CCES sponsors mock election on November 6

Five hundred Newton North students, staff and faculty voted in a mock election sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement and Service (CCES), run by Claudia Wu and Terry Yoffie, during lunch blocks on November 6. Voters had an opportunity to read about the ballot proposals and cast their votes for candidates and on ballot issues. Voters completed ballots that corresponded to where they live--Newton or Boston, since there were different candidates and issues to vote on in each community. 

Donate winter items for homeless vets at NNHS by December 4

Students are working with the Center for Civic Engagement and Service to collect NEW clothing and accessories to help homeless veterans stay warm this winter. Please donate coats, hats, scarves, mittens, socks, and foot warmers. Place your items in the collection bins at Newton North, Day, and Bigelow, and at Newton City Hall, by Tuesday, December 4. Thank a homeless vet for serving our country, and help him/her stay warm in t

Parent/guardian volunteer needed for Academic Standards Committee

Want to get a closer look at NNHS? The Academic Standards Committee is looking for one or two parent/guardian volunteers to join them. The committee advises the principal on all issues related to academic course requirements and policies at Newton North. The committee includes administrators, students, and parents/guardians. The group meets on certain Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. in room 103, and the bulk of the committee's work is done during the first half of the year.


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