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School Committee Update

Dear Friends, This update is for the 2/10/2020 Newton School Committee meeting: Superintendent Update School teams used the early release on Thursday, February 6th for Professional Development in the following areas: Elementary worked on Social Emotional Learning and Culturally Responsive Classrooms. Middle worked on departmental … Continue reading

Tech time impacts development

Come to a viewing of the documentary “Screenagers” followed by a discussion on technology and our children. Learn more at From the website, “Through poignant, and unexpectedly funny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists, and brain scientists, … Continue reading

Provide your input on the Open Space & Recreation Plan

Newton is required to update its Open Space & Recreation Plan every five years. The City is in the midst of updating it now. To learn more about the Open Space Plan visit The on-line community survey will allow … Continue reading

Do you want to improve sustainability in Newton schools?

Join School Connections, a group of parents, educators and students who are working together to promote sustainability in Newton schools. If your school does not yet have a Green Team, School Connections can help you to establish one. Representatives of … Continue reading

Comedy for a Cause 武汉加油!

Jesse Appell 艾杰西 Newton Fundraiser for Wuhan Help a good cause and learn about life and comedy in China! Jesse is a comedy star in China, performing for millions on TV. Jesse’s one-man-show about life in China and the situation … Continue reading