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Additional Information about Ordering Yearbooks

Our apologies for omitting some important information about ordering the 2018 yearbook from our previous announcements.  To order the yearbook online, click here for a link to the order page and enter the code for Newton South (4560).  The discount price of $85 is available until the end of October. Parents of current seniors, there is also a tab on the main page to purchase a senior ad. These ads can be a collage of photos, quotes, and/or a message to your son our daughter. Ads are an extra great way to tell your child how proud you are of them and all they accomplished in their four years at NSHS. If you have any questions, please email John Floros

Thank You To Our Coffee Hosts

The PTSO would like to thank the very generous hosts of our grade level parent coffees.    May Chiu, Christine Breslin, Janice Lipof and Margie Ross Decter who provided us with a friendly place to gather and many delicious treats.  Thanks for warmly welcoming us into your homes!

LigerBots: Girls Who Build Workshop — Tuesday, Oct. 17

Newton girls 13-18 are invited to a LigerBots hands-on workshop October 17th from 6:30 – 8:30PM, in the Newton South High School wood shop, room 9271. Find out what happens when YOU pick up a screwdriver! Join in the excitement of solving engineering problems along with other girls, in a low-pressure environment! Please wear closed toed shoes. Registration and more info here.  

Photo Retake Day – Wednesday, Oct. 18

If your student(s) missed having their school photo taken in September, or if they wish to have their photos retaken, Wednesday, October 18, is Photo Retake Day! Photographers from Lifetouch will be in the Faculty Dining Room from 8AM to 1PM. The Faculty Dining Room is accessible from the lower level of the cafeteria or from the hallway leading from the library toward Cutler House. Students may have their photos taken during a free block, directed study, or lunch block. Students who do not have any free time available may ask a teacher for a pass.

Students wishing to have their photo retaken must bring in the complete set of photos they’ve already received and turn them in for a free replacement. Payment may be made by check or credit card. You can pay by check or credit card using the Newton South picture retake form.  You may also use a credit card to order online at Newton South’s picture day ID is: RI087012Q2. Please note: Pictures will not be taken on this day for ID replacements. IDs can be acquired in the library for students who need new ones. If you have any questions, please email Terri Bleiler or call 781-789-0778.

Moms’ Night Out – Wednesday, Oct. 18

South Parent May Chiu will host another wine and cheese social from 7-9PM on Wednesday, October 18 at her boutique, 111Styles. Drop in anytime – bring a friend and catch up and meet other Newton South moms. 111Styles offers chic and comfy apparel for the active mom at affordable prices direct from LA designers.  Look good and feel good whether you are on the run to the gym, grocery, work or picking up your children from some event.  111Styles makes it fun and easy to try new fashion.  Visit to preview styles in the store. 10% of sales will benefit the PTSO general fund. 111Styles is located in the carriage house at 111 Lincoln St, Newton Highlands, MA 02461.  Park on driveway, or street and enter carriage house, 2nd floor.  To RSVP, please click here.

Newton South All-Grade Parent Social – Friday, Nov. 3

Please join us for an informal get together hosted by Newton South parent May Chiu at her home at 111 Lincoln St. in Newton Highlands on Friday, November 3 from 7-10PM.  Beer, wine, beverages and light snacks will be served.  Catch up with old friends and meet new ones.  Parents/guardians from all grades are welcome.  This is a casual evening so feel free to drop by when you can.  For planning purposes, we do ask that you click here to RSVP by October 26 if you plan to come by.

Tickets on sale for Cyrano de Bergerac – October 26, 27, 28, 7:30pm

South Stage presents Cyrano de Bergerac, the original romantic comedy about the swashbuckling poet with a big nose–er, heart! October 26, 27, 28 at 7:30pm in the Newton South Seasholes Auditorium. $10 general admission.

Newton South College Planning Guide is Online

Did you know that Newton South has a College Planning Guide?  At Newton South, we understand that students take different paths after they graduate. While the majority of Newton South graduates pursue some form of post-high school education, the Counseling Department has designed this Guide to be relevant to all Newton South students and families contemplating college and other educational or vocational options. To access the online version of the guide, click here.  Hard copies of the guide are also available in the College and Career Center for $10.


Grade-Level Facebook Groups for Parents

Did you know the PTSO has created grade-level Facebook groups to give parents in the same grade a place where they can bounce questions and ideas off one another? It’s a great way ask and answer questions and be connected to other parents in the community.

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Yearbook Discount Price During October

Yearbooks for 2018 are selling for as little as $85 for the month of October!

Save $15 by ordering online now! For the first time ever, the Yearbook Staff has decided to publicly unveil the cover for this year’s book months ahead of schedule. We’re very excited and proud to share our design with you. Our theme this year is “THE WAY WE SEE IT”. Our goal this year is to specifically capture the different perspectives of our student body, and not only from a camera perspective. It’s going to be the most personal and student-driven yearbook Newton South has ever made. Note that the material that makes up the letters in “SEE” in the cover art below will be made of a special reflective material in order to make each viewer’s experience unique; the way that each person sees our cover will be a special and personalized experience in and of itself. Any questions, please contact NSHS senior John Floros.