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Piano lessons available

Bachelor of Music in Composition from Berklee College of Music, Master of Music in Jazz Studies from New England Conservatory with 30+ years teaching experience. Learn Jazz/Blues/Classical, theory, sightreading. Build a high quality musical foundation with a patient, upbeat, and caring instructor. Beginners especially welcome. Have a positive and successful learning experience. Phone Gloria Jasinski at 617-566-9704 or email:

To all current and future Newton North Parents

There will be Q&A with the Newton North principal finalists next week.  All are welcome.

Monday, February 8, 5:30 – 6:15 PM, Newton North Film Lecture Hall

Henry Turner is the principal of Bedford High School. Previously he was a housemaster at Newton South High School. Henry began his career as a history teacher at Lexington High School. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Henry has a master’s degree from Framingham State College, and earned his doctorate from Boston College.

Tuesday, February 9, 5:30 – 6:15 PM, Newton North Film Lecture Hall

Jeffrey Gaglione is a dean and math department head at Cambridge, Rindge and Latin. Earlier he was the math department chair at Lowell High School. Jeff was a math teacher at both Framingham High School, and West Orange High School (NJ). A graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), he has two master’s degrees from Boston College.

Newton Transportation Strategy Visioning Workshop

All are encouraged to visit the “Newton-in-Motion” open studio, and take part in visioning the City’s future. This free event will be fun and interactive and will offer opportunities to discuss goals and priorities for the City’s Transportation Strategy. Activities include a games table, a giant map of the City for sharing ideas, transportation questions, and a chance to talk to City staff and consulting planners, Nelson\Nygaard.

Kids are welcome and encouraged to participate! For those unable to attend, the project website at will offer the same activities and opportunity for input both during and after the event.  you can participate digitally in the Visioning Workshop’s activities. To check out the flier for this workshop, please click Here.

February 4th, 5th, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm and 6th, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Presentations at 12:00 pm Thursday, 6:00 pm Friday, and 10:00 am Saturday
275 Needham Street (Marshall’s plaza)

NewtonSERVES 2016

NewtonSERVES 2016 will be on Sunday, May 1st!

Dates to keep in mind:
February 22 – Project registration opens on line
February 23, 7pm – Project manager meeting at City Hall
April 1 – Volunteer registration opens on line
May 1 – NewtonSERVES

High School Start Time FAQ

New items have been posted on the High School Start Time web page at . To download a copy of the Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q) as of January 2016, please click here: FAQ .

The next update by the HS Start Time Working Group to the School Committee is scheduled for January 25th at 7:00 pm.