BMS Calendar

View full calendar or you may also want to visit the district calendar.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Picture Day 10/30 - Order Online Now

Picture Day is coming! - You should have received packets that were passed out to students. The good news is, even if they forgot to bring it home, 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

ORDER NOW - this link has the picture day ID embedded.

Special offer - new this year – families who place their order on mylifetouch.com will receive a free gift with purchase from Shutterfly. PLUS, if you order a Shutterfly eligible picture package, you will receive digital copies of their images on Shutterfly where you can preserve your digital collection using Shutterfly’s unlimited free storage.

Field Hockey Wins!

Congratulations to the 7th and 8th grade Field Hockey team for their win vs. Marblehead yesterday. Goals were scored by 8th grade Lily Shea and by 7th grader Elliot Lund for a final score of 2-1. 

 The team will play again today at Marblehead and should meet the bus out back immediately after school. Any questions? Please see Coach McGrath in room 444.

Athletic Conditioning Class - Sign Up Now!

BMS teachers Mr. Melanson and Mr. Cotoia help run the attached Strength and Conditioning program! It's a great opportunity to get in shape for the upcoming winter athletic teams or to just simply get out of the house and work on speed, agility, and strength training.

The 10 sessions are held at the Beverly YMCA Teen Center and begin November 4. Space is limited, so if you are interested, please sign up as soon as possible!

See this flyer for more information.

Vaping Presentations for Students

On Wednesday we had  a speaker from the Massachusetts Partnerships for Youth who held assemblies with each of the four grade levels about the dangers and issues  for youth around vaping and e-cigarettes.

Our school nurses have some information for  you to facilitate a discussion with your children: Talk About Vaping With Your Middle Schooler: Why It's Important and How to Do It

Please feel free to contact the school health office if you have additional concerns about vaping related issues with your student.

Math Team Meets Success

The mat team had a successful first meet with a top scoring 7th grader in Madeleine Young and a top scoring 6th grader in Charmaine Usuanlele. The team struggled with the geometry round but came back with a great algebra round and 20 point team round.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Travel Basketball Tryouts Thursday

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

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 are 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

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 are Thursday October 24 at Beverly High School in the field house. The times are the same for both Wednesday and Thursday:
  • 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.



Lost and Found Filling Up Fast

Another 20 items have been added to the lost and found since last week!

Please ask your child to check the lost and found if they are missing anything or stop by yourself.

Items are tagged weekly and anything in the lost and found for more than a month is donated to charity.

Holiday Assistance

The Salvation Army is providing assistance for Thanksgiving and Christmas for qualified Beverly residents.

See this flyer for more information about dates and times to apply and required documents.

Black Team XC

Attention black team cross country members: if you are attending today's Jim Munn Invitational meet, Coach Arsnow will meet you at the baseball field at Stage Fort Park when you arrive. 

As a reminder, buses are not provided for this meet, so you must coordinate with your parents for transportation needs. If you are not attending this meet, please meet Coach Sparkman on the turf field  at BMS for practice.

Flag Football

Flag Football games today (Thursday):
  • Boston College vs. Michigan and
  • Alabama vs. Florida
Please report to the turf at 3:05!

New Travel Opportunity for Grade 8

Attention all 8th grade students & parents! Are you interested in travel and learning about Puerto Rican culture? Come to our informational parent meeting on Tuesday, October 29 at 6:30 pm in the room 115  (first maker space on first floor)  to hear about this exciting new opportunity for students to travel to Puerto Rico during April vacation 2020. Please contact Allison Nichols (anichols@beverlyschools.org) or Lydia Ames (lames@beverlyschools.org) with any questions.


Fuddruckers Fundraiser Tonight 5-8

Come to Fuddruckers in Reading, MA tonight (Thursday) between 5-8pm and 20% of the cost of your meal goes towards the BMS Music Department!

We will also be raffling away themed baskets with a huge variety of treats and prizes. Some of themes include: Coffee Break, Gardening, Pets, Movie Night and more!

Please bring the attached flyer and present it when you order your food so the BMS music department can get 20%. 

Thanks and hope to see you there!

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Athletic Conditioning Class

BMS teachers Mr. Melanson and Mr. Cotoia help run the attached Strength and Conditioning program! It's a great opportunity to get in shape for the upcoming winter athletic teams or to just simply get out of the house and work on speed, agility, and strength training.

The 10 sessions are held at the Beverly YMCA Teen Center and begin November 4. Space is limited, so if you are interested, please sign up as soon as possible!

See this flyer for more information.

Field Hockey

The Marblehead field hockey game scheduled for last Friday has been rescheduled for THIS Friday, October 25th at Seaside Park in Marblehead at 4:00pm.

Black Team XC

Attention black team cross country members: please report to the first floor cafeteria after school Wednesday to wait for buses.

Vaping Presentations for Students

On Wednesday we had  a speaker from the Massachusetts Partnerships for Youth who held assemblies with each of the four grade levels about the dangers and issues  for youth around vaping and e-cigarettes.

Our school nurses have some information for  you to facilitate a discussion with your children: Talk About Vaping With Your Middle Schooler: Why It's Important and How to Do It

Please feel free to contact the school health office if you have additional concerns about vaping related issues with your student.

BMS Runner Breaks Record!

Riley McGoldrick has broken a middle school cross-country record at Stage Fort Park with a time of10:38 and a distance of 1.74 miles

Way to go, Riley! NECs should be fun!

Fuddruckers Fundraiser Tomorrow

Come to Fuddruckers in Reading, MA this Thursday between 5-8pm and the 20% of the cost of your meal goes towards the BMS Music Department! We will also be raffling away themed baskets with a huge variety of treats and prizes. Some of themes include: Coffee Break, Gardening, Pets, Movie Night and more! 

Please bring the attached flyer and present it when you order your food so the BMS music department can get 20%. 

Thanks and hope to see you there!

Special Offer for Picture Day Next Week

Picture Day is coming! - You should have received packets that were passed out to students. The good news is, even if they forgot to bring it home, 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

ORDER NOW - this link has the picture day ID embedded.

Special offer - new this year – families who place their order on mylifetouch.com will receive a free gift with purchase from Shutterfly. PLUS, if you order a Shutterfly eligible picture package, you will receive digital copies of their images on Shutterfly where you can preserve your digital collection using Shutterfly’s unlimited free storage.

French 8 Cuisine Night Tomorrow

Attention French 8 students, parents and guardians!

As a capping event for our unit on "La cuisine française," we will join together this 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.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Holiday Assistance

The Salvation Army is providing assistance for Thanksgiving and Christmas for qualified Beverly residents.

See this flyer for more information about dates and times to apply and required documents.

BPL Pizza & Movie Thursday

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

This week, on Thursday, October 24 from 3:30 – 5:30 PM the Beverly Public Library will 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 on Tuesday, November 12 from 3:45-4:45. It 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.

Public Library Teen Events

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

This week, on Thursday, October 24 from 3:30 – 5:30 PM the Beverly Public Library will 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.

Picture Day Next Wednesday - Order Online!

Picture Day is coming! - You should have received packets that were passed out to students. The good news is, even if they forgot to bring it home, 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

ORDER NOW - this link has the picture day ID embedded.

Special offer - new this year – families who place their order on mylifetouch.com will receive a free gift with purchase from Shutterfly. PLUS, if you order a Shutterfly eligible picture package, you will receive digital copies of their images on Shutterfly where you can preserve your digital collection using Shutterfly’s unlimited free storage.

Boys & Girls Travel Basketbal Tryouts

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

There has been a scheduling conflict in the BHS Fieldhouse. As a result, the grade 5-8 boys tryout sessions have been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 23rd & Thursday, October 24th. 

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 Wednesday, October 23rd and Thursday October 24 at Beverly High School in the field house. The times are the same for both Wednesday and Thursday:
  • 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 Cuisine Night Thursday

Attention French 8 students, parents and guardians!

As a capping event for our unit on "La cuisine française," we will join together this 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.

Math Team

Math Team, students with signed permission slips, we will have the meet on Thursday (10/24) here in the 3rd floor cafeteria.  Bring a pencil and your stuff, you do not need your iPad.  

Writers Club

Writers' Club will meet today in Room 441 after school from 3:00-3:45.

Parent Info Meeting - Trip to Puerto Rico

Attention all 8th grade students & parents! Are you interested in travel and learning about Puerto Rican culture? Come to our informational parent meeting on Tuesday, October 29 at 6:30 pm in the BMS library to hear about this exciting new opportunity for students to travel to Puerto Rico during April vacation 2020. Please contact Allison Nichols (anichols@beverlyschools.org) or Lydia Ames (lames@beverlyschools.org) with any questions.

Robotics Club

Robotics club will meet after school today from 3:05-3:45 in room 316.

Picture Day Next Week - Special Offer

Picture Day is coming! - You should have received packets that were passed out to students. The good news is, even if they forgot to bring it home, 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

ORDER NOW - this link has the picture day ID embedded.

Special offer - new this year – families who place their order on mylifetouch.com will receive a free gift with purchase from Shutterfly. PLUS, if you order a Shutterfly eligible picture package, you will receive digital copies of their images on Shutterfly where you can preserve your digital collection using Shutterfly’s unlimited free storage.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Yearbook Club

Yearbook Club will meet this Thursday 10/24 in the first makerspace on the first floor. Bring your photos that you've taken over the past 2 weeks!

Orange Team X-C

Attention Orange Team Cross Country Runners!! The date of our meet against Gloucester has been changed to tomorrow, Tuesday, October 22. The meet will still be in Gloucester. Please meet your coaches on the turf at 3:15 tomorrow to wait for the buses!

Please see Mr. Sutera or Mrs. Sherman if you have any questions!

Honors Choir

Honors choir rehearsal is today 3-4pm in room 155.

Robotics Club

Robotics Club will meet tomorrow in room 316 from 3:05-3:45.

Flag Football

Today's Flag Football games:
  • Auburn vs. LSU
  • Patriots vs. Chiefs
Please meet on the field at 3:05.  This past Thursday's games have been rescheduled to November 12th!


Gr 8 - Essex Tech Presentation Thursday

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.

Picture Day Next Wednesday

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
¡Asegúrate de encargar antes del Día de la Foto!

ORDER NOW - this link has the picture day ID embedded.

New Day for Boys Travel Basketball Tryouts

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

There has been a scheduling conflict in the BHS Fieldhouse. As a result, the grade 5-8 boys tryout sessions have been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 23rd & Thursday, October 24th. There are no tryouts tonight!

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 Wednesday, October 23rd and Thursday October 24 at Beverly High School in the field house. The times are the same for both Wednesday and Thursday:
  • 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

Sunday, October 20, 2019

News Club

News Club meets in the library today after school. It's not too late to join! See Ms. Woznick or Mrs. Lydon for more information.