Author Archives: PTSO CoPresident

Principal’s Message

I wanted you to know that I shared the following message with students and faculty today. *********** Dear Newton South students, I am writing to share that yesterday the faculty of Newton South High School met, and committed to addressing … Continue reading

Updated Thursday/Friday Schedule

A quick note to let you know that due to feedback from students and teachers that the Thursday and Friday class meetings were not long enough, these times have been extended by 10 minutes. Class meetings on Thursday and Friday … Continue reading

4.30.20 Message From Principal Stembridge

I am saddened and incredibly disappointed to share with you that today one of our biology classes experienced two virtual intruders during the middle of class. The teacher was able to remove the intruders, but not before the class was … Continue reading

April 12 Update from Principal Stembridge

Dear Newton South Families, Hello everyone (click here for a NSHS hello!). I hope you and yours are well, and that you were able to celebrate holidays with your family. It’s been a month. That’s both a measure of time … Continue reading

April 3 Update from Principal Stembridge

I hope you are well on this blustery Friday. I shared the following message with NSHS students via Schoology today, and I’m sharing this with you so you can review this information with your NSHS student. We will share additional … Continue reading

March 28 Update from Principal Stembridge

Good afternoon Newton South Families, I hope you and yours continue to be well, and that you have found ways to safely enjoy our spate of good weather! At my house, we are finding that working from home blurs the … Continue reading

Night Under the Stars – Online Auction

Due to the recent events, we are sadly unable to host the Night Under the Stars Gala that was intended to raise funds for the Help Light the Way campaign to purchase and install permanent lights on our sports complex. … Continue reading

Ghana Exchange Fundraiser

Please consider joining me this Thursday, February 27, at 6:30 in the NSHS auditorium to support NSHS’s inaugural exchange with a high school in Ghana! This April a group of NSHS students will travel to Accra, Ghana, to participate in … Continue reading

Message about Idling from South Senate

Our South Senate asked me to share the following with our Newton South families: As a student body, we are always looking for ways to help the environment, so we are hoping to put an end to the idling out … Continue reading

Sad News

As you know, last week we learned of the death of Nick Whitman, a senior here at South, due to a recurrence of leukemia.  Our entire school community is deeply saddened and our thoughts are with his family and friends. … Continue reading