Annual ToBGlad Day held on May 3

Newton North's Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), with the support of faculty advisors Chris Alberg and Lisa Goldthwaite, hosted ToBGlad Day on Friday, May 3, 2019. Trans, Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, and Allies for Diversity Day is an annual event held at North to celebrate, educate, and stimulate conversation. See the poster below for descriptions of the day's events. Faculty and staff were invited to sign up their classes to attend sessions. 

Art Majors make their mark at Newton North this spring

Art Major 4 seniors are painting murals on the walls of Newton North as one of their final projects. Students submit a design proposal that is reviewed by administrators. Once their proposal is approved, students are assigned a location. They begin by outlining the mural in pencil. Over the course of weeks, they use acrylic paint to create their mural. Art teacher Shannon Slattery provides guidance by visiting the students as they work.

Families share rich heritage at Multicultural Night on April 30

Families gathered to feast and learn at the PTSO's second annual Multicultural Night, held in the NNHS cafeteria on April 30, 2019. Participants had the opportunity to share traditions and try new crafts; browse beautifully prepared displays featuring clothing, books, photos, posters, and more; and taste delicious foods from around the world. The event even reunited two fellow high school alumnae after 30+ years!

FORJ potluck dinner and book discussion planned May 14, 6:30 p.m. All welcome!

The next NNHS gathering of FORJ (Families Organizing for Racial Justice) will take place on Tuesday, May 14, from  6:30-8:00 p.m., in the International Cafe at Newton North. All parents/guardians are invited to bring a dish, snack, or beverage to share, and to join in a discussion about excerpts from The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas and White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo. R.s.v.p.

Newton Highlands After-School Program hosts final open houses May 11, 29, and June 10, 5:00 p.m.

The Newton Highlands After-School Program, just for middle school children, has only a few slots open for the fall. We’re hosting three Open Houses on the following dates: Saturday, May 11, Wednesday, May 29, and Monday, June 10, from 5:00-6:00 p.m., at Brigham House, 20 Hartford Street, Newton Highlands. This is a terrific opportunity for parents of 5th graders to learn more about the program as they plan for the next school year.

Mason-Rice senior families invited to reunion on Monday, May 27, at 5:30 p.m.

Please join former Mason-Rice families (including Mr. Springer) as we celebrate our seniors’ graduation from high school. Students, parents, and teachers are welcome to attend. The reunion party will be on Monday, May 27, at 5:30 pm. For more information please email or check out our Facebook page--Mason-Rice Reunion/Graduation 2019. Hope to see everyone there!

Pick up an auction item and support Design & Visual Communications students' Main Street project; auction closes May 21, 8:00 p.m.!

All families are invited to support the Design & Visual Communications online silent auction. Auction proceeds will fund the Main Street public art installation being planned to represent Newton North as a community, using a family of tigers. Check out the silent auction here:


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