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Friday, May 10, 2019

Cornhole Tournament

Join in on a fun afternoon and register for a Cornhole Tournament at Beverly Athletic Club on Sunday, June 2 from 2-6 pm.

This is an adult-only event and all proceeds benefit Beverly Youth Football and Cheer. The Registration Deadline is May 30th.

Mary Poppins at BHS

The BHS Spring Musical opens tonight! Mary Poppins will be performed both this weekend and next. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors.

Donate Your Loose Change - it's All for Books!

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming! As part of it we are running and "All for Books" fundraiser. Please donate your loose change and dollar bills. The money raised through this will go to Beverly Bootstraps, who will then purchase books at our fair. The school gets a portion of the money spent and Scholastic matches the dollars to donate to other literacy organizations!

Send your child to school with spare change -- it can be deposited in a box in the office or brought to the library!

Gr 8 - Class T-Shirt Design Contest

Attention 8th grade artists! Want to see your artwork on the 8th grade class t-shirt and graduation program? Then just submit your artwork to Ms. Powers in the main office. 

Design MUST include Beverly Middle School Class of 2019 and artwork needs to be done on a white piece of paper. 

All submissions should be turned in to Ms. Powers by 3pm on May 14th. Your classmates will then have the chance to vote on the winning design. Be sure to include your name and homeroom on the back of your submission. Best of luck artists!

Gr 8 Panoramic Picture Day TODAY

The Grade 8 Panoramic Picture Day is today, Friday, May 10 at 2:15! It will be the first grade 8 class to have their photo taken at the new Beverly Middle School.

All 8th grade students should report to the cafeteria at 2:15 on Friday. The picture is to be taken in the outdoor learning space. In the event of rain, the picture will be taken in the gym, on the bleachers.

Order forms were handed out last week by grade 8 teachers. You can pay by check or online by going to mylifetouch.com and entering in the Picture Day ID OB018029T0. (Hint: copy and paste this number into the box on the website!). Send your student in on picture day with the order form and exact cash payment or a check or your online payment code.

Photos are priced at $18 for just the 8"x24" photo or $22 if you order it laminated.

For more information, click here to see a copy of the order form or call 800-763-4753.

Please refer to this document for more important dates to be aware of as the end of the year approaches.

Volunteer at Scholastic Book Fair

We need lots of parent volunteers to help run the register and keep an eye on things! Please sign up to help now. The fair runs from Tuesday, May 28 through Friday May 31 and includes hours before and after school, plus a parent time on Tuesday at lunchtime.

https://volunteersignup.org/F7D8Q

Parents have to be signed up in advance so we can get you CORI'd in time if you don't have a CORI done at BMS this year.

YMCA Teen Dance Tonight

There will be a YMCA Teen Dance held tonight, Friday, May 10. 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.

Gr 5 & 8 Science MCAS Next Week

STE (Science, Technology & Engineering) MCAS testing for grades 5 and 8 takes place next week.

  • Grade 5 has STE MCAS on Monday 5/13 and Tuesday 5/14
  • Grade 8 has Math MCAS on Wednesday 5/15 and Thursday 5/16

On days when your child has MCAS, please be sure they:
  • Are well-rested
  • Have eaten a nutritious breakfast at home or have time to eat breakfast at school
  • Arrive at school on time

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Props Needed for Play

If you are willing to donate or loan some items for use as props in the school musical, Into the Woods Jr., which opens on 5/31, please check this list for what is needed.

Contact Mr. Hecox at mhecox@beverlyschools.org to tell him what you can give/loan and arrange to drop it off.

Props Needed for Play

If you are willing to donate or loan some items for use as props in the school musical, Into the Woods Jr., which opens on 5/31, please check this list for what is needed.

Contact Mr. Hecox at mhecox@beverlyschools.org to tell him what you can give/loan and arrange to drop it off.

YMCA Teen Dance Tomorrow

There will be a YMCA Teen Dance held tomorrow, Friday, May 10. 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.

Environmental Science Summer Program for Girls

The Glen Urquhart School is offering a one-week Environmental Science & Leadership + Adventures for Girls program the week of June 24-28 from 9am to 4pm.

For more information, see this flyer or contact Nancy Hartmann at nhartmann@gus.org or (978) 927-1064 x131.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Scholastic Book Fair - Parent Volunteers Needed!

We need lots of parent volunteers to help run the register and keep an eye on things! Please sign up to help now. The fair runs from Tuesday, May 28 through Friday May 31 and includes hours before and after school, plus a parent time on Tuesday at lunchtime.

https://volunteersignup.org/F7D8Q

Parents have to be signed up in advance so we can get you CORI'd in time if you don't have a CORI done at BMS this year.

Donate a Dessert for Teacher Lunch Friday

Some wonderful things are being planned for BMS Teacher Appreciation Week 5/6-5/10. Our BMS Staff have had quite a year of changes - new building, new schedule, more kids, etc. We want to let them know how appreciated they are!

The PTO would love your support on 3 core things:

1. Teacher Snacks - Thanks to those who donated this week!

2. Desserts - Drop off a dessert on Friday 5/10 morning for staff to enjoy alongside their special teacher luncheon that day. These can be home-made OR store bought - any and all are appreciated.

3. Donations - If you'd like to send in a couple dollars to go toward either option #1 or #2, please send in an envelope with "Ann Gavin - PTO" on it and it will be placed in the PTO mailbox in the office OR you can Venmo to Beverlymiddle-PTO.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Ann Gavin at 978-578-1887 or anngavin@comcast.net.

Gr 8 Panoramic Photo Friday

The Grade 8 Panoramic Picture Day is this Friday, May 10 at 2:15! It will be the first grade 8 class to have their photo taken at the new Beverly Middle School.

All 8th grade students should report to the cafeteria at 2:15 on Friday. The picture is to be taken in the outdoor learning space. In the event of rain, the picture will be taken in the gym, on the bleachers.

Order forms were handed out last week by grade 8 teachers. You can pay by check or online by going to mylifetouch.com and entering in the Picture Day ID OB018029T0. (Hint: copy and paste this number into the box on the website!). Send your student in on picture day with the order form and exact cash payment or a check or your online payment code.

Photos are priced at $18 for just the 8"x24" photo or $22 if you order it laminated.

For more information, click here to see a copy of the order form or call 800-763-4753.

Please refer to this document for more important dates to be aware of as the end of the year approaches.

National School Nurse Day is Today

School Nurses optimize student health and learning every day of the year. On National School Nurse Day, please take a moment to celebrate and recognize the contributions that school nurses make to the health and learning of our nation's 50 million children. 

Thank you to all of our School Nurses, wishing you a Happy School Nurse Day!

Gr 6 Math MCAS Tomorrow

Math MCAS testing for grades 6 and 7 takes place this week.

  • Grade 7 has Math MCAS on Monday 5/6 and Tuesday 5/7
  • Grade 6 has Math MCAS on Wednesday 5/8 and Thursday 5/9

On days when your child has MCAS, please be sure they:
  • Are well-rested
  • Have eaten a nutritious breakfast at home or have time to eat breakfast at school
  • Arrive at school on time

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Props Needed for Play

If you are willing to donate or loan some items for use as props in the school musical, Into the Woods Jr., which opens on 5/31, please check this list for what is needed.

Contact Mr. Hecox at mhecox@beverlyschools.org to tell him what you can give/loan and arrange to drop it off.

BMS Track

Schedule Update: Marblehead Meet Rescheduled to 5/23 

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Scholastic Book Fair Coming!

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Beverly Middle School!

It will be in the library from Tuesday, May 28 through Friday, May 31. All students will be given an opportunity to come during the school day at an assigned time. The fair will also have some before and after school hours and there will be an online fair to shop without ever setting foot in the school. New this year is an e-wallet, which you will be able to set up ahead of time, so you don't have to remember to give your kids cash or a check!

More details to come later this week, including signups for volunteer slots!

YMCA Teen Dance Friday

There will be a YMCA Teen Dance held this Friday, May 10. 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.

Newspaper Club

Newspaper Club will not have a regular meeting today, Tuesday, May 7.

Students who have assignments for the final issue should plan to turn them in on Google Classroom by tonight (Tuesday evening). See Ms. Woznick in the library or Ms. Walker in room 210 with any questions or go to the library right after school on Tuesday with questions. Ms. Woznick will be available for a quick checkin from 3-3:15 Tuesday.

Next week we plan to review a rough draft of the final issue of the year and make last changes. 

There will be a year-end party for the Newspaper Club on Tuesday 6/11 - details to come!

Gr 6 Math MCAS Tomorrow & Thursdaty

Math MCAS testing for grades 6 and 7 takes place this week.

  • Grade 7 has Math MCAS on Monday 5/6 and Tuesday 5/7
  • Grade 6 has Math MCAS on Wednesday 5/8 and Thursday 5/9

On days when your child has MCAS, please be sure they:
  • Are well-rested
  • Have eaten a nutritious breakfast at home or have time to eat breakfast at school
  • Arrive at school on time

Fairy Walk May 11

The Ayers Ryal Side Elementary School Community invites you to a Fairy Walk At Green’s Hill  on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. This event is open & free to the public

For more information, see this flyer or Kathy Faulkner at kfaulkne@northshore.edu.

Monday, May 6, 2019

Gr 8 - NJHS Meeting Wednesday

Just a reminder that the 8th grade NJHS inductees have a meeting this Wednesday, May 8th from 3:05 - 4:15 in the auditorium. Community service logs, written diary, and google slide is all due at that time.

Any questions, please see Lady McGrath or Mrs. Cann.

Monday Track Meet

Attention all track team members: please report the first floor cafe as we await buses for today's away meet at the end of the school day.

Newspaper Club

Newspaper Club will not have a regular meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, May 7.

Students who have assignments for the final issue should plan to turn them in on Google Classroom by Tuesday evening. See Ms. Woznick in the library or Ms. Walker in room 210 with any questions or go to the library right after school on Tuesday with questions. Ms. Woznick will be available for a quick checkin from 3-3:15 Tuesday.

Chess & Cribbage Club

Chess and Cribbage Club will be cancelled tomorrow, May 7, 2019.

Fab Lab

Session 4 of Fab Lab will meet again on Tuesday in room 316 from 3 to 3:45.

Musical Rehearsal Today

Rehearsal is on today scene 4, Mr. Moriarty is in charge.

Gr 8 - BMS Laptop Registration

The information and directions to lease a Beverly High School laptop were distributed in April to 8th grade students. Online registration will be available until June 15th.

You can view registration information and directions online.

View/download scholarship application.

Note: if your child may be attending Essex Tech, do not register for a laptop between April 23rd and June 15th because the first registration payment is non-refundable. The Tech Center orders extra laptops for students who are waitlisted for Essex Tech. If you have been waitlisted but are not admitted to Essex Tech and decide to attend BHS, immediately call the BHS Tech Center at 978-921-6132 ext. 11171 so we can hold a laptop for your child. Next, you must come to the Tech Center to fill out the appropriate registration form with payment (you will not be able to register online). Please note, this is on a first-come first-serve basis, so please call the BHS Tech Center as soon as you have been notified by Essex Tech. If you have any questions please call the BHS Tech Center at 978-921-6132 ext. 11171.

Please refer to this document for more important dates to be aware of as the end of the year approaches.

Gr 7 Math MCAS Today & Tomorrow

Math MCAS testing for grades 6 and 7 takes place this week.

  • Grade 7 has Math MCAS on Monday 5/6 and Tuesday 5/7
  • Grade 6 has Math MCAS on Wednesday 5/8 and Thursday 5/9

On days when your child has MCAS, please be sure they:
  • Are well-rested
  • Have eaten a nutritious breakfast at home or have time to eat breakfast at school
  • Arrive at school on time

Gr 8 Panoramic Photo Day Friday

The Grade 8 Panoramic Picture Day is this Friday, May 10! It will be the first grade 8 class to have their photo taken at the new Beverly Middle School.

Order forms were handed out last week by grade 8 teachers. You can pay by check or online by going to mylifetouch.com and entering in the Picture Day ID OB018029T0. (Hint: copy and paste this number into the box on the website!). Send your student in on picture day with the order form and exact cash payment or a check or your online payment code.

Photos are priced at $18 for just the 8"x24" photo or $22 if you order it laminated.

For more information, click here to see a copy of the order form or call 800-763-4753.

Please refer to this document for more important dates to be aware of as the end of the year approaches.

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Gr 7 Math MCAS Tomorrow & Tuesday

Math MCAS testing for grades 6 and 7 takes place this week.

  • Grade 7 has Math MCAS on Monday 5/6 and Tuesday 5/7
  • Grade 6 has Math MCAS on Wednesday 5/8 and Thursday 5/9

On days when your child has MCAS, please be sure they:
  • Are well-rested
  • Have eaten a nutritious breakfast at home or have time to eat breakfast at school
  • Arrive at school on time