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MCAS graduation requirements questioned
Even as Wareham's MCAS results have come back positive, both residents and the School Committee are considering petitions to eliminate the test’s graduation requirements — in part or in whole. The School Committee had an opportunity to vote on MCAS...
Middle school finishes roof repair
Construction has been completed on a partial roof replacement for Wareham Middle School, fixing the worst of the damage and buying time until a full repair next year. The roof, which is leaking and in disrepair, needs a complete overhaul. This...
Mr. Chris moves to Main Street
State houses 24 families at Atlantic Motel
Pacheco calls for immigration reform amid migrant crisis
Police searching for two theft suspects
Harvest Moon Festival postponed for Sept. 30
Two town motels lodge homeless and migrant families
Ha-ha-namaste: Laughter yoga at First Congregational Church
Donald R. Palker, Jr., 84
Turning Point celebrates 20 years with the community
Mary B. (Goonan) Chilcot, 77
District MCAS results reveal ‘substantial’ progress
The state released the 2023 MCAS results Tuesday, Sept. 19, recognizing Wareham Public Schools among the 62% of institutions making or exceeding “substantial” progress toward targets. The state evaluates school performance through set targets of...
Student representative strives to bridge communication gaps
Wareham High School Senior Gisella Priestley, 17, is serving as the student representative on the School Committee for Academic Year 2023-24. Being the student representative means Priestley was elected by her peers to serve as a voice for the...
High school to form phone policy committee
Wareham High School has maintained the same phone policy since 2012, but a grant from the state’s Education Department could lead to changes this year. This $25,000 grant will allow the high school to form a committee for the policy’s review, with...
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High school to offer new inclusive course
This fall, Wareham High School will be offering a new International Baccalaureate class — one designed to be accessible, said Assistant Superintendent Andrea Schwamb. International Baccalaureate is a global education program that “enables students...
School District to offer new classes, opportunities this school year
Students across the Wareham School District are gearing up for the 2023-2024 school year. New classes, technology and more will be available for students to explore as they return to school on Wednesday, Aug. 30. According to Wareham High School...
Two students make Curry College dean’s list
Wareham’s Ardani Mello-Daigneault and Lukas Watkins have been named to the spring 2023 dean's list of Curry College. The two are among the college’s approximately 900 students that made the dean’s list this spring. In order to be placed on the list...
High school JROTC seeking old American flags for ceremonial retirement
The Wareham JROTC and the Wareham High School Summer School Program will properly dispose of American flags with a ceremonial retirement Wednesday, August 9 at 10 a.m. at the high school. If any residents have American flags in disrepair and would...
Two local students graduate from Roger Williams University
Two Wareham natives received their bachelor’s degrees in May as part of the Roger Williams University Class of 2023. Luke Carey graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management. Isabella Wierzbicki graduated with a Bachelor of Science...
Student awarded Donald M. and Janet C. Barnard Fellowship
Keelin Quirk, daughter of Wareham residents Norma Scogin and Sherry Quirk, has been awarded the Donald M. and Janet C. Barnard Fellowship by the University of Rochester for the 2023-2024 academic year. The fellowship, which goes to a second or third...
Student named to St. Lawrence University dean’s list
Emilyann Schluter of East Wareham has been named to the spring 2023 semester dean’s list at St. Lawrence University. To make the dean’s list, Schluter had to maintain a minimum semester GPA of 3.6 throughout four courses.
Two students reflect on first year at West Point
This past fall, Wareham’s Lavina Burman and Connor Prindle prepared for the upcoming school year just as any other first-year college student would. However, unlike most college students, Burman and Prindle were headed to the United States Military...
Wareham native makes Wentworth Institute of Technology dean’s list
Wentworth Institute of Technology named Madison Murphy of West Wareham and others on the spring 2023 semester dean’s list. In order to be placed on the list, Murphy had to complete the minimum of 12 credits in a semester while maintaining a GPA of...
Boys basketball team Fight Night Fundraiser
A Fight Night Fundraiser will be held at The Caz,10 Barros Drive in Marion, Saturday, July 29. Attendees will tune into the historic matchup between the undefeated fighters: Errol Spence and Terence Crawford. The two will be competing for the...
Seven students make UMass Amherst dean’s list
The University of Massachusetts Amherst announced its Spring 2023 Semester dean’s list, which includes seven Wareham students. Wareham’s Stephen Arne, Victoria Crockett, Benjamin Diogenes, Nicholas Dix, Laura Gay, Aiden O’Connor and Emily Roberge...
Wareham native named to University of Hartford dean’s list
The University of Hartford named Wareham’s Elena Speliopoulos among others on the spring 2023 semester dean’s list. To get on the dean’s list, Speliopoulos had to maintain a GPA of at least 3.5.
Three students named on University of Maine dean’s list
Wareham’s Heather Cormier and Mollie Johnson as well as West Wareham’s Taylor Voner have been named to the spring 2023 dean's list of the University of Maine. The three are among the university’s 3,016 students that made the dean’s list this spring...
School Committee is still seeking successful alumni for project
The Wareham School Committee’s Alumni Subcommittee is still looking to profile Wareham Public Schools alumni who, thanks to their education in Wareham, have gone on to lead successful lives. These success stories will be posted on the Wareham Public...
Wareham native named on Fairfield University dean’s list
Wareham’s Grace Brogioli made the spring 2023 dean’s list at Fairfield University. Brogioli is a student in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences and anticipated to graduate with the class of 2025. In order to be placed on the list,...
Local student inducted into Phi Kappa Phi
Wareham’s Meg Needham was recently inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Needham is a student at Boise State University. Membership to the honor society is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by Boise State’s chapter...
Wareham student named to Holy Cross dean's list
Benjamin Brogioli has been named to the spring 2023 dean's list of College of the Holy Cross in Worcester. A member of the Class of 2026, Brogioli was named to the Dean's List for academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2022-23...
Wareham native among winners of SkillsUSA gold
Wareham’s Emma King was named among the Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School gold medal winners in the Occupational Health and Safety category at the SkillsUSA national competition. King, along with the other two winners, are in Upper Cape’s...
Middle school names Term 4 Honor Roll students
Wareham Middle School has announced its High Honor Roll and Honor Roll students for Term 4 of the 2022-23 school year:
High Honor Roll
Aguilar, Camden Cael Beaudoin, Ingrid Isis Besse, Amber Rylee...
Wareham native makes RIT dean’s list
Rochester Institute of Technology named Wareham’s Josh Alpert among others on the spring 2023 semester dean’s list. Alpert is in the college’s microelectronic engineering program. To get on the dean’s list, Alpert had to complete 12 or more credits...
Upper Cape names Wareham students in honor roll
Upper Cape Regional Technical High School has announced its High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for Term 4 of the 2022-23 school year.
High Honor Roll
Hannah Marobella Baylee Osswald Aidan...
High school names Term 4 Honor Roll students
Wareham High School has announced its High Honor Roll, Honor Roll and Achievement Roll students for Term 4 of the 2022-23 school year:
High Honor Roll
Bottino, Julia Mary Cobb, Ethan James Alexandre Corey...
Wareham natives named to Roger Williams dean’s list
Three Wareham natives have been named to the Spring 2023 dean’s list of Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island. To get on the dean’s list, Hannah Caple, Mickey Sooy and Isabella Wierzbicki had to complete 12 or more credits in the...
Middle school names June Students of the Month
A “natural artist,” a “natural leader” and “the mayor of the seventh grade hallway” are Wareham Middle School’s Students of the Month for June 2023. Fifth grader Ava Ostiguy, sixth grader Cameron Wilson and seventh grader Madilyn Kisielius received...
New student assessment tools target pandemic learning loss
Wareham Public Schools has taken new steps to identify the needs of students who are struggling with learning loss due to the Covid pandemic, Assistant Superintendent Dr. Andrea Schwamb said at the School Committee meeting on Thursday, June 15...
Summer construction projects planned for all three schools
This summer, Wareham Middle School will undergo a partial roof replacement, Wareham Elementary School will get a drafty door fixed and Wareham High School will receive new water boilers, Facilities Director Erik Trahan told the School Committee at...
Free Summer Food Program returns for students
The Wareham Public Schools Summer Food Program will once again provide free meals to students 18 and under starting on Tuesday, June 27. The program will operate Mondays through Thursdays at four locations: Wareham High School; Wareham Elementary...
From A to Z, students bid preschool adieu
For 5-year-old Blake St. Germaine, her most cherished part of preschool was “seeing the bubble man”. She described the “bubble man”, saying that “he loves bubbles and he was showing tricks with bubbles.” Along with the visit earlier in the school...
14 high schoolers graduate from night classes
For the vast majority of Jaydan Tirado’s classmates, the COVID-19 pandemic was a catastrophe. For her, it was “sweet relief.” When she started eighth grade at Wareham High School, Tirado had such severe anxiety that she used to fight with her mom to...
Garden Club Scholarship winner is seeing green
The Wareham Garden Club gave a $2,000 scholarship to 2022 Wareham High School graduate Adrienne Padden at its annual meeting on Thursday, June 8. The scholarship goes to Wareham natives who study or plan to study plant sciences in college. This fall...
Wareham natives on Husson University Honors List
Wareham natives Sara Antaya and Abbi Wright have both been named to the Spring 2023 Honors List of Husson University in Bangor, Maine. Anyata is studying exercise science and is enrolled in a physical therapy doctorate program. Wright is studying...
Upper Cape Tech valedictorian is Wareham native
BOURNE — When giving her graduation speech to Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School’s Class of 2023 on Sunday, June 11, valedictorian and Wareham resident Abigail Goodwin reassured her classmates. “Don’t worry,” she said, “I will spare us another...
Middle schoolers sing, dance and draw at art and talent show
Ever since he was in first grade, Wareham Middle School fifth grader Gavin Pittsley has loved the video game “Team Fortress 2.” In the game, characters frequently do the prisyadka, a traditional Russian folk dance involving kicking out one’s feet...
‘Persevere,’ high school Class of 2023 told
When addressing the Wareham High School Class of 2023 at its graduation ceremony on Friday, June 2, Superintendent Dr. Matthew D’Andrea decided to tell a story about his dog Lucy. Lucy recently had to get surgery on an ulcer in her left eye, and was...
Middle school names Students of the Month
“A great role model,” a creative smiler and a polite artist are Wareham Middle School’s Students of the Month for May 2023. Fifth grader Kobe Ferguson, sixth grader Quinn Medeiros and seventh grader Joseph Stapel received anonymous words of praise...
Awards, $346,000 in local scholarships go to Class of 2023
Wareham High School celebrated its graduating seniors’ academic achievements at a ceremony on Thursday, June 1. Students received over $346,000 in scholarships from local organizations, businesses and families. Three students also received...
Two student nurses receive Gleason Scholarships
Two Wareham student nurses have won $1,000 and $500 from the Dr. Thomas Gleason Scholarship Committee. The $1,000 scholarship went to Grace Cerrato, who is studying medicine at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester. Cerrato is currently a...
Local college students named to dean’s lists
Wareham natives are continuing to succeed academically, even after leaving their hometown. Isabella Valatkevicz, Laura Pinkston and Marissa Hathon have been named to Bridgewater State University’s Spring 2023 dean’s list. To make the dean’s list,...
The middle school’s got talent – and art
Wareham Middle School students will put on an art and talent show on Thursday, June 8 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Guests can see student artwork on display starting at 4:30 p.m., and the talent show will begin at 5 p.m. The middle school Student...
High school students, teachers kick back with kickball
When Wareham High School held its first student-teacher kickball game in 2022, the results were rather one-sided. “The students decimated the teachers,” said English teacher Carolyn Gomes Vieira, “and we were too embarrassed.” For this year’s game...
High school Athletic Hall of Fame seeking new members
The Wareham High School Athletic Hall of Fame is currently accepting nominees for its Class of 2023. To nominate a Wareham High School alum for the honor, visit tinyurl.com/ysx8r486 , print out the form, fill it out and send it to the WHS Athletic...
At the elementary school, kindergarten’s a zoo
Incoming kindergarteners and their families will be able to explore Wareham Elementary School during the school’s kindergarten rally on Tuesday, June 6 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. However, they may discover that the elementary school has become a zoo! In...
Oak Grove Center announces scholarship winners
The Oak Grove Cape Verdean Cultural Center has announced the winners of its Mary V. Rose Scholarship. Wareham High School seniors Salim Karam and Julia Bottino received $500 to further their college education. Karam plans to attend Temple University...
District teachers receive awards from county union
Wareham Public Schools teachers received recognition at the Plymouth County Education Association’s awards ceremony on Monday, May 22. "These awards are unique for being governed entirely by professionals active in our field," Plymouth County...
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