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Spring Courses at The Innovation Institute

The Innovation Institute in Newtonville has a few openings in some of its spring classes for elementary and middle school students:

Electrical Engineering Immersion
Grades 7-8 (Thurs, 4:15 PM-6:15 PM)
April 2-June 25
Unusually small class in EE & Robotics, led by a highly experienced electrical engineer, telecom hardware entrepreneur, and Math Olympiad coach.
(1 space left) Enroll now.

Mechanical Engineering
“Water, Fire and Strong Projectiles!” (by demand) — fluid dynamics and buoyancy, heat transfer and thermodynamics, projectile motion and Newtonian physics.
Grades 5-6
(Thurs, 4:15 PM-6:15 PM)
Mar 26-Jun 25
(3 spaces left)
Call to enroll now — 617 340-9907

Mechanical Engineering – “Water, Fire and Strong Projectiles!” 
Grades 5-6
(Sat, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM)
Mar 28-Jun 27
(2 spaces left)
Call to enroll now — 617 340-9907

Investigate, Discover & Design I
Grades K-1
(Mon, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM)
Mar 23 – Jun 22
(3 spaces left)
Call to enroll now — 617 340-9907


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The Newton Highlands After-School Program, just for middle school children is hosting 4 Open House events for interested families on:Saturday, March 8 from 5-6:00 P.M., Tuesday, March 11 from 7-8:00 PM., Thursday, March 20 from 5:30-6:30 PM., and Sunday, March 23 from 5-6:00 PM. at Brigham House, 20 Hartford Street, Newton Highlands. This is a terrific opportunity for parents of 5th graders to learn more about the program as they plan for the next school year. Please join us and see the wonderful space that is the home base of this terrific program. For more information please contact: Rochelle Acker at 617-999-4617 or or visit our website

Winter Solstice Celebration, Dec. 21

All are invited to the Iranian Association of Boston’s special event celebrating Yalda Night, the longest night of the year.

Saturday, December 21
7 p.m.
Watertown Middle School, 68 Waverley Avenue, Watertown

Come see Persian dances, hear live music, a choral recital, and poetry readings from Hafez.

Admission fee for online tickets is $20 for adult, student and senior members; $25 for non-members; and kids 3 – 12 years of age are $10 each. Additional $5 per ticket at the door. Please visit the event website to learn more.

Any questions, please email Newton South parent Susan Ghafouri.