MSMS Students Recognized by the National Latin Exam!

21 05 2018


The following MSMS Latin students were recognized for achievement, outstanding achievement as well as a handful of perfect scores on this year’s National Latin Exam. We’d like to congratulate them as well as their teacher, Mr. Walsh on their hard-earned achievements!

Certificates for Achievement:
Grade 7:
Liam Benston
Elijah Wolinski
Tyler Callahan
Aydin Khalifa
Megan O’Connell
Henry Morin
Grade 8:
Joel Varghese
Connor Custance
Ryan Cunningham
MIchael  Ducharme
Akshay Aravind
Billy Hatch
Sakishan Wigneswaram
Certificates for Outstanding Achievement:
Grade 7:
Michaela Vittum
Yusra Afzal
Rithikh Prakash
Mya Koffie
Inesh Parikh
Julia Valanzola
Leisha Peddu
Grade 8:
Sean Cunningham
Rohan Varma
Ryan Murphy
Kara Martin
Malachi Riley
Perfect Scores:
Kasper Mcininch
Dustin Zhang
Katelyn Murphy



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

Top Reasons to Study Italian

18 05 2018

This week, Mrs. Hoerle from BHS came in to speak to MSMS 6th graders about taking Italian. Below are some of the top reasons for students to study Italian as well as a video put together by the Class of 2018’s Italian students.

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Town of Burlington Memorial Day Ceremony Monday 5/28 at Chestnut Hill Cemetary

17 05 2018


A Message from the MSMS PTO

16 05 2018

Thanks to all who generously donated items for Friday’s staff appreciation brunch, we couldn’t do it without you!

For those of you who weren’t able to sign up in time but want to contribute, we are also getting a small token of our appreciation for Mr. Connors and Mrs. Abati who are retiring and who generously donated so much of their time to every PTO meeting for many years. Any additional funds will be set aside for 2018 end of the year student activities and/or 2019.

You can donate via the PTO/PayPal button (top right) or send in cash/check with your student in a labeled envelope for MSMS PTO. Don’t forget, all contributions are tax-deductible too!

Thanks again!

Grade 5 Parent Orientation 5/29/2018

15 05 2018

Dear Grade 5 Parents,

    Marshall Simonds Middle School has scheduled a Grade 5 Parent Orientation in the school auditorium on Tuesday, May 29 at 7:00 p.m.  Team Leader Noreen Abati and I will be present to acquaint you with programs and educational practices that exist at the middle school.

    Some of the specific areas to be covered include curriculum, homework, team assignments, counselors, transportation, assessment and parent communication.  Traditionally, fifth graders come to MSMS very well prepared and make an excellent transition to their new school environment. I know you will be impressed with the personal and professional talents of our faculty.

    The communication between home and school will be an important factor in your child’s success at Marshall Simonds.  I look forward to meeting you on May 29th to respond to any questions or concerns.


Richard J. Connors


Grade 8 Newsletters 5/11/2018

11 05 2018


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