The latest announcements from the Principal, PTSO, and NPS...

Black Culture Day Rescheduled to Wed., April 4

Black Culture Day, originally scheduled for March 14, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 4th.

Last Day to Purchase Senior Prom Tickets — Mon., March 19

Senior Prom Information

Who: All NSHS Seniors and their guests

When: June 5, 7:00pm – 11pm

Where:  State Room, 60 State Street, 33rd Floor, Boston, MA 02109

Cost:  $95 – Monday, March 12 THRU Monday, March 19

Ticket Sales end Monday, March 19, J BLOCK. Tickets will be on sale in the cafeteria/student center. Please make checks payable to Newton South High School with Student Last Name & Class of 2018 on the memo line.

Please find more detailed information and the permission slip here:  Class of 2018 – Prom Permission Slip Packet


Last Week to Buy an Ad in the Yearbook!

SENIOR PARENTS: YOU HAVE 1 WEEK TO BUY AN AD! Make sure to show your kid some love! You’re not going to want to miss the opportunity to congratulate them for finishing out the year. March 22nd is the last day! Go to and put in the school code (4560) to quickly design an ad. The process is easy – the yearbook staff just requests that you leave the background white so that they are all uniform with each other! If you have questions, don’t hesitate to email John Floros with any questions at OR watch the video he made on how to make an ad right here:

Everyone else? It’s not too late to buy a yearbook! Use the same link and code above to buy the highest quality and fastest selling yearbook South has made to date.

Caps and Gowns for Seniors – Ordering Information

It’s time for Seniors to order caps and gowns for graduation.  Seniors should plan to order caps and gowns in the Student Center during D Block (all three lunches) on the following Monday dates:

  • Mon. March 5  Opening Day for any senior
  • Mon. March 12 for seniors with last names beginning with A-I
  • Mon. March 19 for seniors with last names beginning with J-R
  • Mon. March 26 for senior with last names beginning with S-Z
  • Mon. April 2 Make-Up Day

For more information on ordering, please see the attached flyer and the measurement form.

Purchase Tickets Now for May 5th GELF Dinner

Purchase Tickets Now for May 5th GELF Dinner

Help low-income Newton high school students to participate in Newton Public Schools’ life-changing travel opportunities! Come to the 10th Anniversary GELF dinner on May 5, 2018, from 6:30 to 11:30 PM at Newton North High School.

GELF will host this annual not-to-be-missed community event featuring an amazing five-course gourmet meal paired with fine beer and wine, complete with an auction, live band, dancing and table service by Newton administrators.

For more information on the dinner and to purchase tickets, please click here.

Speech and Debate Team Fundraiser at Chipotle — Tues., March 20

The Newton South Speech & Debate Team will be holding a fundraiser at Chipotle (on Needham Street) on Tuesday, March 20 from 4:00-8:00 pm. Tell the cashier you’re supporting the Newton South Speech & Debate Team when you order. We get 50% of everything you spend!

Girls Basketball Season Wrap-Up

Our winter season finished last Saturday with an exciting Girls Basketball game against Braintree High School. Our team played with grit and tenacity. Thank you to our three seniors—Paige Olliviere, Veronica Burton, and Shannon McLaughlin—for four fun years!

Winter Sports Awards Night

Our Winter Sports Awards night took place yesterday (Thursday, March 15) at 7:00pm. Coaches Alan Rotatori and Bill Fagen received the Sportsmanship and Leadership Coaches award. This award is given to a coach who displays resolve, positive role-modeling, and the handling of difficult issues with good outcomes throughout the season. Thirteen programs were recognized by their coaches. The following students received awards:

Boys Basketball, Varsity

  • 110%: Bryce Barros
  • Award of Excellence: Gabriel Ganem
  • DCL All-Stars: Bryce Barros, Lucas Nathanson

Boys Basketball, JV

  • Award of Excellence: Alon Yacovi

Boys Basketball, Freshman

  • Award of Excellence: Samuel Prudovsky

Girls Basketball, Varsity

  • 110%: Shannon Laughlin
  • Award of Excellence: Sydney Brooks, Larissa Foley
  • DCL All-Stars: Veronica Burton, Maria Ollivierre, Francesca Silva, Amari Turner
  • League MVP: Veronica Burton

Girls Basketball, JV

  • Award of Excellence: Katelyn Hatem

Girls Basketball, Freshman

  • Award of Excellence: Erin McElduff

Boys Ice Hockey, Varsity

  • 110%: Michael DeFranco
  • Award of Excellence: Andrew Pratt
  • DCL All-Stars: John Baker, Eric Donlan (Honorable Mention), Andrew Pratt (Honorable Mention)

Boys Ice Hockey, JV

  • Award of Excellence: Nathan Lacoste

Girls Ice Hockey, Varsity

  • 110%: Daphne Frantzis
  • Award of Excellence: Emily Autor

Girls Ice Hockey, JV

  • Award of Excellence: Ashley Gaffney

Boys Swimming, Varsity

  • 110%: Sam Orelowitz
  • Award of Excellence: Luca Hensch
  • DCL All-Stars: Jordi Boulerice, Andrew D’Annolfo, Kyle Lo, Samuel Orelowitz, Jonah Raisner, John Sinclair

Boys Swimming, JV

  • Award of Excellence: Gun Satar

Girls Swimming, Varsity

  • 110%: Maya Hernandez
  • Award of Excellence: Kate Taylor
  • DCL All-Stars: Kristen Miquel

Girls Swimming, JV

  • Award of Excellence: Tori Miller

Boys Gymnastics, Varsity

  • 110%: Vincent Campagna
  • Award of Excellence: Samuel Arber

Girls Gymnastics, Varsity

  • 110%: Elizabeth O’Neill
  • Award of Excellence: Danielle DiNisco
  • DCL All-Stars: Arielle Cohen-Oliveira, Danielle DiNisco, Shanna Lacey, Lila Sherman, Isabella Valente
  • Gymnast of the Year: Lila Sherman

Boys Track and Field, Varsity

  • 110%: Noah Whiting
  • Award of Excellence: Amos Trinidad-Gonzalez
  • DCL All-Stars: Daniel Collins, Amos Trinidad-Gonzalez, Noah Whiting

Boys Track and Field, JV

  • Award of Excellence: Vilhelms Veidis

Girls Track and Field, Varsity

  • 110%: Emily Bulczynski
  • Award of Excellence: Seanna McGraw, Amanda Smith, Samantha Smith
  • DCL All-Stars: Caroline Barry, Emily Bulczynski, Hannah Fraser, Lucy Jenks, Adelaide Marple, Amanda Smith

Girls Track and Field, JV

  • Award of Excellence: Marina Ongaro

Alpine Ski, Varsity

  • 110%: Adam Hurwitz
  • Award of Excellence: Chace Khan

Alpine Ski, JV

  • Award of Excellence: Jacqueline Williams

Nordic Ski, Varsity

  • 110%: Finn Bergquist
  • Award of Excellence: Thomas Blum

Nordic Ski, JV

  • Award of Excellence: Rebecca Bojar

Wrestling, Varsity

  • 110%: Adam Bernhardt
  • Award of Excellence: Phillip Amitan
  • DCL All-Stars: Phillip Amitan, Andrew Badaoui, Adam Bernhardt, Nikita Oratovsky, Benjamin Ovadia

Wrestling, JV

  • Award of Excellence: Milton Newman
  • DCL All-Stars: Omer Milstein (honorable mention), Adam Netburn (honorable mention)

Dance, Varsity

  • 110%: Portia Davidson
  • Award of Excellence: Anna Ventouris

8th Grade Sports Night

Sports Information Night for 8th graders will take place tonight (Friday, March 16) at 6:30pm. The gathering will be held at the Field House. Middle school families and their children are invited to attend.

Last Chance to Register for Spring Sports

Sunday (March 18) is your last chance to register for Spring Sports! Please complete the FamilyID registration on the Athletics web page. Registration will close Sunday night. Students who haven’t completed the registration cannot try out on Monday (March 19).