BMS Calendar

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Gr 6 - Nature's Classroom

Packets about Nature's Classroom were sent home with 6th grade students this week. Please complete the form on the first page as soon as possible to indicate whether or not your child will attend Nature's Classroom. Registration, student contract and payment #1 for $75 are due today. Teams will attend Nature's Classroom on the following schedule:
  • 6 Lions & 6 Pumas: April 8-12, 2019 @ Pondside Site, Charlton MA
  • 6 Jaguars & 6 Tigers: April 8-12, 2019 @ Hilltop Site, Charlton MA
  • 6 Cougars, 6 Bobcats & 6 Wildcats: April 29-May 3, 2019 @ Hilltop Site, Charlton MA
Payment of $375 may be made in full or on the following schedule of five $75 payments. Checks should be made payable to Beverly Middle School. Please also consider contributing to the Nature's Classroom Scholarship Fund and support the fundraisers we do through the year.
  • Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 (#1)
  • Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 (#2)
  • Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 (#3)
  • Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 (#4)
  • Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 (#5)
You may also view this information online.

Extracurricular Activities

Lots of after school clubs are starting up!
  • Signups for Flag Football were yesterday after school and during lunch today. It starts next week.
  • Monday - Art Club, Creative Writers Club and Student Council start 10/15.
  • Tuesday - Newspaper Club and Cribbage/Chess Club start 10/16
  • Wednesday - Flute Club meets (started in September)
  • Thursday - Green Team starts 10/18 and Math Team is ongoing (new members welcome); Yearbook starts 10/25.
Click here for details. Information is available to students through announcements, TV monitors, and a list posted in the front office. 

Scouts Halloween Party

Come to a Halloween Party and learn about Cub Scouts! It's on 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.

Field Hockey

The 7th and 8th grade Field Hockey team has a game today at 4:00 here on the turf vs. Danvers. Athletes should be on the field by 3:15 dressed in their white uniforms. We love fans, so please come out to show your support and Panther Cub Pride!

YMCA Teen Dance Tonight

There will be a YMCA Teen Dance held tonight, Friday, October 12th. 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.

Huge Yard Sale Tomorrow At BMS

HUGE Multi-Family Yard Sale to benefit the students of the Beverly High Music Department

Saturday, October 13th 8:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. Beverly Middle School Parking Lot (Cabot St. side)

Costumes, props and set pieces from the BHS musical closets will also be on sale at this event. Come find the perfect Halloween outfit!

Community members wishing to set up a table and sell their own wares are welcome for a $20 donation to the music department.

To reserve a spot or for more info, email lpilanen@bevelyschools.org.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Pizza Book Club Meets 11/7

The 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

Extracurricular Activities

Lots of after school clubs are starting up!
  • Signups for Flag Football is today after school in the 3rd floor cafeteria and during lunch on Friday
  • Art Club, Creative Writers Club and Student Council start on Monday 10/15.
  • Newspaper Club and Cribbage/Chess Club start Tuesday 10/16
  • Flute Club meets on Wednesdays
  • Green Team and Math Team meet next Thursday, and Yearbook starts Thursday the 25th.
Click here for details. Information is available to students through announcements, TV monitors, and a list posted in the front office.

Trunk or Treat at Lynch Park 10/27

Be a Trunker or be a Treater at Lynch Park from 5-7 pm on Saturday, October 27. Decorate your vehicle and hand out candy to cute trick-or-treaters! Or you can bring a child to go trunk to trunk in a safe, supervised atmosphere.

Check this flyer for more information or to register as a "trunker".

Beverly Public Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Beverly Public Library are holding their semi-annual book sale Saturday, October 20 through Sunday, October 28 in the Sohier Room. If you are a member (or want to join!) the Friends you can come to a members-only preview sale on Friday evening, October 19 from 6-8 pm.

For more information, see this flyer.

Cross Country

The BMS Orange XC team beat Saugus yesterday. Congratulations to the team and to our first place finishers, Carli Atwood and TJ Betts. 

Practices for both teams have been canceled this afternoon. Neither the black nor the orange have practice today.

We will see you next week for our regularly scheduled practices!

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Fab Lab Signups Through Friday

The Fab Lab is starting next Tuesday from 3:30-3:45. If you are interested in making a rideable hovercraft stop by room 316 to sign up.

YMCA Teen Dance Friday

There will be a YMCA Teen Dance held this Friday, October 12th. 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.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Extracurricular Activities

After school activities are starting up! Some have just begun and others will start later this month.

View an updated list of BMS extracurricular activities

Please note: You may have received an incorrect link earlier on Tuesday.

Picture Day 10/31

School picture day is on Wednesday, October 31 this year. Details coming soon!

Women's Flag Football Tournament 11/25

The First Annual Women's Flag Football Tournament will be held at Beverly High School on  Sunday, November 25 starting at 10:00 am. Register with your friends as a team or you can just sign up yourself as an individual!

For more information, see this flyer or email aknapp@xflagfootball.com.

No School Days Coming Up

There is no school for students on the following days:

  • Tuesday, November 6 - Staff Development Day
  • Monday, November 12 - Veteran's Day (observed)
  • Thursday, November 22 & Friday November 23 - Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Friday, December 7 - Staff Development Day
  • Monday, December 24 through Tuesday, January 1 - December Vacation
There are early release days on the following days. Lunch is not served on early release days.
  • Wednesday, November 21 - 1:00 release for Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Thursday, December 6 - 12:15 release for Parent Afternoon Back
Please note that Friday, December 21 is a full school day. Students will be released at 3:00 pm.

Fun Day for K-5 Nov. 6

There's no school for students on Tuesday, November 6 - you can drop off K-5 kids for a fun day in the BHS Field House from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm! Experienced BHS Peer Leaders will lead a day of supervised activities.

For more information, see this flyer or email Mrs. Flaherty at aflaherty@beverlyschools.org.

Field Hockey

Today's field hockey game is home vs. Swampscott. Girls are to arrive by 3:15 to set up the field wearing their white uniforms. Any questions, please see Coach McGrath in room 444.

Yard Sale at BMS Saturday

HUGE Multi-Family Yard Sale to benefit the students of the Beverly High Music Department

Saturday, October 13th 8:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. Beverly Middle School Parking Lot (Cabot St. side)

Costumes, props and set pieces from the BHS musical closets will also be on sale at this event. Come find the perfect Halloween outfit!

Community members wishing to set up a table and sell their own wares are welcome for a $20 donation to the music department.

To reserve a spot or for more info, email lpilanen@bevelyschools.org.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Last Day for Direct Donation Drive

Tuesday, October 9 is the final day of the Direct Donation Drive!! 

Donate NOW to be entered to win fantastic grade-level $100 prizes and the grand prize raffle - $500.00 Best Buy Gift Card! 100% of your donation goes DIRECTLY to support your student's curriculum and enrichment. 

Go to the Beverly PTO website's Direct Drive page for information about prizes or to donate via PayPal !

https://sites.google.com/view/beverly-middle-school-pto/direct-donation-drive