WHS News

Letter to Parents/Guardians

Dear Parents/Guardians,
 
As we quickly approach the last day of school, our students, faculty and staff are gearing up to what we hope will be a relaxing and fun-filled summer vacation. For school and district administrators, this is an exciting time as well. It is a time to reflect on the successes of the past year and to put the final pieces in place for initiatives that will continue to improve our district even more in the coming school year.
 
We continually seek to improve, reach new heights and offer unique and challenging programming for all students. Your input is a valued and essential piece of the planning process. Please share your thoughts with us by completing a nine (9) question survey (link is attached) July 1, 2015.
 
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/5GDM8HW
 
I hope your child has enjoyed the educational journey and has grown socially and academically during this past year. Now it is time to look forward to summertime fun and rejuvenation.
 
Please look for summer updates as well as previews of coming events. We will be frequently updating the website and regularly posting on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. I invite you to join us on social media if you have not as yet.
 
We are grateful for your support, humbled by your trust and are eagerly awaiting greeting your children on August 31st.
 
Sincerely,
 
Dr. Kimberly Shaver-Hood

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Events for the Week of June 22

East Wareham Partnership
 
June 22-24 – Academic and Wellness Olympics
June 22 – Field Trip- Plymouth Walking Tour
June 23 – Field Trip – Sandwich Fish Hatchery
June 25 – Family Awards Barbecue
Last day of school – June 29th – dismissal time – 10:10 a.m.
 
Minot Elementary
 
June 22: Grade 4 Field Day for Houghton, Revene, Palker, Hennigan, Martins, Tierne, and Tetreault

June 23: Wareham Elementary PTA meeting, 6:00 PM at the Decas School

June 25: Grade 3 Field Trip to Cape Cod Canal Visitor’s Center for Conlon, Simms, Quimby

June 26: Grade 3 Field Trip to Cape Cod Canal Visitor’s Center for Johnson, Letourneau, Cardoso.
-Grade 4 Awards 9:30 for McNally, Jensen, Panzone, Potter, Houdlette, and Houghton and 10:15 for Revene, Palker, Hennigan, Martins, Tetreault, and Tierney.
Last day of school – June 29th – dismissal time – 10:50 a.m.
 
Decas
 
June 23, 2015 BRING A BOOK TO THE BEACH DAY
June 24, 2015 GRADE 1, TEAM 1 Field Trip BUTTONWOOD ZOO
KINDERGARTEN Field Trip HERITAGE MUSUEM
June 25, 2015 GRADE 1, TEAM 2 Field Trip Buttonwood
KINDERGARTEN Field Trip HERITAGE MUSUEM
Last day of school – June 29th – dismissal time – 10:50 a.m.
 
Middle School
 
June 22 – Grade 7 Field Day
June 22 – Grade 8 Yearbook Distribution
June 23 – Grade 8 Step Up Day at WHS
June 24 – Grade 7 Field Trip to Battleship Cove
June 24 – Grade 8 Boston Harbor Cruise
June 24 – Grade 6 Field Trip – Canal Cruise
June 25 & 26 – Grade 5 Field Trip to Buttonwood Park
June 25 – STEAM Team Canal Cruise
June 25 – Grade 8 Promotion/Dinner Dance 5-9PM @ WHS
June 26 – Grade 7 STEAM Awards
June 29 – Last Day, Dismissal at 10:00AM
 
High School
 
June 22nd -Dual Enrollment Cookout at 10:30 a.m. at WHS
June 23rd – Middle School Orientation from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30a.m. in the HS Auditorium & Cafeteria
June 24th – Final Exams
June 25th – Final Exams
June 26th – Final Exams
June 29 – Last Day, Dismissal at 10:00 AM
 

SUMMER DATES
 
Student and Parent Tours
August 26th Decas
August 27th Minot.
Bus Route Information – Released week of August 10, 2015

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Events for the Week of June 8th – June 12th

Decas
 
Monday, June 8, 2015       Grade 2, Team 1 Field Day 9:15 – 2:15
Tuesday, June 9, 2015       Grade 2, Team 2 Field Day 9:15 – 2:15
                      Grade 2, Team 1 Field Trip to Heritage Museum
                      Last day of CARE
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Thursday, June 11, 2015 Grade 1, Team 1 Field Day 9:15 – 2:15
Friday, June 12, 2015 Grade 1, Team 2 Field Day 9:15 – 2:15
Rain dates are June 10th (Gr. 2), June 15th (Gr. 1), June 16th, as needed.
 
Minot
 
June 8-Principal’s Coffee, 9:00 AM
June 8-Grade 3 Field Trip to Plimoth Plantation
June 9-District-wide band concert, 6:30 PM at WHS Aud
June 9- Last day of CARE
June 10- Grade 3 Field Trip to Wareham Historical Buildings for students in Ms. Johnson, Mrs. Letourneau, Mrs. Atkinson, Mrs. Simms, and Mrs. Quimby’s rooms.
June 11-Grade 3 Field Trip to Wareham Historical Buildings for students in Ms. DeGrace, Ms. Conlon, Mrs. Cardoso, and Mrs. Fitzgerald’s rooms.
June 12- Grade 4 students visit Wareham Middle School at 9:15 AM for a tour
 
Wareham Middle School
 
June 10 – PTA Meeting 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Outdoor Classroom Ribbon Cutting – 9:00 am
June 12 – Grade 4 visit to the Middle School
 
Wareham High School
 
June 10 – Band Day 6:00 pm
June 11 – Underclassmen Awards Night – 7:00 pm

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EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF June 1st to June 5th

DECAS ELEMENTARY
 
Wednesday, June 3rd – Kindergarten Field Day (rain date – June 4th)
   
MINOT ELEMENTARY
 
Monday, June 1st – School Council meeting @ 4:00 pm
Tuesday, June 2nd – Historical Society Assembly – 3rd grade students
Wednesday, June 3rd – Family Math/ELA night – 6:00 to 7:00
Friday, June 5th – Wax Museum Rooms 1 & 2- 9:30 AM
 
WAREHAM MIDDLE SCHOOL
 

Saturday – May 30th – Town Clean Up
Thursday – June 4th – Student Expo – 5:00 pm
Friday – June 5th – Field Trip – STEAM Academy
 
WAREHAM HIGH SCHOOL
 
Monday, June 1st – Athletic Awards Night@ H.S. – 6:00 pm
                                  Senior Exam Make-ups
Wednesday, June 3rd – Senior Cookout/Slideshow
Thursday, June 4th – Senior Awards @ H.S. – 7:00 pm
Friday, June 5th – Graduation – 6:30 pm (rain date, June 6th)
 
EAST WAREHAM PARTNERSHIP FOR STUDENT SUCCESS
 
Tuesday, June 2nd – MCASS – Grade 10
                                  Graduation Rehearsal
Wednesday, June 3rd – MCAS – Grade 10
                                  Graduation @ WHS – 5:00 pm
 
DISTRICT EVENTS
 
Wednesday, June 3rd – School Committee @ WMS – 7:00 pm

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