an appointment for screening, contact the school your child is registered at after August 17th .


STARTING DATE:   August 26, 2015

1st Annual South High School Alumni Golf Tournament

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The Florida style tournament will benefit the South High School boys’ baseball and basketball teams and will be held at Heritage Country Club in Charlton, Ma.

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 11:30am

Free Summer Meals for Kids 2015

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The Worcester Pubic Schools is participating in the Summer Food Program.  Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of meal service.

Meals will be provided at 17 sites, days, and times as follows:

Summer 2015 Superintendent’s Newsletter

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In the summer edition of the Superintendent’s Newsletter we cover the new library at Burncoat Middle, ground breaking for the new Nelson Place School building, and much more...

Days in the Arts Camp

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"The Days in the Arts (DARTS) program is a summer residential program near Tanglewood that provides middle school students with a high-quality arts immersion experience, allowing each student to engage with and create art with their peers in a positive, non-judgmental environment."

The Lion King, Jr. at Sullivan Middle!

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The Lion King Jr. experience is an innovative program enhancing English Language Arts through Dance, Art, Music, Media and Theatre classes. FREE TO ALL. Presented by the 21st Century Summer Program

Event Date(s): 
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 5:00pm

2014-2015 4th Quarter Middle School Honor Roll

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The Worcester Public Schools is pleased to announce the 2014 - 2015 fourth quarter middle school honor roll!


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