Author Archives: caroline-w

Update from the School Committee

Dear Friends, This update covers the 7/21/2020 Newton School Committee meeting. Before we present the information about our meeting, please note that the School Committee plans to hold several meetings prior to the start of the school year intended to deeply … Continue reading

Open Houses for Highlands After School Program

The Highlands After-School Program, just for middle school children, is hosting Zoom Open Houses for interested families weekly in July. Here’s the link for information on how to join: https://www.highlandsafter-schoolprogram.org/announcements. This is a terrific opportunity for parents to learn more … Continue reading

Community-driven Gym for High School kids

Bigger Muscles, Better Intentions (BMBI Fitness) is a new fitness studio helping local area kids (as well as adults) to learn more about safe ways to better their own physical fitness and provide extra opportunities through community service. Todd Miskell, … Continue reading

ELL Summer Enrichment

Check out online ELL enrichment this summer. There are Story Times and Conversation Groups being offered over 8 weeks of the summer at the elementary level. These groups are meant to be a fun and engaging way for your child … Continue reading

Science Mentoring Program

The Newton South Science Team is starting a middle school mentorship program to give interested students an introduction to high school science. COVID-19 unfortunately has cut the middle school science curriculum short, and it would be beneficial to rising freshmen … Continue reading