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School Health Offices

The nurse promotes the health and well being of every student in the Mashpee school district.  The nurse advocates for the health and safety of students and staff with the primary goal being to support student learning. We strive to positively influence both the health and education of your children by providing high-quality nursing care in each school.

Services Provided

  • Full-time registered nurse assigned to each school building
  • Illness and injury assessment
  • First aid
  • Medication administration during the school day
  • Chronic condition management
  • Annual hearing/vision/postural/Body Mass Index screening and referral
  • Cumulative School Health Record maintenance including immunizations
  • Nursing collaboration for students with IEP/504
  • Health/wellness education
  • Collaboration with local, regional, and statewide health agencies and initiatives
  • Assistance with health insurance for children and families
  • Referral and assistance in accessing health/dental care
  • Crisis team participation
  • Management of communicable diseases

Health Resources


Health Advisory Committee Meetings:

23-24 Health Advisory Meeting dates: 10/18/23, 1/10/24, 3/13/24, 5/8/24  

All meetings were held via Zoom for the 23-24 school year.   Email Stacey Schakel, MPS COVID Health Coordinator for the link.

The Mashpee Public Schools Health Advisory Council is a forum where school personnel, school committee members, community representatives, and parents are able to support and advocate for the health, wellness, and safety of students and staff. This committee meets four times a year and is currently led by MPS COVID Health Coordinator Stacey Schakel.

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District Nurse Coordinator

Stacey Schakel, M.Ed, MSN, RN, CAGS, NCSN

152 Old Barnstable Rd
Mashpee, MA

(508) 539-1526
Fax: (508) 539-6794
Google Voice: (401) 249-0341

District Float Nurse

Kelly McVey, BSN, RN, CCM

MMHS School Health Office

Jennifer Garb-Palumbo, MS, BSN, RN

500 Old Barnstable Rd
Mashpee, MA

Fax: (508) 539-6721                              Email:

Quashnet Health Office

Theresa Richards, MSN RN

150 Old Barnstable Rd
Mashpee, MA

Fax: (508) 539-1556
Google Voice: (440) 462-2409

KCC Health Services

Stacey Schakel, M.Ed, MSN, RN, CAGS, NCSN

152 Old Barnstable Rd
Mashpee, MA

(508) 539-1526
Fax: (508) 539-6794 Email: