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Friday, October 26, 2018

Cross Country

Attention cross country runners: all qualifying runners for Tuesday's NEC meet have been posted outside of the gym. Congratulations to all runners on a fantastic season! 

Also, all black and orange team members mark your calendars: all runners are invited to attend the annual Marc Burns Memorial Meet on Wednesday, November 7th here at Beverly Middle School. 

We will be collecting food donations; all are encouraged to bring canned goods and other non-perishable food items.

Field Hockey

Today is the last field hockey game of the season for our Middle School team. Please meet the bus behind the school as soon as possible after school, and we will be traveling to Stackpole Field in Saugus. If you have $3 for our pizza on Monday, please give that to Coach McGrath in room 444 at your earliest convenience.

Thanksgiving Food Drive

The Beverly Middle School  Student Council is running a food drive to collect food for Beverly Bootstraps from October 29 through November 9. They are trying to collect some of the most-needed foods by focusing on particular items for each grade level.

  • Grade 5: Stuffing mix & canned vegetables
  • Grade 6: Cake/brownie/bread mixes and instant mashed potatoes
  • Grade 7: Canned gravy, chicken broth, cream of mushroom soup
  • Grade 8: Cranberry sauce & French's Fried Onions
Other items are welcome, but please no glass jars!  The collection box will be in the main lobby of the school, outside the office.

YMCA Teen Dance Tonight

There will be a YMCA Teen Dance held tonight at the Teen Center! It will run from 7pm-10pm. You can come to the Y with your friends, hang out, and dance throughout the night. Only $10 per student, snacks and drinks are sold for $1-$2 each. All students must be picked up no later than 10:15pm.

Art Club on Monday for grades 5 & 7

Art Club meets on Monday 10/29 for students in grades 5 and 7 only. Grades 6 and 8 will come the following week.

Click here for a complete schedule.

Picture Day Next Wednesday

Picture Day is on Wednesday, October 31.

Students received envelopes for ordering photos last week. You can also order pictures online. Go to MyLifetouch.com and enter in OB018156Q0 or you can search for Beverly Middle School.

Flag Football

In yesterday's Flag Football action, both the Patriots and the Chiefs were victorious over the Rams and the Cowboys, 12 to 6. The jam-packed action was highlighted by Christian Gauthier's 60-yard touchdown catch and nifty moves by slot receiver Robert Felix.

The next set of Flag Football games is this upcoming Monday, October 29th. Ohio St. will face off against Penn St., while Georgia takes on Florida!

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Field Hockey

Just a reminder that the field hockey team has an away game at Seaside Park in Marblehead today. Please get changed quickly and meet the bus out back as soon as possible after school. We would like to leave as soon as possible. As always, please see Coach McGrath in room 444 with any questions and/or concerns.

Gr 7 Peer Leaders

This message is for any 7th graders who have been invited to participate in the Peer Leader Training. There will be a short meeting next Tuesday, October 30th right after school in Ms. Nichols room 226 for information about the training. See Ms. Nichols in 226 or email her (anichols@beverlyschools.org) with questions.

Cross Country

Attention all cross country team members: just a reminder that practice is cancelled today. Runners who qualify for next Tuesday's NEC meet will be announced tomorrow, and will be attending practice after school on Monday.

Also, the annual Marc Burns Memorial Meet will be held this Wednesday; the location of the meet will be announced tomorrow. All cross country members are strongly encouraged to attend this meet.

Scouts Halloween Party Sunday

Come to a Halloween Party and learn about Cub Scouts! It's on Sunday, Oct. 28 from 2-4pm at CIS Hall at 437 Essex St. This is for girls and boys in grades K-5.

Check this flyer for more information or email Victor at vgangi@comcast.net.

YMCA Teen Dance Tomorrow

There will be a YMCA Teen Dance held tomorrow, October 26th. From 7pm-10pm you can come to the Y with your friends, hang out, and dance throughout the night. Only $10 per student, snacks and drinks are sold for $1-$2 each. All students must be picked up no later than 10:15 pm.

Flag Football

Today's flag football games:

Please meet on the turf at 3:05 ready to listen!!!

BMS Music Department Fundraiser Tonight

Tonight (Thursday, October 25) is the music department Fuddrucker's fundraiser event! From 5-8pm if you eat a meal at Fuddruckers off 128 in Reading inside the Jordan's Furniture building off exit 39 (route 128/95). The music department will receive 20% of your total bill. Also we will be raffling off gift baskets and two tickets to the Broadway musical Hamilton! Once again we will be meeting at the Fuddruckers in Reading off 128.

Make sure you present this flyer to the cashier.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Yearbook Starts Tomorrow

The first meeting of the Beverly Middle School yearbook club will be tomorrow, Thursday, October 25th from 3:05 - 3:45 in Room 407. Email Mrs. Vanderslice (kvanderslice@beverlyschools.org) with any questions.

Math Team

Math team will meet tomorrow (Thursday) from 3-3:45 in room 436, new members are welcome. See Ms. Shaw for more information.

Flag Football

Flag Football continues today with four 6th grade teams - tomorrow grade 7/8 teams play!


Please meet on the turf at 3:05 ready to listen!!!

Holiday Craft Fair at BHS 11/3

The BHS Class of 2019 is sponsoring a Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, November 3 from 9am to 3pm in the BHS Field House.

With more than 50 crafters, you can get your holiday shopping done early at the BHS Holiday Craft Fair Sat. Nov. 3, 9 - 3 in the BHS Field House. There will also be raffles, a face painter, and more. This is a fundraiser for the senior class of 2019.

For more information, check this flyer or email Mary Bigus at mbigus@beverlyschools.org.

Picture Day Next Wednesday

Picture Day is on Wednesday, October 31.

Students received envelopes for ordering photos last week. You can also order pictures online. Go to MyLifetouch.com and enter in OB018156Q0 or you can search for Beverly Middle School.

Fuddrucker's Fundraiser Tomorrow

Tomorrow night (Thursday, October 25) is the music department Fuddrucker's fundraiser event! From 5-8pm if you eat a meal at Fuddruckers off 128 in Reading inside the Jordan's Furniture building off exit 39 (route 128/95). The music department will receive 20% of your total bill. Also we will be raffling off gift baskets and two tickets to the Broadway musical Hamilton! Once again we will be meeting at the Fuddruckers in Reading off 128.

Make sure you present this flyer to the cashier.

Sign Up Now for YMCA Girl Power

The YMCA Girl Power program begins on November 13. It meets Tuesdays at 3:15 right here at Beverly Middle School and is open to students in grades 6-8.

For more information, see this flyer, download the registration form, or email Rhiannon Goehlert at goehlerg@northshoreymca.org.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Craft Fair at Centerville 11/10

Centerville School is holding a Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, November 10 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. More than 75 local crafters and vendors will be there.

For more information, see this flyer or go to the @HolidayCraftMarket Facebook page.

YMCA Teen Dance Friday

There will be a YMCA Teen Dance held this Friday, October 26th. From 7pm-10pm you can come to the Y with your friends, hang out, and dance throughout the night. Only $10 per student, snacks and drinks are sold for $1-$2 each. All students must be picked up no later than 10:15pm.

Flag Football News

Congrats to the Boston College and Michigan Flag football teams Monday on their victories. BC won 13-6 over Notre Dame, while Michigan squeaked by Miami 8-7. Great sportsmanship was had by all teams and players!

Next games:


Please meet on the turf at 3:05 ready to listen!!!

Public Library Book Sale This Week

The Friends of the Beverly Public Library are holding their semi-annual book sale through Sunday, October 28 in the Sohier Room.

For more information, see this flyer.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Flag Football Starts Today

Flag Football starts today. You can view the whole schedule online - team lists are below.
Today's games: Monday, October 22nd:
Boston College vs Notre Dame (grade 5)
Miami vs Michigan (grade 5)

Next games: Wednesday, October 24th:
Auburn vs. LSU (grade 6)
Alabama vs Texas (grade 6)

Newspaper Club

Newspaper Club meets after school in the library on Tuesdays. Students joining are asked to return this form, completed by a parent or guardian at their earliest convenience. A hard copy is available to students when they come to a meeting.

Our members enjoy having a small snack when they arrive and sign in, but in order to purchase snacks we ask that all who are able to please contribute either $5 in cash or an equivalent amount in individually-wrapped snacks (nut free please). They can drop snacks off with Ms. Woznick before school. 

Any questions? Please contact Ms. Woznick at awoznick@beverlyschools.org or in the library or Ms. Walker (ewalker@beverlyschools.org).

Messages from BMS PTO

Comment on Marijuana Regulations
The BMS PTO website at https://sites.google.com/view/beverly-middle-school-pto has information on the final opportunity for Beverly residents to comment on new legal marijuana regulations for the City!!! Check it out!!

Shop on Amazon and Benefit the PTO
Buy holiday presents while donating to the BMS PTO!! Go to smile.amazon.com, enter your Amazon information, and select the Beverly Middle School PTO as your organization to donate to AND Amazon (not you) will give a portion of your purchase to the PTO! Your purchase DOES NOT cost anything extra and parents can use their Amazon Prime. ONE AND DONE!!! The PTO website has more information: https://sites.google.com/view/beverly-middle-school-pto

All About Fortnite
Do you sometimes wonder how to have a meaningful conversation with your middle school child? Ask them about something they LOVE (Fortnite) - the PTO website at https://sites.google.com/view/beverly-middle-school-pto has great suggestions for specific parent questions.

Writers' Club

Writers' Club will meet after school today in room 344. See Mrs. Pratt for details. All are welcome!

Fab Lab Meets Tomorrow

Session 1 of Fab Lab will meet tomorrow (Tuesday) in room 316 from 3 to 3:45.

Student Council

Student Council will be meeting this afternoon (Monday) in room 313A. Any questions please see Ms. Kemes.

Movies & Book Club at Public Library

The Beverly Public Library has a pizza book club each term! This term the book is When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead and it will meet on Wednesday 11/7 from 3:45-4:45.

Click here for a flyer about the Pizza Book Club.

To sign up for the November book club, click here.

See more upcoming events for teens at the public library,  including:
  • Hocus Pocus: The Interactive Movie on Oct. 30
  • Pizza & a Movie with Ant-Man and the Wasp on November 15

BevEd Speaker at BMS Tonight

The Beverly Education Foundation presents Bill  Cummings as part of its Distinguished Speaker Series on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Beverly Middle School Auditorium.

Bill Cummings is a local businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and author of the autobiography Starting Small and Making It Big.

See the attached flyer for more information.

Picture Day is Next Week

Picture Day is on Wednesday, October 31.

Students received envelopes for ordering photos last week. Ask your child for their envelope!

You can also order pictures online. Go to MyLifetouch.com and enter in OB018156Q0 or you can search for Beverly Middle School.

Thursday Fundraiser at Fuddrucker's

Put the BMS Music Department Fundraiser on your calendar for this Thursday, October 25. Go to Fuddrucker's in Reading, off exit 39 (route 128/95) inside Jordan's Furniture building. Take a night off of cooking, have dinner with friends, and 20% of the meal price will go to the BMS Music Department.

Make sure you present this flyer to the cashier.

Endicott College Trick or Treat Tomorrow

Take your kids to Endicott College for trick or treating and crafts from 5:30-7:30pm tomorrow, Tuesday, October 23.

For details, see this flyer.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

BevEd Speaker Tomorrow: Bill Cummings

The Beverly Education Foundation presents Bill  Cummings as part of its Distinguished Speaker Series on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Beverly Middle School Auditorium.

Bill Cummings is a local businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and author of the autobiography Starting Small and Making It Big.

See the attached flyer for more information.