Can you donate an instrument you no longer need?

“Hi, My name is Abigail Miller. I am in twelth grade at Newton South High School. I am running my fifth instrument donation drive since 2012 because I really enjoy playing music and hope that I can help others get the chance to love it as much as I do. Through a partnership with Berklee College of Music, the instruments I collect will be donated to local nonprofit organizations and schools who provide music education to underserved populations.

Volunteers needed: It takes a village to make Celebration a success!

The PTSO needs YOUR HELP to continue its tradition of hosting Celebration, a fun, safe post-prom event for all NNHS seniors. Planning begins NOW, and many former team leaders are now parents of seniors. We need new faces--parents/guardians of 9th, 10th, and 11th graders willing to envision the decor, map out the set-up, and solicit donations of teen-friendly food for this special event!

Beijing Bound: Information session and alumni panel discussion on March 14, 6:00 p.m.

Interested parents, teachers, and students, come learn about the Newton-Beijing Jingshan School China Exchange Program on Wednesday, March 14, from 6:00-8:30 p.m., in the Newton South High School Library and Lecture Hall. Samantha Mandel, program manager, will lead an information session; the panel discussion will feature alumni teacher and students reflecting on the impact this four-month immersion program had on them.

Just Think Expo draws teens and families to learn about community resources

The 8th annual Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices Expo, sponsored by the NNHS PTSO, took place on January 18 in two parts. During lunch blocks, interested Newton North students had conversations with representatives from non-profits about numerous topics including sun safety, dating safety, pedestrian and bike safety, mental health support, e-cigarettes and vaping, and marijuana myths and facts.

Adults invited to see "Escalation," film on relationship abuse, and have guided discussion, on January 30, 6:00 p.m.

Parents/guardians are invited to join members of Newton North’s Minds Matter Club, Newton North staff, and REACH Beyond Domestic Violence for a showing of “Escalation” on January 30, 6:00-7:30 p.m., in the Little Theatre. The Escalation Workshop is a film-based discussion that opens people’s eyes to the warning signs of relationship abuse.

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