Author Archives: Aparna Singamsetty

Opt-in for At-Home COVID Testing

Newton Public Schools is shifting its testing strategy away from pooled testing (PCR) and toward at-home weekly rapid antigen tests. This new weekly at-home rapid antigen test is for ALL students PreK-12+ (vaccinated and unvaccinated.) We expect the new testing … Continue reading

Teen Summer Expo, Tuesday February 15

The 17th annual Teen Summer Expo, will be held on Tuesday, February 15 at Newton South High School from 5:30-8:00pm in the cafeteria.  You’ll be able to meet in-person with the directors of the best summer enrichment programs for kids ages 12-18, with plenty of options for … Continue reading

 Newton South Math Team Update

The Newton South math team had its second meet in the Greater Boston Math League and did extremely well. Three team members (Vivek Vallurupalli, Ethan Pang & Elena Baskakova) got a perfect score and a few others were almost perfect. … Continue reading

Newton South Artificial Intelligence (AI) Club Announcement

Newton South AI Club will meet on November 9th 2:30 pm Time: First Blue Tuesday of every month Lion Block, Location:   Room 3220 All are welcome!!! Let’s explore AI together! Please contact us at newtonsouthai@gmail.com Agenda for November 9th: Topic: Artificial Neural Networks – … Continue reading

Is your SOUTH high schooler interested in theater arts or joining South Stage? 

Did you know that South Stage has a parent group to support the staff and students in our amazing theater program? If you are a new parent or returning parent please join us for a “South Stage Parent’s Social Event” … Continue reading

Bus Passes Now Available on Aspen

Bus Passes can now be downloaded from Aspen. All bus passes contain a seat assignment. Please make sure your student knows their seat assignment. Please do not board a bus without a bus pass and a seat assignment. If you … Continue reading

Please Donate to the STAFF LUNCHEON THURSDAY, 9/2

We’re providing lunch for Newton South’s staff on Thursday, 9/2. Please help us show our support by donating to the luncheon. We will serve a great selection of sandwiches, and are asking families to contribute additional items to round out … Continue reading

STAFF LUNCHEON THURSDAY, 9/2

We’re providing lunch for Newton South’s staff on Thursday, 9/2. Please help us show our support by donating to the luncheon. We will serve a great selection of sandwiches, and are asking families to contribute additional items to round out … Continue reading

Final Days of School–Monday, 6/21 and Tuesday, 6/22:

Monday, 6/21: The dismissal time and bus pickup for 6/21 for those students that need to come to South for makeup work/support from teachers has been confirmed as 11:30am. Here is more information on the purpose and schedule of the … Continue reading

Q4 & Final Grades

Q4 and Final grades will be posted to Aspen by 5:00pm on Wednesday, 6/23. A message to students and families will be sent when they are posted.