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

Car Wash / Bake Sale – This Friday Sept 19

Is your car getting a little dirty?  Let the 8th grade Bigelow class get it cleaned up for you.  Friday, September 19, 3 - 5 pm, in the Bigelow Parking Lot.  Cost: $10   And if you are a little hungry, there will also be a bake sale.

All proceeds go towards 8th grade graduation activity and field trip expenses.

For 8th grade parents:  If you would like to help at the car wash / bake sale, please see below.

Bigelow Car Wash Sign-Up Sheet -

Bigelow Bake Sale Sign-Up Sheet -

6th Grade Parent Pot Luck Dinner – This Friday, Sept 19th

Friday, September 19th ─ 6th Grade Potluck Dinner at 7pm, at the home of Mary Gwo-Shu Lee and Lex Van der Ploeg, 101 Hammond Street, Newton.

This is a great way to meet other 6th grade parents.

Please RSVP to Mary at Gwo-Shu_Lee@DFCI.HARVARD.EDU

Please bring your own beverage and then if your child’s last name begins with:

  • A – E    Please bring a dessert
  • F - L     Please bring a main dish
  • M - R   Please bring a side dish or salad
  • S - Z    Please bring an appetizer

We hope to see you there!!

Please note:  This is an adult only evening.

SOUP AND SUPPER STROLL – Call for Hosts / Save the Date

Bigelow’s 6th Annual Soup and Supper Stroll - Saturday, November 1, 6.00pm onwards

The evening starts with appetizers at a Bigelow family’s home with everyone attending the “Stroll”.  Here you will find out the name and address of your Soup and Supper host and learn who the other guests are at your supper venue.  After supper, we will reconvene at a surprise location for coffee and dessert.

Please save this date, organize your childcare and prepare for a really fun evening which benefits our children’s school. This is a great way to meet other Bigelow parents.

More information on sign-up will follow in October.

Interested in hosting?

- want to host but don’t want to cook?  - want to cook but not at your house?

All this is possible – please contact us and we will help you make it happen!  Dinner hosts just need to provide soup and a supper dish – no need to make appetizers and desserts.  Thank you!!!!

Contact: Jacquie Arbuckle at 805 558 3265, or Carolyn Judge at 617 794 6436,


LAST CHANCE TO VOLUNTEER – School Directory Advertising

We are still looking for one or two people to lead the Bigelow student directory advertising effort.  This effort needs to get done soon so we can get the printed directories out on schedule.  The past few years we have sold advertising space to local organizations and businesses to support the Bigelow PTO and programs for the school.  This project lasts for approximately one month, 4-5 hours per week and can be done during off hours and primarily through email.  If you are interested or have questions, please email us at  PLEASE CONSIDER VOLUNTEERING TO HELP WITH THIS.

Earn $$ for Bigelow when you Shop at Stop and Shop

Please register your Stop and Shop card and earn $$ for Bigelow while you shop.

Please go to and select CUSTOMER REGISTRATION to register online using your Stop and Shop Card.  OR you can email Stacey Horsik at with your last name and 13 digit ID Stop & Shop card number.

Click Here for more information.

Your family, neighbors and friends can register their cards as well.  

The Bigelow ID# is Bigelow Middle School ID#08615 

Last year we made close to $400.  Thank you to the Bigelow Community for your support