New April break program will introduce 8th and 9th graders to world of work

Are you looking for a fun, affordable, hands-on, and valuable learning experience for your 8th or 9th grader during April break?

Has your 8th or 9th grader expressed an interest in looking for a summer or after-school job, but isn’t sure where to start or has been turned down because of their age or lack of experience? This program may be for them!

PTSO program on summer planning provides practical info for teens and adults

"Summer planning: jobs, internships, experiences," presented by the NNHS PTSO March 19, 2019, provided a wealth of practical information for a standing-room-only crowd of students and adults. Presenters Claudia Wu, Simon Steudel, Reem Yared, and Quinn Etchie kept attendees fully engaged. Thank you to Linda Hanusaik and Elizabeth Reilly, PTSO program chairs, for planning this program, and special thanks to Ted Vahey for the onsite technical support that made it all run smoothly!

Students learn self-defense skills in IMPACT Boston training supported by Ed Ex funds

With partial funding from the 2014 Educational Excellence fundraising campaign designated for mental health, cultural awareness, and social-emotional learning, PE Health and Wellness teacher Courtney Albert recently arranged for students to participate in self-defense training provided by IMPACT Boston. Ms. Albert, who has organized this exciting program for several years, stated, "We had another wonderful IMPACT self-defense training this past Friday."

Newton North students present on March 15, International Day of Climate Action

Members of Newton North’s Next Gen Voices Club gave a presentation on the causes and effects of climate change, current climate change legislation, and actions students can take to a large audience of students and staff at NNHS on Friday, March 15. After their presentation, students marched to City Hall to join Newton South students for the Newton Youth Climate March.

Newton North School Council seeks two parent/guardian members and one alternate; statements due by March 20

The primary responsibilities of the School Council are to advise and assist the principal with the School Improvement Plan (SIP) and to help develop any projects arising out of the SIP that the principal identifies as beneficial to the successful functioning and development of the school. The term of office is three years. Parent/guardian members must have a child attending Newton North High School during their entire three-year term (fall 2019-spring 2022).

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