Support the class of 2020 by dining on delicious Thai-inspired food! Visit Four Spoons in Newton Center on Thursday, February 22, between 11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., and the sophomore class will receive a portion of the funds from each bill. Check out their menu here.
Tickets for "Cinderella," Theatre Ink's spring musical, are now available at Theatreink.net.
Are you a parent or caregiver? In our image-driven world it may seem hard to foster body confidence in our children. Join this free MEDA event to learn how to help your child have a happy and healthy relationship with his/her body. Children who feel good about their bodies are less likely to develop eating issues, more likely to participate in sports and extracurricular activities, less likely to use drugs and alcohol, and more likely to develop a healthy relationship with exercise.
STEM Inspiration Organization invites high school students and families to "Sights Set on Science," a talk about how students who want a career in a STEM fields can explore their interests outside the classroom and showcase their achievements on their college application. The talk will be held on March 25 in Waltham.
Newton SEPAC and Newton Public Schools present "Reducing Anxiety in Kids" with speaker Jessica Minahan, M.Ed, BCBA, on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., in the NNHS Auditorium.
Friday, May 4
Come support the North community and cheer on more than 40 Newton North Faculty and staff as they sing, dance, tell jokes, and act - all in the name of a good cause. All proceeds from the event go to GELF, the Jennifer Price Global Educational Leadership Fund. Prepare to be surprised and amazed! Hope to see you there!
Dear Newton Families,
Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices Expo coming up on January 8, 2019!
FUNDRAISING The PTSO holds three major fundraisers during the year for parents/guardians. The PTSO also solicits funds from local businesses. See these charts to get a sense of how the funds are raised and how the donations are used at Newton North.
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Celebration Craft and Chat, Thursday, March 28, 7:00-8:30 p.m., International Cafe
School Council, Monday, April 1, 6:30-8:00 p.m., room 103
TGIF breakfast hosted by freshman class parents/guardians, Friday, April 5, 6:00-8:00 a.m., International Cafe
Celebration Craft and Chat, Thursday, April 11, 7:00-8:30 p.m., International Cafe
Celebration Craft and Chat, Wednesday, April 24, 7:00-8:30 p.m., International Cafe
Operation Bold Paint, Sunday, April 28, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., NNHS
Multicultural Night, Tuesday, April 30, 6:00-8:00 p.m., cafeteria
Celebration meeting, Wednesday, May 8, 7:00-8:00 p.m., International Cafe
Celebration meeting, Monday, May 13, 7:00-8:00 p.m (if needed), International Cafe
Celebration meeting, Wednesday, May 22, 7:00-8:00 p.m., International Cafe
Celebration, Friday, May 31, NNHS
As the use of e-cigarettes (called vaping) has increased, so has the risk of more teens becoming addicted to nicotine, the active ingredient in e-cigarettes. In particular, with its cool design, Juul has helped popularize vaping among teens. Juul devices were designed to look like a tech product; one of the designers worked for Apple before joining Juul. Juul now makes up 68 percent of the $2 billion e-cigarette market. According to the Surgeon General, in addition to nicotine, Juuls contain the following:
Here are some other facts about e-cigarettes.
Here are some healthy ways to take your mind off Juuling.
FDA is failing to protect kids from e-cigarettes, American Lung Association says
How to Talk to Your Kids about Vaping (WBUR)
Vaping, Marijuana, and the Effects on the Adolescent Brain with Dr. Ruth Potee
To Curb Youth Smoking, Vaping, FDA Announces Plan Aimed at Flavored Products
In-house experts share strategies at PTSO program on October 26, 2018: “Just Think: Vaping, alcohol, marijuana--Know the risks for your teen”
Watch this six-minute video about Juuling with your teen, and use it to start a discussion.
Click on the picture to view or download the 2016-17 Student Handbook (1MB pdf).
NNHS communtiy news is posted in OurNewton.org. OurNewton is also looking for volunteer writers, photographers, editors, and staffers. Can you help?
Click on the poster to link to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.