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  • WMS Weekly News, May 17, 2019

    Posted by Tracie Cote on 5/17/2019

    May 17, 2019 

    Hello Wareham Middle School Families,

    On Thursday night we had a dinner dance for our 7th graders. It was a wonderful night! Your children were very age appropriate and fun to interact with. It amazes us how much they grow and develop in three short years. Please enjoy them. The teenage years will go very quickly.

    We have many activities happening the next couple of months. Please check our upcoming events and dates below. 

    Field Days are scheduled. Please know that families are welcome. We hope to hold all field days on the track the following dates from 9-12 with lunch from 12-12:30:

    Grade 5: June 3rd

    Grade 6: June 4th

    Grade 7: June 5th

     

    We will end our school year with four half days. They are required school days.

    Please note that we will be on a Minot half day schedule for the last three days of school.

    • June 13 ½ day 7:30-10:05 
    • June 14 ½ day 8:20-10:45
    • June 17 ½ day 8:20-10:45
    • June 18 ½ day 8:20-10:45

     

    BUS TRANSPORTATION FORM for 2019-2020

    Please fill out the Bus form for next year! This form must be submitted even if your child is not taking the bus. It is due in May.

    https://www.warehamps.org/Page/147

     

    Upcoming Events:

    • 5/27/19 No School Memorial Day
    • 5/28/19 Drama Club Field Trip
    • 5/29/19 Student council and Safe School Alliance In-House Field Trip
    • 5/29/19 Safe Schools Alliance Parent Information Night 5-7 PM
    • 5/31/19 Art Show WMS 5 PM
    • 5/31/19 Talent Show 6 PM

     

    Reminders:

    • You have 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to access your child’s grades in PowerSchool. Please stay actively involved.
    • School starts at 7:40 AM and ends at 2:02 PM
    • Between 7:30 AM and 7:40 AM, all parents/guardians who are dropping off their child must do so at or near the auditorium/gymnasium entrance to the middle school (door #9). This entrance is located close to the Town Hall parking lot.
    • No drinks from outside school are allowed in the building with students unless it is a clear bottle containing water only.

     

    You can always obtain up to date information from:

    WMS Website: www.warehamps.org

    Facebook: Wareham Middle

    Twitter: @cote_tracie

    Instagram: wareham_middle

     

     

    Sincerely,

    Tracie Cote

    Principal

     

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  • WMS Weekly News, May 10, 2019

    Posted by Tracie Cote on 5/10/2019

    May 10, 2019

    Hello Wareham Middle School Families,

    Term 4 progress reports go home with students on May 16th. Please make sure you review these very important reports with your child. Thank you for your support with MCAS only 2 days left for grade 5 science MCAS!

    We have many activities happening the next couple of months. Please check our upcoming events and dates below.

    Grade 7 Dinner Dance May 16th: Some students still owe money. Please make sure it is in by Monday 5/13/19.

    Field Days are scheduled. Please know that families are welcome. We hope to hold all field days on the track the following dates from 9-12 with lunch from 12-12:30:

    Grade 5: June 3rd

    Grade 6: June 4th

    Grade 7: June 5th

     

    We will end our school year with four half days. They are required school days.

    Please note that we will be on a Minot half day schedule for the last three days of school.

    June 13 ½ day 7:30-10:05

    June 14 ½ day 8:20-10:45

    June 17 ½ day 8:20-10:45

    June 18 ½ day 8:20-10:45

     

    MCAS Dates and Schedule

    Grade 5 Science: May 16 & 17

    Please have students arrive to school rested and on time.

    BUS TRANSPORTATION FORM for 2019-2020

    Please fill out the Bus form for next year! This form must be submitted even if your child is not taking the bus. It is due in May.

    https://www.warehamps.org/Page/147

     

    Upcoming Events:

    • 5/16/19 Progress Reports go home with students
    • 5/16/19 Grade 7 Dinner Dance at WHS 6 PM - 8 PM
    • 5/16/19 and 5/17/19 Grade 5 Science MCAS
    • 5/28/19 Drama Club Field Trip
    • 5/29/19 Safe Schools Alliance Parent Information Night 5-7 PM
    • 5/31/19 Talent Show/Art Show

     

    Reminders:

    • You have 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to access your child’s grades in PowerSchool. Please stay actively involved.
    • School starts at 7:40 AM and ends at 2:02 PM
    • Between 7:30 AM and 7:40 AM, all parents/guardians who are dropping off their child must do so at or near the auditorium/gymnasium entrance to the middle school (door #9). This entrance is located close to the Town Hall parking lot.
    • No drinks from outside school are allowed in the building with students unless it is a clear bottle containing water only.

     

    You can always obtain up to date information from:

    WMS Website: www.warehamps.org

    Facebook: Wareham Middle

    Twitter: @cote_tracie

    Instagram: wareham_middle


    Sincerely,

    Tracie Cote

    Principal

     

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  • WMS Weekly News, May 3, 2019

    Posted by Tracie Cote on 5/3/2019

    May 3, 2019

    Hello Wareham Middle School Families,

    We have a many activities happening the next couple of months. Please check our upcoming events and dates below.

    Field Days are scheduled. Please know that families are welcome. We hope to hold all field days on the track the following dates from 9-12 with lunch from 12-12:30:

    Grade 5: June 3rd

    Grade 6: June 4th

    Grade 7: June 5th

     

    We will end our school year with four half days. They are required school days.

    Please note that we will be on a Minot half day schedule for the last three days of school.

     

    June 13 ½ day 7:30-10:15

     

    June 14 ½ day 8:20-10:45

    June 17 ½ day 8:20-10:45

    June 18 ½ day 8:20-10:45

     

    MCAS Dates and Schedule

    Grade 6 Math: May 6 & 7

    Grade 5 Science: May 16 & 17

    Please have students arrive to school rested and on time.

     

    BUS TRANSPORTATION FORM for 2019-2020

    Please fill out the Bus form for next year! This form must be submitted even if your child is not taking the bus. It is due in May.

    https://www.warehamps.org/Page/147

     

    Upcoming Events:

    • 5/6/19 and 5/7/19 Grade 6 Math MCAS
    • 5/6/19-5/10/19 Staff Appreciation Week
    • 5/9/19 High Honor’s Breakfast at 8 AM
    • 5/9/19 Chorus presentation at School Committee Meeting 7 PM
    • 5/16/19 Progress Reports go home with students
    • 5/16/19 Grade 7 Dinner Dance at WHS 6 P.M.-8 PM
    • 5/16/19 and 5/17/19 Grade 5 Science MCAS
    • 5/28/19 Drama Club Field Trip
    • 5/29/19 Safe Schools Alliance Parent Information Night 5-7 PM
    • 5/31/19 Talent Show/Art Show

     

    Reminders:

    • You have 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to access your child’s grades in PowerSchool. Please stay actively involved.
    • School starts at 7:40 AM and ends at 2:02 PM
    • Between 7:30 AM and 7:40 AM, all parents/guardians who are dropping off their child must do so at or near the auditorium/gymnasium entrance to the middle school (door #9). This entrance is located close to the Town Hall parking lot.
    • No drinks from outside school are allowed in the building with students unless it is a clear bottle containing water only.

     

    You can always obtain up to date information from:

    WMS Website: www.warehamps.org

    Facebook: Wareham Middle

    Twitter: @cote_tracie

    Instagram: wareham_middle

     

    Sincerely,

    Tracie Cote

    Principal

     

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  • WMS Weekly News, April 26, 2019

    Posted by Tracie Cote on 4/26/2019

    April 26, 2019

    Hello Wareham Middle School Families,

    Term 3 report cards went home on Monday with students. If you did not receive one, please call the main office. We have a couple of very busy months left. Math MCAS will begin next Tuesday with grade 5. 

    MCAS Dates and Schedule

    Grade 5 Math: April 30 & May 1

    Science: May 16 & 17

    Grade 6 Math: May 6 & 7

    Grade 7 Math: May 2 & 3

    Please have students arrive to school rested and on time.

     

    BUS TRANSPORTATION FORM for 2019-2020

    Please fill out the Bus form for next year! This form must be submitted even if your child is not taking the bus. It is due in May.

    https://www.warehamps.org/Page/147

     

    Upcoming Events:

    • 4/30/19 and 5/1/19 Grade 5 Math MCAS
    • 5/1/19 Honor Society Induction
    • 5/2/19 Talent Show Auditions
    • 5/2/19 Art Show at WHS
    • 5/2/19 and 5/3/19 Grade 7 Math MCAS
    • 5/6/19 and 5/7/19 Grade 6 Math MCAS
    • 5/6/19-5/10/19 Staff Appreciation Week
    • 5/9/19 High Honor’s Breakfast at 8 AM
    • 5/16/19 Grade 7 Dinner Dance at WHS 6 PM-8 PM

     

    Reminders:

    • You have 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to access your child’s grades in PowerSchool. Please stay actively involved.
    • School starts at 7:40 AM and ends at 2:02 PM
    • Between 7:30 AM and 7:40 AM, all parents/guardians who are dropping off their child must do so at or near the auditorium/gymnasium entrance to the middle school (door #9). This entrance is located close to the Town Hall parking lot.
    • No drinks from outside school are allowed in the building with students unless it is a clear bottle containing water only.

     

    You can always obtain up to date information from:

    WMS Website: www.warehamps.org

    Facebook: Wareham Middle

    Twitter: @cote_tracie

    Instagram: wareham_middle

     

    Sincerely,

    Tracie Cote

    Principal

     

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  • WMS Weekly News, April 5, 2019

    Posted by Tracie Cote on 4/5/2019

    April 5, 2019

    Hello Wareham Middle School Families,

    We have had a very focused week at WMS. All students have been very cooperative during MCAS. We have two more days next week for MCAS in grade 7. Thank you for having your student to school and on time.

    MCAS Dates and Schedule

    Grade 5 Math: April 30 & May 1

            Science: May 16 & 17

    Grade 6 Math: May 6 & 7

    Grade 7 ELA: April 8 & 9

                  Math: May 2 & 3

    Please have students arrive to school rested and on time.

     

    BUS TRANSPORTATION FORM for 2019-2020

    Please fill out the Bus form for next year!

    https://www.warehamps.org/Page/147

     

    Upcoming Events:

    • 4/9/19 Term 3 Ends
    • 4/9/19 PTA at Decas at 6:30
    • 4/10/19 Incoming Grade 5 Orientation WMS
    • 4/11/19 Band/Chorus Concert
    • 4/15/19-4/19/19 April School Vacation Week
    • 4/22/19 T3 Report Cards sent home

     

    Reminders:

    • You have 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to access to your child’s grades in PowerSchool. Please stay actively involved.
    • School starts at 7:40 AM and ends at 2:02 PM
    • Between 7:30 AM and 7:40 AM, all parents/guardians who are dropping off their child must do so at or near the auditorium/gymnasium entrance to the middle school (door #9). This entrance is located close to the Town Hall parking lot.
    • No drinks from outside school are allowed in the building with students unless it is a clear bottle containing water only.

     

    You can always obtain up to date information from:

    WMS Website: www.warehamps.org

    Facebook: Wareham Middle

    Twitter: @cote_tracie

    Instagram: wareham_middle

     

    Sincerely,

    Tracie Cote

    Principal

     

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  • WMS Weekly News, March 29, 2019

    Posted by Tracie Cote on 3/29/2019

    March 29, 2019

    Hello Wareham Middle School Families,

    MCAS Dates and Schedule

    Grade 5 ELA: April 2 & 3

    Math: April 30 & May 1

    Science: May 16 & 17

    Grade 6 ELA: April 4 & 5

    Math: May 6 & 7

    Grade 7 ELA: April 8 & 9

    Math: May 2 & 3

    Please have students arrive to school rested and on time.

    BUS TRANSPORTATION FORM for 2019-2020

    Please fill out the Bus form for next year!

    https://www.warehamps.org/Page/147

     

    Upcoming Events:

    • 4/1/19 Early Release Day Dismissal at 12:02 for WMS
    • 4/9/19 Term 3 Ends
    • 4/15/19-4/19/19 April School Vacation Week

    Reminders:

    • You have 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to access to your child’s grades in PowerSchool. Please stay actively involved.
    • School starts at 7:40 AM and ends at 2:02 PM
    • Between 7:30 AM and 7:40 AM, all parents/guardians who are dropping off their child must do so at or near the auditorium/gymnasium entrance to the middle school (door #9). This entrance is located close to the Town Hall parking lot.
    • No drinks from outside school are allowed in the building with students unless it is a clear bottle containing water only.

     

    You can always obtain up to date information from:

    WMS Website: www.warehamps.org

    Facebook: Wareham Middle

    Twitter: @cote_tracie

    Instagram: wareham_middle

     

    Sincerely,

    Tracie Cote

    Principal

     

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  • WMS Weekly News, March 22, 2019

    Posted by Tracie Cote on 3/22/2019

    March 22, 2019

    Hello Wareham Middle School Families,

    Term 3 ends on April 9th. Report cards for term 3 will be sent home on 4/22/19 with students. Please check your child’s grades on Power School and have them stay for extra help on Thursdays if needed.

     

    After school late buses: Two Late buses will run for grades 5-12. In order for students to ride these buses, they must arrange to stay after school with a teacher or club ahead of time. Students that are not with a teacher after school, will not be allowed to ride the late buses. After school monitors will monitor students from 2:45-3:45. Late buses will not leave WMS until at least 3:45. Thus, please do not expect students home until after 4 PM. It could take until 5:00 PM for them to get dropped off. Parent pick on Thursdays is still at door 9.

    MCAS Dates and Schedule

    Grade 5 ELA: April 2 & 3

    Math: April 30 & May 1

    Science: May 16 & 17

    Grade 6 ELA: April 4 & 5

    Math: May 6 & 7

    Grade 7 ELA: April 8 & 9

    Math: May 2 & 3

    Please have students arrive to school rested and on time.

    Please note that bandannas and do-rags are not allowed in school.

    Congratulations to our WMS Staff Basketball Dream Team. They beat WHS staff for the 3rd year in a row!

    Upcoming Events:

    • 3/27/19 WMS Drama Presentation
    • 4/1/19 Early Release Day Dismissal at 12:02 PM for WMS
    • 4/9/19 Term 3 Ends
    • 4/15/19-4/19/19 April School Vacation Week

    Reminders:

    • You have 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to access to your child’s grades in PowerSchool. Please stay actively involved.
    • School starts at 7:40 AM and ends at 2:02 PM
    • Between 7:30 AM and 7:40 AM, all parents/guardians who are dropping off their child must do so at or near the auditorium/gymnasium entrance to the middle school (door #9). This entrance is located close to the Town Hall parking lot.
    • No drinks from outside school are allowed in the building with students unless it is a clear bottle containing water only.

    You can always obtain up to date information from:

    WMS Website: www.warehamps.org

    Facebook: Wareham Middle

    Twitter: @cote_tracie

    Instagram: wareham_middle

     

    Sincerely,

    Tracie Cote

    Principal

     

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  • WMS Weekly News, March 14, 2019

    Posted by Tracie Cote on 3/14/2019

    March 14, 2019

    Hello Wareham Middle School Families,

    After school late buses began today. Two Late buses will run for grades 5-12. In order for students to ride these buses, they must arrange to stay after school with a teacher or club ahead of time. Students that are not with a teacher after school, will not be allowed to ride the late buses. After school monitors will monitor students from 2:45-3:45. Late buses will not leave WMS until at least 3:45. Thus, please do not expect students home until after 4 if they are taking the late bus. It could take until 4:30-4:45 for them to get dropped off. Parent pick on Thursdays is still at door 9.

    MCAS Dates and Schedule

    Grade 5 ELA: April 2 & 3

    Math: April 30 & May 1

    Science: May 16 & 17

    Grade 6 ELA: April 4 & 5

    Math: May 6 & 7

    Grade 7 ELA: April 8 & 9

    Math: May 2 & 3

    Please have students arrive to school rested and on time.

    Please note that bandannas and do-rags are not allowed in school.

    Upcoming Events:

    • 3/19/19 Grade 7 presentation at WHS at 6 PM
    • 3/21/19 WMS vs WHS Staff Basketball Games at WHS at 6 PM
    • 3/27/19 WMS Drama Presentation

    Reminders:

    • You have 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to access to your child’s grades in PowerSchool. Please stay actively involved.
    • School starts at 7:40 AM and ends at 2:02 PM
    • Between 7:30 AM and 7:40 AM, all parents/guardians who are dropping off their child must do so at or near the auditorium/gymnasium entrance to the middle school (door #9). This entrance is located close to the Town Hall parking lot.
    • No drinks from outside school are allowed in the building with students unless it is a clear bottle containing water only.

     

    You can always obtain up to date information from:

    WMS Website: www.warehamps.org

    Facebook: Wareham Middle

    Twitter: @cote_tracie

    Instagram: wareham_middle

     

    Sincerely,

    Tracie Cote

    Principal

     

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  • WMS Weekly News, March 8, 2019

    Posted by Tracie Cote on 3/8/2019

    March 8, 2019

    Hello Wareham Middle School Families,

    Thank you for everyone’s support for our PTA Boosterthon Fun Run! In combination with spirit week this week, the children appeared to have a fun week. Twin day was one of my favorite days!

    Term 3 progress reports went home with students this week. If you have not seen your child’s progress report, please contact the school. After school late buses will begin Thursday, March 14th. 2 Late buses will run for grades 5-12. In order for students to ride these buses, they must arrange to stay after school with a teacher or club ahead of time. Students that are not with a teacher after school, will not be allowed to ride the late buses. After school monitors will monitor students from 2:45-3:45. Late buses will not leave WMS until at least 3:45. Thus, please do not expect students home until after 4 if they are taking the late bus. It could take until 4:30-4:45 for them to get dropped off. Parent pick on Thursdays is still at door 9.

    7th grade students attended a WHS presentation this week. They are getting ready for high school. That is quite unbelievable as I remember them just coming in to WMS as 5th graders. WHS is hosting an informational night for grade 7 students at WHS on March 19th at 6:00 PM.

     

    MCAS Dates and Schedule

    Grade 5 ELA: April 2 & 3

                   Math: April 30 & May 1

                   Science: May 16 & 17

    Grade 6 ELA: April 4 & 5

                   Math: May 6 & 7

    Grade 7 ELA: April 8 & 9

                   Math: May 2 & 3

    Please have students arrive to school rested and on time.

     

    Please note that bandannas and do-rags are not allowed in school.

     

    Upcoming Events:

    • 3/12/19 Rescheduled High Honors Breakfast 8 AM in cafeteria
    • 3/27/19 WMS Drama Presentation

    Reminders:

    • You have 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to access to your child’s grades in PowerSchool. Please stay actively involved.
    • School starts at 7:40 AM and ends at 2:02 PM
    • Between 7:30 AM and 7:40 AM, all parents/guardians who are dropping off their child must do so at or near the auditorium/gymnasium entrance to the middle school (door #9). This entrance is located close to the Town Hall parking lot.
    • No drinks from outside school are allowed in the building with students unless it is a clear bottle containing water only.

     

    You can always obtain up to date information from:

    WMS Website: www.warehamps.org

    Facebook: Wareham Middle

    Twitter: @cote_tracie

    Instagram: wareham_middle

     

    Sincerely,

    Tracie Cote

    Principal

     

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  • WMS Weekly News, February 1, 2019

    Posted by Tracie Cote on 2/1/2019

    February 1, 2019

    Hello Wareham Middle School Families,

    Term 2 report cards went home with students this week. Please review the report cards with your child. Grades, attendance and teacher comments are all important things to review. Extra help is available after school on Thursdays. Parent conferences are available after school on Tuesdays.

    PBIS Viking Strong

    This Month’s Word: Responsible

    Students will be rewarded this month for being responsible. This might be the student who is conscientious about their work. It could also be the student who can be trusted to help out a fellow classmate. It might also be the student who always comes into class and gets started right away.

    Upcoming Events:

    • 2/12/19 PTA meeting at WMS at 6:30 PM
    • 2/14/19 High Honors Breakfast at 7:50 AM
    • February School vacation week 2/18/19-2/22/19 

    Reminders:

    • You have 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to access to your child’s grades in PowerSchool. Please stay actively involved.
    • School starts at 7:40 AM and ends at 2:02 PM
    • Between 7:30 AM and 7:40 AM, all parents/guardians who are dropping off their child must do so at or near the auditorium/gymnasium entrance to the middle school (door #9). This entrance is located close to the Town Hall parking lot.
    • No drinks from outside school are allowed in the building with students unless it is a clear bottle containing water only.

    You can always obtain up to date information from:

    WMS Website: www.warehamps.org

    Facebook: Wareham Middle

    Twitter: @cote_tracie

    Instagram: wareham_middle

     

    Sincerely,

    Tracie Cote

    Interim Principal

     

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