Special education rep available to answer questions, provide support

Do you have questions or comments about a student on an IEP or a 504, or about special education at NNHS? Please contact NNHS PTSO special education representative Elizabeth deRivera at spedpac@northptso.org for assistance. If Elizabeth doesn't have an answer, she can contact special ed administrators or SEPAC (Special Education Parent Advisory Council)*. 

The Newton SEPAC…

"There were a lot of smiles on Monday"--Operation Bold Paint volunteers brighten walls at NNHS

Newton North teachers and staff were all smiles when they arrived Monday to find 16 NNHS spaces that had been brightened by 80+ volunteers on Sunday, April 29, 2018. The effort expended at the seventh annual Operation Bold Paint resulted in colorful walls in classrooms, study rooms, conference rooms, and offices. New this year: free mini-massages for painters skillfully provided by Wellbridge Physical Therapy; Wellbridge also sponsored the pizza handed out to volunteers.

Parents/guardians of seniors invited to discussion series in May offered by Counseling Department

The NNHS Counseling Department is sponsoring a three-week discussion group for parents of NNHS seniors entitled "Seniors in Transition." The sessions will be facilitated by counselors to provide the opportunity for parents/guardians to discuss seniors and their transition out of high school. 

Beyond Kindness: Understanding Our Differences offered to students May 3

Student Nathan Persampieri has worked with the Center for Civic Engagement and Service to plan an optional assembly (two blocks) entitled Beyond Kindness: Understanding our Differences on May 3. Teachers will have the option to sign up their classes during B and C blocks in the Little Theatre. Panelists and participants will discuss how to be more compassionate to people with disabilities.

Join the fun at the Newton Asian Culture Festival on May 5, 10:00 a.m.

The 4th annual Newton Asian Culture Festival presented by Chinese American Association of Newton will be held at Newton City Hall on May 5. Bring your family to this fun event with multiple Asian cultures represented! All students learning about other cultures will benefit. This event is supported by the Newton Mayor’s Office for Cultural Affairs. 

Newton Asian Culture Festival 2018


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