Teens learn budgeting skills at financial reality fair on April 11

Career and Technical Education students learned about the financial decisions young adults face during a financial reality fair on April 11, 2019. The fair, run by business teacher Rob Kane with help from students, gave attendees a chance to practice making spending and saving decisions and managing a budget in the areas of housing, utitilities, shopping for food and clothing, banking and insurance, and charitable giving. Volunteers included local businesspeople, NNHS staff, and parents/guardians.

10th Annual SEPAC Awards Ceremony set for May 30, 6:00 p.m.; nominations open through May 15

The 10th Annual SEPAC Special Educator Awards Ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 30, at 6:00 p.m., in the Newton South High School cafeteria (NOTE new location!), 140 Brandeis Road, Newton. 

The SEPAC Special Educator Awards are presented to Newton faculty and staff members who have done exceptional work with students receiving special education services.  

FORJ and Harmony Foundation to host Debby Irving and Shay Stewart-Bouley on April 9, 6:30 p.m. All invited!

Please join Families Organizing for Racial Justice and the Harmony Foundation on Tuesday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m., at Angier Elementary for a special event. Featured guests will be Debby Irving, racial justice educator and celebrated author of Waking Up White, and Shay Stewart-Bouley, executive director, Community Change, Inc., and blogger of Black Girl In Maine.

Celebration of Newton Highlands playground opening to be held April 26, 4:00 p.m.

The City of Newton’s Planning & Development Department is partnering up with Parks & Recreation for the official opening of the Newton Highlands Playground. This playground underwent significant improvements in the past few years, and it is now complete. To celebrate, the City of Newton is hosting a family-friendly community event with a series of games and programming for all, including basketball, pickle ball, cornhole, and Zumba presented by the Newton Senior Center.


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