Find out about Courageous Conversations on Race, Wed. March 20 at 7PM

Interested in understanding more about what your student is learning in the peer led programs Courageous Conversations about Race? Please join us for the inaugural Newton South High School Families Organizing for Racial Justice (FORJ) event on Wednesday March 20 at 7 pm in the Newton South Library. Faculty leaders, Gerry Gagnon (Science Department Head) and Katani Sumner (METCO Counselor & English Teacher) and student peer leaders will host a workshop and answer questions about how NSHS is supporting all students to better understand issues of race and ethnic identity and build healthy, inclusive spaces and school culture in a challenging national climate. FORJ ( is a coalition of families in and around Newton educating ourselves, our children, our schools and our communities about race, racism, culture and identity. Currently there are FORJ chapters at every school in Newton. A group of parents are establishing a FORJ (Families Organizing for Racial Justice) group at NSHS. We hope you can join us!