Category Archives: Education/Enrichment

Summer Camp Open House

The Chestnut Hill School Summer Day Camp is accredited with The American Camping Association, and provides enriching art, swimming, sport, drama, science and music experiences for children ages 3-14; trip options available for older campers.
Registration for 2018 (June 25th – August 17th) is now open.

Come to the Chestnut Hill School Summer Camp Open House on December 16th, 12:00 –  to 2:00 pm for food, face painting, activities, tours and more…Can’t make the Open House? Contact mnickerson@tchs.org or 617-264-1346 for an individual tour.

In-home Academic Coaching

Next Level Up has been helping Newton families and their students improve and succeed since 2009. They assist in subjects ranging from Reading & Writing, to all levels of Math, to Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. With a big picture, processed based approach they also help all students establish solid organizational, time management, and study skills.

Additionally, they provide the often underestimated, but highly important aspect of perspective to all their students. Contact info@nextleveluptutoring.com or 781-540-1123 for a free initial meeting . For more information visit www.nextleveluptutoring.com.

High School Singers Looking for Performance Experience?

Voice lessons with Jacqueline Novikov focus on uncovering your best singing voice and getting comfortable singing in front of an audience. 3+ performance opportunities per year for Newton senior citizens. Grow your voice, give to others, and be confident at your next audition!

In home lessons offered on Sundays. Contact Jacqueline Novikov at jn@forma-music.com and learn more at jacquelinenovikov.com.

Upcoming Events for Teens at the Newton Free Library

Teen Crafterhours, December 4th, 7:00 pm, second floor Teen Area: Meet once a month a Monday night to make crafts and eat snacks. This week, make mittens out of felted wool and eat snacks! Grades 7-12.

Anime/Manga Club, December 6th, 4:00 pm, Computer Center: Come meet on the first Wednesday of every month and hang out with lovers of all things anime! Activities will range from anime screenings, to discussion of our favorite series, manga share and swap, anime-themed crafts, cosplay workshops, art trades and more!  Yummy Japanese snacks will be served. Grades 6-12.

Typewriter Poetry,  December 11, 7:00 pm, second floor Teen Area: Get creative with the monthly Typewriter Poetry group. Get together to use old-school typewriters and write poems for library patrons on the spot! Grades 7-12.

Upcoming talk: how parents can help their students with writing assignments

Do you find it challenging to help your upper elementary or middle school student with writing assignments without conflict or tears? Jane Hirschhorn, a professional writing tutor, will offer 10 easy, practical tips parents can use to help their students with writing assignments.

This free talk is geared toward parents of students in grades 4 through 7. It will be held on December 6th at 7:30 pm in Room B of the Newton Free Library.