Newton PAC for Special Education hosts talk on best practices February 16

The Newton Parent Advisory Council for Special Education will be hosting Leslie Leslie, MassPAC Project Manager, to discuss "Best Practices: Running a Parent Advisory Council," covering legal requirements and ways to improve the PAC, creating by-laws, elections, events, outreach and more.
Date:  February 16, 2017
Location:  100 Walnut Street  Room 210  Newtonville
Time:  7:30 pm - 9 pm
Light refreshments and networking begin at 7:15 pm.

2nd Annual Faculty Talent Show

List of Acts

  • Athana Jathiswaram: Classical Indian Dance by Sangeet Srikanth
  • "Colorblindguy" (stand-up comedy): Chris Murphy 
  • "It's a Hard-Knock Life" Parody - English department including Dani Johnson, Pam Pistiner, Krystal Skwar, Maureen Kavanaugh, Beth Cronin, Mike Schlegelmilch, Adam George, and Kate Mannelly. 
  • Barso re Megha (traditional Indian Dandiya folk dance): Sangeet Srikanth, Kathryn Codd, Krystal Chung, Michelle Stauss, Karen Tokos, Anndy Dannenberg, Deb Lund, Emma Lichtenstein, Melissa Perez
  • Fiddle Feature: Arielle Miles - violin, Max Beach - viola, Elliott Frank - guitar. 
  • Chittiyan Kalayian (Bhangra dance): Dr.Henry Turner ( principal), Ms.Amy Winston, Arielle Miles, Derek Hogan, Tatyana Osipenko, Adam George, Kevin Brosnan, Ellen Novinsky, Betsy Waksman, Max Beach, Dave Bennett, Leslie Meyer

See a preview of the talent show in this week's homeroom announcements. 

NEW DATE: Learn about Jingshan Exchange Program at festival on March 21, 6:00 p.m.

The China Exchange Spring Festival Celebration has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 21, in the Film Lecture Hall at Newton North. The agenda includes a 6:00 p.m. information meeting about the 2017-2018 Jingshan Exchange Program and a 7:00 p.m. program entitled, "Uncharted Territory: U.S.-China Relations During the Xi-Trump Era." 

Neighbors for a Better Newtonville hosts Balloon Day on January 28, 11:00 a.m.

NBN will launch four 24-inch red balloons to a height of 60 feet--the height of the Washington Place development at Washington and Walnut Streets. The event will take place at the corner of Washington and Walnut streets. The purpose is to provide a visual demonstration for the City Councilors and interested Newton residents of the height of the proposed building.

Join a brainstorming session on improvements to Newtonville, January 30, 6:30 p.m.

Neighbors, businesses, local groups, and residents of all ages are invited to discuss their ideas for improvements to Walnut Street at a brainstorming meeting on Monday, January 30, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut Street, Newtonville. Kids welcome!

Read more about the project and join the mailing list here. 



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