Making FA Day a Safe Space

Making FA Day a Safe Space

Dear Families, I hope this letter finds you well after an enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday. Over the break, I took some time to reflect upon national events and their impact on our community here at Day. I wanted to share with you efforts we are making both with staff and students to ensure Day continues to […]

Beloved Teacher, Ty Vignone at NNHS, Passes Away

Dear Newton North Community, It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that Ty Vignone, longtime history teacher at Newton North, passed away on Saturday, November 26, after a battle with cancer.  Ty began his career at Day Junior High School in 1965.   In 1983, Ty moved to Newton North and continued teaching […]

“Screenagers” at NNHS Nov 29


Save the date: “Screenagers” coming to NNHS on November 29 The Newton North PTSO and the Newton Parent Advisory Council for Special Education are pleased to bring “Screenagers” to Newton North on Tuesday, November 29, from 7:00-9:00 p.m., in the auditorium. “Screenagers” is a documentary about struggles over social media, video games, academics, and internet addiction. […]

Support Peirce Extended Day Program by Buying Wine


Raphael Keller-Go, owner of VINOdiVINO and a current EDP parent, has graciously partnered with our Program to donate 10% of any purchases you make between now and Thanksgiving to the Peirce Extended Day Program! It’s simple: Buy Wine, Support PEDP (we also carry beers and spirits) For any purchase you make between now and Thanksgiving, […]

Election Handled as Crisis in Newton Schools

Aaron Sorkin

Dear Families, Over the past 48 hours, I have heard from principals and faculty who have reported a wide range of student reaction to the election results. One veteran middle school guidance counselor wrote the following to me, “I spoke to many students yesterday who had varying issues resulting from the election results. Never in […]

BC Admissions Speaking at Newton Inspires

BC Admissions Speaking at Newton Inspires

What Do High School Students Share with College Admission Counselors? Boston College Admission Official to Speak at Newton Inspires Nov. 14 David Weber, associate director of undergraduate admission at Boston College, will discuss the college admission process and answer your questions at Newton Inspires: An Evening of Ideas and Community on Monday, November 14. Now in […]

Day Middle School Principal Search

Day Middle School Principal Search

Dear Day Families, As you are aware, Mark Aronson is serving as interim principal for the school year, and will be retiring in June. We are so fortunate to have an interim principal who is highly skilled and widely respected. I know Mark will continue to do everything possible to support Day through the end […]

Apply: Young Entrepreneur Scholarship

2017 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Opens Entry Period for 2017 Scholarship Awards High School Seniors Running Their Own Business are Encouraged to Apply Now The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Young Entrepreneur Foundation announced that its scholarship application for the 2017 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards is now open through December 18, 2016.  High school seniors […]

Later School Start Community Forum

late school start

Dear Families, Last year, I shared information with you about the important work Newton is doing to examine the impact of high school start times on students. Since Newton began its work, several other districts across the state have begun to investigate whether a change in high school start time is right for their district. […]

NNHS, NSHS National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

NNHS, NSHS National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

These are the 27  Newton North High School and Newton South High School National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists! Congratulations! Newton North High School Seth A. Freedman Adlai J. Hess Isabella L. Jackson-Saitz Nalini Khurana Jacob Kolodney Blake R. Krantz Iris Liao Emily R. Moss Devin M. Perlo Amanda R. Powers Jordan E. Rensing Nicholas A. Scott […]