2015 Transition Schedule

Bigelow’s Transition Events for Spring 2015
Play :
Thursday, March 12
Online Registration:
Open March 30 -April 10
Grade 5 Parent Night:
Wednesday, April 1
School Tours: 6:15-6:45 pm
Meet in the Library
Meeting: 7:00-8:30 pm
School Auditorium
Principal Meets Students:
Parent Letters Due:
Monday, April 27
Parent Coffees:
Friday, June 12
Grade 6 Ice Cream Social
August, TBA
Grade 5 Students come to Bigelow to see our musical production, “Mary Poppins”,
9:00-11:00 am
Sixth grade registration information and course selection is online. Please visit our website
at bigelow.newton.k12.ma.us and click on the link for Sixth Grade Registration. There you will find
information about transition events and course selection for sixth grade. Please complete the
online registration by Thursday, April 10. The password for accessing the secure online
registration site can be found in Mr. Harrison's welcome cover letter.
Come and learn about sixth grade at Bigelow Middle School. We'll answer any questions that you
may have about the transition and middle school.
Students meet Principal and Guidance Counselor. They learn about Bigelow and hear from
current Bigelow students.
Lincoln Eliot
Wednesday, April 15
8:45 AM
Monday, April 27
9:15 AM
Tuesday, April 28
8:45 AM
(Once eligibility is determined, principal will meet with out of district students.)
Optional Letter describing your child's learning style is welcomed. We need this letter prior to
Monday, April 27 so we can consider your input.
Questions? Time for parents to talk with Principal and Counselor- at each feeder school.
Lincoln Eliot
Thursday, April 16
8:30 - 9:30 AM
Thursday, April 30
8:30 - 9:30 AM
Tuesday, May 5
8:30 - 9:30 AM
(Parents of out of district applicants are invited to attend one of the coffees above.)
Fifth grade students “Step-up” to their new middle school by touring Bigelow, meeting teachers,
and having a snack in the cafeteria.
Students can visit again, preview their schedule, get a tour of their classrooms, and meet new
classmates during an ice cream social.
We look forward to working with you!!
Todd M. Harrison
[email protected]
Jessica Pierce
[email protected]