Author Archives: Newton PTO Council

What is idling and why does it matter?

You may have noticed the new Blue Zone signs at your school with the red “No Idling Per State Law” addition.  Vehicle idling is when a driver leaves a vehicle running while it is parked. Idling increases the amount of … Continue reading Continue reading

Boys and Gilrs Club Open House

Have you ever wondered what the Club has to offer for kids of all ages? Well, now is your chance to discover the many programs and services they provide. Join to tour the facility, learn about the programs / activities … Continue reading Continue reading

Newton SEPAC hosts a School Committee Candidate Forum

Candidates running for Newton School Committee will be sharing their perspective on questions related to special education in Newton. There will also be time for parents to meet with the candidates. Elections for School Committee are city-wide, so Newton voters … Continue reading Continue reading

Residents of Auburndale

Please come to an information session to learn how we can rebuild the Auburndale Community Association. Many years ago, the Auburndale Community Association (ACA) enriched the community by organizing a variety of activities, such as one of the first Newton … Continue reading Continue reading

Teens: Meet 16 STEM Mentors at Think Big! Free Ice Cream Social, Oct. 26

To celebrate Massachusetts STEM Week, middle- and high-school students are invited to Think Big!, a free event at the the Newton Free Library on Saturday, October 26, 2PM-4PM, to meet 16 local STEM professionals and talk informally (over ice cream … Continue reading Continue reading

Green your Halloween

Green your Halloween at Newton’s first ever Pumpkin Smash.  What will you do with your pumpkin after Halloween? You could put it in with your yard waste, but how much more fun would it be to smash it? This family … Continue reading Continue reading

Newton Girls Basketball registration is open

Registration for Newton Girls Basketball Association’s 2019-2020 season is open. To register and obtain additional details about the league please visit the NGBA website at
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Help with FAFSA and CSS Profile

Early Action and Early Decision deadlines are coming up soon. Do you need help with the FAFSA and CSS Profile for your child’s college applications?  If so, contact Eileen at eileen@alum&#x2e… Continue reading

SAT & ACT Classes- Few Spots Remaining

Sexton Test Prep & Tutoring offers SAT and ACT courses to prepare students for college entrance exams. Each course is designed to give your student a complete overview of all sections of the SAT or ACT. By completing our course, … Continue reading Continue reading

Reading Specialist available

Christine Mandell specializes in creatively remediating students who read at or below a 2nd grade level. She’s a certified Reading Specialist with an M. Ed in Reading Education, 15+ years of experience, and training in Phono-Graphix, Lindamood, & O.G. Child-friendly … Continue reading Continue reading