Thinking about course registration? Read Mr. Young's take on arts education

Mr. Todd Young, chair of the Fine & Performing Arts Department, has published an article on the role of arts in all students' education in the Massachusetts Music Journal (Winter 2016). The article is included below. To see Mr. Young speak about how students and parents can think about the registration process, go to

The Arts Are Not For Me Syndrome
Todd R. Young – Newton North High School and Gordon College

Open house on March 1, 5:30 p.m., will introduce 8th grade parents to NNHS

Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Fine and Performing Arts (FPA) will host an open house on Thursday, March 1, 5:30-7:00 p.m., prior to Eighth Grade Parent Night at Newton North. The open house is being promoted to 8th grade parents and will provide an opportunity for CTE and FPA to show their programs to the NNHS community.


Free workshop on building body confidence in children offered February 27, 9:30 a.m.

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.


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