Carpentry and music students host fundraiser March 22, 6:00 p.m., for Puerto Rico service-building trip

Join carpentry and music students for an evening of comedy and jazz on Friday, March 22, at 6:00 p.m., in the Newton North auditorium. This special benefit for Mass 9 for the Ninth will feature comedians Jimmy Tingle, Chris Murphy, and Corey Percival, along with a Newton North jazz combo. Also enjoy a silent auction, snacks, and a prize drawing. All proceeds will support students traveling to Puerto Rico in late March to help with rebuilding efforts. 

Design & Visual Communications Program raising funds for 3D art installation on Main Street

Since early 2017, the Design & Visual Communications Program has been working on a project to create a visual representation of Newton North High School’s mission statement and core values. The students have worked through many phases of interpretation, focus groups, planning, market research, and design. The students have done extensive research on public art, art installations, design principles, and typography.

Sophomore families treat teachers and staff to breakfast on March 1

Teachers and staff were treated to a welcoming TGIF breakfast on March 1 courtesy of sophomore class liaisons Jennifer Conley, Andrea Katsenes, and Melanie Varady. The breakfast featured festive St. Patrick's Day decor, and the treats included homeade Irish soda bread as well as yogurt parfaits, baked goods, fresh fruit, and hot items purchased from Sodexo. The liaisons marshalled a team of sophomore parent/guardian volunteers to ensure that the event was enjoyed by all who attended!

Support Newton student travel scholarships; purchase tickets or donate before March 11 for a chance to win a tour and beer tasting for you and 20 friends at Sam Adams Brewery!

Newton North offers incredible educational travel programs, yet many students in our community cannot afford to participate in these trips without help. The Jennifer Price Global Education Leadership Fund (GELF) raises funds to provide financial aid to these students so that they, too, can participate in life-changing international opportunities. 

NNHS hosts 8th grade families on February 28

Eighth graders and their parents/guardians poured into Newton North on February 28, 2019, to learn about North's many offerings, including Career and Technical Education programs and Fine and Performing Arts classes. After perusing exhibits staffed by current students and teachers and hearing from administrators and department chairs in the auditorium, attendees chose three out of nine sessions on topics like, "Electives Galore!" and "Global Education at North." 

Newton SEPAC presents "Mental Health in Children and Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities" on March 12, 7:30 p.m.

Join SEPAC (Special Education Parent Advisory Council) on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at the Education Center (100 Walnut Street) in room 217 for a presentation by Dr. Kerim Munir, MD, MPH, DSc, director of psychiatry at the University Center for Excellence, which is a division of Developmental Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr.

Johnny Cole to speak on "Accepting, Respecting, and Celebrating Cultural Diversity" on March 5, 7:30 p.m.

Families Organizing for Racial Justice (FORJ) and Angier PTO invite adults to a presentation by Mr. Johnny Cole, assistant principal at Needham High School, on Tuesday, March 5, from 7:30-9:00 p.m., at Angier School. Mr. Cole is a diversity educator who designs and teaches graduate-level courses in racial identity development, cultural competency, and diversity sensitivity, including the impact of these issues on education.


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