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Sunday, November 25, 2018

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Bigelow Celtics Night – sales extended to 11/28

Tickets  sales are extended until Wednesday, November 28!

Tickets for a Celtics game make great Holiday gifts, and 25 Lucky Bigelow Students going to the game will be picked for an exciting Pre-Game Courtside Activity

Join the Bigelow Middle School Community  to cheer on the Boston Celtics as they battle the Minnesota Timberwolves! January 2, 2019 @ 8:00pm at the TD Garden.

Please follow all the instructions: register online, make a payment AND fill out, sign, print and return to the PTO the printed Celtics form.

Register Here

Download form, print, sign and return to the PTO.

More information here:


Annual Appeal 2018

The PTO is starting its annual fundraising campaign this week. A gift of any size will help us reach our goal of 100% Participation. Please be on the lookout for our appeal in the mail and on our website in the coming days.

Annual Appeal 2018

Bigelow is fortunate to have a powerful partnership between the school’s terrific leaders, teachers and staff as well as a dedicated and vibrant PTO. See here how your donation helps the school and our children.


Big Night 2019 Planning – Join Us!

Please consider participating in the planning of the Big Night 2019, Bigelow PTO’s biggest social and fundraising event of the year. We need all the help we can get from our amazing community to make our Big Night a big success!

Save the date: the first planning committee meeting will take place on Tuesday, December 11th.

We will be discussing ways parents can help and volunteer, how to get silent auction items and food donations for the evening.

Please contact us @ if you would like to be involved. Thank you in advance for your support of this event.


Did you know? – Bigelow has a Film Club

The Film Club is dedicated to watching, discussing, and doing supplemental activities related to classic and meaningful cinema. Film Club meets most Thursdays and Fridays between 3pm and the late bus. Films will be started on Thursday and concluded on Friday. There will be further information about any movies we watch, discussions, recommendations, and possibly snacks. Enrollment is always open– students don’t need to sign up and don’t need to come to every showing. More information HERE.

Upcoming Showings
  • 11/29 – 11/30 Tron
  • 12/6 – 12/7 Mary Poppins
  • 12/13 – 12/14 April and the Extraordinary World (2015, PG)


Like our Facebook Page and you can win a Gift Certificate

Help us get to 150 LIKES. One lucky winner will be drawn from the first 150 people to like our Facebook Page and will win a $50 Gift Certificate from Big Picture Framing.

Our Facebook page is a great way for us to keep everyone up to date on what is happening at Bigelow.  It is also a way for you to let us know what you think and share information.  Please LIKE us today and let us know what is on your mind.


Mark Your Calendars

  • Mon, Nov 26 - School Musical Auditions @ 3:00pm details...
  • Tue, Nov 27 - Picture Retake @ 8:30am details...
  • Thu, Nov 29 - Transition to High School planning morning (Special Education) @9:00am details...
  • Sat, Dec 01 - 2018 Newton Family Conference @ 1:00pm details...
  • Wed, Dec 05 - Early Release Day @ 11:30am details...

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42 Vernon St.
Newton, MA 02458

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