Stand For The Silent At Thorndyke Road

Stand for the Silent hand sign

On Friday April 29th, Thorndyke Road 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.

59th Annual Arts Festival

Arts Festival Save the Date Art

It's time for our annual celebration of the arts in the Worcester Public Schools! We hope you will join us and celebrate the amazing work and dedication of the students and teachers from throughout our City!

Opening Day, Friday, May 6th at the Worcester Public Library, Salem Square

2016 Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

2016 Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week Card

Event Date(s): 
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 4:00am to Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 4:00am

April Vacation Week Activities at WPL

Worcester Public Library logo

The Worcester Public Library has a variety of special events and programs planned for school vacation week at the Main Library from Tuesday, April 19 to Saturday, April 23.

2016 WPS Science and Engineering Fair

lab with teacher and students

The Worcester Public Schools Science Fair is now playing on WEA-TV 11, Channel 191. You can also stream our future scientists and inventors in action, on demand.

AAS Brings "Isaiah Thomas" Into All Fifth Grade Classrooms

Isaiah Thomas

The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) will bring Worcester’s revolutionary war hero Isaiah Thomas, as portrayed by professional actor Neil Gustafson, into every fifth-grade classroom in the Worcester Public Schools with an educational program entitled Isaiah Thomas – Patriot Printer. Isaiah Thomas founded AAS in 1812 as the first national historical organization. The program is currently touring to 33 schools and will reach approximately 1,800 students. Isaiah Thomas – Patriot Printer also comprises online resources, including lesson plans developed by teachers and digital copies of historic images and documents found in the AAS collections.

Keep Worcester Walking in Winter

snow shovel

City of Worcester ordinances require property owners to clear snow and ice in front of and adjacent to their property. Property owners can be fined $75 per day and/or assessed the cost of removal by the City if they do not clear snow and iceDo your part to keep sidewalks, curb-cuts, and ramps clear of snow and ice!

"Be Our Valentine" Contest Winners

Kids with valentines

The 37th annual Valentine Contest presented by Worcester Historical Museum for Worcester students in grades 3, 4, 5, and 6. All winners will be recognized on Wednesday, February 10th, 4:00 p.m. at the Worcester Historical Museum.

WCVB Worcester Wake Up Calls

WCVB 5 logo

WCVB, Channel 5 will highlight five Worcester Schools as part of the "Worcester Wake Up Calls". All "wake up calls" will occur at 5:10 a.m. and 6:10 a.m. 

The schools’ scheduled for airing are:

Creating Connections - January 22, 2016

A weekly message from Interim Superintendent Dr. Marco C. Rodrigues

January 22, 2016 - Volume 1, Issue 5

Superintendent's Message

Happy Friday!!!

You all have heard of the No Child Left Behind Act that brought many layers of accountability to schools and school districts. I refer to it, not because of what the act represented, but because of the powerful message behind the words "No Child Left Behind".

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