Joyce Middle School

Website Update 5/19/2023

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5/26 - Memorial Day Program

5/26 Progress Reports - current academic performance posted in portals

5/29 - Memorial Day - No School

5/31 - Green & Blue Talent Show - 6:30

6/9 - National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony 12:30

6/19 - Juneteenth - No School

6/20 - Incoming 6th Grade Parent Orientation Night - 6:00

6/23 - Grade 6 to the New England Aquarium
6/26 - 8th Grade move up day to WMHS - More details coming later

6/27 - Field Day Grade 6 & 7

6/28 - 8th Grade Celebration - Details below

6/29 - Last Day of School

8th Grade Celebration

8th grade celebration is on Wednesday June 28. The celebration will be held at the Woburn Elks which is located at 295 Washington St. in East Woburn from 6:30 – 9:15. Pizza and snacks will be served.

The cost is free, however, we are accepting donations to help offset the cost. $$ Donations can be sent to the Joyce office with checks made payable to the Joyce PTO. Donations of store bought snacks (with listed ingredients listed for allergies) would also be appreciated.

We also need parents to help decorate at approximately 4:00 on the 28th, if you are interested please email Val Cogan at

Students need to be in school on Wednesday June 28 in order to get their permission slip for the dance. This permission slip will act as their ticket to get into the dance.

JMS Spirit Days

Friday May 26th: Sports Day - Wear your Woburn Sports jersey or support your favorite College or Pro Team

Grade 8 Youth Engaged in Service (Y.E.S.) Forms

students who complete 50 hours of community service through their middle school years are eligible to receive the Youth Engaged in Service (Y.E.S.) award at the end of grade eight.

If you believe that your child has completed 50 hours of community service, please fill out the form below and submit all documentation to the Joyce Main Office.

Y.E.S Form

MCAS Testing Schedule

Our 2023 MCAS testing dates are set, please make every effort not to plan vacations during this time.

Grade 8

Science & Tech - May 22 & 23

Joyce PTO

The Joyce MS has an informal PTO that seeks volunteers as needed for various events throughout the school year. Please email Val Cogan at to be put on the volunteer list.

Student Success Speaker Series

This series of monthly speakers is designed for parents.

The next speaker is Phitsomay Uy and will be held on Monday October 6th at Woburn Memorial HS at 6:30. The topic will be helping multilingual families navigate school.

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Woburn Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC)

The mission of the Woburn Public School (WPS) Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) is to work towards the understanding of, respect for, support, and appropriate education for all children with disabilities in the WPS community.

Click here to go to their website.

2022-2023 School District Calendar

Donate Old Clothing and Footwear

Donate unwanted clothing and footwear to benefit the Joyce. There's a clothing bin near the front left corner of the Joyce between the school and the hockey rink.