The latest announcements from the Principal, PTO, and NPS...

8th Grade Parents – PLEASE consider helping at the car wash and/or Surf the Turf

Dear 8th grade parents,

Our students are in the home stretch of their Bigelow years.  And we need your help in sending them off with some special year end events.  Please consider volunteering to help with the car wash / bake sale this Thursday June 2 or at Surf the Turf on Friday June 10th at Newton North from 7-9pm.

See below to sign up for the car wash / bake sale.  To volunteer to help with Surf the Turf, please email us at

Thank you for your support!!


8th Grade Car Wash – Thursday June 2

5279776-hand-holding-a-soapy-sponge-used-to-wash-the-carThe Spring 8th grade car wash / bake sale will be Thursday, June 2  school from 3-4:45pm in the Bigelow Parking Lot.  Come and get your car clean,  grab a snack and support the 8th grade.

FOR 8th Grade Parents:  If you would like to donate items for the bake sale or help supervise the car wash, please sign up here:  

Sign Up Now!

This is a fun event for 8th grade students and proceeds go towards funding 8th grade year end events including scholarships for the cultural trips to NYC and Quebec City.

SchoolKidz Available to Purchase now

If you enjoy standing in the long lines at Staples the day before school starts buying school supplies, then the SchoolKidz program is not for you!  But if you like having all your kid’s school supplies conveniently delivered to the school then order you student’s SchoolKidz today.  Kits will be available for pick up the week before school starts.

To order please go to and enter account #32972

The Bigelow School Council has been working with the faculty regarding the safe weight of backpacks.  Please click here to see a letter with information on selecting a backpack for your student.

Please Note:  All binders have been upgraded to heavy duty.  (2) combination locks and a calculator are included in the 6th grade supply kit.  If your student needs new locks or a calculator in 7th or 8th grade those can be ordered separately on the website.

The SchoolKidz program:  

  • Will save you time,
  • Make “back-to-school time” less hectic
  • Offers competitive pricing
  • Avoid those impulse buys and long lines
  • And Bigelow Middle School PTO receives a portion of the sales which will help fund programs like the Creative Arts and Sciences.

Email with any questions

For Cabot Alumni – Retirement Party

Retirement celebration for Elaine Ropi, Cabot music teacher
We invite all in the Cabot community, past and present, to join us for a special farewell event on Wednesday, June 15. Please come to the Cabot Community Park following 3pm dismissal to share well wishes with a treasured teacher who will be retiring this June, longtime music teacher Elaine Ropi.
Please feel free to share this invitation with those in the community who you think might be interested in attending.  Read more on

Upcoming Events

Tue, May 31, 7:30AM MORNING-Fitness Club (details...)
Tue, May 31, 7:00PM Orchestra Spring Concert
Wed, Jun 01, 7:30AM MORNING-Basketball (details...)
Wed, Jun 01, 2:45PM Woodworking
Wed, Jun 01, 2:45PM Coding Club
Wed, Jun 01, 2:45PM Woodworking Club (details...)
Wed, Jun 01, 3:00PM Yearbook Club (details...)
Wed, Jun 01, 3:00PM Movie Makers Club (details...)
Wed, Jun 01, 3:00PM BAC (details...)
Wed, Jun 01, 3:00PM Magic the Gathering Club
Wed, Jun 01, 3:00PM Coding Club (details...)
Thu, Jun 02, 7:30AM MORNING-Fitness Club (details...)
Thu, Jun 02, 2:45PM CAD/CAM Club
Thu, Jun 02, 2:45PM Creativity and Crafts (details...)
Thu, Jun 02, 2:45PM Math Team (details...)
Thu, Jun 02, 3:00PM BAC (details...)
Thu, Jun 02, 3:00PM Grade 8 Carwash
Fri, Jun 03, 7:30AM MORNING-Basketball (details...)
Fri, Jun 03, 3:00PM GSA Meeting (details...)
Fri, Jun 03, 6:30PM All School Dance
Mon, Jun 06, 7:30AM MORNING-Basketball (details...)
Mon, Jun 06, 2:45PM CAD/CAM Club (details...)
Mon, Jun 06, 2:50PM Bridge Club
Mon, Jun 06, 3:00PM Bridge Club (details...)
Mon, Jun 06, 3:00PM BAC (details...)
Mon, Jun 06, 3:00PM Creative Writing Club (details...)
Mon, Jun 06, 7:00PM Jazz Band Spring Concert

See the PTO website calendar for further listings.