Sunday, May 21, 2017
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Bigelow News

What did you win at the Big Night Auction?
May 21, 2017 11:36 am | From the PTO  [Back to top]

If you left before the closing of the Big Night Auction, please review the bidding sheets we emailed to you. The items are at the home of one of our volunteers. You can pick them up during one of the following times:

Tuesday, 05/23 – from 8:30am to 9:30am and from 1:30pm to 4pm
Wednesday, 05/24 – all day until 7pm
Thursday, 05/25 – from 8:30am to 2:30pm
Friday, 05/26 – from 8:30am to 4pm and form 6pm to 8pm

@ 55 Huntington Rd – Farlow Hill.

If you have any questions, please send a message to:

Thank you again for your support of the Bigelow PTO mission to promote the growth of the Bigelow Middle School students and support the efforts of the staff in providing an optimal educational experience for students.

A few auction Items still available
May 21, 2017 10:48 am | From the PTO  [Back to top]

We have a few wonderful auction items left. Please click here for a link to our auction catalog.

If you are interested in any of the items, please email us at

PTO Board Members needed for next year
May 21, 2017 07:55 am | From the PTO  [Back to top]

The PTO Board is looking for new members, please consider joining today!

Would you like to become more involved in the strategic aspect of the Bigelow PTO, helping direct and manage the overall program for 2017/18?  All Bigelow parents and guardians, including those of incoming 6th graders, are encourage to join the board.  The proposed slate of 2017/18 Board members will be voted on at our final PTO meeting of the year on June 7th.  Serving on the Board is a great way to meet other Bigelow parents and help out at your child’s school.  Please contact us at if you are interested in learning more.

Bigelow Library Fiction Sign Art Contest
May 21, 2017 07:55 am | From the PTO  [Back to top]


Do you like to draw and create designs?  If so, consider submitting a design for the library art contest.

Create a permanent sign for the FICTION section in the library! Fill in the FICTION letters with images and color that best represent FICTION for you and submit to Ms. Summa in the library by the deadline.

Prize: Your sign will hang permanently in the Bigelow Library AND you’ll receive a package of art supplies.

Deadline:  Friday, June 2

Bigelow Outreach Club sponsors Paint Bar Event – June 7th
May 21, 2017 07:54 am | From the PTO  [Back to top]

Come and demonstrate your artistic talents at the Paint Bar in West Newton on June 7th, from 6:30 to 9:30 pm

The Bigelow Outreach Club is sponsoring a night of painting and raising money for the SEGA Girls School in Tanzania! Tickets to the event are $50.00 per person – half of the proceeds go directly to the SEGA School. Order forms with more details will be distributed in homebases during the week of May 1st and can be downloaded here.  More information can be found on the Outreach Club’s website.  This event is open to kids (over the age of 8) and adults.

Please reserve your spots as soon as possible, because the Paint Bar will open this event up to the general public in mid-May. Let’s make this an all Bigelow event!

Mark Your Calendars

Tue, 5/23, 7:00 PM Orchestra-Spring Concert
Wed,  5/24 8:20 AM Grade 8 MCAS STE
Thu, 5/25 7:00 PM Band-Spring Concert
Mon, 5/29 Memorial Day-No School
Wed, 5/31 Grade 8 Field Trips
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Earlier Announcements

2017 Newton Schools Foundation Honor Thy Teacher
13 Reasons Why Newton Cares
Join the PTO Board next year!
Letter from the Superintendent
Volunteers needed for Big Night  

Recent Community Notes

Upcoming Library Programs for Grades 5-7
Volunteer to help NCE!
Are you a parent of a Mason-Rice Alum?
First Lego League (FLL) and Junior FLL Info Night
Newton Community Preservation Committee meeting May 31st
The Dominoes Benefit Concert June 3rd
Newton Highlands Village Day 5k Run June 11th
Middle School Summer Resources

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42 Vernon St.
Newton, MA 02458

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