Newton Community Ed offers Legal Planning for Children with Special Needs on February 7

Are you searching for solutions to ensure the comfort and safety of children and adult children who have special needs? This workshop will cover the fundamentals of establishing a special needs trust, guardianship/conservatorship, and a financial plan that can safeguard your and your children’s legal and financial future.

ACT prep class to be offered at Newton South this winter

The ACT is the standardized test of choice in many states, and it is steadily gaining in popularity here in Massachusetts. It is accepted by all colleges and may be a better choice than the SAT for some students. The ACT tests math, science, reading, and writing. Newton Community Education is pleased to partner with Summit Educational Group to offer a comprehensive test prep program that covers all sections of the ACT exam.

Special Education parent Q&A to be held on January 31, 6:00 p.m.

Come to a meet and greet with Special Education administrators Kate McCarthy (chair of the NNHS special ed department) and Katie Stahl (assistant chair) on January 31, 6:00-7:00 p.m., in the Film Lecture Hall. Elizabeth de Rivera (NNHS PTSO liaison to SEPAC*) and Alyssa Cohen (SEPAC chair) will also be there. Ask questions and share tips in a relaxed setting--all are welcome!

Be a part of the future at GELF! Dinner planning meeting to be held March 8, 7:00 p.m. (NEW DATE)

Global Educational Leadership Fund (GELF) is planning its 10th Anniversary Annual Benefit Dinner, scheduled for May 5, 2018. Come join us at our next planning meeting to get involved and to learn more about GELF, a fund that helps offset the cost of NSHS & NNHS programs for travel abroad and language exchange by providing scholarships to many students each year. We need your support in the planning for this fun community event; you can choose from brainstorming ideas for decorations, assisting with the au

PTSO funds cell phone experiment through Grants and Projects

Grants and Projects money was used to fund a request by history teacher Albert Cho to purchase a classroom set of Yondr pouches; the pouches disbable cell phones until they are unlocked using a special device. Mr. Cho plans to report back to the PTSO on how students respond to having their phones off limits during class. Hear a story about use of the pouches in Boston and at NNHS on NPR.


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