Freshman parent groups to be held October 3, 10, and 17

Freshman Year ~ A Time of Transition

When: Three consecutive Tuesdays: October 3, 10 and 17

Time: From 9:05-10:20 am

Where: International Cafe

These three groups are facilitated by Newton North counselors who provide an opportunity for parents/guardians to discuss various topics such as the following:

  • Life at Newton North (Academic/extracurricular)
  • Social/emotional Concerns
  • Internet use/social networking/texting
  • Bullying
  • Curfew
  • Driving with others
  • Parties
  • Groundrules/consequences
  • Teen dating, “friends with benefits,” and violence
  • Communication w/family, friends, school
  • Family quality time
  • Drug and alcohol use

Please note that these groups are held during the school day and we are aware that many parents/guardians are unable to attend due to their work schedules. Due to contractual limitations, adding additional evening events is not permitted. If you cannot attend the groups and wish to receive any handouts that are given, please contact Donna Harper at

Beth Swederskas, Guidance