Author Archives: Michele Fegley

Happy Summer from the PTSO

Dear Newton South Families, June 18, 2020 marked the end of NSHS 2019-20 school year – and what a year it’s been.  As we close our school year – marked by so many lost moments to COVID-19 – and the … Continue reading

Please donate: Newton Schools Foundation Honor Thy Teacher

Over these past weeks, many parents have developed a deep appreciation for the job that our teachers do each day. Here is a way to say thank you. By donating to Newton Schools Foundation’s Honor Thy Teacher program in the … Continue reading

Summer Reading Online Discussions

We’ve started some important conversations around race and justice in recent weeks, and we’re hoping to use our array of summer reading opportunities to keep the conversations going. All of the summer reading choices are voluntary online discussions with a … Continue reading

Newton Youth Summer Program: Let’s Get to Work

Newton Youth – Let’s Get to Work Are you in Grades 9 to 12? Interested in key work skills – resume writing, interviewing skills, workplace communication, and financial literacy? There’s a free online course, Newton Youth – Let’s Get to … Continue reading

Attention Rising Seniors! Summer Task Check List for College Applications

Class of 2021, it’s the last day of school, and what a year!! Summer offers us the chance to unwind and rejuvenate. Especially after this year, I hope you can find a way to relax. For those of you planning … Continue reading

Online Bus Registration for Fall 2020

Dear NPS families, As many of you know, the Newton Public School district is moving to online registration for bus transportation. We realize this is an incredibly complex and difficult time to be thinking about the fall given the uncertainty … Continue reading

Juniors: College Admissions Panel Virtual Call – Wed., April 29

Juniors and Families, The Newton South and Newton North College and Career Centers are hosting a live virtual College Admissions Panel on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, from 12:00 – 1:00 pm, as a Zoom webinar. Representatives from The College of … Continue reading

NSHS Together Video for Faculty Appreciation

Dear Newton South Families, While the school closing for this year was not a surprise, our current situation is still very surreal for many.    We are grateful for all the front line workers who are trying to rein in … Continue reading

Health Occupations Student Club Seeks Donations for COVID-19

We hope that you and your loved ones are safe and well during this unprecedented and stressful time. There is no question that COVID-19 has permanently changed our view of disease and of our own vulnerability. We at the Newton … Continue reading

GELF Virtual Cooking Fundraiser: Sat., May 9

May 9 Virtual Cooking Event Fundraiser for GELF Travel Scholarships! The GELF offers life-changing, need-based scholarships to students participating in Newton North & South travel programs. This year, GELF was unable to hold its annual fundraiser due to social distancing, … Continue reading