Author Archives: Helen Haley

da Vinci Application for Rising Sophomores

Please click here for a link to the application for rising sophomores interested in joining the da Vinci program for the 2018-19 academic year.  The application is due by Sunday, March 18.

Information on the WISE Program for Juniors

Please consider the WISE (WISE Individualized Senior Experience) Program when thinking about your schedule for next year.  The Newton South High School WISE Program began in 2000 with 21 students, and this year there are 75 senior participants.  The WISE … Continue reading

Newton South Class of 2019 College Planning Guide is Online

The Newton South Class of 2019 College Planning Guide is now available online. While the majority of Newton South graduates pursue some form of post-high school education, the Counseling Department has designed this Guide to be relevant to all Newton … Continue reading

Term Three Wellness Newsletter

Please check out the latest issue of the Newton South Wellness Newsletter – V2 IS 3

Fundraiser for Speech and Debate Team at Chipotle on Tues., March 20

The Newton South Speech & Debate Team will be holding a fundraiser at Chipotle (on Needham Street) on Tuesday, March 20 from 4:00-8:00 pm. Tell the cashier you’re supporting the Newton South Speech & Debate Team when you order. We … Continue reading

Freshman Parent Coffee is Tomorrow, Wed., March 7 at 7:45AM

Please join us for the Freshman Parent Coffee, tomorrow, Wednesday March 7 at 7:45 AM in the Newton South Faculty Dining Room.  Members of the guidance staff and House Dean Charlie Myette will join us to share information and answer … Continue reading

Panel Presentation “Starting the Conversation: College and Your Mental Health” , Mon., March 12 at 7:00PM

NAMI Central Middlesex is sponsoring a panel presentation, “Starting the Conversation: College and Your Mental Health” on Mon., March 12 from 7-8:30PM at Lexington High School.  Please see information on panel for more information.

Author Chessy Prout at Wellesley Books on Fri., March 16

Chessy Prout, advocate for survivors of sexual assault and harassment, presents I Have the Right To, a powerful memoir that takes a magnifying glass to the schools and institutions that turn a blind eye to assault, and a society that … Continue reading

Help to Support the Fine and Performing Arts by Donating to Success@South

Thanks to all those families who have already donated to the Success@South campaign to support fine and performing arts programs at Newton South! We still have a long way to go to reach our fundraising goal and would appreciate any … Continue reading

NSHS School Council Meeting: Tues., March 6 at 4:30PM

The next meeting of the Newton South School Council is this Tuesday, March 6 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