Student planners will be available during SECOND week of school

Please pardon the delay! The student planners are here and will be available beginning on Monday, September 11. The Newton North PTSO will once again provide student planners for all 9th graders in their homerooms. PTSO volunteers will also sell planners to students in other grades for $5 during the week of September 11 before school (Tuesday through Thursday) and during lunch (Monday through Thursday). Thank you for your patience.

Newton Free Library has teens and families covered in September

Mayor's Summer Reading Ice Cream Celebration, Saturday, September 9, 2:00-4:00 p.m., Library's front patio: Join Mayor Warren in celebrating the accomplishments of our summer readers at a special ice cream celebration courtesy of Cabot's! Mayor Warren will congratulate all readers. There will be an interactive concert for kids of all ages from 3:00-4:00 by Roger Tincknell, Songs for a Better World Family Concert, and temporary henna tattoos for tweens and teens by Noureen Design 2-4 pm.

LigerBots welcome new team members to September 7 meeting at Newton South

Does your student have an interest in STEM or business, including software, engineering, finance, public relations, fundraising, writing, photojournalism, videography, graphic design, or public speaking? The LigerBots is FIRST Robotics Competition Team 2877, Newton North and South’s combined, award-winning team that builds a new 120-pound robot every year to compete in a robot game with other high school teams. LigerBots runs like a small business, and students gain real-world skills through project-based learning in many STEAM fields.

Next mayoral forum to be held on September 7, 7:00 p.m.

Get to know the candidates for Mayor of Newton. The preliminary run-off vote is coming up on September 12. Please take the opportunity to hear the candidates discuss their priorities and solutions for challenges facing the City.

  • Transportation & Housing Mayoral Forum (Sponsored by Bike Newton, Engine 6 and Green Newton):  September 7, 7:00 pm – War Memorial, City Hall

Click here to read more.

Support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention with a walk on September 6

On September 6, Newton Cares will be climbing Wilson Mountain as part of the Climb to Conquer Suicide which benefits the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Please consider joining the team and climbing for this worthy cause! Registration fee of $25.00 includes a T-shirt and sticker. To register, visit the Newton Cares webpage at

See flyer here: Climb to Conquer Suicide

Executive Function conference for parents to be held on October 27

“Executive Function and Emotion: Promoting flexible thinking and reducing anxiety in school” is an executive function conference specifically for parents which will be held on October 27, 8:30 a.m.– 12:30 p.m., in Lexington, MA.

Learn more about the conference and register here. For more information, please contact Jamie Cutler at



Fall tree tour offered at Newton Cemetery on October 14, 1:00 p.m.

Newton Cemetery arborist Robert Reardon will lead a tour showcasing the interesting variety of trees that enhance the grounds at the cemetery. The tour will take place rain or shine and last approximately 90 minutes. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water and plenty of questions.

Meet just inside the main gate in front of the office. Parking is available in the chapel parking lot. Free and open to all; suggested donation $10.00. For more information, call 617-332-0047.

October 14th, 1:00 pm

Newton Cemetery

791 Walnut Street, Newton

Get to know LigerBots Robotics at Newtonville Village Day, September 24

Fall is coming and the LigerBots are ready to begin a new year. With a freshly elected executive board, new members coming in, and a new game for this year’s FIRST Robotics Competition, the LigerBots are fired up and ready to leap into the coming season! Their first outreach event of the season will be at Newtonville Village Day, from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. on September 24. Please stop by their booth to say hello and learn more about the team.


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