Welcome Back!!!! 2015-2016 is going to be Great!!!! School starts on September 2nd



Welcome to

Dighton Elementary School!

1250 Somerset Avenue 

Dighton, MA 02715


Dr. Paula Manchester, Principal

Mrs. Ashley Fullen M.Ed., Assistant Principal

Mrs. Linda DeLeo, School Secretary


Kyle Riley, Director of Special Education
District Title II, IX, 504 Coordinator

(508) 252-5000 X5147

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Older posts 

Principal's Newsletter September 2014 

Principal's Newsletter October 2014

Principal's Newsletter November 2014 

Principal's Newsletter December 2014

Principal's Newsletter January 2015

Principal's Newsletter February 2015

Principal's Newsletter March 2015

Principal's Newsletter April 2015

Principal's Newsletter May 2015

Principal's Newsletter June 2015





 Welcome Back DES Eagles and Family!

We are excited to have entered the 2014-2015 school year, and are certain that this year is going to be the best year yet! We have many wonderful and exciting things happening at the school and are excited to communicate and share it all with you through this site, PTO, and through monthly newsletters. Please, please, please feel free to call us anytime with questions or concerns, we are here to help each and every child have an exceptional educational experience here at DES. 

Warmest Regards,

Dr. Mancester & Mrs. Fullen



Meet our Eagle Guides

Kindergarten Staff




Room 31: Mrs. Bellavance-Classroom Teacher

                   Mrs. Richard- Classroom ILA

Room 32: Mrs. Bosco-Classsroom Teacher

                   Mrs. Tonia-Classroom ILA


Room 33: Mrs. Pittsley-Classroom Teacher

                   Mrs. Beth-Classroom ILA

Room 34: Mrs. St. Germaine-Classroom Teacher

                   Ms. Lacivita (Ms. L)- Long-Term Sub

                   Mrs. Dawn-Classroom ILA

Serving all Rooms- Mrs. Baglini-Special Education Kindergarten Teacher


Grade 1 Staff

Room 9: Mrs. Collins-Classroom Teacher

Room 19: Mrs. Curtis-Classroom Teacher

Room 9 & 19: Mrs. Gentile-Special Education Grade 1 Teacher

                          Mrs. Murphy-Classroom ILA

Room 10: Mrs. Silva-Long-term Substitute

Room 11: Mrs. Perry-Classroom Teacher

Room 12: Mrs. Ulmschneider-Classroom Teacher


Grade 2 Staff

Room 14: Mrs. DeMello-Classroom Teacher

Room 21: Mrs. Marcotte-Classroom Teacher

Rooms 14 & 21: Mrs. Martel-Special Education Grade 2 teacher

                               Mrs. Boostrom-Classroom ILA

Room 15: Mrs. Carter-Classroom Teacher

Room 17: Mrs. Rourke-Classroom Teacher


Grade 3 Staff

Room 18: Mrs. Maurer-Classroom Teacher

Room 20: Mrs. Fernandes-Classroom Teacher

Room 18 & 20: Mrs. Mason-Special Education Grade 3 teacher

                            Mrs. deMello-Classroom ILA

Room 16: Ms. Sylvia-Classroom Teacher

Room 22: Mrs. Comeau-Classroom Teacher


Grade 4 Staff

Room 23: Mrs. Castonguay-Classroom Teacher

Room 26: Mrs. Brown-Classroom Teacher

Rooms 23 & 26: Ms. Grillo-Special Education Grade 4 Teacher

                              Mrs. Oulette-Classroom ILA

                              Mrs. Buxton-ILA

Room 24: Mrs. Gustafson-Classroom Teacher

Room 25: Mrs. Duarte-Classroom Teacher



Ms. Slattery-Special Education TLC teacher

Mrs. Mullen-ABA assistant

Mrs. Quaglia-Classroom ILA

Mrs. Berry-ILA

Mrs. Little-ILA

Mrs. Mendoza-ILA

Mrs. White-ILA



Art: Ms. Rubano

Music: Dr. Michuad

Library: Mrs. Hayden

P.E.: Mrs. Corvi

Computers: Mr. Badger

Reading Specialist: Dr. Mulligan

Title 1 Reading Spec.: Mrs. Kavanaugh


Special Education and Related Services

School Psych/Special Ed. Coordniator: Mrs. Paglarini

School Adjustment Counselor: Mrs. Silvia

Speech and Language: Mrs. Romano/ Mrs. Hancock

OT: Mrs. Castergini

School Nurse: Mrs. Borden





DES Roof Project




2015-2016 DES Bus Routes

The new Bus Route information is now available. Please click on the link to the left for more information.

Safety, Arrival and Dismissal Procedure at DES:

Parking Lot Safety The driveway is ONE WAY. Please do not drive up

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