Massachusetts Has the Best School Systems in America

Massachusetts Has the Best School Systems in America

Massachusetts Has the Best School Systems in America according to a Wallet Hub study. In order to determine the best school systems in America, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 21 key measures of quality and safety. The data set ranges from pupil-teacher ratio to dropout rate to median […]

NNHS Seeking Host Families for China Exchange Students

NNHS

Dear Newton North Parent, NNHS is still desperately looking for host families for two high-school aged Chinese exchange students this fall. Please help us out! Students have excellent English and are excited to take part in American family life. They enroll in classes at NNHS for the duration of their hosting dates (September 2, 2017 […]

Newton Free Library offers college prep sessions this summer

Newton Free Library offers college prep sessions this summer

Kick Start Your College Essay, Thursday, June 29, 7:30 pm, Druker Auditorium: Summer is a great time to start your college essay! Join Jane Hirschhorn of JBH Tutoring to get eleven ways to kick start your essay. We’ll go over excerpts from essays written by students admitted to prestigious colleges. This program is for high schoolers, […]

Summer resources for middle schoolers available online

Summer resources for middle schoolers available online

All young people benefit from out-of-school activities that help them grow and learn, yet middle school is an age when student participation tends to decrease. The City of Newton’s Executive Office, Health and Human Services Department. and Newton Public Schools are currently working on promoting out-of-school time for middle schoolers. In the early stages of this […]

Classroom Pet Grant Program

Classroom Pet Grant Program

The Pet Care Trust’s Pets in the Classroom grant program, which has previously been available to Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade teachers, will be expanding its reach beginning August 1st. For the first time, teachers in 9th grade classrooms will also be eligible to apply. The grant program will provide Pre-Kindergarten through 9th grade teachers in […]

Safety Update: Newton North and South

Superintendent Fleishman’s Commencement Speech Controversy

July 14, 2017 Dear Newton Families While I recognize that most of you do not have children in our summer programs at our high schools, I am writing to the entire community because we do have K-12 summer school, summer camps, and special education programs at both Newton North and Newton South. Today, we received […]

NNHS Seeking Host Families for Chinese Exchange

Newton North High School, NNHS

Dear Newton North Parent, NNHS is looking for host families for three high-school aged Chinese exchange students and one adult Chinese teacher this fall.  Please help us out!  Students have excellent English and are excited to take part in American family life. They enroll in classes at NNHS for the duration of their hosting dates […]

NNHS Senior Scavenger Hunt Issue

NNHS Senior Scavenger Hunt Issue

Dear Newton North Community, On Friday some of our recent graduates participated in a scavenger hunt. This is not a school sanctioned event nor is it a part of any official senior class activities. Unfortunately, we learned that one of the tasks on the scavenger hunt was to post to social media in a way […]

Best public high schools in Massachusetts

Best public high schools in Massachusetts

Best public high schools in Massachusetts according to Niche. The 2017 Best Public High Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, and high […]

US News and World Report Best High Schools: How Does Newton Do?

US News and World Report Best High Schools: How Does Newton Do?

According to US News and World Report, the top high 10 schools in Massachusetts are: Boston Latin School, Boston (#42) Advanced Math and Science Academy, Marlborough (#98) Hopkinton High School, Hopkinton (#175) Dover-Sherborn Regional High School, Dover-Sherborn (#217) Medfield Senior High School, Medfield ( #227) Lexington High School, Lexington (# 264) Belmont High School, Belmont […]