Burncoat UNITES Registration

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Registration for the Burncoat UNITES (Unifying New Instrumentalists Through El Sistema) after school program is now open to all WPS student instrumentalists in grades 4-9.

Elementary Instrumental In-school Lessons Program

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Worcester Public Schools elementary instrumental in-school lessons program is now accepting registration for students in grades 3-6.

2016 - 2017 School Bus Routes

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As we prepare for the 2016 -2017 school year, we are pleased to inform you that the regular school bus routes for those students who qualify for transportation have been posted.

Free Summer Meals for Kids 2016

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The Worcester Pubic Schools is once again participating in the USDA funded Summer Food Program.

One City, One Library Branches Summer Hours

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The Worcester Public Library’s One City, One Library Branches will have new hours for the summer of 2016.

Congratulations Healthy Start Schools!

EOS

Photo: The Orocho family with Goddard Principal Yuisa Perez Chionchio and Wrap Around Coordinator Elsa Rivera.

At an event at the State House on May 5th, the Eos Foundation proudly recognized eleven Worcester Public Schools along with other partners from 92 schools across 19 Massachusetts districts with $56,000 in grants for their commitment to support universal free, after the bell, breakfast in the classroom (BIC) as a powerful tool to fight childhood hunger, and boost academic achievement in our high-need communities. Over 41,000 students in high need schools benefit from these schools’ breakfast programs each school day.

All-City Summer Music Program - Rehearsals

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The WPS All-City Summer Music Program is a free instrumental music program consisting of a Concert Band and String Ensemble.

Event Date(s): 
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Friday, June 17, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm

Celebration of Student Writing

Celebration of Student Writing gifts

Worcester Public Schools students published in It’s Lit! were honored on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at the Durkin Administration Building. It's Lit! is an annual celebration of student writing and all students in preschool through Grade 12 were encouraged to submit original, not previously published creative works such as poems, memoirs, and short stories.

39th Annual Mini Olympics

Mini Olympics Winners

The 39th Annual Mini Olympics was held June 1, 2016 at Commerce Bank Field at Foley Stadium.

Stand For The Silent At Vernon Hill

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On Friday April 29th, Vernon Hill School took part of the “Stand for the Silent" Day. Stand for the Silent is one of the leading and most effective anti-bullying organizations, whose mission is to bring awareness to bullying and the real devastation it causes.

Students learned more about what they can do to prevent bullying and took part in reciting the Stand for the Silent pledge. Afterwards, they signed their pledge cards to show their commitment to this pledge.

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