My Take on Thoroughly Modern Millie

racism in Thoroughly Modern Millie

I just returned from Thoroughly Modern Millie and I want to start by saying that the cast is incredibly talented and deserves much accolades for a well done show. The leads, particularly Maddy Waters as Millie Dillmont, Aiden O’Neal as Miss Dorothy Brown, Peter Diamond as Jimmy Smith, Kelsey Fox as Mrs. Meers and  Will […]

Throwdown NNHS: Talk the Talk or Walk the Walk? Regarding Racism in Thoroughly Modern Millie

racism in Thoroughly Modern Millie

Dear Principal Price, Mr. Brown, and Mr. Young, This week, I was disappointed to hear about the controversy around North’s production of Thoroughly Modern Millie, and what the students, families, faculty and community will take away from this production. I have four concerns: Valuing one group while marginalizing another – This play was selected for the […]

Newton Family Singers Celebrates Paul Simon

Newton Family Singers, LOVES ME LIKE A ROCK A Joyful Celebration of the Music of Paul Simon

Newton Family Singers Present … LOVES ME LIKE A ROCK A Joyful Celebration of the Music of Paul Simon To Benefit the Asperger’s Association of New England (AANE) and the Autism Alliance of MetroWest Sunday, April 13, 4pm Performing Arts Center at Newton North High School, 457 Walnut Street, Newton

Garden City Boys Summer Lacrosse Camp

Garden City boys lacrosse camp, Newton MA

Newton Garden City 2013 Boys Lacrosse Camp July 22nd – July 26th July 29th  – August 2nd Newton North High School $275/5 Days 9am-3pm www.newtonsummerschool.com The off-season is the best time to improve your game for the spring season!! The Newton Garden City Lacrosse Camp is an “Instructional Camp” that represents one of the best ways to […]

Newton North High School Makes Newsweek Best High Schools List!

NNHS ranks in Newsweek, best high schools in america

Newsweek has ranked Newton North High School #982 in its list of America’s Best High Schools. The ranking lists the best 2000 public high schools in the United States that get kids into college. The list is based on six components: graduation rate (25 percent) college acceptance rate (25 percent) AP/IB/AICE tests taken per student (25 […]

Financial Literacy Taught to Newton High School Students

Newton North High School, NNHS, NSHS, Financial literacy program, Cambridge Savings Bank

Financial Literacy Program in Newton Cambridge Savings Bank recently concluded its CSBsmart Financial Education Program at Newton North and South High Schools. The program taught students critically important financial skills through a four-lesson curriculum focusing on budgeting, saving, managing a checking account, credit smarts, and fraud awareness. Here are some examples: 1.      “Lunchtime Loan” – uses a […]

Bike to School. Eat for Free!

Ari Appel, Bike 2 School, Bike2School, Nina Kaplan image

NNHS Student Get Kids Biking for Food Newton North High School student Ari Appel encourages classmates to Bike to School. His incentive? FOOD! Bike2School, Eat for Free is a program that involves the Newtonville business community as well! Every five times you bike to school, you’ll get five bucks to grab a bite at Newtonville stores. […]

NewTV features Local Artists – The Small Stage: Still Life, Part II

Who even knew that NewTV had a art gallery? I certainly didn’t. But they do – just outside the offices -and showcase many talented local artists (previously featured artists include Marian Dioguardi and Coleman Rogers) and save the date for the Gallery Reception of The Small Stage: Still Life, Part II on July 18th, 7-9 […]

Free Running Clinic, Run Leo Run! March 31st NNHS

Leo Westebbe

Inspirational marathoner, Leo Westebbe, Newton South graduate 2011 and Charles d’Hemecourt from the Division of Sports Medicine Children’s Hospital Boston will lead a FREE running clinic for kids ages 8 and up. The clinic is prime preparation for runners of all ages and abilities in the April 15 Heartbreak Hill Road Race. Participants will learn running stretches, drills and techniques, discuss […]

Garden City Summer Soccer Camp 2012 – Registration Open Now

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My middle daughter is lucky to have Brian Rooney as her soccer coach so I can personally vouch for how wonderful he is! She also did Garden City Soccer Camp last summer and loved it. What is really great about Garden City is that the coaches are great role models. As high school varsity players, […]