Student group travels to Greece to volunteer at refugee camp

Six seniors (five from NNHS, one from NSHS) spent two weeks in April 2019 helping a nonprofit called Happy Caravan at a refugee camp in Thermopylae, Greece. Days were spent planning; teaching English, art, music, and yoga; and helping children climb trees and play games like Duck Duck Goose. The group also left the children with a new slide, bridge, and swing set.

Body Confidence Day returns on May 1

Body Confidence Day, an annual day of programming overseen by Physical Education, Health, and Wellness teacher Courtney Albert, will be held on May 1, 2019. Students are invited to attend Body Confidence Day sessions with their teachers. The goal of this annual event is to start a conversation on the under-discussed, yet prevalent, subject of how we view ourselves.

Health and Human Services Department hosts speaker Joani Geltman on May 1, 7:00 p.m.

The City of Newton's Health and Human Service Department invites parents/guardians to a talk by Joani Geltman, MSW, on setting boundaries with teens to address risky behaviors such as vaping and alcohol and substance use. The talk will take place on Wednesday, May 1, at 7:00 p.m., in the Newton South auditorium. 

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