The 2020-21 School Year calendar is now available. Note the late Labor Day and the high school graduation dates. Follow this link to download the PDF file and print it: www.newton.k12.ma.us/calendar
The Geo Bee is coming soon! The Qualifying Quiz will be given in homebase on Wednesday, Dec. 18. Do your best on this quiz–if you qualify for the school championship, participation is optional.
If you want to prepare, go to the Bigelow website and follow the link to the Geo Bee Study Corner.
School-wide Championship on Tuesday, February 4, 2020.
EQ FOR ALL! (EQ = Emotional Intelligence)
Learn to build your EQ and empathy skills to become a better leader and become an even better citizen!
Wednesday, Dec 11th, 3-4PM, Room G03
*Missed Part 1? No problem! All are welcome
Sponsored by the Bigelow World Issues and Politics Club (Advised by Ms. Hajjar)
Get your friends & family together & let’s go ice skating!
This Friday, December 6th, from 8pm-10pm, Bigelow families will meet at the Warrior Arena. This is where the Bruins Practice! Bring your skates or rent really cool ones! There will be a DJ because Friday Skate Night is Rock N’ Skate! Whoohoo! Lots of kids came out last year that had never skated, so bring your friends and come out!
Bigelow Skate Night 2019
When: Friday, December 6th, from 8pm to 10pm
Where: Warrior Ice Arena – 90 Guest Street, Brighton MA 02135
Admission: $10 – Includes Ice Skate Rental (part is donated to the PTO)
You have to say you are from Bigelow Middle School to get the discounted rate.
- Please, get there in advance so you don’t have to wait in line.
- Helmets are highly recommended (limited amount available to borrow).
- Chaperons are required for all guests under 18.
- Parking is available in the 80/90 Guest Street Garage (be sure to validate your ticket for 3 hours of complimentary parking)
- Concession stand will be open
The event is open to the general public. Bigelow teachers and parents always join. Caregivers are responsible for their child’s’ admission and transport. Families are welcome to come join the fun. There is a galley area for parents to gather and watch if they do not want to skate.
Reminder: Wednesday, December 4, is an early release day. All students will be dismissed at 11:30.
Mark your calendars for other early release days: 2/6, 3/19, (5/7 if needed)
Pre-Thanksgiving dinner. Before you head out of town or start cooking for the holiday, order dinner from Blue Ribbon BBQ or eat at the restaurant to support our school. When you purchase your meal, say you are from Bigelow. The restaurant will donate 20% of your meal’s price back to the Bigelow PTO.
Blue Ribbon BBQ Dinner
Tuesday, November 26
Order In or Take Out
- 1375 Washington Street, Newton, MA 02465
- 908 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476
- 342 Washington Street, Dedham, MA 02026
Bigelow PTO will get 20% of your meal’s price!
Reminder: Wednesday, November 27, is an early release day. All students will be dismissed at 11:30. There are no late buses, and no lunch is served for grade 6 and 7.
8th Graders will participate in the “Turkey Bowl” – the annual flag football match between students on Cluster 8E vs Cluster 8F for the coveted “Turkey Trophy.” Following the game, there will a pizza luncheon for 8th grade students. They can purchase tickets for this lunch ahead of time in homebase or next Wednesday. For $4 students can get pizza, a cupcake, and a drink. This lunch is a special fundraiser for the 8th grade scholarship fund, so students must pay cash—no lunch accounts can be used.