Support Educational Excellence, PTSO's annual check-writing campaign

Donating to the Educational Excellence campaign in honor of a teacher or staff member is a great way to express appreciation while helping the PTSO create Tiger Talks, a fund to bring scientists, college professors, business people, and artists to Newton North classrooms and assemblies.

To donate in honor of a teacher or staff member, go to you enter your donation amount and choose PayPal or credit card, look for a place to add special instructions to the seller beneath your donation amount. Click to enter the name of your honoree and this person will receive an acknowledgment.

All donations to Educational Excellence are tax-deductible. 

Thank you for your continued support!

New date: Faculty Talent Show to be held on April 6, 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 6
7:00 p.m. 
NNHS Auditorium
Come support the North community and cheer on over 40 Newton North Faculty and staff as they sing, dance, tell jokes, and act - all in the name of a good cause. All proceeds from the event go to GELF, the Jennifer Price Global Educational Leadership Fund. Prepare to be surprised and amazed! Hope to see you there!

Students plan talent show on April 7, 7:00 p.m.; PTSO covers pizza dinner

Newton North's Academic Support Program is sponsoring a student talent show on Friday, April 7, at 7:00 p.m., in the Little Theatre. All students are invited to audition on March 13, 15, and 16, from 2:30-4:00 p.m., in the band rooms. The sign-up sheet for auditions is posted outside Barry House. 

See a sample of the acts in the homeroom announcements from March 29. 

The PTSO will pay for a pizza dinner for performers and crew on the night of the show. Please enjoy these words of gratitude for parent/guardian donors.

Dear PTSO,

Thank you for agreeing to pay for our pizza dinner the evening of the Academic Support Talent Show.

Brian Rooney made an announcement today about the North PTSO’s generosity at our Special Education staff meeting; this brought applause all around.

Once again, thank you for all you support and generosity.


Jane Kenslea, M.S.N./C.A.G.S.
Ninth Grade Liaison
Newton North High School
Office: 213
Phone: (617) 559-6331

Keep our seniors safe: Celebration planning meeting on March 8

How does the PTSO keep graduating seniors safely entertained after their June prom? Creative and organized adults join forces to provide seniors with a cool post-prom party at Newton North. Parents/guardians of students in ALL grades are needed in order for Celebration to take place this year. Join the fun at a planning meeting on Wednesday, March 8, 7:30-8:30 p.m., in the International Cafe. 

New England Camp Fair set for March 5, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The New England Camp Fair will take place on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at Bigelow Middle School, 42 Vernon Street, Newton Corner. The Camp Fair is free and open to the public and brings together camps serving kids ages 5-14.

Meet staff from 35 premier day camps and sleepaway camps from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and Connecticut. Participating camps run the gamut from traditional day and overnight camps, sports camps, theater camps, computer camps, fencing camps, arts camps, as well as many other themed camps.


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