More Racist Incidents at NNHS

NNHS

Dear Newton North Community, As many of you are aware, acts of racism and Anti-Semitism have been committed at North this year. In all cases, police were informed immediately and are working to identify those responsible. In light of events at Friday’s basketball game, I wanted to provide more detail and share our plans to […]

#LGBTQCollege411 National Online College Fair

#LGBTQCollege411 National Online College Fair

Campus Pride hosts national online college fair on Thurs, March 17 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. ESTfeaturing live chats with 50+ college reps, G+ hangout and Twitter Q&A at #LGBTQCollege411. The fair is free to youth and families highlighting LGBTQ-friendly colleges, scholarships and college prep resources. Fair attendees may win up to $5000 in […]

Multiple Incidents of Racism at Newton Schools

Racist Incidents at Newton Public Schools

The Catholic Memorial anti-Semitic chants only scratches the surface of racism that exists bubbling just below the surface in the world that we live in. Whether it’s an inability to acknowledge White Privilege in the case of Thoroughly Modern Millie, anti-Semitic symbols at F. A. Day Middle School, and now, in-your-face chants at a sports […]

Williams Spring Auction 2016

Williams Spring Auction 2016

The Williams Spring Auction 2016 opens for bidding on March 12, 2016 at 8:00 AM EST Time. Our goal this year is to raise $12,000 to fund enrichment activities for our elementary children. We raise 45% of our operating income from auction fundraising. The following is just a sampling of the many programs funded by Williams PTO: Creative […]

Newton School Foundation & Calculus Project

Newton School Foundation & Calculus Project

Make a gift today to the Newton Public School’s Calculus Project and your contribution will double! An anonymous donor has generously agreed to match up to $25,000 in donations to  Newton Schools Foundation during the month of March to support the Calculus Project, an ambitious effort to narrow the achievement gap in mathematics.  This program […]

PARCC at Peirce

PARCC at Peirce

Dear Peirce Families, In May, our students will join elementary students across Newton in the PARCC tests in Reading and Math.  Last year, Peirce was one of the 11 schools to try the computer-based PARCC test, while 4 schools (Angier, Lincoln-Eliot, Mason-Rice, and Ward) participated in the paper-and-pencil version, which was more similar to the […]

Meet America’s Top Young Scientist Today

15-year-old Hannah Herbst, winner of the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge

CLASSROOMS WORLDWIDE INVITED TO MEET AMERICA’S TOP YOUNG SCIENTIST DURING DISCOVERY EDUCATION LIVE STREAM EVENT WHAT:               On Tuesday, March 8, Discovery Education will host a unique, live-streamed event featuring 15-year-old Hannah Herbst, winner of the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. This live stream event will provide inspiration to students about how they can make a […]

Anti Semitic Hate Crimes at Day Middle School

Setti Warren, Newton Override

February 26, 2016 Dear Newton Community, As you may now be aware, two incidents of anti-Semitism occurred this year at Day Middle School. The District, the Mayor’s Office, and Newton Police are working together to investigate these incidents. Newton Public Schools are committed to creating a learning environment that is safe, welcoming, and supportive for […]

$50,000 College Scholarships from The Village Bank

$50,000 College Scholarships from The Village Bank

$50,000 in college scholarships will be awarded by The Village Bank For the 18th consecutive year, The Village Bank’s Auburndale Community Charitable Foundation will award scholarships to local college-bound high school seniors. Announcement of this year’s awards, which will total $50,000, was made today by Joseph A. De Vito, president and CEO of The Village […]

Passing of former NSHS student

Newton North High School, NNHS

Dear Newton North families, I am saddened to report that yesterday Raquel Askenazi, a former student from Newton South, passed away. At this point, it appears to be a tragic, accidental death. Raquel attended South as a freshman and sophomore and would have been a senior this year. Our school staff are aware of Raquel’s […]