Author Archives: Newton PTO Council

Newton PorchFest 2019: Signups are now open

Signups for Newton PorchFest 2019, scheduled for June 1st (raindate June 2nd) are now open. PorchFest is an afternoon of free music performed outside of people’s homes. Last year’s inaugural event included 60+ bands. You can participate by signing up … Continue reading Continue reading

Newton Cantonese School Open House

The Newton Cantonese School will be having an OPEN HOUSE.  Come talk to the staff and tour the school while you learn more about these unique Cantonese Chinese programs.  Light refreshments will be served. NCS is located at the Bigelow … Continue reading Continue reading

Facilitative Leadership Training – ideal for FORJ teams

Join an interactive evening with Madeline McNeely, founder of Conditioning Leaders. She is a facilitator, trainer, coach and consultant who will share practices gleaned from her most popular trainings on good group leadership practices to ensure your FORJ team is … Continue reading Continue reading

Save the date: Upcoming FORJ event – April 9th

A Cross-Racial Conversation with Debby Irving, racial justice educator and author of Waking Up White and Shay Stewart-Bouley, Executive Director, Community Change, Inc. and blogger of Black Girl In Maine.
Time and location TBA.
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New April Break Program for 8th and 9th Graders

Are you looking for a fun, affordable, hands-on, and valuable learning experience for your 8th or 9th grader during April break? Has your 8th or 9th grader expressed an interest in looking for a summer or after school job but … Continue reading Continue reading

Newton Destination Imagination Creativity Day – May 4th

2019 NEWTON CREATIVITY DAY Join in on Newton’s newest family-friendly, brain-tickling extravaganza! Newton DI Creativity Day is for all kids in grades K-12. Participants will be placed into small groups that will work as a team to solve each exciting … Continue reading Continue reading

What’s Happening at the Y

Try the Y Mondays in March are free! Present a valid ID at the welcome desk and they’ll waive the guest fee. March Membership Promotion March is National Nutrition Month! Sign up for a membership at the West Suburban YMCA … Continue reading Continue reading

Laura Holt – Holt College Advisor

Looking for help with the college admissions process? Not sure where to visit or apply? Need assistance drafting essays or preparing compelling applications? Laura can help! She offers a decade of admissions experience and enjoys partnering with students (and their … Continue reading Continue reading

City-wide FORJ meeting on Affordable Housing, Equity and Race in Newton

Join in to explore the relationship between housing, equity, and race. There will be pizza, a discussion, short video, and an interactive small group activity that could work for kids 2nd grade and above. Younger kids are welcome to be … Continue reading Continue reading

Newton CPC meeting March 12th

Materials for the Community Preservation Committee meeting are now online at www.newtonma.gov/cpa. In addition to committee business, this agenda includes an item for the City-owned historic Burying Grounds and the first part of an estimated $2.3 million CPA funding request to … Continue reading Continue reading