The latest announcements from the PTO Council and NPS...
Mayor Warren welcomes all residents to attend a vigil tonight to come together as a community, and show support for the victims of Monday’s tragic events.
Details are as follows:
What: Vigil for victims of Boston Marathon attacks.
Where: Newton City Hall, War Memorial steps.
When: Wednesday, April 17th, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 4th, at 7:00 p.m. the NPS FY14 Budget, Public Hearing will be held at the Education Center, 100 Walnut St, Room 210.
The School Committee invites all residents to come and voice their feedback, comments and/or concerns. If you’re not able to attend the meeting, it can be viewed online – http://www.newtv.org/video/gov-programs/newtv-government-live-stream/ or on any of the following cable stations: Comcast Ch.9, RCN Ch.13, Verizon Ch. 33. Additionally, email messages sent to firstname.lastname@example.org will be forwarded to the entire School Committee.
The FY14 Budget book can be viewed here – http://www3.newton.k12.ma.us/sites/default/files/users/44/superintendent%27s%20proposed%20fy14%20budget_2.pdf.
Newton Veteran’s Council, the organizers of the city’s annual Memorial Day Parade, is looking for any schools interested in putting together a float, a marching band, or any other kind of organized group that can march in, or otherwise participate in, the parade.
This year, the parade will be held on Sunday, May 19. The parade typically commences at 2:00 pm and marches through Auburndale and Nonantum. The route is about a mile in length.
Please contact Tom Shoemaker (member of the Veteran’s Council and State Commander of the American Legion), for more information. He can be reached at 617-244-5182.
The Superintendent will present the FY14 Budget on Monday, March 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the Education Center, Frazier Room.
To access other important dates on the budget calendar click here.
Tuesday, March 12th, a special election will be held in Newton. The polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Verify your precinct here.
Check polling locations here.
Unplugged and Connected reminds us
there is more to life than what is on the other side of a plug. For daily tips and ideas check out this colorful Unplugged and Connected Calendar.
On February 25, the School Committe was presented with the annual Class Size Report which presents detailed statistics on class sizes in the Newton Public Schools
at the elementary, middle and high schools.
Yhe entire report can be seen here: Class Size Report
Newton Serves registration is now open. This year’s Day of Service is scheduled for April 28th. Projects can easily be registered
online by visiting www.newtoncommunitypride.org/NewtonSERVES-project.php.
For additional information, please see additional information here.
Mayor Warren is asking Newton
voters to vote YES on all three ballot questions.
Watch the video below for a listing of events happening at each Newton Public School for the week of February 25, 2013.