Throwdown NNHS: Talk the Talk or Walk the Walk? Regarding Racism in Thoroughly Modern Millie

racism in Thoroughly Modern Millie

Dear Principal Price, Mr. Brown, and Mr. Young, This week, I was disappointed to hear about the controversy around North’s production of Thoroughly Modern Millie, and what the students, families, faculty and community will take away from this production. I have four concerns: Valuing one group while marginalizing another – This play was selected for the […]

Thoroughly Modern Millie at NNHS is Thoroughly Racist

racism in Thoroughly Modern Millie

Let me start by saying that I am Asian American and that I moved to Newton more than ten years ago because it has a decent sized Asian American population. That is important to me because being the only Asian American can result in significant bullying (as evidenced by my husband who grew up in […]

Is Your Child a Talented Chef? Food Network Opportunity!

Is Your Child a Talented Chef? Food Network Opportunity!

My name is Courtney Scarpelli and I am a casting assistant for Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off, Food Network’s exciting culinary reality series. We are currently casting for season 2 and would like to inform you and your readers about our search! Rachael Ray and Guy Fieri are back for battle and are in search of the most […]

Japanese Home Cooking Class at The Sweet Kitchen

Japanese cooking class Newton MA The Sweet Kitchen

I signed up with my friend Nathalie for the Japanese Style Salmon Dinner at The Sweet Kitchen in Newton. It’s a three and a half hour cooking class in which we made the following Japanese homestyle meal: Salmon Yuan-Yaki (Japanese style marinated & broiled Salmon) Sauteed shrimp-stuffed Shiitake mushroom Grilled Eggplant with Sweet Miso Paste Tataki Kyuuri (smashed […]

CoolSculpting Promotion at Krauss Dermatology

The procedure is performed by our board certified Dermatologists at Krauss Dermatology. Cool Sculpting Promotion 2014 First two cycles $600 each next two cycles $500 each All subsequent cycles in 2014 $400 each Coolsculpting® is a groundbreaking, FDA approved, noninvasive procedure that permanently removes stubborn fat deposits in the abdomen, hips (love handles/muffin top), and back […]

$1000 Prize High School Dear Future Governor Video Contest

Dear Future Governor Video Contest

The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts (LWVMA) invites all Massachusetts high school students to enter the “Dear Future Governor…” Student Video Contest. Please encourage any high school students you know to be part of this fun initiative designed to foster youth civic awareness! Help us get the word out.  What is the “Dear Future Governor…” […]

Starting Small with Health Literacy to Build Big Successes!

teaching kids health literacy, mandy bass, peirce school nurse, newton ma

Please welcome Mandy Bass, Peirce Elementary School’s school nurse who has great ideas on how to teach kids about healthy habits that will last a lifetime! Even very young children need to understand health messages that help them lead healthier lives!  As a Mom and a School Nurse, I understand parents are our first teachers […]

Valentine’s Boston Marathon Flash Mob: #Valentine4Boston

On April 15, 2013 tragedy struck Boston. The attack was meant to bring the city to its knees. Jessica Kensky and her husband Patrick Downes were near the finish line when the bombs went off. They were both seriously injured. This Valentine’s Jess wanted to do something special for Patrick. When she reached out to […]

Circus Oz for February Vacation Week! GIVEAWAY

Circus Oz: From the Ground Up February 19-23 at Citi Shubert Theatre This looks fun if you are in town during February school vacation week! Celebrity Series of Boston will present Circus Oz: From The Ground Up February 19-23, 2014 at Citi Shubert Theatre 270 Tremont Street Boston The performances will take place on Wednesday, February 19 at […]

Spa at Equinox Valentine’s Day Packages

Indulge in an Edible Complexion The Spa @ Equinox Boston Offers Relaxing and Rejuvenating Valentine’s Day Packages  WHAT:             The Spa @ Equinox, with three locations in Greater Boston, is offering Valentine’s Day packages that make a perfect gift or an indulgent self-reward. Deep Tissue Massages and Chocolate and Strawberry Facials are on the menu year round, but from now to February […]