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Lost and Found

The lost and found collection this spring is extensive. It is presently laid out in front of the main entrance and will be there until the 3:00 p.m. ZASP pick-up today and will be out front from 10-3 on Monday. … Continue reading

Ms. Hadley’s retirement

Today the school honored Ms. Hadley at the final Z-Town meeting of the year. A special thanks to Zervas art teacher Rachael Simkins and fourth grade parent Julius Starkman for creating a beautiful art work: an all-school class photo that all the … Continue reading

Mr. Mignone’s father

As some of you know, Mr. Mignone’s father passed away earlier this month. The PTO worked with the Newton Schools Foundation to set up a way for parents who are interested to donate to the Elementary Instrumental Program in memory of … Continue reading

Einstein’s Workshop STEM camp at Zervas this summer

Summer is here! Einstein’s Workshop STEM camps are already underway in Burlington and will run in Newton (at Zervas Elementary) from July 9th to August 17th. There are still spaces available in our half-day and full-day programs in coding, robotics, … Continue reading

Destination Dinner 2018 – Save the Date!

Please save the date for DESTINATION DINNER 2018!  Join us on Saturday night October 20th, 2018 for this favorite Zervas social event! Book your babysitters and mark your calendars! We look forward to seeing you there! If you would like to host a dinner at your home … Continue reading

Medication at School

Medication Pick-up: Parents of students who have medication stored in the health room should pick it up by the last day of school, June 22. All medication (pills, epi-pens, inhalers, etc.) not picked up will be discarded. Please plan ahead … Continue reading

Summer Food for Students

Backpacks filled with a few meal’s worth of nonperishable items will be available this summer for students at locations throughout Newton. The program – a collaboration between the Church of the Redeemer’s FUEL program and the city is an effort … Continue reading

What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet?

Be a part of the solution to the opioid epidemic. Misuse of prescription drugs is a common way for teens and adults to start down the road of addiction. The most typical place young people get access to prescription drugs … Continue reading

Smartphones and Kids

Thinking of getting your student a smartphone this summer? The letter below (and PDF here) targeted to elementary school families highlights research and resources available to help parents navigate this decision in the context of their own family’s values and … Continue reading

Paddles & Picnics at Crystal Lake, Sunday, June 17

Paddles & Picnics at Crystal Lake, Newton Highlands on Sunday, June 17th from 1:00-5:00pm The Crystal Lake Conservancy and the Newton Parks and Recreation Department invite you to join us Sunday afternoon at Crystal Lake $15 per canoe, kayak or … Continue reading