Newton Public Schools Snow Policy

Newton Public Schools Snow Policy

Dear Families, With the first snowfall earlier this week, it is time to review our process for determining school closings or delays, as well as our notification system. Closings The decision to close or delay school is made by the superintendent, in consultation with the Police Department and the Department of Public Works. Safety is […]

Let’s Talk about Marijuana…

Let’s Talk about Marijuana…

Let’s Talk about Marijuana… Some parts of the state’s new recreational marijuana law take effect this month. Here are a few things to know about it, and some tips for talking with your kids. The new law legalizes recreational marijuana use in small amounts for adults age 21 and older beginning Dec. 15, 2016. Other […]

F.A. Day School “Report Card”

F.A. Day School "Report Card"

December 2016 Dear Parent or Guardian: We are pleased to enclose a 2-page overview of our school’s “report card”. Report cards answer important questions about a school’s overall performance and contain specific information about student enrollment and teacher qualifications, student achievement, accountability, how a school is performing relative to other schools in the district and […]

NNHS “Report Card”

NNHS

Newton North High School Henry J. Turner                                                                                                                                       Principal                                                                   office: 617-559-6200 fax: 617-559-6204                                                                             Henry_Turner@newton.k12.ma.us December 2016 Dear Parents or Guardians, We are pleased to enclose a 2-page overview of our school’s “report card”. Report cards answer important questions about a school’s overall performance and contain specific information about student enrollment and teacher qualifications, […]

NNHS Boys Basketball Playing Hoop Mountain Invitational

NNHS Boys Basketball Playing Hoop Mountain Invitational

The Newton North Boys Basketball Team has been selected to play in the “Hoop Mountain Good Sports Invitational Game” at the TD Garden vs Waltham High School. Advance ticketing for $12 at NNHS in the athletic office, at all lunches and at boys basketball games prior to the January 8th game date. Tickets will be available […]

One Case of Whooping Cough at NNHS

One Case of Whooping Cough at NNHS

There has been one confirmed case of pertussis (whooping cough) in the 11th grade and one in the 12th grade at Newton North High School. At this time, there are no recommendations for antibiotics. We inform you only so that you are aware of the signs and symptoms of pertussis in the unlikely event that […]

Newton Schools: Applying Out of District

Newton Schools: Applying Out of District

Out_of_Assigned_District_Statement_2017-18 Placement.pdf : Each year, the Newton Public Schools considers applications for students to transfer to a school outside of their home (assigned) district. Out-of-Assigned district placements are limited and made on a space available basis. Newton residents, as well as members of NTA Units A, B, C, D, E, NESA, and the Custodial Union, may […]

Later Start Time Update

late school start

Dear Newton Families, This fall, we have been conducting extensive community outreach to gather feedback on the potential changes to a later high school start time. Thank you to all who attended the community forum, participated in PTO meetings, and sent emails. We appreciate the time you have taken to provide us with your thoughts […]

NNHS Reaffirming Our Civic Expectations

NNHS Reaffirming Our Civic Expectations

Reaffirming Our Social and Civic Expectations The divisive rhetoric and hateful acts that have occurred across the country during and since the election have been appalling. Unfortunately, Newton North is not immune. And while we have experienced instances of hurtful comments and disrespectful acts, we know that this does not define us as a community. […]