It happens every holiday season…“What can I get for Aunt Sarah? My next-door neighbor’s baby? My boss?” With over 60 talented artisans displaying their one-of-a-kind treasures, you are sure to find something for the most discerning person on your shopping list at the Newton City Hall Holiday Craft Show. Admission is free!
The NNHS School Council is seeking photos of family members volunteering together. If you have photos to share, please email them to email@example.com.
Join a team dedicated to planning an international night in March in conjunction with a student event being planned during the day. To volunteer, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spirit Week is Monday through Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 22, is a half day with an 11:00 a.m. dismissal.
Thanksgiving Weekend is a No Homework Weekend. We hope all students will enjoy a long weekend with friends and/or family.
Free weekend at Historic Newton – Everyone is invited to enjoy free admission to Jackson Homestead and Museum at 527 Washington Street and the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds at 286 Waverley Avenue on December 2 and 3, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. For information: 617-796-1450.
Learn to ski or snowboard with Newton Parks and Recreation with lessons at Nashoba Valley Ski Area. Transportation from Newton is provided from the Albemarle Field House. This six-week program runs on Tuesdays for grades 3-5 and Fridays for grades 5-10 starting January 2, 2018.
Come enjoy a Multi Cultural Festival hosted by Newton Cultural Center at City Hall on November 19, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. The uniqueness of this cultural festival is in its interactive quality, an inclusive and broad-minded global perspective sharing experiences of harmony, celebration, and unity within the wonder of diversity.
The NNHS Scholarship Application for the class of 2018 is now online. Click here to apply or find the application on the NNHS website under the Announcements section and under the Families Tab entitled "2018 NNHS Senior Scholarship Application."
The due date is Friday, January 26, 2018.
Completing his application will make you eligible for more than 300 scholarships that NNHS awards. Most scholarships are need based.
Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices Expo coming up on January 7, 2020!
Just Think 2016 promo video
Just Think 2020 promo video
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FUNDRAISING The PTSO holds three major fundraisers during the year for parents/guardians. The PTSO also solicits funds from local businesses. See these charts to get a sense of how the funds are raised and how the donations are used at Newton North.
To learn how you can earn money for the North PTSO click on the logo.
As the use of e-cigarettes (called vaping) has increased, so has the risk of more teens becoming addicted to nicotine, the active ingredient in e-cigarettes. In particular, with its cool design, Juul has helped popularize vaping among teens. Juul devices were designed to look like a tech product; one of the designers worked for Apple before joining Juul. Juul now makes up 68 percent of the $2 billion e-cigarette market. According to the Surgeon General, in addition to nicotine, Juuls contain the following:
Here are some other facts about e-cigarettes.
Here are some healthy ways to take your mind off Juuling.
FDA is failing to protect kids from e-cigarettes, American Lung Association says
How to Talk to Your Kids about Vaping (WBUR)
Vaping, Marijuana, and the Effects on the Adolescent Brain with Dr. Ruth Potee
To Curb Youth Smoking, Vaping, FDA Announces Plan Aimed at Flavored Products
In-house experts share strategies at PTSO program on October 26, 2018: “Just Think: Vaping, alcohol, marijuana--Know the risks for your teen”
Watch this six-minute video about Juuling with your teen, and use it to start a discussion.
Click on the picture to view or download the 2016-17 Student Handbook (1MB pdf).
NNHS communtiy news is posted in OurNewton.org. OurNewton is also looking for volunteer writers, photographers, editors, and staffers. Can you help?
Click on the poster to link to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.