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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Boys & Girls Basketball Tryouts Next Week

Tryouts for both boys' and girls' travel basketball teams will be next week - boys on 10/21 & 10/23 and girls on 10/22 & 10/24. 

Boys Travel Basketball

If your child would like to try out for one of the Boys Middle School Travel Basketball Teams please note that tryouts will be Monday, October 21st and Wednesday, October 23rd at Beverly High School in the field house. The times are the same for both Monday, October 21st and Wednesday, October 23rd:
  • Grades 4, 5 and 6: 5:30 PM registration followed by 6:00 – 7:30 tryout session 
  • Grades 7 and 8: 7:00 PM registration followed by 7:30 – 9:00 tryout session
There is no fee for the tryout session. The fee for a player who makes a team will be $350 for the season. The registration form should be completed and brought to the tryouts. 

Games are played on weekends and typically begin in late November or early December and run through end of February or early March.

Please note that the middle school travel basketball teams are separate from the in-town Kiwanis basketball program run by the Beverly YMCA and after school intramurals run by BMS.

See this flyer for more information or contact A J Muth at (781) 213-9973 or aj@bostonnational.com.


Girls Travel Basketball 

If your daughter would like to try out for one of the Girls Middle School Travel Basketball Teams please note that tryouts will be Tuesday, October 22nd and Thursday, October 24th at Beverly Middle School.  The times are:
  • Grades 4, 5 and 6: 5:45 PM registration followed by 6:00 – 7:30 tryout session 
  • Grades 7 and 8: 7:15 PM registration followed by 7:30 – 9:00 tryout session
There is no fee for the tryout session and it is suggested that the girls attend both sessions. Please note that the middle school travel basketball teams are separate from the in town Kiwanis basketball program run by the Beverly YMCA or after school intramurals run by BMS.

See this flyer for more information or contact Lorinda Visnick at (978) 987-7749 or lorinda_visnick@yahoo.com. You can also follow the organization on Facebook

No School Friday, October 18

Due to widespread power outages in Beverly, there is no school on Friday, October 18.

School Cancelled

Due to widespread power outages in Beverly, there is no school on Thursday, October 17.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Yearbook Cancelled Thursday

Yearbook club is cancelled on Thursday October 17th. Remember to keep taking photos of your assigned club/activity and bring them to our next meeting on Thursday October 24th.

Public Library Teen Events

Movies, books -- and pizza this fall at the public library. What could be better?

Next week, on Thursday, October 24 from 3:30 – 5:30 PM the Beverly Public Library wi ll be showing Captain Marvel on the big screen in the Sohier Room…with free pizza! This event is for students in grades 6-12 only -- no parents or younger children!

The Pizza Book Club is reading Cloud and Wallfish by Anne Nesbet this fall. Read a great book, discuss it, and eat free Pizza! Pizza Book Club will meet on Tuesday, November 12 from 3:45-4:45 and is open to teens in grades 6-12, but is especially good for middle school. (BMS students: Ask your teacher if Pizza Book Club can fulfill your independent reading requirement.)

See this flyer for more information about the book. You can pick up a copy at the circulation desk on the 2nd floor of the library. This event requires registration.

Lost and Found

The Boy Scouts picked up a couple dozen items yesterday that had been in our lost and found for over a month.

We still have about 70 jackets, sweaters, and shirts and a number of other items, like lunch boxes, hats and more that have come to the lost and found in the past couple of weeks alone! These items have been tagged with a date and any still here as of mid-November will be donated to charity by Thanksgiving.

Please make sure your child checks the lost and found carefully for any lost items, or come by yourself, if convenient. It is outside the BMS library.


Math Team - Meet Tomorrow

Math Team members with signed permissions slips should meet in the 3rd floor cafeteria at the end of the day tomorrow (Thursday). 

Bring your stuff and a PENCIL, no iPads needed for 5th and 6th graders. Please arrange for pick up around 5:15.

Field Hockey Game Postponed

Today's FH game vs. Swampscott has been postponed until October 29th. There will be no practice due to teacher meetings after school today. We will resume practice tomorrow. If you have any questions, please see Coach McGrath in room 444.

Robotics Club

Just a reminder that the robotics club will meet tomorrow in room 316 from 3:05-3:45.

Black Team XC

Just a reminder to all black team cross country members, please report to the first floor cafeteria after school today. We have an away meet at Swampscott Middle School!

Halloween Party Saturday at CIS

There will be a kids' Halloween Party at CIS (Centerville Improvement Society) on Saturday, October 19 from 5-7pm.

See this flyer for more information.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Cool Kids of the Week

Grace Williams
Connor LaQuaglia
Grade 5 Cool Kid of the Week
Conner LaQuaglia
Conner is one of the most helpful students in the cafeteria. He consistently meets every cafeteria expectation, and then goes above and beyond. Conner uses the butler every day to pick up messes on the floor!

Grade 6 Cool Kid of the Week
Grace Williams

Grace is always willing to help other students who may be struggling with their classwork. She comes to class prepared, finishes all her homework, and is extremely polite to other students and teachers. Grace has impeccable manners.

Grade 7 Cool Kid of the Week
Ava Mack

Ava Mack
Ava won the 7 Hale student of the month for Sept for exemplifying all of our values at BMS and living out the mantra by being a kind and supportive classmate.

Grade 8 Cool Kid of the Week
Kailey Quintino

Kailey Quintino
Kailey was nominated as our "Ultimate Teammate" because of her frequent demonstration of respect, a positive attitude, and continuous cooperation expectation of using kind words to all members of the community.


Boys' and Girls' Basketball Tryouts Next Week

Boys Travel Basketball

If your child would like to try out for one of the Boys Middle School Travel Basketball Teams please note that tryouts will be Monday, October 21st and Wednesday, October 23rd at Beverly High School in the field house. The times are the same for both Monday, October 21st and Wednesday, October 23rd:
  • Grades 4, 5 and 6: 5:30 PM registration followed by 6:00 – 7:30 tryout session 
  • Grades 7 and 8: 7:00 PM registration followed by 7:30 – 9:00 tryout session
There is no fee for the tryout session. The fee for a player who makes a team will be $350 for the season. The registration form should be completed and brought to the tryouts. 

Games are played on weekends and typically begin in late November or early December and run through end of February or early March.

Please note that the middle school travel basketball teams are separate from the in-town Kiwanis basketball program run by the Beverly YMCA and after school intramurals run by BMS.

See this flyer for more information or contact A J Muth at (781) 213-9973 or aj@bostonnational.com.


Girls Travel Basketball 

If your daughter would like to try out for one of the Girls Middle School Travel Basketball Teams please note that tryouts will be Tuesday, October 22nd and Thursday, October 24th at Beverly Middle School.  The times are:
  • Grades 4, 5 and 6: 5:45 PM registration followed by 6:00 – 7:30 tryout session 
  • Grades 7 and 8: 7:15 PM registration followed by 7:30 – 9:00 tryout session
There is no fee for the tryout session and it is suggested that the girls attend both sessions. Please note that the middle school travel basketball teams are separate from the in town Kiwanis basketball program run by the Beverly YMCA or after school intramurals run by BMS.

See this flyer for more information or contact Lorinda Visnick at (978) 987-7749 or lorinda_visnick@yahoo.com. You can also follow the organization on Facebook

French 8 Families

Attention French 8 students, parents and guardians!

As a capping event for our unit on "La cuisine française," we will join together on Thursday, October 24, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for a community supper.

The event will take place at BMS in the first floor cafeteria.

This will be a chance for students (with help from home) to make and share the dishes they have learned about and to celebrate French culture through its food.

Madame Diop, our new Grade 7 French teacher, will be joining us.

Please know that if you are not able to bring a dish, you are still welcome to attend. I will be making a few dishes myself, so there should be enough for everyone.

Questions? Contact Madame Faria at lfaria@beverlyschools.org.

GSA Meets Thurdsday

The GSA meets on Thursdays in room 215, the neighborhood 1 maker space on the second floor.

The GSA seeks to create a safe community for persons of diverse orientations/identities. We are a group of open minded allies that are looking to build a supportive community for students to express themselves at BMS. It is open to all students. For moreinformation, come to a meeting or contact Ms. Dwyer (jdwyer@beverlyschools.org) or Mr. English (wenglish@beverlyschools.org)

Robotics Club

Due to a scheduling conflict, the robotics club will not meet today, Tuesday (10/15). Instead, we will meet on Thursday (10/17).

Gr 8 - Essex Tech Presentation Next Week

On Thursday, October 24 from 9:00 - 9:45, admissions counselors from the Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School will present to our Grade 8 students outlining their programs and the Admissions process, including their Open House information. Some Tech students may join the Admissions Counselors to participate in the presentations and contribute to the Q&A segment at the conclusion of the presentation.

Open House for Essex Tech will be on Saturday, November 16. Check the Essex Tech website for details

Contact Mr. Houli (mhoulihan@beverlyschools.org) with any questions about high school - whether public, technical, or private.

Honors Choir

Honors choir rehearsal is today 3-4pm in room 155, due to the Monday holiday this week.

Flag Football

Flag Football today features the
  • Rams vs. Chiefs
  • Florida vs. Georgia
Meet on the turf at 3:05!

Reminder from the Nurses

This is a friendly reminder from the Beverly Middle School Health Office.

If your child has severe asthma or life-threatening allergies, please send in an extra inhaler or EpiPen to be kept in the clinic at school. All medications kept in the health office require a signed parental/guardian medication form and a signed physician medication order by a licensed prescriber.

Students who need to carry their own inhalers or EpiPens must have written self-administration permission from the licensed prescriber and the parent/guardian.

Attached is the Medication Administration Parent Information, a copy of Beverly Public Schools Physician Medication Order and Parental Consent.

If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to us at (978) 921-6103 Option 7, or email jelder@beverlyschools.orgemoffett@beverlyschools.org or ktobyne@beverlyschools.org.

Thank you!
The BMS Nurses

Rock Climbing and Archery at the Y

Register now for Youth Rock Climbing and Archery or Advanced Rock Climbing at the YMCA.

See this flyer for more information or contact Jared Beane at beanej@northshoreymca.org.

Monday, October 14, 2019

BMS Spirit Wear Available Now

The school spirit wear store is now open!

Todd's Sporting Goods is pleased to offer a selection of cutting-edge BMS spirit wear, from socks and t-shirts to sweatshirts and joggers.  These make great holiday gifts, so you may want to start your shopping now!

Please note that all orders are final and cannot be returned. Orders are done within 7 to 10 business days of order and you will be notified when your order is completed and then will be able to pick up your order at BMS.

Contact Matthew Lampert at g.toddssport@comcast.net or (978) 927-1600 with questions.

This Week in Extracurriculars

Many extracurricular activities are underway! See this list of what we have currently and some of what is coming up later in the year, along with information on where meetings occur and the staff members running the activity. If your child is doing Field Hockey Cross Country, schedule communications are primarily through the team coaches. Here's what's going on in the next week:

Tuesday 10/15
Wednesday 10/16 - teacher meetings after school, teachers will not be available to students 
  • Flute Club
Thursday 10/17
  • Robotics Club - usually meets on Tuesdays, date changed this week only
  • Math Team
  • All City Jazz Ensemble
  • Yearbook
  • GSA
  • Flag Football - see schedule for teams playing
Friday 10/18 - no after school activities on Fridays

Monday 10/21
  • Art Club
  • Chess/Cribbage Club
  • News Club
  • Honors Choir

Robotics Club This Week

Due to a scheduling conflict, the robotics club will not meet this Tuesday (10/15). Instead, we will meet on Thursday (10/17).

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Picture Day Wednesday, October 30

Picture Day is coming! - ¡Ya llega el Día de la Foto!

The easiest way to order school pictures is online at mylifetouch.com. Make sure to order before Picture Day Wednesday, October 30.

Beverly Middle School
Picture Day is Wednesday, October 30
Picture Day ID: MV509255Q0

La manera más fácil de encargar las fotos escolares es en línea en mylifetouch.com
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