• Raising Boys in the Digital Age

    Raising Boys in the Digital Age

    Raising Boys in the Digital Age The world of social media and 24/7 communications can be both exciting and overwhelming. Parents, educators, and child development experts struggle with questions like: How much screen time is too much? At what age should children be allowed access to digital media? Do digital tools enhance or hamper educational […]

  • Heart of the Young Athlete hosted by Debbie Drucker

    Heart of the Young Athlete hosted by Debbie Drucker

    Heart of the Young Athlete hosted by Debbie Drucker

  • FREE Live Performances: First Day... on the Second!

    FREE Live Performances: First Day… on the Second!

    FIRST DAY AT THE MOSESIAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS  The Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts is excited to announce the return of First Day… on the Second! The second annual event takes place on January 2nd from 11am to 2pm and features live performances from Magician Evan Northrup, Saxophonist Tim Hall, and […]

  • Holiday Artisan Market in Watertown

    Holiday Artisan Market in Watertown

    Holiday Artisan Market in Watertown

  • Newton Family Singers Dec 11th Concert

    Newton Family Singers Dec 11th Concert

    Tickets On Sale Now! December 11th, 4:00pm, Newton Family Singers Presents “Happiness Is the Truth” Why do we sing? As Pharrell Williams says, “Because we’re happy!” Newton Family Singers explores joy and happiness with a concert of pop music with strong positive messages and irresistible melodies. Clap — and sing — along with us as […]

  • Celebrate Newton Holiday Craft Fair at NSHS
  • Poinsettia Festival

    Poinsettia Festival at Corpus Christi-St. Bernard

    Our Church ( Corpus Christi-St. Bernard) is holding a Poinsettia Festival next weekend, with a variety of lovely Poinsettias and Wreaths. Also included: Silent Auction, children’s crafts,  jewelry, baked goods, attic treasures, books, cash raffle, holiday items. Sat. Dec. 3   10 am to  6 pm Sun  Dec. 4    9 am to 1 pm Location: 1524 Washington St. […]

  • Common Ground Pop Up Holiday Market in Arlington MA

    Holiday Pop Up Market in Arlington

    Please join us for a Holiday Pop Up Market at Common Ground in Arlington. 319 Broadway Arlington, MA 02474 20 Artisans and Businesses will be showcased! Sunday, December 4th 11 am to 3 pm More here.

Newton: A Great Place to Live!

Sharing information about why Newton, Massachusetts is a great place to live and raise a family. If you are thinking of moving to Newton, or have recently moved here, we'd like to help you get settled in. Feel free to ask questions and you'll get unbiased answers. Welcome!

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 […]

DeCordova New England Biennial 2016

DeCordova New England Biennial 2016

DeCordova New England Biennial 2016 The deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is one of our local gems. Located in Lincoln, it is known to many in the area for it extraordinary large-scale outdoor sculptures, set in a pleasantly landscaped 30-acre park. It’s a perfect place to take the family for an outing on a nice […]

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

NNHS “Report Card”

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, […]

Heart of the Young Athlete hosted by Debbie Drucker

Heart of the Young Athlete hosted by Debbie Drucker

Heart of the Young Athlete hosted by Debbie Drucker

NNHS Principal Newsletter Dec 2016

NNHS Principal Newsletter: Dec 2016

Principal’s Newsletter-December 2016 As part of my entry to Newton North High School I invited you to complete a survey where I asked “what are the three most important strengths of Newton North HS?”, “What are the three priority areas where Newton North HS can improve or grow?”, and “What does ‘Tiger Pride’ mean to […]

NNHS Boys Basketball Playing Hoop Mountain Invitational

NNHS Boys Basketball Playing Hoop Mountain Invitational

The Newton North Boys Basketball Team has been selected to play in the “Hoop Mountain Good Sports Invitational Game” at the TD Garden vs Waltham High School. Advance ticketing for $12 at NNHS in the athletic office, at all lunches and at boys basketball games prior to the January 8th game date. Tickets will be available […]

FREE Live Performances: First Day... on the Second!

FREE Live Performances: First Day… on the Second!

FIRST DAY AT THE MOSESIAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS  The Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts is excited to announce the return of First Day… on the Second! The second annual event takes place on January 2nd from 11am to 2pm and features live performances from Magician Evan Northrup, Saxophonist Tim Hall, and […]

Newton Indoor Tennis Starting!

Newton Indoor Tennis Starting!

Tennis Players! Welcome to Indoor Winter Tennis Sunday Winter Tennis in the Newton South Gym!! TENNIS- Quick Start & Cardio Quick Start Strokes, instructional games, hitting, running and rallying fun. We are proud to bring you Quick Start. This new way of teaching kids uses modified nets and balls so everybody can succeed, learn quickly […]