2016 Summer Reading

bookmark on sheet

This year's summer reading lists are now available! Enjoy summer and read, read, read.

One City, One Library Branches Summer Hours

Worcester Public Library logo

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

2015-2016 WPS VEX IQ Championship

VEX  trophies

On June 1st ten elementary schools from the Worcester Public Schools participated in a robotics tournament at Quinsigamond Community College.

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 -
9:00am to 12:30pm
Friday, June 17, 2016 -
9:00am to 12:30pm
Monday, June 20, 2016 -
9:00am to 12:30pm
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 -
9:00am to 12:30pm

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.

Coding Dash Robots

students with Dash Robot

On Thursday, May 26th students at Elm Park Elementary School demonstrated their coding skills. WPS recently purchased several robots that respond to the codes programmed by students; students use coding to make the robots travel from one location to another.

Elementary School VEX Robotics Tournament

red VEX Robotics logo

The Worcester Public Schools Elementary School VEX Robotics Tournament will be held at Quinsigamond Community College - Suprenant Hall - Hebert Auditorium.

Event Date(s): 
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Early Childhood Open House

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Your new principal and teachers are anxious to meet you! Bring Mom or Dad to this special event and enjoy the activities your new school has planned for you. For details and times, contact the school where you are registered for Preschool or Kindergarten.

Event Date(s): 
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 (All day)

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