Category Archives: Brown Bear Report

Brown 2018 Yearbooks on Sale By PRE-ORDER ONLY Online Through February

The yearbook includes photos of students in ALL GRADES and is a great memento. 

This year the yearbooks are only available for purchase online and must be pre-ordered. They will be delivered in June and extra copies will not be available for sale then.

Pre-orders will be accepted until the last day of February.

Order your yearbook today!

Families Organizing for Racial Justice (FORJ) at Brown

Are you concerned about racism and bias in our community and society? Do you want to help teach your child to be an upstander? Come join our Brown FORJ group – Families Organizing for Racial Justice – a new group that is working together to help our school become a more inclusive and just place for everyone. The Brown group is just starting to form.  If interested, please email Maureen Oates at  You can see more about the FORJ Newton group here:

Box Tops Spring Deadline is Next Week!

As you are writing out your Valentines and planning your February vacation, please remember that the Box Tops for Brown deadline is approaching.

The Spring deadline for box top collection is Friday February 16th  Please remember to support Brown Middle School by bringing your box tops into the main office ASAP.

Questions?  Contact

Grease Tickets NOW ON SALE!

Plus: Ads & Volunteer Opportunities

Tuesday, February 13 & Wednesday, February 14
7:30pm in the Brown Auditorium

Ticket Sales:  Tickets for the Brown student musical, Grease, go on sale starting Monday, January 29 and will be sold at all lunches as well as at the door the night of the show.  Tickets are $10 each and are for assigned seating, so buy your tickets early. If you have any questions about tickets, contact Elizabeth Messina at

Ads:  If you have a local business and would like to support this production by placing an ad in the playbill, click here and download the form.  If you are a Brown family and would like to support a cast or crew member by placing a salutation in the playbill, click here to download the form.  Ads and salutations are both due by Friday, February 2.  

Volunteer Opportunities: Do you have graphic design experience?  If so, can you help design the Grease playbill?  Like to arrange flowers or do makeup?  We need a flower arranger and several makeup designers too.  Click here to sign up via the Brown Job Bank.

Parents of 7th and 8th graders on IEP/504 Plans

The SEPAC (Special Education Parent Advisory Council) will be hosting a presentation by the NPS administration on Transition from Middle School to High School on Monday, February 5 from 7:15 – 9:00, Room 210, The Education Center, 100 Walnut Street.  Contact me with any questions: Kim Gallaugher, Brown SEPAC Liaison, or 617-335-8140