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Private tutor offering sessions for academic support and ACT/SAT prep

Are you looking for someone who can help your son or daughter? Chris Orr has worked with students of a wide age range, specializing in preparing high school students for the ACT, SAT and tutoring Math, English and History. Most of his SAT prep students enjoy a score improvement of over 150 points, which exceeds the results of any national or regional tutoring company.

His approach relies on a 3 pronged focus on Strategy, Content, and Practice with the material to maximize his students’ results. With over 10 years of experience as an interviewer of college applicants, Chris also offers students and their parents college admissions consulting.

Families hire Chris to help students with English, writing, Algebra, Geometry, History, and the SAT, ACT, SSAT, ISEE, and AP exams. He works with students in their homes if the family prefers, or via Skype or Zoom. Find out more information about his services, including testimonials, at or contact him at 781-304-8805 or

Family friendly outdoor art projects

Clay Soap Dishes Workshop – The Trustees of Reservations
This workshop is suitable for ages 5 and up, children ages 5-15 must be accompanied by at least one registered adult in their group. A safe, creative, festive, outdoor clay art project event that encourages clean hands and makes soap more fun!

February 27th, click below for details and registration

Clay Soap Dishes Workshop

Clay Garden Signs Workshop at deCordova – The Trustees of Reservations
This workshop is suitable for ages 5 and up, children ages 5-15 must be accompanied by at least one registered adult in their group. Build, carve and decorate with ceramic colors fun clay signs for around your garden this spring! Creations will be fired and ready for signs in your garden before the snow melts!

March 6th, click below for more information and registration

Clay Garden Signs Workshop at deCordova


Newton Youth Hockey registration and tryouts for 2021/22

Registration is open for next season’s travel hockey program. NYH will have Girls teams at the U10 and U16/18 age groups, Boys Midget (high school) teams, and co-ed teams for ages 5 through 14.

Tryouts for co-ed travel teams will take place the weeks of March 15th and 22nd. Tryouts are not required for Midget, Girls U16/U18, or Girls U10 players. However, U10 girls are welcome and encouraged to attend the tryout session for their co-ed age group.

For more information on programs, the tryout schedule, and registration, visit Please direct any questions to

Personal Chef

Born and trained in Italy, Marc Anthony Cannata brings his experiences from restaurants in both Europe and the United States to your table. With his skills and your direction, the days of worrying about what to feed the family could be over. Based in Newton, Marc can provide fun, healthy, and delicious food to even the most pickiest of eaters and practices the proper safety protocols to avoid cross contamination and the triggering of food allergies. Gluten free, whole 30, keto, paleo, AIP, gaps, etc…you name it, and he’s done it!

For additional information, please contact Marc at or 914-837-7386.

Tutor available

Abigail Arnold, of Abigail Arnold Tutoring LLC,  provides online tutoring in English and writing for students from middle school upwards. She has many years of experience, including teaching and tutoring while earning a PhD in English at Brandeis University, and has extensive experience working with English language learners. She can help with areas including reading comprehension, grammar skills, writing assignments and essays in all academic subjects, applications for college and special programs, standardized test preparation, and creative writing.

For more information, please visit