• Summer Activities for Kids from FA Day Middle School Nurse

    Summer Activities for Kids from FA Day Middle School Nurse

    Summer Activities for Kids from FA Day Middle School Nurse. Two helpful PDFs with camps and volunteer opportunities for kids. After school and summer activities can be an essential part of your child’s educational and social/emotional learning. Research has shown the value of after school and summer programs and here in Newton, we are lucky […]

  • Summer BCMFest Celtic Festival in Harvard Square, July 2

    Summer BCMFest Celtic Festival in Harvard Square, July 2

    The Boston area’s only winter-time Celtic festival will once again make a warm-weather appearance when Club Passim in Harvard Square hosts the third Summer BCMFest on July 2, featuring 12 hours of some of the best local Celtic music. Summer BCMFest is fashioned after the annual BCMFest (Boston’s Celtic Music Fest), a weekend gathering held […]

  • Summer Events at Davis Museum at Wellesley College

    Summer Events at Davis Museum at Wellesley College

    This summer, the Davis Museum at Wellesley College is embracing the outdoors by hosting family-friendly activities on the Davis Museum plaza. The second annual summer series includes films, art-making activities, food, and—for the first time—outdoor yoga. SUMMER KICK-OFF CELEBRATION The summer series at the Davis Museum will commence with a kick-off event on Thursday, June […]

  • Crafters Sought for Pop Up Market

    Seeking Vendors for Common Ground Arlington Pop Up Market!

    Common Ground in Arlington will be hosting its third annual Holiday Pop Up Market on October 15th, Sunday, from 11am to 3pm. Are you an artist, artisan, or have a craft product or home business that you want to promote for the holiday season? Join us for a Holiday Pop Up Market at Common Ground […]

  • Summer at The Street

    Summer at The Street

    Yoga on The Green Every Sunday, June 4 to October 1 9:30am Each month, The Street will partner with a different yoga studio for Yoga on The Green, with each instructor bringing their distinct style to the class. In June, YogaWorks will lead Yoga on The Green. In the event of rain, classes will be held indoors […]

  • June events from Historic Newton

    June events from Historic Newton

    Sunday, June 4, 3:00 PM HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS GARGOYLES AND GLASS: A TOUR OF SECOND CHURCH The 100 year old American Gothic building for Second Congregational Church in West Newton, designed by Charles Collens, is a testament to the gifted craftsmen of the time, including Charles Connick and Henry Wynd-Young (stained glass) and Johannes Kerchmayer […]

  • Nor'Easter Soccer Club

    Nor’easter North Club Soccer Tryouts

    Nor’easter North Club Soccer Tryouts SC 2017-2018 TRYOUTS SCHEDULE **Teams are formed based on birth year. Select players may be invited to play up. Brook Field, 44 School Street, Weston, MA Wednesday, June 7 @ 6-7:30pm – Girls 2006-2007 Alphabet Field, Alphabet Lane, Weston, MA Thursday, June 8 @ 6-7:30pm – Boys 2006-2009 The Rashi […]

  • Cancer Survivorship Events Starting Next Week

    Cancer Survivorship Events Starting Next Week

    Cancer Survivorship Events Starting Next Week at Newton Wellesley Hospital!

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!

part time jobs at Indigo Fire Studio Arlington MA

Part Time Jobs at Indigo Fire Studio

Indigo Fire Studio is currently seeking a Pottery TA for some of our larger classes. The TA should have intermediate/advanced pottery throwing experience and be able to assist our newer students. The position pays $30 per class (6 classes a session). You should be friendly, able to help novice throwers, comfortable with people and able to explain techniques in […]

Navigating the Cyber World

Navigating the Cyber World

Navigating the Cyber World Tuesday, January 24 from 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. (Snow date on Wednesday, January 25) Brown Middle School Auditorium This is an informative Parent Workshop sponsored Brown Middle School and the Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc. Geared for parents, this workshop reviews the challenges that may arise through use of the Internet, social […]

5 Ways to Give with the Whole Family

5 Ways to Give with the Whole Family

The Joy of Giving: 5 Ways to Give with the Whole Family By Simone Mets, author of Very Christmas  Each year, we are teased earlier and earlier of the impending holiday season.  Then suddenly, time flies, and, as if by magic, we find ourselves right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of it […]

FA Day Principal Search

FA Day Principal Search

Update on Principal Search Process: Ways to Be Involved Superintendent David Fleishman joined us last month to talk about the upcoming principal search process.  The School Department seeks parental input in a few different ways: 1) Complete the online survey about F.A. Day school 2) Apply to be considered for the Selection Advisory Committee (see […]

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 […]

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, […]