Sunday, March 04, 2018

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Get your tickets for Bigelow-on-the-Charles

Join us for our Bigelow-on-the-Charles, Big Night 2018!

Our big evening is coming soon, and it will be lots of fun in the beautiful venue on the Charles – with music, dance, dinner, an open bar and lots of great items in the silent auction. Take a look at the growing catalog here.

We are offering different levels of ticket pricing to keep this fundraising event accessible to all the Bigelow community! Those include sponsorships and teacher tickets.

Buy Tickets


When: Saturday, March 24th from 7:30pm to 10:30pm.
Where: Cambridge Boat Club
2 Gerrys Landing Rd, Cambridge, MA 02138

Buy your tickets here and invite friends to join the fun. All tickets provide entry to the BIG NIGHT at the Cambridge Boat Club dinner, drinks and entertainment.

More information here. Or e-mail

Please turn in any items or certificates you have for the Big Night
Final prep for the Big Night is moving along nicely thanks to the help of so many dedicated volunteers!! For the last stretch we need to have all auction items with the Committee Chair, in order to organize them and add them to the auction website.
Please pass along any items or certificates you have to Meredith Andrews as soon as possible. She will be happy to arrange picking things up.
Our big event is in less the a month!!! Hope to see you all there.

Navigating the Cyber World – Save the Date

Parents are invited to join the Brown Middle School PTO on Tuesday, March 27 from 6:45pm to 8:00 pm in the Brown Middle School Auditorium for “Navigating the Cyber World.” This will be an informative Parent Workshop sponsored by the Brown Middle School PTO and the Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc. Geared for parents, this workshop reviews the challenges that may arise through use of the Internet, social media and smart phones. It is important for parents to be aware of the popular apps, social media sites and programs used by youth online. This workshop explains the issues and possible consequences from cyber bullying, sexting and revealing identifying information to strangers.

Brown Middle School: 125 Meadowbrook Rd, Newton, MA 02459

Early Release Day: Thursday 03/08

A reminder that this Thursday, March 8, is an early release day.  All students will be dismissed at 11:30am.  There are no late buses, and students should leave promptly at 11:30am.


Bigelow Links

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Bigelow Morning Announcements

Student Activities and Sports

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Community Notes

Earlier Announcements

February is “Love Your Library” Month at Bigelow
Generation Citizen Program – Cluster 8E
Ms. Buttiglieri in the Massachusetts Hall of Fame for Science Educators
Thank you for making the Teacher Appreciation Luncheon a success!
You can be a Big part of our Big Night: donate an auction item!  

Contact Us

Bigelow Middle School PTO
42 Vernon St.
Newton, MA 02458

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Mark Your Calendars

  • Thu, Mar 08 - Early Release 11:30am  (details...)
  • Thu, Mar 15 - School Musical: "Bring it On!" 7:00pm (details...)
  • Fri, Mar 16 - School Musical: "Bring it On!" 7:00pm (details...)
  • Sat, Mar 17 - School Musical: "Bring it On!" 12:00pm (details...)
  • Sat, Mar 17 - School Musical: "Bring it On!" 7:00pm (details...)
  • Fri, Mar 23 - Student/Faculty Basketball game 3:00pm
  • Sat, Mar 24 - 2018 Newton Family Conference 1:00pm (details...)
  • Sat, Mar 24 - Bigelow Big Night 7:30pm (details...)
  • Tue, Mar 27 - Navigating the Cyber World 6:45pm (details...)
  • Wed, Mar 28 - Grade 5 Parent Night 6:00pm
  • Fri, Mar 30 - Good Friday - Recess
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Highlights of the week

Children’s theatre
Underwood Spring Online Auction

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