Donations to Ed Ex fundraising campaign will be matched up to $15,000!

An altruistic Newton North family has offered to match donations up to $15,000 to this year’s Educational Excellence fundraising campaign, focused on purchasing equipment for science classrooms and laboratories this year. Please be inspired by this generous gesture and double the impact of your donation. Your $25 will become $50, $100 will become $200, and $500 will become $1000. Thank you for your support!

Women of Science team takes second and sixth place in state competition

Two NNHS Women of Science teams competed successfully in the 16th annual Women of Science Scholarship Competition at Bedford High School on December 8, One team came in second place and the other, sixth, out of 38 teams from all over Massachusetts. Team members had a great time building mousetrap-powered vehicles, studying famous female astronomers and astronauts, and speaking with female science professionals during a networking lunch.

Adults try micropipetting and taste tests at Science Education at NNHS and Beyond on December 6

More than 25 parents/guardians joined the PTSO for a fun evening learning what Newton North students are doing in science class, hearing about the Science Department's need for new equipment to introduce teens to cutting-edge work in genetics, and trying out micropipettes and a taste test.

Newton CPC public hearings on conservation restrictions, Allen House historic rehab to be held December 11, 7:00 p.m.

The Community Preservation Committee will hold public hearings on funding requested by the Newton Conservators for conservation restrictions on past CPA-funded land acquisitions, and supplemental funding for the Allen House historic rehabilitation project in West Newton, on December 11, 7:00 pm., in Newton City Hall Room 204. The CPC will also discuss recent changes to the Golda Meir House Expansion in Auburndale, for which it has already recommended funding to the City Council.

West Newton Arts Stroll & Shop to run December 8, December 8, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Get in the holiday spirit in West Newton at the annual Arts Stroll & Shop, presented by Newton Cultural Alliance. As you stroll along Washington Street throughout the day, you can listen to strolling carolers and musicians. Buy beautiful handmade gifts at The Paper Mouse, Artitudes, and Hipstitch, and enjoy some cider at Sweet Tomatoes, or a hot cup of coffee and a treat at L’Aroma Café.

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