Beckwith News

Lego challenge winners

posted Apr 13, 2018, 9:25 AM by Rehoboth PTSA

We have our Women in History Lego Challenge winners.  This was a very difficult decision as so many students created great lego designs, but these 4 stood out over the more than 20 contest participants.

Best Creative Design (for Jane Goodall) – Alex Arocho and Jodeci Bartlett ; Most Original Idea (for Margaret Knight) –Julia Escobar ; Most Intricate (for Mary Shelley) –Evan Cady and Asher LaBrie ; Best Overall Use of Legos (for  Helen Keller)- Jaiden Weremay, Sophie Pequeneza, Sarah Cady.  Prizes and Photos will be presented after the vacation week.

Important Dates:

posted Apr 2, 2018, 5:31 PM by Rehoboth PTSA

Dates to Remember:

April 3-12   MCAS

April 3 & 4  MCAS – Grade 5

April 5 & 6  MCAS – Grade 8

April 7 – STEAMPosium 10 am- 2 pm

April 9 & 10  MCAS – Grade 6

April 11 Lego Challenge Deadline

April 11 & 12 MCAS – Grade 7

April 23       MCAS Make-ups

April 25 Term 3 Report cards issued

April 27  Math Meet at Somerset

May 1-18    MCAS

May 1 & 2   MCAS – Grade 5

May 3 & 4   MCAS – Grade 8

May 7 & 8    MCAS – Grade 6

May 9 & 10  MCAS – Grade 7

May 15 & 16  MCAS – Grade  5

May 17 & 18  MCAS – Grade 8

May 21        MCAS Make-ups



Way to go Mr. Pirraglia!

posted Mar 30, 2018, 2:04 PM by Rehoboth PTSA

We are proud to share the good news! Mr. Joseph Pirraglia, our Principal of Beckwith Middle School, has been chosen by the MA PTA as the "MA PTA Middle School Outstanding Principal of the Year". Congratulations! We appreciate your support of the Rehoboth PTSA.

March PTSA updates

posted Mar 6, 2018, 3:06 PM by Rehoboth PTSA



The Tenth Annual Silent Auction will be held on March 9th at Hillside Country Club.  Please buy your tickets as soon as possible and encourage others to buy tickets.  This event is open to the public.  Classroom parents at Palmer River are contributing baskets, so check with your child’s teacher for details.  If you or someone you know would like to make a monetary donation, a gift basket or gift certificate donation please drop them off in the office at Palmer River.  All donations are tax deductible and a letter will be provided for your records.  Also, some companies will match your donation; so please remember to inquire if your donation qualifies for a match by your company.  This is a major fundraiser; we need to raise funds.  The more we raise, the more we can give to our students!


The Massachusetts PTA Convention will be held on Saturday, April 7th.  There will be workshops, exhibitors and the Reflection Art winners will be honored.  Check the Massachusetts PTA website for further details and registration information.


Our next meeting is Wednesday, March 14th at 6:30pm in the library at Palmer River.   We hope to see you there!    







Susan Bogosian

Rehoboth PTSA President                             Important March Dates:

“Every Child, One Voice”                                    

                        9th – Auction, 7:00pm

                                 14th -  PTSA Meeting, 6:30pm

                                  – Book Club Meeting



Beckwith Save the Dates

posted Jan 19, 2018, 11:30 AM by Rehoboth PTSA

* Save the Date!  Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School will be doing an 8th grade open house on February 8th, 2018 from 6-8 p.m . More information is to follow.

* Save the Date!  The Dighton-Rehoboth Regional Schools will be hosting STEAMposium on April 7 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at D-RRHS. The event will feature hands-on activities, interactive exhibits, and presentations by students, educators, community members, and professionals in the field.  This is a free event.  Food and snacks will be available for purchase. 

Rehoboth PTSA loves amazon smiles

posted Dec 13, 2017, 5:53 PM by Rehoboth PTSA

Beckwith Bookfair needs YOU!

posted Nov 19, 2017, 5:49 PM by Rehoboth PTSA


We Need Volunteers... We Need YOU!




I'm gathering a team of enthusiastic, creative, and talented volunteers to help out at our upcoming Scholastic Book Fair, and I would like to invite you to help out.

Please take a moment to view our sign-up sheet to see what roles interest you. Spread the word to your friends and invite them to help us have the best Book Fair ever!

If you need to contact me, please use the email address below. Thank you!



Jenn Moitoso




Book Fair



Nov. 27, 2017 - Dec. 1, 2017




You will be asked to sign in to your
Scholastic account or register.





Volunteers Make a Difference



Watch this short video of volunteers as they share why they help out at the Book Fair.




Parent Teacher Conferences

posted Nov 6, 2017, 9:33 AM by Rehoboth PTSA

November 6, 2017
Dear Parent or Guardian:
On Monday, November 20, 2017 and November 27, 2017, D.L. Beckwith Middle School will be holding parent teacher-conferences.  
The session times are as follows: November 20, 2017  Evening Hours: 5:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
November 27, 2017 Day Time Hours:    12:30 P.M. – 2:30 P.M. Evening Hours: 5:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Our format for arranging parent teacher conferences has changed to an online system.  Please go to the following website to schedule your parent teacher-conference time:
and follow these steps to schedule your parent teacher-conference.   Registering for your parent teacher conference: 1. Fill out the Registration side on the website. 2. Now, you can log in using your email and password 3. Click on “Add and Edit Children” 4. Enter your child’s information. 5. You will now see your child under current children on file. 6. Hit the “Schedule Button” 7. Select the appropriate date from the drop down menu 8. Select the grade and hit submit. 9. Select the desired time for the conference. 10. If your conference is valid, the word “accepted” will be in green next to the time. 11. If you want to change, hit the red “x” and select a new time. 12. Once you are satisfied with the time, you may log out.
Thank you, Joseph Pirraglia, Jr.

Late photo orders

posted Oct 25, 2017, 10:19 AM by Rehoboth PTSA

You can order your child’s photo only for 48 hours after October 23, our original Picture Day, and still receive the photos in the first shipment.  You can order online at with the Picture Day ID MV227016Q0 Orders received within these 2 days will be included in the first shipment of photos to Beckwith.  Orders received after this will be considered late orders and will arrive at Beckwith approximately 3 weeks after the first shipment.  Picture orders and envelopes can also be mailed to Lifetouch at    104 Charles Eldridge Drive, Lakeville, MA 02347 ATTN LATE GROUP ORDERS.


Get your groove on

posted Oct 11, 2017, 12:19 PM by Rehoboth PTSA

The first dance of the year will be held this Friday, October 13, from 6:30-8:00.  The cost is $5.00 and students in 6th, 7th & 8th grade are invited to attend.  Refreshments will be sold and students should have a ride home at the conclusion of the dance.  Students must also adhere to the school dress code.


              Attention 5th graders:  The first BASH of the year will be held Friday, October 13th, after school, until 4:00.  Permission slips are available from your homeroom teacher and should be returned with $5.00 to the office no later than Thursday, October 12th.  Refreshments will be available at no extra cost. 

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