Seniors enjoy breakfast and yearbook signing courtesy of class liaisons on June 1

Senior class liaisons Kim Buckton, Michelle Markert, and Clare Norton put together a festive breakfast for seniors on June 1. Students enjoyed a delicious repast and had a chance to sign yearbooks--hot off the presses! Thank you to Kim, Michelle, and Clare, and to all of the parents/guardians who donated food or funds and served, staffed, and cleaned up.

Newton Community Ed offers ACT boot camp August 20-23

The ACT is the college-readiness standardized test of choice in most of our country, and it is steadily gaining in popularity here in Massachusetts. It is accepted by all colleges and may be a better choice for some students. The ACT tests math, science, reading, and writing (the writing portion of the test is optional). NCE is pleased to partner with Summit Educational Group to offer a comprehensive program that covers all sections of the ACT exam.

Supporters of Principal's Student Assistance Fund provide equal access to school events and trips

In addition to paying PTSO dues in the fall, many parents generously donate to the Principal's Student Assistance Fund each year. Thank you for your steadfast support! Most of the money is used by Newton North to make sure all students have equal access to school trips. Here is a list of trips for which the money has been used this year. 

Newton METCO celebrates scholarship recipients on May 20

NNHS senior Tarell Longsworth was one of two student speakers at the annual Newton METCO Senior Community Scholarship Program on May 20. NNHS school counselor Kyle Greenidge (NNHS class of 2005) gave the keynote presentation. Twenty-two seniors from Newton North and Newton South were recognized at this special event. The NNHS PTSO is one of many community donors who support the scholarship program each year. 

Youth 11-18 invited to Plugged In music camp in summer 2018

Plugged In's Music That Matters (MTM) summer day camp has spaces available. Plugged In is a unique nonprofit youth rock band program in Needham where young musicians of all levels and needs are welcome. The camp is for ages 11-18 and includes band class, songwriting, recording a song for a CD, music video, workshops, offsite events, and performance opportunities. Each session ends with a benefit concert that raises money for a charitable organization chosen by the students themselves.


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