Watertown Middle School $1.25 /day ($.30 reduced and free to eligible students)
Watertown High School $1.75 /day ($.30 reduced and free to eligible students)
Watertown Middle School $ 3.50/day (.40 reduced and free to eligible students)
Pre-packaged salad $3.50
Milk $ .55/carton
Watertown High School $3.50/day ($.40 reduced and free to eligible students)
Deli sub sandwich meal $3.50 each
Pre-packaged salads $3.50 each
Milk $ .55 carton
PLEASE NOTE: Prices may change due to federal regulations. Free and/or reduced price meals program, subsidized by the Federal Government, is available to eligible families. Forms for the subsidized program can be obtained in the main office at your child’s
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
WATERTOWN COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Before and After School Programs for Grades 1-5 at the Cunniff, Hosmer, and Lowell Elementary Schools begin on
Wednesday, September 7. Before School Programs start at 7:15 a.m. and Extended Day Programs start at the close of the
school day. Pre-K/Kindergarten Before and After School Programs begin on Friday, September 9. For further
information, please contact Ms. Beth Sahakian at 617-923-7653.
School bus transportation is available for Hosmer School and Watertown Middle School students only. To be eligible for
transportation, students must live .75 or more miles from their school. Parents of eligible students requiring transportation
must register for the bus through the School Business Office, 30 Common Street, Watertown and are processed on a first
come, first serve bases. The fee is $300 per year with a $475 maximum per family. The fee for students in Grades K-6
that live south of the Charles River is $200 per year with a $320 maximum. Students in 7th and 8th grade south of the
Charles River are subject to full fee. Elementary students who live 1.5 miles or more from the Hosmer School and 6
grade students who live 2 or more miles from the Middle School are not required to pay the fee, but must register. Parents
may be eligible for a waiver of the transportation fee due to financial hardship. Registration forms are available on our
website, www.watertown.k12.ma.us, or at the Transportation Office, 30 Common Street. For further information, please
A FY17 Student Bus Pass will be issued to all students who complete a FY17 registration form. No student will be
admitted to the bus without a current FY17 Bus Pass. A Watertown Public Schools Bus Schedule will be mailed by
August 29 with a student’s FY17 Bus Pass. In addition, a copy of the rules and regulations for all transported students
will be included with the bus pass. All students riding on school buses are expected to conduct themselves in a manner
that will not interfere with the safe operation of the bus and/or the safety of other passengers.
Students attending Minuteman Technical High School should have already received an FY17 registration form by mail.
The registration must be returned to the Transportation Office at 30 Common Street by August 22. Unregistered students
will not be permitted to ride the bus to Minuteman.
Any questions regarding school bus transportation should be directed to the Transportation Office by calling 617-926-7710.
MBTA STUDENT BUS PASSES
High School and Middle School students who use the MBTA may sign up for a Student Pass for reduced fare on MBTA
buses. There are two types of Student Passes available. The first option is $30.00 monthly student pass that will give a
student unlimited access to buses and commuter rails for one month. This pass must be paid for by the student prior to the
1st of the month. This is the most economical option for students who use the bus as their primary transportation to and
from school. The second option works like a prepaid charge card. The student can put money on the card and $.75 is
deducted from the balance each time the student uses the pass. To obtain an MBTA Student Pass or for more information,
please contact the Transportation Office at 617-926-7710.
WALKING TO/FROM SCHOOL AND DROP OFFS
Road construction in some areas of the town may require children to adapt to changing local traffic patterns. Parents
should review the walking route to school with their child before the start of school and whenever road construction
projects change the walking route. Please observe the changes to traffic patterns which the Watertown Police Department
and the School Department post.
NO SMOKING ORDINANCE
The Watertown Town Council passed a Public Health Ordinance regarding no smoking in public buildings in the town.
Students were never permitted to smoke in school buildings. They are now advised that there is a fine for noncompliance
with the no smoking ordinance.