NNHS Receives Threatening Call AGAIN

Newton North High School, NNHS

The threatening calls continue. Someone doesn’t like Mondays? April 11, 2016 At 8am this morning we received a threatening phone call to the main office. At this time we have asked teachers to keep students in their classrooms and for teachers to inspect their classrooms for anything unusual or out of place. The Newton Police […]

A Discussion for Preschool Parents

Learn how to determine if your child is ready to move on to pre-kindergarten or kindergarten, how to make that transition seamless, and what to look for in your child’s next school. REGISTER NOW! Preschool to Kindergarten: Is Your Child Ready? How do You Know? Date:   Wednesday, April 27 Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 […]

Updates from Late Start High School Working Group

High School Start Time Working Group

Updates from the High School Start Time Working Group Given the belief of the Newton Public Schools and the Newton School Committee that a later high school start time has important health and wellness benefits for adolescents, the High School Start Time working group was created in September 2015.  The working group includes School Committee […]

Teen Sleep Expert Speaker

Dr. Christopher Landrigan

3rd Community Forum on High School Start Time: Especially for Middle and Elementary Parents Join the Brown and Oak Hill PTOs and the Newton South School Council to explore the research on teen sleep and starting high school later. We hope to continue the community conversation around the the impact of inadequate sleep on our […]

Hate Crime Training for Newton School Administrators

Setti Warren, Newton Override

This is when you really appreciate having a mayor of color. He has a personal understanding of racism and hate crimes. I think this is a step in the right direction. I am hoping there will be a program that Newton students can go through as well at some point. Like anti-bullying training, those who observe […]

Texting and Social Networking: What’s a Parent To Do?

parenting teens book

“” F.A. Day PTO Co-Sponsored Event at Bigelow Middle School Wednesday, April 13  from 7 pm – 9 pm   Day PTO, along with Bigelow Middle School, Cabot Elementary School, and Underwood Elementary School PTOs will co-host Joani Geltman, MSW Child Development and Parenting Expert, and Author of A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens. Click on […]

Help raise funds for equipment manager Chris Drakos

NNHS Drakos Fundraiser

Help raise funds for equipment manager Chris Drakos who has been very sick. The fundraiser went well but anyone who wants to make a donation can still do so. Checks should be made payable to Chris Drakos Health Fund and sent to the following address ONLY: The Village Bank 332 Walnut St Newton, Ma 02460 Here […]

Student Assaulted While Walking To Bus

Student Assaulted While Walking To Bus

I write with some concerning news regarding an incident that took place this morning with one of our students. At about 9:15 AM, while walking to a bus stop, a Day student was assaulted by an adult male and had his phone stolen.  Police immediately responded and began an investigation that remains open at this […]

“Whose Game Is it, Anyway?”

"Whose Game Is it, Anyway?"

FA Day PTO Co-Sponsored Event at Newton North Wednesday, March 23  from 7 pm – 8:30 pm   Day PTO, along with the Newton North PTSO and others, is hosting Dr. Richard Ginsburg on Wednesday, March 23 from 7pm – 8:30pm at Newton North High School. Dr. Ginsburg is a sports psychologist and co-authored the […]

GELF Dinner Fundraiser

GELF Dinner Fundraiser

The Jennifer Price Global Education Leadership Fund (GELF), Newton’s study abroad scholarship program, is turning eight.  Change students’ lives by joining Newton community members for chef’s favorites, wine, and live entertainment to support lower-income Newton students in taking advantage of international opportunities. Join us for the Jennifer Price Global Leadership Education Fund (GELF)  Benefit  Dinner Saturday, April 2, 2016 […]