Category Archives: Sports

Varsity female athletes

A parent of former NPS students, who is passionate about a Harvard Medical School study examining whether there might be a unique EKG biomarker for anorexia nervosa, is looking for healthy female athletes age 14-18 in any varsity sport who could take part as normal controls in an EKG study.

The study is noninvasive, and the student gets $25.00 gift certificate to Amazon and a tour of the physiology laboratory at Spaulding Rehab in Cambridge. Please contact Barbara Scolnick at 617-803-6353 or scolnick@bu.edu or Cristen at 617- 758-5502 or cmuresan1@partners.org for more information and to sign up.

Free Yoga and Mindfulness for Kids and Tweens in January

Looking for a winter activity for you child or pre-teen? Try a Yoga and Mindfulness Class this month, all January classes are open to try for free for new students.

Wednesdays with Tracy Affonso – now through February 27th
K – 2: 3:30 – 4:15 pm
Grades 3 – 5: 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Thursdays with Amy Hrobak – now through February 27
Grades 6 – 8: 4:00 – 5:00 pm

For questions please email Liz Padula at liz@artemisyoga.com. Register at https://www.artemisyoga.com/classes/kids-teen-classes/

Artemis Yoga, 639 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown

About Kids love learning yoga. From stretching in poses to relaxing with soft bolsters, they simply enjoy how yoga makes them feel. Adding in a bit of mindfulness with breath work and self-care, this class is a wonderful option for today’s busy kids. Tailored by the age group, these classes are led by two experienced educators and yoga teachers, Tracy Affonso who taught in Newton Public School for many years as a beloved teacher at Bowen and Amy Hrobak who is a licensed clinical social worker, has worked as a Middle School Counselor for many years and has as a special focus on adolescence in her private practice.

Little League Registration open

Registration for the 2019 Newton Little League Spring Season is now available on the league’s website www.newtonllbaseball.org. Newton Little League serves players who reside within or attend private or public schools within the boundaries of Ward, Underwood, Lincoln-Eliot, Horace Mann, Peirce, Cabot, Burr, Franklin, Williams elementary schools, and provides programs for players ages 4 through 12.

Programs for younger players are based on school grade, and teams are put together based on elementary school and friend requests: T-Ball (Pre-K), Rookie (Kindergarten), Farm (grade 1) and Single A (grade 2). In the programs for older players, teams are put together with more of a focus on competitive balance: AA (grades 3-4), AAA (grades 4-6) and Majors (ages 10-12). There is also a Challenger division for students with special needs who wish to enjoy the game of baseball.  Continue reading

Register for Newton Youth Lacrosse

Sign ups for Newton Youth Lacrosse Spring session for grades 1-8 are taking place through February 1st.

Register early to be guaranteed a spot by clicking this link Registration or going to newtonyouthlacrosse.com. Questions about registration, coaching and volunteer opportunities can be directed to newtonlaxpresident@gmail.com.

Evening Sports Clinics at Williams School

Multi-Sports, Futsal (soccer) and Basketball clinics at the Williams School with Be Ahead of the Game – Winter Session 2 are now open for Registration.

Winter Session 2 runs from February – March. Click the links below for full details and to register. Sign up now to get the early bird rate while there’s still space! Open to children from all schools.

Multi-Sports (Monday)
Futsal (Monday)
Basketball (Tuesday)