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School Committee Update

Dear Friends, Happy New Year! This update is for the 1/14/2019 Newton School Committee meeting: First, Did you know that the School Committee includes terrific student representatives from both high schools?  Please check out the bio for our 2018 – 2019 student representatives. Superintendent … Continue reading
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10 Traits of Effective Parents in Special Education

Advocating for children in the special education system can be frustrating and overwhelming for parents. Over the past decade, Attorney Jeffrey Sankey has worked with hundreds of parents to help them obtain special education services for their children. In his … Continue reading
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FORJ Family friendly meeting with pizza ans socializing

You’re invited to the FORJ All Schools Family Friendly Meeting including: Family Pizza dinner and socializing Art Activity focused on Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired themes Video and Small Group Discussions on Microaggressions and Standing Up Against Racism and Bias … Continue reading
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Winter Warmer Concert

The Newton Winter Warmer, headlined by Newtones, Newton South’s a cappella group.  along with special guests from Newton North Forte and Cambride Rindge and Latin School Pitches and Do’s. Tickets $10.00 at the door. To learn more visit https://www.facebook.com/events/33751721016815 January … Continue reading
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Basic Rights in Special Education for the Asian American Communities

The Newton Special Education Parent Advisory Council (Newton SEPAC) is hosting a seminar on Basic Rights in Special Education for the Asian American Communities. The speaker will be Susan Ou from the Federation for Children with Special Needs, who will … Continue reading
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MLK – Multiplication Carnival

Can Multiplication workout be fun? Sure can be! Master the most difficult multiplication facts in one visit to the Multiplication Carnival – no mindless drills, no boring flash cards, no tears, no painful memorization. Don’t get bogged down by multiplication, … Continue reading
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New England Camp Fair

The New England Camp Fair will hold its 4th annual event at Underwood School. The Camp Fair is FREE and open to the public and brings together camps serving kids ages 5-14. Bring your camper(s) and engage with staff from … Continue reading
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Seeking an Admin and Events Coordinator

Newton Community Farm (NCF) has an immediate opening for an Admin and Events Coordinator. NCF is a 2.25 acre intensive vegetable operation with an active educational and public engagement component. This position is well-suited for someone who enjoys working on … Continue reading
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Register for Newton Youth Lacrosse

Sign ups for Newton Youth Lacrosse Spring session for grades 1-8 are taking place through February 1st. Register early to be guaranteed a spot by clicking this link Registration or going to newtonyouthlacrosse.com. Questions about registration, coaching and volunteer opportunities can … Continue reading
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Evening Sports Clinics at Williams School

Multi-Sports, Futsal (soccer) and Basketball clinics at the Williams School with Be Ahead of the Game – Winter Session 2 are now open for Registration. Winter Session 2 runs from February – March. Click the links below for full details and … Continue reading
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