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ELL Summer Enrichment

Check out online ELL enrichment this summer. There are Story Times and Conversation Groups being offered over 8 weeks of the summer at the elementary level. These groups are meant to be a fun and engaging way for your child … Continue reading

Children’s Summer Drawing Challenge

Join a community of people coming together online during the pandemic this summer with Schools for Children’s Summer Drawing Challenge, #SFCDrawingChallenge. Sign up for free and get a new drawing prompt daily from July 1st – August 31st. Draw as … Continue reading

Children’s Summer Drawing Challenge

Join a community of people coming together online during the pandemic this summer with Schools for Children’s Summer Drawing Challenge, #SFCDrawingChallenge. Sign up for free and get a new drawing prompt daily from July 1st – August 31st. Draw as … Continue reading

Ride for Food

Want to help your Newton neighbors put food on their table? Join the Newton Food Pantry Ride for Food team! Bike, swim, walk, run or hike for hunger. This event is virtual between May 9th and October 4th. Teens ages … Continue reading

Free half-day Zoom camp for elementary students

The LigerBots, Newton’s award-winning FIRST high school robotics team, is starting a virtual summer camp for elementary students! Classes will include dance, computer programming, art, creative writing, and so much more! The camp will be running on Zoom from 9:00-12:30 … Continue reading

Incoming Brown Parents Special Education Meeting

Kim Gallaugher, SEPAC (Special Education Parent Advisory Council) Liaison for Brown Middle School, is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting! She and three other parents whose children are receiving special education services at Brown Middle School will informally share … Continue reading

Two ways to help the Newton Food Pantry

1. Volunteer in July and August to distribute senior groceries at Newton Housing Authority. Interested individuals (between the ages of 18-60) will need to commit to every Wednesday in July and August from 9:45 – 11:45 and have their own … Continue reading

Bike Safety

Have you heard of the ABCs? Not those ABCs, but the ones that have to do with bicycling? Join our friends from the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School for a virtual bike session. You will learn some tips to make … Continue reading

2020 Newton SEPAC Special Educator awards

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Newton SEPAC Special Educator Awards. Although the ceremony will be held virtually this year, it is still a great opportunity to thank all the special educators in your student’s life! The SEPAC Special … Continue reading

2020 Newton Schools Foundation Honor Thy Teacher

If you are looking for a way to say “Thank You!” to your child’s teacher or other school support person as this extremely unusual school year comes to a close, please consider Newton Schools Foundations’ Honor Thy Teacher campaign. This … Continue reading