Newton North's Asian Culture Club with guidance from advisor Michele Leong held its annual Asian Culture Day on February 13, 2019. Classes were invited to hear a variety of speakers in order to expand the narrative of what it can mean to be Asian American. The panels were as follows:
- A block: Student panel
- B block: Chen Chen, NNHS alum, poet, author of When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities,longlisted for the 2017 National Book Awards. Chen is currently the Jacob Ziskend poet-in-residence at Brandeis University.
- D block: Rupa Shenoy, reporter for PRI's The World
- E block: Emily Lee, NNHS alum, photographer, polar expedition explorer, and yoga instructor
- F block: Paige Peterson, actress
- G block: Artist round-panel discussion with Bren Bataclan, Felix Fu, Paul Nguyen, and Eric Pow