Author Archives: Helen Haley

Still Seeking Donations for SouthFest!

Thanks to all the families who have donated to SouthFest. We are still about $2,500 short of our fundraising goal.  In the past few years, we have shifted the bulk of our spending to entertainment costs.  This year, we had an inflatable … Continue reading

Special Schedule for Final Exam Week and Last Day of School

Final exams begin on Monday, June 18th.  For the schedule of final exams and the last day of school, please click here.

Volunteers Still Needed for End of Year Staff Breakfast — Mon., June 25

To thank our wonderful staff for the hard work they do all year long, the PTSO sponsors a breakfast on the last day of school.  The last day of school for the staff is Monday, June 25th.  We are looking for … Continue reading

Still Looking for Hosts for Incoming Freshman Information Sessions

We are still looking for two hosts for the information sessions for incoming freshman parents: one general information sessions and one session which will focus more on special education programs at South. We like to hold these sessions in the … Continue reading

Thanks to Parent Volunteers at the Make Art/Make Community Event

A very big thank you to parents May Chiu, Remi Dansinger, Steven Smith, Christina Brooks and Suzanne Freudberg who helped to scoop ice cream at the Make Art/Make Community Event sponsored by the Fine Arts Department. Many students came out … Continue reading

Looking for Some Volunteers to Scoop Ice Cream on Thurs., June 14

On Thursday, the Art Department is hosting a Create Art/Create Community Day to bring students together to hang out, make art, and eat ice cream.  The PTSO is going to help out with the ice cream part of the event … Continue reading

Volunteers Needed for Tour de Newton “Magical Mystery Tour”, Sun., June 17

Sunday June 17 is the 6th annual Tour de Newton that attracts 100’s of bicycle riders – kids and families. This year the entire event is being transformed into something totally new – the Magical Mystery Tour de Newton. Along … Continue reading

Thank You SouthFest Volunteers! The Party is Over but We Still Need to Pay for It!

Thank you to all of the fantastic volunteers who volunteered at SouthFest!  With your help, we were able to provide our seniors with a fun and safe place to go after the prom. We had great decorations, wonderful food (the … Continue reading

NSHS School Council Meeting: Tues., June 12 at 4:30PM

The next meeting of the Newton South School Council is this Tuesday, June 12th at 4:30PM in the Faculty Dining Room. Comprised of administration, faculty, parents, and students, the Council advises Principal Stembridge on budget, school improvement plans, and other … Continue reading

Special Schedule for Final Exam Week and Last Day of School

Final exams begin on Monday, June 18th.  For the schedule of final exams and the last day of school, please click here.