Discounted Charlie Cards are available for students

Student Charlie Cards (S-Cards) can be obtained for free from your student’s House Office. A student card is valid for one year, from Sept. 1 to Aug. 31. It offers student discounts on the MBTA bus, subway, ferries, and commuter rail, including a $30 monthly T pass (regular cost is $90). A monthly pass or up to $10 can be placed on the S-card. Funds can be deposited onto the card on board a bus, at a fare vending machine or at a subway station. 

Faculty and staff whet summer reading appetites at book breakfast on May 30

The Library Learning Commons hosted a Book Breakfast for teachers and staff on May 30 to encourage summer reading. Library teachers Erin Dalbec, Lauren Italiano, and Kate Kennedy set up book displays and discussed worthwhile summer reading choices. Breakfast items were paid for by the PTSO. About 40 teachers and staff attended, borrowing 80 books for the summer. Students may also check out up to 10 books for the summer. 

Sustainability students revitalize recycling at North

The sustainability classes taught by Ms. Anndy Dannenberg (biology) and Ms. Kathryn Teissier (world language) are working with School Council to revitalize and promote recycling at Newton North. Changes in the international market for recycled American goods are pushing Newton citizens, including students, to reassess their current recycling habits and learn new guidelines.

PTSO seeks student and parent rep for Food Service Advisory Group starting June 2019

Newton PTOs are partnering with NPS administration and the School Committee to form a Food Service Advisory Group (FSAG). The purpose of this group is to create a two-way dialogue between families and NPS food service partner--Whitsons Culinary Group--so that food service in the Newton Public Schools meets expectations and can be continuously improved.

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