PTSO donations fund monthly ice cream event for teachers and staff

Teachers and staff, including Ms. Silvia Dupont, World Language teacher, enjoyed an ice cream break on January 17 in Tiger's Loft. This monthly morale booster is managed by Culinary Arts department chair Lisa McKinney and funded by parent/guardian donations. Stated Ms. Nancy Marrinucci, World Language department chair, "We so appreciate the PTSO making this simple but delightful treat possible!!"

Future Business Leaders of America holds prize drawing to raise funds

FBLA students are holding a prize drawing through Friday, January 25, to raise funds so all members can afford to participate in competitions. Tickets are being sold during school lunches outside the cafeteria. (See photo of club members (from left) Kayla Rigoli, Hannah Aponovich, and Hallie Zenga-Josephson). Prices are $2/one ticket or $5/three tickets. There is a 50/50 drawing box along with the following four prizes: 

"Climate Change Challenge" student video contest kicks off January 25

The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts invites all Massachusetts high school students (grades 9-12) to enter the "Climate Change Challenge" student video contest. Students are invited to create 30-second public service announcements to raise awareness about one aspect of climate change and suggest a course of action to help save the planet.

Newton SEPAC presents "10 Traits of Effective Parents in Special Education" on January 16, 7:15 p.m.

Advocating for children in the special education system can be frustrating and overwhelming for parents. In the past decade, attorney Jeffrey Sankey has worked with hundreds of parents to help them obtain special education services for their children. Join the Newton Special Education Parent Advisory Council to hear Mr. Sankey discussing common traits shared by parents who are best able to navigate the intricacies of the special education process.


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