Author Archives: Principal

2017-18 NSHS Lip Dub Video

I am so proud to present our lip dub creation! http://bit.ly/nshslipdub2017 Thank you to students, faculty, and staff for making this possible.  I especially want to thank all-student production team, including the director, videographer, editors, and choreographers! Enjoy!

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Another interesting day: 2 more bursting pipes, one evacuation (at 1 pm for about 10 minutes – thankfully the outside temperature was warmer than yesterday), and then sprinkler system testing during J block. The challenge with a California style school … Continue reading

Update on Building Status (and Happy New Year!)

Greetings – may your 2018 be healthy and joyful! What started in the morning as a major water leak due to a frozen, split coil in a heating unit became in the afternoon a short in an electrical box in … Continue reading

Lip Dub!

We are getting excited about Newton South’s first Lip Dub, which will take place during the last part of the half day on Wednesday, November 23rd (we are moving the pep rally the we normally hold on this day to … Continue reading

Math teachers too!

Follow-up to yesterday’s sharing of halloween moments – I missed the math department photo!!!   Have a lovely weekend.

Halloween Fun…

You may have heard a little fun was had in South’s halls and classrooms on Tuesday.  I’m pleased to share some evidence!      Also, thank you to the PTSO (also in costume) for serving surprise refreshments during advisory. Hope … Continue reading

Information about electronic cigarettes

I am writing to bring to your attention the increasing use of electronic cigarettes, in many forms, in our community. Scientists are still learning how e-cigarettes affect health. However, there is already enough evidence to justify efforts to prevent e-cigarette … Continue reading

One-to-one Technology Pilot

Technology has become an integral part of the teaching and learning experience in Newton. This year, as part of the district’s ongoing commitment to increasing access and use of technology in our classrooms, we will be piloting a one-to-one program … Continue reading

New Flooring for Field House

On behalf of our operations and public buildings departments, I would like to share information with you regarding the upcoming replacement of the flooring in the South Field House. As many of you know, the flooring in the Field House … Continue reading

Our Values

Our first week of school is complete and we are off to a great start here at Newton South. Students and faculty alike are excited and enthusiastic about the year ahead. Yet we begin this year in the context of … Continue reading