Students who disagree with their teacher’s recommendation should follow the steps below in order:
Step 1: Speak individually with their teacher to understand the reasons for the recommendation and to appeal the recommendation.
Step 2: If there is still disagreement, the student should meet with the appropriate Department Head (see the table below for names and email addresses). Specific departments may ask for the student to produce particular work samples.
Step 3: If there is still disagreement, the student may appeal to the principal.
Email (there is an underscore between first and last name)
|Family & Consumer Sciences/Business||Ms. Gordon||Donna_Gordon@newton.k12.ma.us|
|Fine and Performing Arts||Ms. Leary-Crist||Megan_Crist@newton.k12.ma.us|
|History and Social Sciences||Ms. Morrill||Jennifer_Morrill@newton.k12.ma.us|
|Science/Technical Education||Mr. Gagnon||Gerard_Gagnon@newton.k12.ma.us|
|World Languages||Ms. Murphy Ferguson||Suzanne_Murphy_Ferguson@newton.k12.ma.us|