Newton 8th grader featured in "Gooney Bird" through November 18

Wheelock Family Theatre’s performance of "Gooney Bird Greene and Her True Life Adventures" features Brown 8th grader Ava Lyons. Ava will perform as Felicia Ann, a classmate of Gooney Bird. "Gooney Bird Greene and Her True Life Adventures" is an adaptation by Kent R. Brown of the Lois Lowry book that charts the quirky course of Gooney Bird, a new student at Watertower Elementary with a flair for the theatrical.

Adults and youth invited to Green Newton’s Schools Connections meeting on November 14, 3:30 p.m.

All (including kids!) are welcome to join the Green Newton’s Schools Connections group’s next meeting, which is set for November 14, 3:30 p.m., at Newton City Hall. At the October meeting, parents and school staff met with Waneta Trabert, Newton’s director of sustainable materials management; School Committee member Diana Fisher Gomberg, and David Stickney, director of facilities.

Half-time Science Department aide needed at NNHS

Want an inside look at the NNHS Science Department? Newton North is looking for a 0.5 FTE Science Lab Aide to support the biology and chemistry teachers. This person will be responsible for preparing solutions, making and breaking down lab kits, maintaining the stockroom, and piloting new labs with teachers. The Unit C job requires 20 hours per week and is flexible within the 7:50 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Support Angier's fifth-grade events committee at yard sale on November 4

Come browse an amazing selection of lightly-used and never-used toys, games, books, and sports equipment plus a curated selection of small furniture and household essentials. With plenty of easy parking, why not take a quick look this Sunday, November 4, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., in front of Angier school. Event hosted by Angier's fifth-grade events committee.

Newton Highlands After-School Program provides options for middle schoolers

As fall sports come to an end, daylight is fading, and temps are dropping, please know that the Newton Highlands After-School Program offers an exciting option for middle school children. HASP has great activities in the Hyde Gym and at the home base in Brigham House, including art, crafts, games, gym, field trips and homework. Transportation is arranged from school to this terrific location.


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