Williams Elementary School Auction!

Williams Elementary School Auction!

Our auction date is fast approaching! The Williams Auction opens for bidding on January 28, 2017 at 8:00 AM EST. Our goal this year is to raise $20,000 to support our elementary school. Our PTO funds numerous programs not covered by the Newton school system such as Creative Arts & Sciences, Child Abuse Prevention programs, […]

Summer Pre-College Program Scholarship Opportunity

Pre-College Summer Scholarship Opportunity Marist College

If you are a mom of a high school student who has an interest in drama, this one is for you. Summer Pre-College Program Scholarship Opportunity Two years ago my daughter Morgan attended the Summer Pre-College program at Marist College. The course was such a positive experience for Morgan, our family has maintained close communication […]

Threat to NNHS Not Credible

Henry Turner

January 12, 2017 North Families, Last evening, we received report of a social media post making a threat to Newton North. We reported the post to the Newton police and they responded immediately. The specific post was reviewed and the source was identified. After a thorough investigation, the Newton police have determined that the threat […]

Massachusetts Schools Score Highest

Massachusetts Schools Rank Highest in US

Nation’s Schools Get Middling Grade on Quality Counts Report Card As a new political and policy era dawns in Washington, the status of the nation’s schools remains stable, though still earning a grade of C fromQuality Counts 2017, the 21st annual report card issued by the Education Week Research Center. The C corresponds to a […]

Navigating the Cyber World

Navigating the Cyber World

Navigating the Cyber World Tuesday, January 24 from 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. (Snow date on Wednesday, January 25) Brown Middle School Auditorium This is an informative Parent Workshop sponsored Brown Middle School and the Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc. Geared for parents, this workshop reviews the challenges that may arise through use of the Internet, social […]

FA Day Principal Search

FA Day Principal Search

Update on Principal Search Process: Ways to Be Involved Superintendent David Fleishman joined us last month to talk about the upcoming principal search process.  The School Department seeks parental input in a few different ways: 1) Complete the online survey about F.A. Day school 2) Apply to be considered for the Selection Advisory Committee (see […]

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, […]