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Take a virtual tour of the new school
The new Wareham Elementary School on Minot Avenue is quickly coming together! Nicole Nault of the New School Building Committee put together this video tour to show workers’ progress on the building. Follow the school’s progress at http://...
Wareham students graduate from Rising Tide Charter Public School
Three Wareham students graduated from Rising Tide Charter School in Plymouth on Saturday, June 5. Miles Ford, Riley MacNeill and Jaedyn Rice were among the 67-student class. Graduates were awarded their diplomas by their immediate family members who...
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Veteran included in graduating class
Wareham High School’s graduating class of 2021 includes one member who is a bit older than his classmates: John Fearing, a 94-year-old veteran. Fearing was born in Wareham in 1927, and attended Wareham schools until he was in tenth grade. At that...
Wareham High School seniors graduate following unprecedented school year
Although the threat of rain forced the class of 2021 to graduate a day later than planned, Wareham High School seniors and their families brought no shortage of enthusiasm to their combined awards/scholarships night and graduation celebration on...
Wareham High School graduation postponed
The Wareham High School class of 2021 will have to wait one more day to officially graduate. Principal Scott Palladino announced that the graduation ceremony would be postponed due to a 55 percent chance of thunderstorms in Wareham on Friday, June 4...
Wareham Public Schools to host a traveling art show
Wareham Public Schools has planned an art show that will travel around town from June 7 to June 15. The show will feature art created by students in third through seventh grade. Residents are invited to drive or walk by artwork, which will be...
Wareham Historical Society scholarship recipient announced
Wareham High School senior Ava Sullivan was selected as the Wareham Historical Society’s class of 2021 scholarship award winner. Sullivan will receive a $1,000 scholarship, according to Wareham Historical Society President Angela Dunham. In the fall...
Wareham Garden Club scholarship winners announced
The winners of three $1,000 Wareham Garden Club scholarships have been announced. The recipients include: • Alani Medeiros — Upper Cape Regional Technical High School student who plans to major in sustainable food farming, agricultural Sciences or...
What’s next for Wareham’s star seniors?
The highest-ranking members of Wareham High School’s senior class have announced their future plans. “The Wareham High School class of 2021 has proven they can overcome obstacles and achieve great things,” Principal Scott Palladino and assistant...
Wareham Upper Cape Tech student recognized with scholarship, awards
One of the last things 17-year-old Orlando Guadalupe expected when he walked into the Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical High School’s automotive shop at the start of seventh period was a large crowd of excited supporters. But, much to the Wareham...
Future kindergarteners attend drive-by teacher meet and greet
The driveway in front of John W. Decas Elementary School was bustling with a seemingly endless line of cars starting at 5 p.m. on May 25. At least one soon-to-be kindergartener rode in each car — accompanied by his or her parents, siblings,...
Dr. Thomas Gleason scholarship winners announced
Three students have received Dr. Thomas Gleason Scholarships. Dr. Gleason, a Wareham physician who served the community for over 38 years, passed away in February 2020 after a brief illness. A memorial scholarship was established to help students...
Seniors strut ahead of prom
Wareham High’s seniors showed off their formalwear on Saturday afternoon ahead of prom at Plimoth Patuxet Museums on Saturday night. As families and friends watched from distanced seats on the football field, teens made their way across the...
Cereal dominos wow kids at Decas Elementary
Students at Decas Elementary School collected nearly 700 boxes of cereal for Damien’s Pantry over the past few weeks, and to celebrate, teachers and administrators carefully set each box in a row to be knocked down like dominos while students...
School district’s summer programs aim to mitigate pandemic’s impact
After 14 months of after-school programs being held remotely, Wareham Public Schools will transition back to in-person programming for the summer session. During the School Committee meeting on May 20, Jane Fondulis, director of Beyond School Time...
District to apply for accelerated repair funds for roof, new boilers at schools
During a May 20 meeting, the School Committee unanimously authorized Wareham Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Kimberly Shaver-Hood to request that repairs for Wareham Middle School’s roof and replacement boilers at Wareham High School be considered...
Families read a book on the beach
Families got to read a book while taking a stroll on Onset Beach on Saturday during a StoryWalk event hosted by the Buzzards Bay Coalition and Wareham Public Schools, sponsored by a Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant. Laminated pages...
April Scotty Award-winner announced
Sophia Nascimento is the Scotty Monteiro Jr. award winner for the month of April at Wareham Middle School. “Sophia is always a role model to her classmates,” said the school. “She has placed her best foot forward this year and always with a smile on...
Wareham High School students take to the runway
After a school year full of covid-19 cancelations and compromises, Wareham High School students are making the most of the sunshine and warm weather as they shift some of their annual events outdoors. On Thursday, May 13, Wareham High School’s...
Everyone ‘safe and sound’ after officers respond to unknown incident at schools
Wareham Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Kimberly Shaver-Hood reported “everybody’s out safe and sound,” after police responded to an unknown incident in the area of Minot Forest Elementary School and Wareham Middle School at about 2:30 p.m. No...
Superintendent authorized to pursue funding for roof repair, boiler replacement
During a May 11 meeting, the Board of Selectmen unanimously authorized Wareham Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Kimberly Shaver-Hood to submit two statements of interest to the Massachusetts School Building Authority. Submitting a statement of...
High School students to hold outdoor fundraiser, fashion show
Wareham High’s DECA club has planned its upcoming events with covid-19 safety in mind. Wareham’s DECA club aims to educate students who will become leaders or entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management by applying skills learned...
Students attend leadership conference
Two Wareham High School sophomores, Kinzie Navarro and James Pinkham, attended the Massachusetts HOBY Leadership Seminar on May 1 and 2. The seminar, held virtually this year, convenes sophomores from public and private schools across the state to...
Spring sports to start May 10
The spring season for Wareham High School softball, baseball and boys and girls track and tennis teams will begin on May 10. Wareham High School Principal Scott Palladino confirmed during the School Committee meeting on April 29 that all teams will...
Senior prom to be held at Plimoth Patuxet Museums on May 22
Seniors will have a prom this year — despite a handful of less-than-popular covid-19 safety restrictions, including a prohibition on guests from lower grades and from other schools and a requirement that students sit 6 feet apart while eating dinner...
School Committee member recognized at final meeting
School Committee Vice Chair Mike Flaherty was recognized at his final meeting on April 29. Flaherty announced in January that he would not seek re-election at the end of his three-year term. Committee Chair Joyce Bacchiocchi took time in the meeting...
Two Wareham students named to Head of School List at Falmouth Academy
Two students from Wareham made the Head of School list for the winter trimester at Falmouth Academy. Charlotte Lucas, child of Jennifer and Dan Lucas, and Dhara Sananikone-Evans, child of Khamla Sananikone and Robert Evans, both made the list...
School Committee approves older students’ return to full-time in-person learning
Wareham Public Schools will bring its Middle School and High School students back for in-person instruction five days a week on Monday, April 26. A unanimous School Committee vote on April 7 confirmed that all of Wareham’s oldest learners will be...
Teachers, other staff can choose to sell their personal days back to the district
Teachers and other Wareham Public Schools staff members will soon have the option to sell some or all of their personal days back to the school district. In the hopes of minimizing the need for substitute teachers — who are in short supply these...
Wareham Public Schools to receive $75k grant
Wareham Public Schools has been selected to receive a $75,000 grant award for After-School and Out-of-School Time Quality Enhancements, according to State Sen. Marc Pacheco’s announcement on April 6. According to Pacheco’s press release: “The ASOST...
March students of the month announced
Each month, the Middle School recognizes exceptional students. Desman Andrade is the fifth grader of the month for March. Desman’s teachers describe him as conscientious and hard-working, noting that he always comes to class and completes all his...
March Scotty Award-winner announced
Nathan Legg is the Scotty Monteiro Jr. award winner for the month of March at Wareham Middle School. “Nathan is a remarkably upbeat and cheerful young man,” said the school. “We can actually see his smile through his mask.” Nathan is described as a...
Young students return to school full-time
Wareham students from Pre-K through fourth grade returned to schools for the first day of their new full-time, five-days-a-week in-person schedule. Minot Forest Principal Joan Seamans said that the day was “awesome.” “It was great to see all the...
Student recognized for exceptional achievements
The Board of Selectmen recognized the many achievements of Cecilia Bottino, a senior at Wareham High School, through a proclamation. Bottino is a student in the top 20 percent of her class, and is involved in many clubs and activities. She has...
Wareham DECA students achieve success at state conference
Although the Massachusetts DECA State Career Development Conference was held virtually this year because of the covid-19 pandemic, Wareham High School’s DECA students still managed to impress competition judges and their peers at the conference...
Peep this: Chicks hatch at Wareham High School
Students in Culinary Arts teacher Joseph Breda’s classes have some unusually small, feathered classmates this spring: Chicks! Breda brought an incubator into the High School earlier this spring with fertilized eggs. The first chick, born on March 18...
School Committee approves teacher, administrator salary increase
At Superintendent Dr. Kimberly Shaver-Hood’s request, the School Committee voted on March 25 to increase some teachers’ salaries — and some administrators have also recently had their previously-negotiated salary increases reinstated. The committee-...
School Committee evaluates plan to buy back staff personal days
To minimize the need for substitute teachers — which are in short supply these days — the School Committee is considering a plan to buy back teachers’ and other staff members’ allotted personal days for the year. “We’re really stressing the fact...
‘We’ll be ready to go’ for April 5 return, superintendent says
Wareham Public Schools will be ready to bring back its youngest learners for full-time in-person learning on April 5, according to Superintendent Dr. Kimberly Shaver-Hood. During a March 25 meeting, Shaver-Hood told members of the School Committee...
Wareham Public Schools experiences slight decline in attendance
This school year, the number of students attending Wareham Public Schools has decreased by a little more than 100 students since the 2019-2020 school year. During the March 25 School Committee meeting, Superintendent Dr. Kimberly Shaver-Hood...
Celebrating students of the month
Each month, the Wareham Middle School celebrates exceptional students. The fifth grader of the month for February is Nathaniel Rodriguez. “Nathaniel is a dedicated student who is kind and caring towards others and is always smiling,” said one...
New elementary school is nearly 70 percent complete
With January 2022 set as the target date for staff and students to move into the new Minot Avenue elementary school, the project remains under budget and ahead of schedule. Project Manager Chad Crittenden had only good news to share with School...
Pay increase approved for substitute teachers
Substitute teachers are a scarce resource for Wareham Public Schools these days, according to Superintendent Dr. Kimberly Shaver-Hood. At a March 11 School Committee meeting, Shaver-Hood asked committee members to approve temporary pay increases for...
Older students set to return to in-person learning full-time by April 28
In accordance with recent state guidance, Wareham Public Schools will bring its Middle School students back for in-person instruction five days a week on or before Wednesday, April 28. Due to transportation limitations, the district will bring its...
Wareham schools prepare to bring some students back full time
This story has been updated to reflect new guidance provided by the state’s commissioner of education on March 9.
As students attended their first day of extended in-person learning on Monday, March 8, Wareham Public School District...
High school senior participates in international climate change summit
Proposing climate-conscious policies for a foreign country and coordinating virtual meetings across time zones — these were among the tasks given to senior Cecilia Bottino and her fellow attendees as part of an international climate change summit...
School district hopes to purchase new food distribution van with grant funds
The school district plans to purchase a new van for the Wareham Public Schools Food Service Department using $45,000 in grant money, as long as the purchase is approved at Town Meeting. “This is totally grant-funded,” Superintendent Dr. Kimberly...
Layoffs avoided, school budget ‘in good shape’
Although the school district continues to face many coronavirus-related challenges, Wareham Public School employees do not have to worry about at least one thing: layoffs. Superintendent Dr. Kimberly Shaver-Hood announced the good news during the...
In-person school day extension to begin March 8
Starting March 8, students who attend Wareham Public Schools through the in-person hybrid model will spend full days in the classroom that are only slightly shorter than the pre-covid norm. Under the new plan, elementary school students will spend...
More than 1,000 food items collected for Middle School food drive competition
This story has been updated to include information about the winning cohort.
The moment Jackie Arsenault, executive director of Wareham’s Family Pantry at Damien’s Place, stepped into the Wareham Middle School lobby on Friday, Feb. 12,...
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