Retirees treated to tea, accolades, courtesy of NNHS and Teacher Appreciation team

The Teacher Appreciation committee, skillfully led by Jordana Alford, Sheryl Kalis, Stacy Schwartz, and Maria Sullivan, delighted teachers and staff with a beautiful tea on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in the Library Learning Commons. The retirees being honored were Nancy Batt, John Callahan, Kirsten Tuohy McCarthy, Ellen Novinsky, Dan Sweeney, and Suzanne Putzeys. Guests enjoyed fruit, sushi, tea sandwiches, cookies, and more. 

Lost items have been found! Students have until June 14 to reclaim them

Students are invited to claim their lost items--hats, jackets, backpacks, water bottles, and more--until Friday, June 14. Thanks to PTSO volunteers Jasmine Chen and Vanessa Werth, the items will be on display on a table outside the NNHS cafeteria for the next few weeks. Valuables such as glasses, phones, and jewelry can be reclaimed in the main office. 

Music families: Team leaders needed for post-concert receptions

We need a few organized volunteers to oversee our traditional gatherings after NNHS music program concerts in 2019-20. If you can duplicate a Sign-Up Genius to recruit volunteers and solicit refreshments, you can do this job! Other steps include coordinating with other volunteers and music teachers, arranging refreshments on a table, and clearing the table after receptions.

Tiger Talks donations fund author talk with Francisco X. Stork on May 15

More than 200 students were treated to a presentation and Q&A by author Francisco X. Stork on May 15, 2019. The talk was arranged by librarian Erin Dalbec and funded by Tiger Talks, the PTSO's 2016-17 Educational Excellence campaign, which was designed to bring speakers in a variety of disciplines to Newton North. According to Ms. Dalbec, "The students were engaged, and at the end of his talk, Mr.


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