Share your heritage! Join the fun at Multicultural Night on April 30, 6:00 p.m.

Enjoy delicious, diverse dishes and displays at the PTSO's second annual Multicultural Night on Tuesday, April 30, 6:00-8:00 p.m., in the NNHS cafeteria. Guatemala, Greece, India, Mozambique, Peru, Russia, South Africa, and Spain have already signed on. What about Boston and Bulgaria? And Canada, France, Kenya, and Turkey? 

Partners are needed for South Africa and Spain!

CCES Civics and Trivia Challenge draws crowd March 7

150+ trivia fans--students, teachers, parents/guardians, and local luminaries--gathered for a cooperatively competitive evening of cerebral conundrums hosted by the Center for Civic Engagement and Service (CCES) and NNHS History Department on Thursday, March 7. The Civics and Trivia Challenge was kicked off by Mayor Ruthanne Fuller and emceed by English teacher Adam George. Refreshments were generously provided by Wegmans in Chestnut Hill and Trader Joe's in West Newton.

Harlan Cohen explores successful transition to college on March 5; hosts webinar March 13

Naked Roomate author Harlan Cohen shared strategies for making a successful transition to college with an audience of parents/guardians and students on March 5, 2019. Cohen advised teens to "get comfortable with the uncomfortable" and to develop a plan for their first few months away from home which includes five supportive people, three comfortable places, and the patience to realize that the adjustment to college life takes time.

Coffee with the superintendent to be held March 14, 8:30 a.m.; tune in on FB Live

Have questions about or suggestions for Newton Public Schools? Join Superintendent David Fleishman and several School Committee members for coffee and conversation on Thursday, March 14, 8:30-9:30 a.m., in the International Cafe at Newton North. Participate in the session through Facebook Live at if you cannot attend.

Summer STEM programs offered to engage tomorrow's scientists and engineers

Why summer?

  • Continuity of learning and labs with one-week-immersions
  • Exciting new curricula
  • Favorite alum instructors, including Dr. Jeannine and Ms. Niki
  • Joyful learning and lots of fun
  • New scheduling options
  • Sign up for exclusive full-day sessions (8:30 am – 4:30 pm) or 1/2 day sessions (9:00 am – 12:00 noon).

Enroll now for summer. Space is limited. 

Camp Kaleidoscope open house set for March 10, 2:00 p.m.

Meet senior staff, take a tour of the brand-new facilities, and take advantage of the open house discount for Camp Kaleidoscope on March 10, 2:00-4:00 p.m., at the JCC Greater Boston. With art, music, dance, theater, science and nature activities, campers of all ages have opportunities to spread their creative wings. Talented artists, performers and educators inspire campers to try new things in a pluralistic Jewish setting that embraces campers of all backgrounds, faiths, and beliefs.


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