Confederate Flag Issue at NNHS

Racist Incident at NNHS

Dear North Community, I write to you to share an update on the work we are doing at North in response to the Confederate flag incident on Tuesday. The incident has elicited strong emotions and reactions from our students and staff and we are working together as an administration and faculty to identify productive and […]

Troubling Racist Incident at NNHS

Racist Incident at NNHS

September 28, 2016 Dear North Families, I am writing to you regarding a deeply troubling incident that took place at our school yesterday. As you may have heard or seen on social media, yesterday a car drove around the circle on Tiger Drive waving a large Confederate flag from the window. The incident was immediately […]

Newton and the Opioid Epidemic

Newton and the Opioid Epidemic

No Regrets: Newton and the Opioid Epidemic, Thursday, October 6, 7pm – 9 pm, Newton North High School (457 Walnut St) Mayor Setti D. Warren and Rep. Kay Khan invite you to Save the Date for this fall program sponsored by Newton PATH.  The program features If Only, a short film by James Wahlberg and interactive […]

Boston Magazine’s Best High Schools

Best Public High Schools in Boston 2016

Best High Schools in Massachusetts from Boston Magazine’s 2016 list. The Top 10 Dover-Sherborn Regional High School Lexington High School Weston High School Wayland High School Newton South High School Wellesley High School The Bromfield School Acton-Boxborough Regional High School Bedford High School Winchester High School Newton North High School ranked #35.

Back to School Letter from Superintendent

Superintendent Fleishman’s Commencement Speech Controversy

Dear Families, I hope you have enjoyed the summer. It is a great pleasure to welcome both our returning families and those new to our schools. The start of the school year is a wonderful time for anyone involved in education because it allows us to develop new goals, build new relationships and embark upon […]

MA: Bottom 10 States with Bullying Problems

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-states-at-controlling-bullying/9920/

2016’s States with the Biggest Bullying Problems To identify the states where bullying is most pervasive, WalletHub’s analysts compared 45 states and the District of Columbia across 17 key metrics, ranging from “bullying-incident rate” to “truancy costs for schools” to “percentage of high school students bullied online.” Bullying Prevalence & Prevention in Massachusetts (1=Biggest, 23=Avg.): […]

MA Has Best School System in America

MA Has Best School System in America

In order to identify the best school systems in America, WalletHub’s analysts compared the quality of education in the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on 17 key metrics. Our data set ranges from pupil-teacher ratio to dropout rate to average SAT and ACT scores. Quality of Schools in Massachusetts (1=Best; 25=Avg.): 6th […]

Comprehensive Strategy to Remediate Lead

Comprehensive Strategy to Remediate Lead

Dear Residents, Because of national health concerns about lead in drinking water, City departments and I took the unprecedented step to identify public drinking water sources and water systems, to test for lead, and to remediate problems identified in the last three months. Earlier this week, we released the following information to further update our […]

Newton Public School Fees

Newton Public School Fees

Dear Parents and Guardians: RE:  Fees for the 2016-2017 School Year Introduction This letter will provide the list of all fees for the upcoming school year.  Please note there is one change to fees in 2016-17 pertaining to school lunch, with new prices as follows:  elementary school ($3.30), middle school ($3.60) and high school ($3.85).  […]

Room for More Students at Regional Model UN Weekend

Arlington Regional Model UN Clubs (ARMUN)

The Arlington Regional Model UN Club (ARMUN) is taking a group of our students to the Heifer Farm (Rutland, MA) for their 2-night, 2-day Global Gateway experience Columbus Day weekend (Saturday October 8 – Monday, October 10) and we have room for some additional students. The program consists of interactive workshops in which you learn about Heifer’s Model for community […]