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Kids at the Farm: Summer 2018

School is about to be out for summer, and what better way to spend it than at Newton Community Farm!. Don’t delay and register today! Limited spaces available Visit https://newtoncommunityfarm.org/education/summer-summer-programs/. See the chickens, harvest produce and learn what it takes … Continue reading
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Summer Music Programs at The Conservatory

Students are immersed in: Playing together in Rock Bands/String Ensembles Trying New Instruments Recording Composition/Song Writing Music Theory Music Games For Ages 6 and up. All instruments and skill levels welcome! Students bring their own lunch and snacks. No nuts please! … Continue reading
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Kid’s Yoga Creativity Camp

Parents! Have your elementary school aged child or children join Kid’s Yoga Creativity Camp with Tracy Affonso. Tracy is a former Newton Public Schools teacher and an experienced yoga instructor. Kids love her classes so please join in! Register at http://www.artemisyoga.com/classes/kids-teen-classes/ … Continue reading
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Get a head start on college essays this summer

Summer is a great time for rising seniors to begin work on their college essays. Jane Hirschhorn is a writing coach with more than 20 years of experience, and she guides students toward crafting compelling, authentic essays. Her students have … Continue reading
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SAT/ACT Tutor available

Sam Frank, Yale graduate and a resident of Newton, is available to tutor high school students in their homes for the SAT and ACT. Please call or email either to arrange a preview session (free of charge for all prospective … Continue reading
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Newton Girls Soccer

Did you know that more than 1300 girls and 250 volunteers participate in Newton Girls Soccer each season?!?! For 40 years, they have occupied a special place not only in our city but in the world of youth soccer, as … Continue reading
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Affordable College options

A local parent group is looking into options for studying abroad as a way to reduce the cost of college as well as provide kids with an expanded worldview. They’re in the process of inviting international colleges and universities to … Continue reading
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Newton Firefighters want to help extinguish hunger in Newton!

From June 8th to June 22nd, Newton Firefighters will be holding a food drive on behalf of the three food pantries in Newton; the Centre Street Food Pantry, the Newton Food Pantry and the Arabic Baptist Church, which together serve … Continue reading
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Be part of the SOLUTION for opioid epidemic – Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet

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 is their home medicine cabinet. A few simple steps can … Continue reading
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Honor Thy Teacher Campaign

Don’t miss your chance to thank teachers and staff who made a difference to your child this year! Making a donation to Newton Schools Foundation’s Honor Thy Teacher program is a great way to do this. Look for a flyer … Continue reading
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