Newton High School Students Ace AP Exams

Newton High School Students Ace AP Exams

More than 90 percent of students in the Newton high schools receiving scores of 3-5 on the AP exams. Tests Taken: 1,585 Scores: 1 – 22 2 – 80 3 – 287 4 – 497 5 – 699 Percent Score 1-2: 6.4 Percent Score 3-5: 93.6 This data is for 2014-2015 school year and sourced […]

Lead in Water at Newton Elementary School

Lead in Water at Burr Elementary

Dear Newton Community, On Tuesday, we wrote to inform the Newton Community about the recent water testing conducted by the City of Newton in the school district buildings. For the past 14 years, in compliance with state mandates, the City of Newton has sampled the water for lead and copper in two school buildings per […]

Teachers Union Want Access to Anti-Semitic Investigation

Teachers Union Want Access to Anti-Semitic Investigation

From The Newton Patch: Newton Teachers Association President Michael Zilles sent a letter to City Solicitor Donnalyn B. Lynch Kahn, requesting the full report without redaction, the Boston Globe reported. The union representing Newton school teachers has filed a formal request for the complete report about the investigation into how two incidents of anti-Semitic speech at […]

Lead in Water at Burr Elementary

Lead in Water at Burr Elementary

Dear Newton Community, To ensure the health and safety of all students, staff and visitors to the Newton Public Schools, the City of Newton Department of Public Works, in conjunction with the Health and Human Services Department, recently conducted water quality testing of drinking fountains in all 23 school buildings in Newton. This testing went beyond the state-mandated testing […]

Openings at Weekday Nursery School

Openings at Weekday Nursery School

Weekday Nursery School has openings for our summer camp program and limited openings for the fall program. Weekday Nursery School provides care for children between the ages of 2.9 and 5 in Newton Highlands. A preschool designed to meet the needs and interests of young children and their families since 1971. We currently have limited openings in […]

10 Best Massachusetts Public High Schools: U.S. News Rankings 2016

10 Best Massachusetts Public High Schools: U.S. News Rankings 2016

10 Best Massachusetts Public High Schools: U.S. News Rankings 2016 Sturgis Charter Public School Boston Latin School Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School Medfield Senior High Hopkinton High Boston Collegiate Charter School Mystic Valley Regional Charter School Belmont High Lexington High Dover-Sherborn Regional High How did Newton High Schools do? #26 Newton South High […]

Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs of 2016

Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs of 2016

Each year, NFIB provides scholarships to 100 high school seniors who operate their own small business to promote the importance of entrepreneurship among young students.  The awards, which can be applied to tuition and fees at any two or four-year College, University or technical and vocational school, range from between $2,000 and $25,000. This year […]

College Admissions Advice on a Budget

Earning Admission: Real Strategies for Getting into Highly Selective Colleges

We’ve heard about families that spare no expense in creating unique opportunities for their children to shine in the competitive college application process. Parents on a budget are at a loss as to what they can do to help their kids stand out if they lack the funds to send their child to Botswana for preservation work […]

Newton Serves at Day Middle School

Newton Serves at Day Middle School

Newton Serves At Day: Sunday, May 1st, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Please come and help with the NewtonServes project at Day. Projects will include landscaping, interior painting, window washing, and cleaning and exterior clean-up. You can help for the entire time or for just an hour or two.  Rain or shine, we will be […]

Bomb Threat at Newton South

Bomb Threat to Newton South High School

Another round of bomb threats were called in to Massachusetts high schools which included Newton South High School, Andover High School, Arlington High School, Arlington Catholic High School, Acton-Boxborough High School, Brookline High School, Danvers High School, Littleton High School, Marblehead High School, Melrose High School, Needham High School,  Peabody High School, the Page Hilltop School […]