8th Grade Final Fling Information & Permission Slip

18 05 2018

Dear Grade Eight Parents,

It is difficult to believe that we are approaching the end of the school year. One important event for the Class of 2022 will be their graduation dance better known as the “Final Fling”.  The date of the event is June 22 at 7:30-10:00 p.m. This event is not a date event or open to outside students. This is a class social that hopefully all students will attend.

Our goal that evening is to provide happy memories of their middle school years as they make an exciting transition to high school. Also, to make it age appropriate. There are so many special events ahead for the students that this unique event should not eclipse future special moments.

Just some reminders: No Limousines should be used. The ladies should be comfortable for the evening in a summer dress, pants with a nice top or a family event outfit.  The gentlemen should also be comfortable in nice shorts, collared shirts. The students should dress with comfort in mind.

A buffet will be served all night long.  Any student with food allergies will be personally contacted to assure their safety and may select a desired food.  

I assure you good conversation, dancing and food will be enjoyed by all that evening. I have spent several weeks working with Grade 8 Gym classes learning to dance, in groups and ballroom style.  Parents, your children know how to dance!

I encourage you as you drop off the children that night to come into the gym look around, take pictures.  The photos taken will be treasured for a lifetime.

Thank you for your continued support,

Noreen Abati

Team Leader

To Print a Final Fling Permission Slip, click here

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JFK Library Honors Teen LIGHT Students for Making a Difference!

8 06 2018

The JFK Library presented two MSMS 8th graders with John F. Kennedy Make a Difference Awards.  Jolene R.and Sean G. received the Make a Difference Awards for their exemplary volunteer and service work with Teen LIGHT, the 8th grade community service program.  Jolene and Sean are student leaders for Teen LIGHT.  Teen LIGHT raised approximately $10,000 this year to help teens struggling with depression and anxiety.  Jolene and Sean attended the awards ceremony at the JFK Library in Boston along with other 8th graders from across the state who are involved with community service.  As the JFK Library stated, President Kennedy believed that all of us can make a difference and that each one of should try.  Congratulations to Jolene and Sean for making a difference!





May 2018 Students and Citizens of the Month

5 06 2018

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BHS Cheerleading Tryouts for 8th Graders 6/5-6/7

4 06 2018

Burlington High School Cheerleading Tryouts for 8th graders

June 5th, 6th and 7th

3:00 – 6:00 pm

BHS Wooden Gym

Girls need to have updated physicals in order to tryout.

Attire – Nike Pros, snug fitting tank top, cheer sneakers, bow, light makeup and hair done

Bring your best attitude and plenty of water!!

Any questions email AQUAGY73@COMCAST.NET





MSMS Newsletters 6/1/2018

1 06 2018

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Dear Parents,

Teen Light Walkathon:  The annual Teen Light Walkathon will be held on the Town Common on Saturday, June 2nd from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm.  Following the walk students and families may enjoy the bounce house, refreshments, the dunk tank and other activities.  All funds raised by Teen Light will be donated to organizations that assist teens with anxiety and depression.

Grade 8 Canobie Lake Field Trip:  Homeroom teachers will be collecting money (cash or checks made payable to Marshall Simonds Middle School) beginning on Monday, June 4th for the class trip to Canobie Lake on June 13th.  The cost is $30.00 which covers the admission cost and the bus transportation. All money must be in no later than June 12th as Mr. Lusas goes to Canobie Lake that day to get the tickets so students don’t have to wait in line on the 13th.  

Grade 8 Graduation:  Looking ahead to graduation on Monday June 25th.  Please be aware that students should report to their homerooms no later than 6:35pm.  The gentlemen that evening are requested to wear a shirt and tie and the young ladies should wear a family event outfit.  Any individual needing special seating arrangements, please feel free to contact our main office so we may accommodate your needs.  Graduation will begin at 7:00pm.

Noreen Abati

Team Leader

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7C Learns about Water Filtration with help from MilliporeSigma!

25 05 2018

MilliporeSigma, a biotechnology company with offices in Burlington and Billerica, returned to Marshall Simonds Middle School on Thursday to work with students on Team 7C.  This is part of a community outreach program meant to pair students with real-life scientists.

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Burlington Relay for Life Car Wash/Bake Sale/Bottle & Can Drive Friday 5/25

24 05 2018

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Only a few spots left in MSMS Summer Photo Camp!

22 05 2018

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The MSMS Summer Photo Camp has only a couple of openings left for Summer 2018! Join us for 8 days of street photography! Each week we’ll travel to local cities/towns for extreme street photography and then learn Photoshop to enhance our work. Campers will learn to use a Nikon D3300 DSLR camera, develop an eye for composition, master workflow and photo finishing, all in preparation for an end-of-camp exhibition for friends and family. Bring your own camera or use one of ours!

Please check out the attached PDF enrollment form and direct any questions or concerns directly to rogers@bpsk12.org

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MSMS Summer Photo Camp 2018 PDF