Bigelow 8th Grade End-of-Year Activities

Hello, Bigelow 8th grade families!

Below please find important information about 8th grade end-of-year events, activities, and important dates.

The first important to-do is to COMPLETE THIS FORM to gauge interest in our end-of-year Overnight Trip to Maine on June 7th-June 8th and Dinner Dance Cruise on Tuesday, June 20th from 6-9 pm.


SCHOLARSHIPS:

If your child wants to go on the overnight trip and/or the Dinner Dance Cruise and you are in need of financial assistance, please contact your student’s math teacher or the 8th grade School Counselor Ms. Morrow.

All students who wish to participate in these activities will be able to!


OVERNIGHT TRIP TO MAINE:

The overnight class trip to Maine will include day at Canobie Lake Park, a bowling/arcade/laser tag adventure, a Portland Sea Dogs baseball game, and an overnight hotel stay with chaperones, security, charter buses and all-inclusive meals.

  • Date: June 7th-June 8th.
  • Total price: $350 per Student (Scholarships are available)
  • Payment: Make check payable to “Bigelow Middle School” and place it in an envelope. Please write on the envelope your child’s name and “8th grade trip”. Then, your child should give the envelope to their Math Teacher, either Ms. Mercado or Ms. LeQuire.
  • Your student should have a copy of the permission form and information sheet which is below. Please fill out and have your child hand in to the math teacher along with the payment.

DINNER DANCE CRUISE IN BOSTON:

This dinner dance cruise in Boston has been fun, enjoyable, and safe Bigelow tradition for 8th grade classes, and we are excited for our students to have this experience. The cruise will be chaperoned, and includes a full dinner, drinks and a DJ.

  • Date: Tuesday, June 20th from 6-9 pm
  • Total price: $75 per student (Scholarships are available)
  • Payment can be made in one of the following ways:
    • VENMO @BigelowPTONewton (last 4 digits of phone are 5953) – Please write child’s name
    • ZELLE Using PTO President Gabriela Kroszynski’s email address: frinulia@hotmail.com – please write child’s name in
    • CHECK Make check payable to “Bigelow PTO” and place it in an envelope. Please write on the envelope your child’s name and “8th grade cruise”. Then, your child should give the envelope to their Math Teacher, either Ms. Mercado or Ms. LeQuire.

DONATIONS:

Donations can be made for scholarships for students in need of monetary support to attend the Maine trip and/or dinner dance boat cruise.

If you decide to donate, please indicate that it is a donation.

Donations can be made in one of the following ways:

  • VENMO @BigelowPTONewton (last 4 digits of phone are 5953) – Please write child’s name and that it is a donation
  • ZELLE Using PTO President Gabriela Kroszynski’s email address: frinulia@hotmail.com – please write child’s name and that it is a donation
  • CHECK Make check payable to “Bigelow PTO” and place it in an envelope. Please write on the envelope your child’s name and “8th grade donation”. Then, your child should give the envelope to their Math Teacher, either Ms. Mercado or Ms. LeQuire.

STEP-UP DAY – VISIT TO NEWTON NORTH HS:

Friday, June 9th – More information to come


GRADUATION:

Graduation will be on the last day of school which is currently on June 21st. This date may change if there are any more snow days.


Questions? If you have any questions, please email Gabriela Kroszynski at frinulia@hotmail.com and/or Heather Pozen at hpoz@comcast.net