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METCO Advocacy Day

Raise your voice for school integration and educational equity at METCO’s annual Advocacy Day.  The rally begins at 9:00 am in Nurse’s Hall and the Grand Staircase. The program will include students, district leaders, and elected officials speaking about the … Continue reading Continue reading

Green Newton’s Schools Connections meeting March 14th

The Green Newton’s Schools Connections Group’s goal is to establish “green standards” for Newton schools and to work on a variety of areas, including recycling, composting, food recovery and school garden projects. Together, we can all help to implement green … Continue reading Continue reading

Courageous Conversations about Race

Interested in understanding more about what sophomore students at NSHS are learning in the peer-led programs “Courageous Conversations about Race”? Faculty leaders, Gerry Gagnon (Science Department Head) and Katani Sumner (METCO Counselor & English Teacher) and student peer leaders will … Continue reading Continue reading

Free private screening of a film about anxiety

Dearborn Academy is screening the film “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety” The film shines a light on the effects of anxiety on children and teens and how they can find solutions, confidence and hope. Following the 56-minute film, internationally-renowned speaker … Continue reading Continue reading

Superintendent’s Forum on Vaping: The Growing Youth Health Epidemic

Superintendent David Fleishman will host a forum on the vaping epidemic among youth. The evening will include a panel of speakers providing health, wellness, and prevention education on the topic of vaping. Attorney General Maura Healey will provide the keynote … Continue reading Continue reading

Newton Mustangs Youth Football and Cheer Registration

Get your player or cheerleader registered for the Mustangs 2019 Season. They want to ensure every kid who wants to play has a team to play on. Get your player registered now and take advantage of the easy and convenient … Continue reading Continue reading

Support the Newton Food Pantry Walk for Hunger Team!

The Newton Food Pantry is proud to be participating in Project Bread’s 51st Walk for Hunger & 5K Run on May 5th. The pantry team’s fundraising efforts will directly support the Newton Food Pantry. They welcome adults and teens (ages … Continue reading Continue reading

Musical Instrument Petting Zoo

Free Musical Instrument Petting Zoo for kids of all ages (and kids at heart) sponsored by Note-worthy experiences providers of in-home lessons to students of all ages in Newton.
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Newton PorchFest 2019: Signups are now open

Signups for Newton PorchFest 2019, scheduled for June 1st (raindate June 2nd) are now open. PorchFest is an afternoon of free music performed outside of people’s homes. Last year’s inaugural event included 60+ bands. You can participate by signing up … Continue reading Continue reading

Newton SEPAC presents

Mental Health in Children and Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities with Dr. Kerim Munir, MD, MPH, DSc, Director of Psychiatry at the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at Boston Children’s Hospital. March 12th, 7:15 pm Networking, 7:30 pm presentation begins Education … Continue reading Continue reading