Message from the Superintendent | Weekly Events

Dear Wareham Families,
How wonderful to see the sun back this week! With temperatures in the high 80s and low 90s, it is perfect weather for ice cream. Last night I had the pleasure of helping to serve up over two hundred ice cream sundaes for incoming Kindergarten students and their families. The annual Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Ice Cream Social is a great opportunity for preschool students and their families to gather together each spring, share a sweet treat, and listen to stories about getting ready for kindergarten.
Reading the books to the children last night, was the special guest, Mother Goose. Decas Principal, Donna Noonan donned her Mother Goose outfit and her basket of books and joined the CFCE Council for this special event.
Also helping dish out the sundaes were Judy Caporiccio and Geoff Swett from the School Committee, Maureen Manning, Director of Global Education & Family/Community Engagement, WPS Assistant Principal, Denise Tobin, who chaired this event, Decas APs Bethany Chandler & Sara Russo, and School Nurse, Sheila Braley. Also volunteering their time to assist at the event were several preschool teachers from Little People’s College and Marianne Murphy, Coordinator of the Parent-Child Home Program.
The CFCE Council offers a wide variety of free programming throughout the year, including Community Cafes at the Multiservice Center, playgroups at the Wareham Free Library, teen parent groups at the Middle School and Family Literacy Nights at the two elementary schools.
Coming up next is the CFCE Pop-Up Kindergarten on May 24 and June 7 from 5:30-7 at Decas School. At these events, parents and caregivers will receive a presentation about Decas Kindergarten expectations and will be able to participate in a Q & A, while students experience a mini kindergarten lesson in an adjacent room. Then parents join their children for a facilitated caregiver and child activity with an Early Childhood Consultant. To register for either or both of these nights, please email CFCE secretary, Jennifer Scully at
It looks like this beautiful weather will continue throughout the weekend. I hope you take the time to enjoy it with your family and friends.
Dr. Kimberly Shaver-Hood

Weekly Events

Wareham High School
May 21st – 
DECA spaghetti dinner/auction 5:00 p.m. in the WHS cafeteria
Wareham Middle School
May 22 – Grade 7 Academic Presentation at 6:00PM in the auditorium for current grade 6 families
Minot Forest Elementary
Monday, May 22
Principal’s Coffee, 9:00 AM
Wednesday, May 24
Band and Chorus Concert, 6:00 PM at WHS Auditorium
Friday, May 26
WMS Student Council visits grade 4 students
John W. Decas Elementary
5/22 Jop/Pettraca~Animal Project 2:00 PM
5/22 Field Day for Spenard, Roche, Jean, Gillis and Nelson 9-2:30
5/23 Field Trip to Marine Life Center 9-11 (Gillis)
5/23 Field Trip to Marine Center 11:30-1:30 (Spenard and Skolnik)
5/23 Field Day for Matathia, Bakeman, Doyle, Bennett and Kent 9-2:30
5/24 Field Trip to Marine Life Center for Kent
5/25 Art Show 5-7
5/26 Field Trip to Marine Life Center for Roche and Skolnik 11:30-1:30
5/26 Bus Driver Appreciation Breakfast 8:30-9:00
5/29 No School ~Memorial Day