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Dolbeare on the Move, October 17, 2014

posted Oct 19, 2014, 1:06 PM by Joel.Villegas@wpsk12.org
October 17, 2014; Issue #6

Dolbeare on the Move
Dolbeare Elementary School
 (781) 246-6480 - http://wakefieldpublicschools.org/WPS/dolbeare
10/20 - PTO Meeting -7:30pm at Harrington's (upstairs)

10/22 - Half day, dismissal at11:55am (lunch will be served)

10/22 - Jayne Singer- Touchpoints Birth-age 6Wed, Oct. 22nd at 7 pm, Savings Bank Theater, WHS

10/24 - PTO Halloween Party (K-2nd grade 5:30-6:45pm; 3rd & 4th grade7:15-8:30pm

11/12 - Sophie Godley- Teens and Social MediaWed, Nov. 12th at 7 pm, location TBD
Dolbeare Notices
Dolbeare Notices will blast updates about school events and important information. To subscribe, visit our school website.

To all the families who have sent in their PTO Membership dues.  Your generous donations have already helped fund the purchase of Dolbeare T-Shirts for all school assemblies and field trips and Enrichment activities like Johnny the K and the trip to Lego Land.

Book Donation

If you would like to donate a book to the Dolbeare Media Center in your child's name, the process is easy and online. Simply click the link below, choose a book from one of the thousands available and it will be sent directly to the media center.

The book will be barcoded, checked out to your child and delivered to their classroom. Please 
emailme the details so I know that the book is a donation and not a regular book order. 

Scholastic Online Book Club
Attention 3rd & 4th grade families: tentative PARCC dates are ready!

March 19th and 20th(Math)
March 23rd - 25th(ELA)

May 4th and 5th(Math)
May 11th and 12th(ELA)


Click to learn more about our new faculty and staff.  This week we are welcoming Jean Connor and Marguerite Fahey as our new lunch/recess monitors.

News from the Nurse

Resources around prevention of Ebola and Enterovirus are forthcoming from our district office.

Wakefield Academy

For extended day care, please complete the Registration Form and appropriate Calendar Form(s)
Head count is needed for staffing and to inform teachers of where to direct children.  

2014/2015 Reg. Form
Before School Calendar
After School Calendar

District News

Thank you to all families that attended the district's A.L.I.C.E information night.  Around 60 Wakefield families came to the event.  A.L.I.C.E will begin in the high school and middle school this year.  Another training will be held at the beginning of the next year to focus on the elementary school program.  
Enclosed Flyers (click icon)
  • PARCC Practice Test Sessions.  Are you interested in taking the new PARCC assessment? See flyer for more details.
  • If you are interested in participating in the Wakefield TOPS soccer programClick Here for more details. 
  • Dr. Jayne Singer hosts a talk on Touchpoints in Early Education and care for parents and community members onWednesday, October 22nd from 7:00 p.m until 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 dollares at the door. See the flyer for more details.
  • Wakefield Basketball News, BB Library news about Mindcraft and Warrior Red Brest Cancer
  • Trivia Night 2014 isNovember 21st at 7:00 PM at the Elks Lodge in Lynnfield
Wakefield Youth Hockey Tryout

 On-line registration for the Wakefield Youth Skating Association Sunday.Learn to Skate is open on www.wysa.net.. The 15-week clinic begins on Nov 30th and ends Mar 8th. Each 60-minute session begins at 11:50 AM at Hockey Town on Rt. 1S in Saugus. Cost is $175 per skater and is paid during the on-line registration. Additionally, each skater must be registered with USA / Mass hockey, this fee is $0 for 6 years old & under and $50 for all others. For additional information see