Category Archives: From the PTO

Thank You Annual Fund Donors!

A big thank you to all who have donated to the PTO Annual Fund so far this year! Your contributions enable the Bigelow PTO to support many programs and services that benefit our students.

The Annual Fund is ongoing. A gift of any size will help us reach our goal of 100% participation! There are many ways to donate:

  • via Venmo @BigelowPTONewton
  • write a check and mail to Bigelow Middle School c/o PTO
  • via the website at bigelowpto.org/donate/

Matching gifts are a great way to maximize your donation! Please consider adding Bigelow PTO to your company’s annual donation matching program, if applicable. Bigelow Middle School PTO is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID #20-0348453. All donations are tax deductible to the extent of the law.

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Registration for Newton Girls Lacrosse 2023 Spring Season is Open!

The Newton Girls Lacrosse (NGL) program has been dedicated to providing Newton lacrosse players and their families a community based developmental lacrosse program since 1999.  

The program is open to all skills levels in grades 1-8. Our team of dedicated volunteer coaches deliver a fun, safe and inclusive youth sports environment.  

The goals of this instructional program are to develop our players lacrosse skills, and to provide space for building new friendships with players from across the city.

Please see our website for more information: http://www.newtongirlslacrosse.com/

For questions please email ngl.program@gmail.com.

The Season of Giving

It’s that time of year and your inbox is probably filled with worthy organizations asking for donations. The Bigelow Middle School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is one cause that doesn’t get more personal: our kids’ education. As parents and guardians of Bigelow students, we are all members of the PTO, an organization that is well worth supporting.

Why give to the PTO?

  • We underwrite programs that the Newton Public School’s budget does not cover, such as Creative Arts and Sciences and classroom technology.
  • We supplement supplies for the classrooms.
  • We offer field trip scholarships.
  • We provide assistance to Bigelow families who have fallen under unfortunate circumstances.
  • We serve as an important communication channel between the school and parents.
  • We help build the community that makes Bigelow a special place for our children.

Please support these important programs with your gift to Bigelow PTO online, via Venmo (@BigelowPTONewton), or by check.
Matching gifts are a great way to maximize your donation! Some companies will double or triple your gift to education.

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Did you know that you can make your Annual Fund contribution by Venmo?

Simply send your donation via Venmo to @BigelowPTONewton. Please put “Annual Fund” in the memo line.

Donations to the Annual Fund support Bigelow creative arts and science presentations, the One School One Book project, community building events, cultural events, field trip scholarships, classroom supplies not covered by NPS, and lots more!  

Venmo to: @BigelowPTONewton.  Please don’t delay and make your contribution today!  A big thank you to those who already donated!  

For other ways to donate, visit: http://bigelowpto.org/donate