Important Dates:

Wednesday, October 14th, Picture day (Team specific)
Monday, October 26th, Picture day (make-up from October 13th, team specific)
Tuesday, November 3rd, Professional Development (No School)

Events & Activities

  • Helping Hands

Helping Hands is a MPA committee that offers support and organizes assistance like meal trains or transportation for Middlesex families during emergencies and unforeseen events, such as death or illness. We are always looking for more volunteers interested in adding their names to our contact list. Opting in simply adds you to our distribution list; your participation in any event is voluntary. If you would like to be added to the Helping Hands contact list, please email

  • Spiritwear Open House Event

Show your Middlesex Pride! The MMS Spiritwear team has just launched a new website ( where you can buy MMS branded masks, t-shirts, and sweatshirts. All orders are taken online through SignUpGenius and you simply pay with a credit card. Items will be distributed to your child in Flex.  Please email any questions to Lindsay

MMS News

FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH ON REMOTE LEARNING DAYS Meals will be provided for free and reduced eligible students on their distance learning days. Meals should be ordered by emailing Meghan Bendish and include the name of student(s) receiving meals. Please also note any allergies in the email. Meals should be picked up between 10am and 11am at the bus circle of Middlesex Middle School. A member of our Food Service Staff will be there to place your meal in the trunk of your vehicle.

BUS TRANSPORTATION Bus schedules, information, and transportation details are available on the Darien Public Schools website. If you opted out of bus service, you will not see a bus assignment in ASPEN, but you can always opt back in at any time with written notice to Kate Barbieri, Transportation Coordinator at They will be happy to add your child to the appropriate bus within 48-72 hours but will strive to get students assigned as soon as possible. As a reminder, all students and drivers will be required to wear a mask on the bus unless there is a medical reason that prevents students from safely wearing a mask.

QUESTIONS ABOUT REOPENING? Visit the Darien Public Schools Reopening Hub a great resource for all communications, details on Darien’s Reopening Plan, FAQs, and more. Please direct additional questions to

FOOD SERVICES This year Darien Schools have a new food service company. Children may purchase a lunch from Nutrislice or they can bring their own lunch. Nutrislice has a convenient link which allows you to order your child’s lunch up to one week ahead of time. All orders must be made prior to 7:30 a.m. of the day. For more information, please read the following:Nutrislice letter Online Ordering Information and Reduced Lunch Information and Application