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Friday, January 11, 2019

Polar Plunge

North Shore Community Development Inc., Lifebridge North Shore and River House are asking you to bring together friends and family to support the mission to end homelessness.

By joining the fundraiser for the 2019 Polar Plunge, you will help combat homelessness and will be giving the opportunity for groups and individuals to make some great changes in their community and beyond! The 2019 Beverly Polar Plunge will be held at Lynch Park on Super Bowl Sunday, February 3, 2019!

Click here to see the flyer for more information or download a sponsor sheet.

BMS Spring Musical Auditions Next Week

Auditions for the BMS Spring Musical will be held next week!
  • Tuesday, January 15 @ 3:15 - 5:00
  • Thursday, January 17 @ 3:15 - 5:00
Those who wish to audition should prepare a song and/or a monologue.

Rehearsals will be Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 3:15 - 4:45 in the BMS Auditorium. (Not every actor will need to attend every single rehearsal, depending on what is being rehearsed that day - a specific schedule to follow once parts have been assigned)

For details see this flyer and/or contact Mr. Mark Hecox by email at mhecox@beverlyschools.org.

Gr 6 - Nature's Classroom Payment Due Today

Grade 6 students have received packets with information about Nature's Classroom. You can also view or download the packets online.

Thank you to all who sent in in your first or full payment for your student's 6th grade Nature's Classroom trip.

The January payment of $75 is due on January 11, 2019. 

Click here for an updated payment schedule.

Questions may be directed to Kathy Mullins in the main office.

6 Lions & 6 Pumas go April 8-12 at the Pondsite Site in Charlton, MA
6 Jaguars & 6 Tigers go April 8-12 at the Hilltop Site in Charlton, MA
6 Bobcats, 6 Cougars & 6 Wildcats go April 29-May 3 at the Hilltop Site in Charlton, MA

Essex North Shore Application Deadline Today

Essex North Shore is accepting applications from students currently in grade 8 through today, Friday, January 11.

Click here to go to the page with the application information and click on the big Apply Now button to start the process.

Gr 8 - Boston Trip Payment Due TODAY

Attention Grade 8 Parents,

This is just a reminder that the first payment for the Grade 8 Boston Trip is due tomorrow, Friday, January 11th. The trip will be on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

Thank you to those of you who have already submitted payments. And a HUGE thanks to those of you who sent in donations to support students who need some financial assistance to attend the trip. Your generosity is much appreciated!

The full payment schedule is as follows (of course, you may pay in full at any time):
  • January 11 - $100
  • February 8 - $50
  • March 8 - $50 
  • April 5 - $20
Click here to download the packet of information for this year's Grade 8 trip to Boston.

If you would like to set up a different payment schedule for your child, or would like to request financial assistance, please call or email Ms. Jamie Norton, 8th Grade Assistant Principal at 978-921-6103 x24460 or jnorton@beverlyschools.org.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Register for Indoor Flag Football

Register now for indoor flag football Winter 2 season. The season runs from Feb. 2 - March 23. All games are played at the D&R Indoor Sports Arena in Topsfield on Saturday afternoons.

For more information, see this flyer or go to www.newenglandsportsllc.com.

Chipotle Fundraiser Saturday

The BHS Robotics team is holding a fundraiser at Chipotle on Saturday, January 12 from 4-8pm.

Bring this flyer or just show it on your smartphone and the team will get 33% of the proceeds of your purchase.

Gr 6 - Nature's Classroom Payment Due Friday

Grade 6 students have received packets with information about Nature's Classroom. You can also view or download the packets online.

Thank you to all who sent in in your first or full payment for your student's 6th grade Nature's Classroom trip.

The January payment of $75 is due on January 11, 2019.

Click here for an updated payment schedule.

Questions may be directed to Kathy Mullins in the main office.

6 Lions & 6 Pumas go April 8-12 at the Pondsite Site in Charlton, MA
6 Jaguars & 6 Tigers go April 8-12 at the Hilltop Site in Charlton, MA
6 Bobcats, 6 Cougars & 6 Wildcats go April 29-May 3 at the Hilltop Site in Charlton, MA

Essex North Shore Application Deadlne Tomorrow

Essex North Shore is accepting applications from students currently in grade 8 through tomorrow, Friday, January 11.

Click here to go to the page with the application information and click on the big Apply Now button to start the process.

Honors Vocal

Honors vocal rehearsal is next Monday January 14th at 3pm in room 155.

Centerville Red Cross Blood Drive 1/31

Centerville Elementary School hosts its 2nd Annual Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, January 31 from 2-7pm.

Sign up now for a time slot by going to the American Red Cross Blood Services website and then search by zip code (01915) and date (January 31).

See this flyer for more details.

Breakfast is Served - Every Day!

One of the goals of Beverly Public Schools Food Service is to increase participation in meals, especially for breakfast. As a district, we have a 40% lunch participation but only a 10% breakfast participation.

Please see the attached flyer for more information about breakfast at school and to highlight other important information from Food Service.

Spring Musical Auditions Next Week

Auditions for the BMS Spring Musical will be held next week!
  • Tuesday, January 15 @ 3:15 - 5:00
  • Thursday, January 17 @ 3:15 - 5:00
Those who wish to audition should prepare a song and/or a monologue.

Rehearsals will be Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 3:15 - 4:45 in the BMS Auditorium. (Not every actor will need to attend every single rehearsal, depending on what is being rehearsed that day - a specific schedule to follow once parts have been assigned)

For details see this flyer and/or contact Mr. Mark Hecox by email at mhecox@beverlyschools.org

PTO Meeting January 24

The PTO's next meeting is Thursday, January 24 at 6:30 in the BMS Library. There are NO membership dues. Mr. Poska relies on PTO funding for various events and the PTO relies on parents. 

The PTO website has TONS of information on how to deal with Fortnite addiction, new City Marijuana regulations, who to contact to support the PTO, and the PTO's FINAL fundraiser for the year (hint: it involves a calendar)!! Parents can always check out the PTO's website at https://sites.google.com/view/beverly-middle-school-pto/home 

Parents can contribute Box Tops to further support our school's PTO. The Box Top container is located in the main office! 

We cannot wait to see you at our next meeting! The website is at https://sites.google.com/view/beverly-middle-school-pto/home

Gr 8 - Boston Trip Deposit Due Friday

Attention Grade 8 Parents,

This is just a reminder that the first payment for the Grade 8 Boston Trip is due tomorrow, Friday, January 11th. The trip will be on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

Thank you to those of you who have already submitted payments. And a HUGE thanks to those of you who sent in donations to support students who need some financial assistance to attend the trip. Your generosity is much appreciated!

The full payment schedule is as follows (of course, you may pay in full at any time):
  • January 11 - $100
  • February 8 - $50
  • March 8 - $50 
  • April 5 - $20
Click here to download the packet of information for this year's Grade 8 trip to Boston.

If you would like to set up a different payment schedule for your child, or would like to request financial assistance, please call or email Ms. Jamie Norton, 8th Grade Assistant Principal at 978-921-6103 x24460 or jnorton@beverlyschools.org.

Yearbook Price Increases Jan 12

Dear Parents and Guardians,

The 2018-2019 yearbook -- the first for Beverly Middle School is officially on sale! Buy it now at
http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A03409530

The Early Bird special gives you the reduced price of $16.00 only through January 11. It's available now, but for limited time, at a discount! The price will increase to $20.00 on January 12, 2019!


YMCA Teen Dance Tomorrow

There will be a YMCA Teen Dance held this Friday, January 11th. 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.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Essex Tech Application Deadline Friday

Essex North Shore is accepting applications from students currently in grade 8 through Friday, January 11.

Click here to go to the page with the application information and click on the big Apply Now button to start the process.

Last Day for Reduced Yearbook Price

Dear Parents and Guardians,

The 2018-2019 yearbook -- the first for Beverly Middle School is officially on sale! Buy it now at
http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A03409530

The Early Bird special gives you the reduced price of $16.00 only through today, January 11. It's available now, but for limited time, at a discount! The price will increase to $20.00 tomorrow, January 12, 2019!


Lost & Found Full Again!

There must be lots of cold and thirsty BMS students, judging from the number of jackets, sweaters, hats and water bottles in the lost and found next to the school library.

Click here to see a photo album with photos of the items in there as of today. These have all shown up since early December, when we donated dozens of items to Beverly Bootstraps.

Please urge your child to check this area or stop in yourself.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Yearbook - Get Your Discount Now!

Dear Parents and Guardians,

The 2018-2019 yearbook -- the first for Beverly Middle School is officially on sale! Buy it now at
http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A03409530

The Early Bird special gives you the reduced price of $16.00. It's available now, but for limited time at a discount! The price will increase to $20.00 after January 11, 2019!


Newspaper Club

Newspaper Club meets today (Tuesday) after school in the library.

Inner Cycle Fundraiser

Join the fun at Inner Cycle (Beverly) on Saturday, January 26, 2019. Get inspired and energized while supporting our grade 6th grade trip to Nature’s Classroom!

Sign up online at https://goo.gl/iEHgpg to secure your spot. Space is limited, so book your class now! There are two classes available, 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM.

FAB Lab - Cancelled Today

Due to an unexpected illness, the Fab Lab is canceled today. We will continue at the regular time next week. Sorry for the short notice.

Monday, January 7, 2019

YMCA Teen Dance Friday

There will be a YMCA Teen Dance held this Friday, January 11th. 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.

Girls Who Code postponed

The public library meeting for Girls Who Code, which was scheduled for this afternoon, has been cancelled.

BMS Science Fair Registration Open Now

Beverly Middle School's Science Fair is coming on Tuesday, February 26!

Registration is open now. Click here to fill out the registration form so you can tell us about your wonderful self and what you're thinking about for a project (or if you don't know what you want to do yet)!

There will be three after-school mentoring sessions before the Science Fair on January 10, January 23, and February 4. The sessions are open to all students to help you choose a topic and get started. Have fun exploring!!

If you have any questions contact Mrs. Hopkins in room 131A (dhopkins@beverlyschools.org),
Mrs. Fish in room 339A (bfish@beverlyshcools.org) or Ms. Al-Khalili at reyaal67@gmail.com.