From the Athletic Director

Newton South Unified Sports receives 2020 National Banner

From Patty Doherty, vice president of Schools and Community development, Special Olympics Massachusetts:

“It is with great excitement that we share with you the video we created to honor Newton South High School for achieving National Banner Recognition.  Thank you again to all those that contributed to this video.  We are truly disappointed not to be able to share this well-deserved honor with you all in person but hope this video can stand as a thank you for all that your entire school community does on a continuous basis to include and respect people of ALL abilities. It’s truly a pleasure and an honor to work with such amazing students, administrators, and teachers! Thank you for our strong partnership and CONGRATS on this prestigious honor! Thanks again for everything you do!” ~Patti and the entire Unified Champion Schools Team

Thank you, athletes, partners, coaches, aids, support personnel,  for representing Newton South at the national level! 

School-wide Senior Awards Day

Newton South honored its seniors on Thursday, May 27 at 8 AM.

The Athletic Department proudly presented 5 awards at the ceremony:

Betty Sabetti Award

This award is given in memory of an outstanding NS athlete that touched so many lives. It is presented to an athlete who demonstrates great physical skills and leadership abilities.

This year’s recipients are gymnasts Delani Ramos and Bella Valente

Leonard S. Adelman Memorial Award

This award is given to a senior athlete in memory of a 1972 Newton South graduate. It is presented to an athlete that has shown hard work, perseverance, and dedication in his four years at South.

This year recipient is Max Aicardi

Danny Mendelson Athletic Award

This award is given each year to celebrate the memory of a boy who attended Newton South school from 1966 to 1968. He died tragically on the last day of school in his junior year after he became captain elect of the football team, a letter winner on the wrestling team and an all-star centerfielder on the baseball team.

The award is given to athletes with outstanding athletic abilities who are leaders and a positive example to peers, respected by all, put the team ahead of themselves, and who have contributed positively to Newton South.

This year recipients are Kayti Shaughnessy and Zack Greenberg


Save the Date – Spring Sports Day is June 16

Spring sports day will be June 16. In line with the others sports days this year, the event will be a modified ceremony. Details will be released shortly.

South’s Zoe Goldberg Pitches a No-Hitter

Sophomore Varsity Softball pitcher Zoe Goldberg threw a no-hitter game with six strikeouts on Wednesday to defeat Waltham High School on the road. The team scored 20 runs to support her effort. This was the first of two wins for the team this week with an earlier 6-4 victory against Waltham on Monday.

Senior Days

The following teams will honor their seniors next week during their home games:

June 2 Unified Track

June 9 Baseball

June 14 Girls Lacrosse

Come to the fields to celebrate with us!