1000 Harrison St. LaPorte, IN 46350
Phone: 219-326-6930
Fax: 219-324-7108

Principal : Deborah Carter
Assistant Principal: Andrew Merritt
Safe School Hotlines
  • 6th Grade personal hygiene products drive nets 350 items
  • Indiana's "Nose in a Book" reading time
  • Indiana's "Nose in a Book" reading time
  • Indiana's Torch Around the State: BMS runners
  • Cross Country medal winner!
  • BMS 6th Graders donate $100 to Deserving Children's Christmas Shopping Fund
Mrs. Deborah Carter

Mrs. Deborah Carter
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Mr. Andrew Merritt

Mr. Andrew Merritt
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Welcome to Boston Middle School where we are committed to providing all students with learning opportunities that will allow them to develop their full potential and pursue excellence in a safe and positive environment. I’m looking forward to the opportunity to get to know the parents and the students through classrooms, athletics, academic teams, and musical activities. Please feel free to contact us at Boston Middle School with any questions, comments, or concerns.
Print this articlePTSA ~ Welcome form


Boston Middle School PTSA will have 2 meeting times for the same agenda, trying to make meeting times convenient for parents and teachers. Please chose one meeting time and get involved with your child's school.

PTSA join

Print this articleScholastic Book Fair ~ October 17-20
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**We need an adult to work the cash register for our Monday group: 9:45-2:45. Contact rhowes@lpcsc.k12.in.us if you're interested.**

We are approaching our Fall Scholastic Book Fair!! It is scheduled for the week of October 17 – 20. It has been scheduled during the week of parent/teacher conferences to welcome parents to shop.

Friday, October 14th Teachers and Staff PREVIEW DAY

Monday, October 17th (eighth grade classes)

Tuesday, October 18th (seventh grade classes)

Wednesday, October 19th (sixth grade classes & Evening of Parent Teacher Conferences)

Thursday, October 20th Parent Teacher Conferences

Scholastic Book Fair

Print this article6th grade Boys Basketball
6th grade tryouts will begin after conferences on Monday, October 24. Miss Kulasa will have sign up sheets Friday, Oct. 7th along with physical forms, rules, etc. The first game is Wednesday, November 9th. 

6th grade boys basketball info

Print this articleParent Teacher Conferences ~ Oct. 19-20

Conferences are Wednesday, Oct. 19 ~ 4:00-7:15 and Thursday, Oct 20 ~ 12:00-3:45 and 5:00-7:15

Parents may schedule their own Parent/Teacher Conferences by using their Family Access link. You may schedule a conference with your child's TA teacher and one other conference with an Allied Arts teacher.

Forms were sent home with students with scheduling information; fill out a form and send it back to your child(ren)'s TA teacher for the school to do your scheduling. 


Family Access link

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Print this article8th Grade Washington DC trip info mtg Oct 11
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Two informational meetings are scheduled for the annual June 14-20, 2017 8th grade Washington D.C. Phildelphia & Gettysburg trip for Boston and Kesling Middle Schools.

You may attend EITHER meeting at Kesling Middle School Auditorium at 7:00 p.m.: Thursday, October 6 or Tuesday, October 11  You only need to attend one of the meetings to receive information on the trip and fundraising opportunities.

You may pick up a flier in the BMS office for information.

Space is limited; Signup is first come - first served

See Mrs. DeWolf with any questions.

Print this articleDigital Citizenship

Lessons learned in Digital Citizenship class with Mr. Stevenson; permission to use content of Nine Elements provided by  Mike Ribble <mribble@yahoo.com

Digital Citizenship

Print this articleChange in procedure for Visitors entering BMS

This change is for volunteers that with to enter BMS beyond the office doors  to volunteer in classrooms and/or to work with students. Parents may still drop off/pick up students or drop off itmes for students without following the Raptor procedure.

Parent Raptor Letter

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Print this article2016-2017 Book Rental & Meal Prices

Book Rental:      August 9, 2016 will be our initial collecting date. Please pay at the main office.

6th grade - $251.00             7th grade - $252.00               8th grade - $264.00

Middle School Meals:               

Breakfast - $1.25                 Lunch - $2.05                         Milk - $ .45

Free and Reduced applications will be available on line 

Print this article2016-2017 Sports

 All sport participants MUST have a sports physical and insurance BEFORE any practice begins. The   necessary forms are available in the Principal’s Office or on Boston's Web page.

Print this articleAcademic, Arts and Social Opportunities at BMS

Show Choir ~ Jazz Band ~ LPHS Marching Band ~ Honors Band ~ Poms (8th Grade) ~ Future Problem Solvers ~ Lead and Seed ~ Student Council ~ Science Club ~ Math Counts ~ Science Olympiad ~ Social Studies Academic Club ~ Language Arts Academic Club ~ Spell Bowl ~ Spelling Bee ~ Stage Crew ~ Art Club ~ Recycle Club ~ Computer Club ~ Fun Nights

Print this articleVolleyball

8th grade try outs—Monday, August 15th; Tuesday, August 16th; and Wednesday, August 17th                                                             from 4:15 -5:45 pm

 7th grade try outs—Monday, August 15th; Tuesday, August 16th; and Wednesday, August 17th                                                           from 2:45 - 4:15 pm

6th grade try outs—Monday, August 22nd; Tuesday, August 23rd; and Wednesday, August 24th                                                           from 2:45 - 4:15 pm

MUST have physical to try out.

 ***There will be 2 open gyms on Thursday, August 11th and Friday, August 12th after school till 4:15 pm for anyone that would like to work on their basic volleyball skills, (this is not try outs).


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Print this articleLibraries 360

Libraries 360 is a cooperative effort of the La Porte County Public Library and the La Porte Community School Corporation with a goal to improve and enhance school libraries and ease access to public library resources. Students may borrow items from the public library and have them delivered to the school. They may also return public library items to the school library. Students will be issued a library card, making public library resources accessible and available to them. The La Porte County Public Library will access student directory information to create and maintain the library account. All lost and damaged items will be billed at the regular library rates and must be reimbursed to the La Porte County Public Library. Please contact Boston Principal Office Administrative Assistant Ashley Kubik (326-6930) if you wish to exclude your child from the Library 360 program.

Print this articleLPCSC Anti-Harassment Statement

By going to the following link, you will be directed to NEOLA, where you may view the updated Anti-Harassment Policies numbered 1662, 3362, 4362, and 5517.

Copies are available in the main office and in the counselors office.  Hard copies were sent home with students, Thursday November 5, 2015.

LPCSC Anti-Harassment policy

Anti-Harassment Statement

Print this articleHPV vaccine information

For parents of 6th grade students, from the Indiana Department of Health, regarding the HPV vaccine, English and Spanish versions

HPV information letter


Please read the attached brochure from our Food Service department. Many changes are taking place that will affect the types of foods brought in to our building.

Eating Lunch with your student(s): NO fast food or pop/soda. A note or phone call to the school must be received by 9 a.m. in order to eat with your child. If you are purchasing a hot lunch, you may NOT pay for it with your child's lunch account.

Birthday Celebrations: Please refer to the Healthy Foods List. Only foods listed on the Healthy Foods List will be allowed in the building. No exceptions.


Making Healthy Choices

Print this articleWe Love Volunteers!

If you would like to help at BMS this school year, please fill out the attached form and return it to the school. Thank you so much.

We love volunteers

Print this articleVolunteer Background Check form

In order to volunteer, make classroom visits, or help with fun night supervision at Boston Middle School, La Porte Community School Corporation requires a Volunteer Criminal History.  You will need to complete this volunteer background form in its entirety and return it to our school, before you will be allowed to volunteer or attend functions in any capacity.  Unless you hear otherwise, you will be approved to serve as a volunteer for the 2015-16 school year.  Thank you for your involvement in our school. 

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Print this articleLPCSC Online information/Meals
Please check out the Application for Free or Reduced Meals.These applications need to be submitted on line.   Free/Reduced meal form 

Check the BMS site and http://www.lpcsc.k12.in.us/ for updated information.

Print this articleBMS School expectations
Expectations for Breakfast and Before/After School at BMS:
  • Breakfast opens each school day at 7:25am
  • Students going to breakfast must purchase food.  You cannot bring food from
    home to eat in our cafeteria for breakfast.
  • Students eating breakfast must clean their table!
  • Students eating breakfast need to remember that no food or silverware can
    leave the lunchroom.  This includes bottled water.
  • Students eating breakfast cannot leave the cafeteria until the bell rings.
  • Students eating breakfast are not allowed to wear hats. 
  • When listening to headphones, please only use one earbud so you can hear
    supervisors in case of an emergency. 
  • Students not following breakfast rules, will not be allowed to eat breakfast
    in the cafeteria.
School Opens at 7:35am:
  • Students cannot enter the building prior to 7:35am unless you are going to
    breakfast or dropping off your instrument. 
  • If a student wants to see a teacher before school, you must have prior
    permission and pass from that teacher the day before.
  • You MUST ask a supervisor to enter school before 7:35am.  This
    includes students wishing to use the restroom, students visiting the office, and
    even students taking projects or items to a teacher.
  • When we have bad weather, students can enter the building early ONLY when a
    supervisor gives permission to do so. 
  • Prior to and after school, students are expected to stand on the sidewalk
    and pavement areas.  Please stay off the GRASS! 
  • Please remember that energy drinks, soda, and coffee drinks are not allowed
    on school property. 
  • Students who arrive at BMS prior to school cannot leave for the gas station
    or anywhere without permission.  Once you arrive...you need to stay.
School Ends at 2:35pm:
  • Students exiting the building at the end of the day need to be careful and
    not run.
  • Students outside the building MUST be waiting for a ride home.  You cannot
    "hang out" after school if you are waiting. 
  • Students need to Stay off the GRASS after school. 
    Please use the sidewalks. 
  • Students walking home need to be very careful in crossing a street.  Never
    run in front of cars or busses.  Please make sure you look both ways.
  • Students walking home need to be respectful to students.  School rules apply
    from our school all the way to your house. 
  • Students walking home need to be respectful to our neighbors.  Please do not
    walk in other people's yards.  It is illegal and considered trespassing. 
  • Students walking home should walk with a friend to be safe.   If you have
    any concerns about being safe before, during, or after school, tell a staff
**BMS students always represent Boston Middle School here and away from
school.  All our rules are in place to make it safer for everyone.  Please show
others how great BMS students are! 
Print this articleChange in Core 40 Diploma
Print this articleBox Tops for Education = New BMS Welcome Sign
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BMS is having a collection contest. Clean out your kitchen drawers and snip them from boxes in your cupboards - then send them to school with your children!

BoxTop Participants

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Print this article21st Century Scholars
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Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars is a needs- and performance-based program that provides students the opportunity to earn up to a four-year scholarship at an Indiana college or university. 
Hoosier students who meet income criteria can enroll during their 7th- or 8th-grade year of middle school. Students commit to maintaining academic success, remaining drug and alcohol free, and completing college-preparation activities. 
Scholars are provided resources and assistance to help them plan and prepare for college and pay for expenses not covered by their scholarship.  

21st Century Scholars

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Print this articleMyLocker ~ The Place to order BMS Spirit Wear
Print this articleRose-Hulman's Homework Hotline
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Rose-Hulman's Homework Hotline provides FREE math and science homework help to Indiana students in grades 6-12. Students may contact the Homework Hotline from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time), September through May toll-free at 1-877-ASK-ROSE or online at www.AskRose.org.

Ask Rose

Print this articleTeen Court/Youth Service Bureau

Teen Court is looking for new volunteers to serve as prosecutors, defense attorneys, bailiffs, clerks, and jurors.. Any responsible, dependable, committed and objective students who are enrolled in La Porte County in grades 6th through 12th are eligible. If this sounds interesting to you, please mail or return a Teen Court Volunteer Application to: Youth Service Bureau Big Brothers Big Sisters of La Porte County; 906 Michigan Avenue; La Porte, IN 46350

For this and more information, please get a flyer from the kiosk in the main office.


Print this articleBoxtops for Education
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Did you think you could quit saving those boxtops just because your child is in middle school? Think again. . . we are still collecting them; they work in all grade levels!!

Core Values
We believe…
  • All students are entitled to a quality education.
  • The middle school philosophy addresses the cognitive, emotional, physical and social needs of all adolescents.
  • Decisions will be information and data based in the best interest of the students.
  • Accountability for student achievement is critical.
  • A collaborative team approach is essential to ensure high performance.
  • Staff should be valued and be encouraged to develop professionally.
  • The learning environment must be safe and orderly.
  • Parents and community members are an integral and valued part of the educational process.
  • Diversity is an asset that is to be valued and respected.

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