Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Bigelow News

Big Night planning is going well – we still need your help!
Mar 25, 2017 08:59 am | From the PTO  [Back to top]

The date is set: Saturday, May 20th
The venue is beautiful: the Commander’s Mansion in Watertown
Ticket sales will be available in early April. Stay tuned for more details.

Now we need all the help we can get to make our biggest fundraiser of the year a great night for all!

Please consider making a donation to our silent auction. Tickets to sporting events, gift cards for services, restaurant gift certificates, vacation getaways, jewelry, artwork, a dinner or cocktail party, memberships etc. are all appreciated. Or you might want to sponsor a portion of the evening? Click here to donate to the online auction or become a sponsor.

You can also help by soliciting local businesses for an auction donationClick here for a printable business solicitation letter and donation form.

If you want to help with the planning, our next committee meeting will be Monday, March 27th, at Beth Panella’s house, 5 Channing Road in Newton Center. Please contact Beth at for more information.

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

Bigelow Bowls on Sunday, 04/02
Mar 24, 2017 01:18 pm | From the PTO  [Back to top]

Bigelow’s family event is next weekend. Don’t miss the fun!

When: Sunday, April 2nd, from 4pm to 6pm
Where: Boston Bowl – 820 Morrissey Blvd, Boston
$14/person includes: 1 hour bowling, shoe rental, 5 tokens, pizza & soda

Spring Sports at Bigelow: registration and info session this week
Mar 24, 2017 10:42 am | From the PTO  [Back to top]

Girl’s Softball

Meeting on Monday, 03/27 in Mr. LaBrache’s room: 218. Open to 7th or 8th grade girls interested in trying out for the softball team.

Track and Field

The deadline for registration AND  paperwork is Wednesday, 3/29. Students who do not meet the registration requirements by this date will NOT be able to participate.  More information here.

Spring Cleaning!
Mar 23, 2017 02:40 pm | From the PTO  [Back to top]

Yay Spring Cleaning!  Cradles to Crayons needs your help to collect gently used shirts, shorts, pants, pajamas, socks, hats, shoes sizes infant to adult medium, and NEW underwear.

There will be donation boxes in homebases starting in the next week.  

If you have questions please contact 8th graders Emily H and Ru-yao from Project 351 or Ms. Ahern in the guidance office.

Mark your calendars

Mon, Mar 27 – Big Night Committee Meeting 7:00pm
Wed, Mar 29 – Track and Field registration deadline
Wed, Mar 29 – Grade 5 Parent Night 7:00pm
Sun, Apr 02 – Bigelow Bowls 4:00pm
Wed, Apr 04 – MCAS English Language Arts - Session 1
Thur, Apr 06 – MCAS English Language Arts - Session 2

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Earlier Announcements

Bigelow Big Night Luau 2017 – Save the Date – May 20th
RSVP for Bigelow Bowls by March 26
Boys Lacrosse lnfo Meeting – Monday 03/20
TRACK & FIELD registration is open
Big Night Committee Meeting – March 15th @ 7pm  

Recent Community Notes

A few more days to get matching donations
After School program Open Houses
Presentation on Assistive Technology
Conscious Parenting
Is Your High School Grad Ready for College?
Newton Community Preservation Committee
Sounds of Spring concert
One Voice, A Newton Family Singers Concert Benefiting Best Buddies

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Newton, MA 02458

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