Decas News

Weekly Events: October 5th – 9th

Friday, October 9th and Monday, October 12th: No School.
Wareham Middle School
Monday, Oct 5- Staff meeting 2:10 in the auditorium
Tuesday, Oct 6 – School Pictures
Wednesday, Oct 7
Google Classroom Training for staff, 2:10 in the library
Destination Imagination Informational Meeting for parents/students, 6:30 in the library
Thursday, Oct 8 – PTA meeting at 6PM in the library
Minot Forest Elementary
Next week’s events:
October 7 and 8th-Mobile Dentist
Oct 8-Fire Safety program conducted by the Wareham Fire Dept
October 9-Staff Inservice, No school for students
October 12-Columbus Day, No School
Readers Become Leaders 13th Annual 5K Run/Walk to benefit WMS students.
October 18th at 2:00 PM Minot Forest Elementary School
(Any age can participate (students, adults, out of town guests)
Contact Nicole Stahmer at WMS for more information.
Online Link for registration:
Saturday October 3rd the Wareham Elementary PTA is hosting a fundraiser at the flagship cinema for Hotel Transylvania 2
John W. Decas Elementary
October 5, 2015
Grade 2 Lloyd Center. Mrs Sampson/Mrs Matathia
October 6, 2015
Grade 2 Lloyd Center. Ms. Augustson/Mrs. Jean
Fire Dept. Assembly Grade 1
October 7, 2015
Grade 2 Lloyd Center. Mrs. Rego/Mrs. Nelson
Fire Dept. assemble Grade 2
October 8, 2015
Grade 2 Lloyd Center. Mrs. Bakeman/Ms. Doyle
Kindergarten Showcase 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
October 9, 2015
No School – Inservice
October 12, 2015
No School – Columbus Day
Wareham High School
October 5th – Oct 8th
Spirit Week
Monday – Hawaiian Day
Tuesday – Superhero Day
Wednesday – Way back Wednesday
Thursday – Class Color
October 6th
School Council Meeting 7:00 a.m.
October 7th
On Wednesday October 7, at 7 pm. The Viking Drama Club is sponsoring a One by One night of individual talents. This event is a fundraiser to help the club pay for the season of plays. Members of every class in the school will present their favorite musical song, or monologue to a panel of judges! Winner gets cash prizes and bragging points for the rest of the year! Students will also win spirit points to help their class win the title of the class with the most spirit! Who will win?
Admission is $5 for Students and seniors and $8 for general public. Seasons passes will also be available for sale at the box office for $35. email Ms Gomes Vieira at for information or pre-sales.
October 8th
PTA Meeting at WMS library 6:00 p.m.
Pep Rally – Gym @ 1:00 p.m.
October 9th
No School, In-Service
October 12th
No School, Columbus Day

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Weekly Events: 9-28 through 10-2

Minot Forest Elementary
Sept 28-Principal’s Coffee, 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM in the cafeteria
Sept 29-School Picture Day. Send in picture envelopes
Oct 3-PTA sponsored family movie day-Hotel Transylvania 2, Flagship Cinema in Wareham. $5 per person, cash only. Doors open at 9:15.
Wareham High School
September 29th – E.L.C.P program begins
October 1st – Freshman elections for Class Officers
October 2nd – Student Council “Lock In” 9:00 p.m.- 7:30 a.m.
Wareham Middle School
Tuesday, Sept 29 – Grade 8 STEAM field trip to Gillette Stadium to participate in a hands-on STEM activity.
Thursday, Oct 1 – Deadline to register/deposit due for Nature’s Classroom – Main Lobby from 6:00-7PM
Thursday, Oct 1 – PTA Halloween Dance Committee Meeting 6-8PM in the Library
Friday, Oct 2 – Term 1 progress reports go home
Destination Imagination Parent Meeting on Wednesday, October 7 at 6:30 in the library
John W. Decas Elementary
Wednesday, September 30 Principal’s Coffee 9 AM. Come and meet our new administrative team! Learn about our enrichment programs such as STEAM and POWER class.
Thursday, October 1 Grade 2 Lloyd Center . Mr. Roche/Mrs. Spendard
Friday, October 2 Grade 2 Lloyd Center. Ms. Bakeman/Mrs. Doyle
Monday, October 5 Grade 2 Lloyd Center. Mrs. Sampson/Mrs. Matathia
Tuesday, October 6 Grade 2 Lloyd Center. Ms. Augustson/Mrs. Jean
Wednesday, October 7 Grade 2 Lloyd Center. Mrs. Rego/Mrs. Nelson
Thursday, October 8 Grade 2 Lloyd Center, Raindate.
Thursday, October 8 Kindergarten Showcase
Friday, October 9 No School, Inservice.
Monday, October 12 No School, Columbus Day.
October 3rd: Family movie day Flagship Cinema – $5.00 per person
October 8th: Halloween Dance Grades 5 & 6 (6:00-8:30)

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Early Childhood Special Education Screening Dates

October 23, 2015
January 22, 2016
March 20, 2016
The Wareham Public Schools will be conducting special education screenings for children ages 3-5. If you have concerns about your child’s development in the areas of readiness skills, speech and language skills or motor skills, please contact us for an appointment.
Appointments may be made by calling Denise Tobin at 291-3555 ext. 5157 or emailing her at The screening appointments will be held at the Minot Forest School at 63 Minot Avenue, Wareham, MA 02571.

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Weekly Events for September 21st

Wareham Middle School
Monday, Sept 21
Staff Meeting-2:10PM
Nature’s Classroom Meeting, Auditorium 5:30-8PM
The Book Fair will run all week in the library.
Thursday, Sept 24
Open House – 5-6:30PM
Here are the clubs that will begin to meet next week.
Note: These are in addition to what clubs I sent to you last week.
Tuesdays beginning Sept 22
Art Club – every other Tuesday
Junior Engineering Club
Student Newspaper
Writer’s Workshop
Intramurals-8 week sessions of various sports will be offered for $15.00 per session. Must have a permission slip and $15.00 to participate.
Thursdays beginning Sept 24th
Math Club
Science Club
Scrabble Club

September Students of the Month will be announced at lunches next Wednesday, September 23rd.
Wareham High School
Tuesday, September 22 at 10:15am AP Pep Rally
Saturday, September 26 at 2pm Athletic Boosters Club Trip to Foxwoods
Minot Forest
Sept 21, Day 2, Elementary PTA meeting, 6:30 PM at the Decas School
Monday, September 21 School Council 4:00-5:30
Monday, September 21 PTA at Decas 6:30-7:30
Monday, September 21 6:00 sign dedication – in honor of Melissa Drake

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PowerSchool Upgrade Update

The upgrade with PowerSchool is complete. You can now access PowerSchool via these links:
Parents and Students:
All links have been updated on the WPS website as well. (located on the top left hand corner on the WPS homepage, under District Links, or under Quick Links on the main menu)
There are no procedural changes and PowerSchool will appear exactly like it did prior to the upgrade.
If there are any questions, don’t hesitate to contact the technology department at

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