Sunday, April 30, 2017
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Bigelow News

Let’s dance with the “Steel Appeal” Steel Drum Band at the Big Night Luau
Apr 30, 2017 08:18 am | From the PTO  [Back to top]

At the Big Night Luau we will ENJOY live music with “Steel Appeal” Steel Drum Band.  INDULGE in great food. BID on wonderful auction items.  SIP our special signature beverage.  MEET and CATCH UP with other Bigelow parents and staff. AND SUPPORT Bigelow and our students!

Thank you to all the donors who are already supporting the Big Night and Bigelow!

Buy your tickets today, invite your friends and get ready for our Big Night Luau!

Children can also have fun. Central Rock Gym, Watertown, generously offered to have our children play there during the party. They can be dropped off at 6:30pm and picked up at 11pm. Please sign up your children by May 5th. Just send us a message with the children’s name and age.

Bigelow Big Night Luau 2017
When: Saturday, May 20th from 7pm – 11pm.
WhereCommander’s Mansion at the Arsenal in Watertown
              440 Talcott Avenue, Watertown, MA 02472
Ticketson sale now
Child care: sign up by email

For more information on the event, please visit the Bigelow Big Night Luau 2017 page on our website. If you have any questions please contact Beth Panella at

Thank you,
Tammy McKenna and Beth Panella – your event co-chairs

Attention all Bigelow Staff and Students! Got Talent?
Apr 29, 2017 10:48 am | From the PTO  [Back to top]

Come audition for “Bigelow’s Got Talent 2017”.  Auditions are open to all students AND staff on either: Wednesday, May 3rd or Thursday, May 4th.

Start thinking about preparing your talent show audition! The talent show will take place on Thursday, May 18th.

The Bigelow Outreach Club
Apr 28, 2017 11:14 am | From the PTO  [Back to top]

The Bigelow Outreach Club is a newly formed club open to all Bigelow students. Our goal is to be good global citizens by participating in outreach activities and engaging in cultural exchanges with the groups we work with, locally and globally. Our first focus has been to establish a “sister school” relationship with the SEGA Girls School in Morogoro, Tanzania.

Visit our webpage to learn more!

Track & Field 2017 Schedule
Apr 25, 2017 11:52 am | From the PTO  [Back to top]

The 2017 Bigelow Track schedule came out.  The first meet is this Thursday, 04/27, at the Weston High School Track, on 444 Wellesley Street, Weston, MA 02493.

A paper copy of the schedule was sent home with the athletes.  The schedule is posted online here.  More information at the Bigelow Track & Field Page.

Bigelow Track schedule

Thursday, 04/27 – 3:45 Meet @ Weston
Monday, 05/01 – 3:45 Meet @ Dedham
Thursday, 05/04 – 3:45 
Meet @ Oak Hill (NewtonSouth)
Thursday, 05/11 – 3:45 Meet @ Needham
Friday, 05/19 – 3:45 Meet @ Newton North
Thursday, 05/25 – 3:45 
All City Meet @ Newton South
Saturday, 06/03 – State Meet (invitational) @ Clinton High School,   Division 2 Starts @ 3PM (Rain date: 06/04)


Spring Sports Schedule
Apr 25, 2017 08:31 am | From the PTO  [Back to top]

The full schedules for Spring Sports can be found at the Bigelow Middle School Athletics Page:

2017 Co-ed Track and Field
2017 Boys Baseball

2017 Girls Lacrosse
2017 Boys Lacrosse
2017 Girls Softball

Mark your calendars

Wed, May 3 –  "Bigelow's Got Talent" auditions
Thu, May 4 –  "Bigelow's Got Talent" auditions
Wed, May 17 – MCAS Math 8:35am<
Thu, May 18 – MCAS Math 8:20am
Thu, May 18 – School Council Meeting 3:00pm
Thu, May 18 – Bigelow Talent Show 7:00pm
Sat, May 20 – Big Night Luau 7:00pm
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Earlier Announcements

Welcome back from vacation!
Big Night Luau – tickets on sale and child care
Earth Day Celebration – Monday, April 24
Bigelow Drama Spring Play: “The Actor’s Nightmare”
Bigelow Beautification – April 30  

Recent Community Notes

Newton Community Farm Needs Event Workers
Hilarious production
Navigating the Student-Athlete College Search and Recruiting Process
5th Annual Carroll Center Walk for INDEPENDENCE
Seeking Child Scientists!
Summer writing camp
Attention parents of Brown and Oak Hill students
STEAM Summer Enrichment

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