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Wanted! Newton Youth Players Assistants

The Newton Youth Players is a children’s theatre company for elementary school children who love to sing, dance, act, and construct scenery. Each fall, winter and spring season they produce adaptations of popular Broadway musicals that the whole family will enjoy. The company is currently looking for high school or middle school assistants that can lead small groups of children in rehearsal, and help the scenery director and musical director. This is a paid position. Please visit for information on the program and call 617-796-1540 for more information on the job.

Wednesdays, 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton

Soccer/Futsal training

A small start up soccer academy based out of the Newton/Waltham/Weston area would like to spread the word about their Winter Youth Programs with more of the Newton community and are offering a 10% discount to any Newton School student who joins the program.

For information, please see this flier: Futgoal Academy

Not sure how to pay for college?

Scholartunities can help.

As the last of the college applications go out this month, it is the perfect time to think about next steps, including how to pay for college. A Newton Public Schools teacher and a business professional combined their areas of expertise in education, writing, and entrepreneurship and founded Scholartunities to help families ease the financial burden of paying for college. They’ve already helped numerous families send targeted applications to a myriad of scholarships. By individually matching students to scholarships,  Scholartunities helps find opportunities that are the best fit for their personal profiles.

Please visit the website to see how they can offer you valuable assistance not available elsewhere.

SAT and ACT Prep

Newton Community Education is offering SAT Math and SAT Verbal prep classes
this winter at Newton South High School. The Math review class will run on 5
Mondays, 3:30 – 5:30 pm beginning January 22nd. The Verbal review class will run on 5
Wednesdays, 3:30 – 5:30 pm beginning JanuaryAll Posts 24th.

The ACT Prep class consists of 2 Saturday full-length practice exams and 4 evening
instructional sessions in February. The class is taught by Summit Educational Group.
See for more details about these test prep programs or to register. You can also call the office at 617-559- 6999.

Private Art Lessons

Personal, in-home art lessons that are unique to your child, based on exactly what they want to learn! Ages: K-12 grade. Lessons range from:

  • Painting – abstract and observational, techniques and concepts,  acrylics, oils, watercolors, ink
  • Drawing – figure drawing, still life, experimental
  • Multimedia – paper, bookmaking, collage, stamp carving and printing
  • Sculpture – clay, fiber, embroidery, metals, lost wax casting, jewelry, wire working, resin encasing
  • Crafts – sustainable/recycled art, weaving, stenciling, flower pressing and casting, candle making
  • Art History – discussions about artists and movements to help expand students’ understanding of their own work

Students will produce a body of work they are proud of and will have opportunities to show and present work, create artist statements and become confident in their artwork.

Lessons and projects grow and change depending on each student and their own ideas and exploration. For photos of student work and more info about Stephanie, please visit Cost: $50.00/hour

Contact Stephanie at

A night of laughs and improv

Come see Children of the Candy Corn’s first show of the year “The Annual Chili Cook-Off”!
A night of laughs and improv. Admission: $5.00 at the door (proceeds go to SouthStage).

December 15th,  7:30 pm
Newton South Auditorium

Summer Camp Open House

The Chestnut Hill School Summer Day Camp is accredited with The American Camping Association, and provides enriching art, swimming, sport, drama, science and music experiences for children ages 3-14; trip options available for older campers.
Registration for 2018 (June 25th – August 17th) is now open.

Come to the Chestnut Hill School Summer Camp Open House on December 16th, 12:00 –  to 2:00 pm for food, face painting, activities, tours and more…Can’t make the Open House? Contact or 617-264-1346 for an individual tour.

New Fitness Classes for Adults and Teens

Try a NEW kind of barre class, created and taught by a dancer! Come see how a workout at the barre and the floor will increase your strength and flexibility and build a better you.

BalletBarre is a total body workout set to pop/rock music. No dance experience necessary. Bare feet are fine. Also try a DanceBeat class for high-energy and new dance moves – bring sneakers!

50-minute classes held at Paulette’s Ballet Studio, Newton, mornings after school drop-off, 8:30 and 9:30 am, and some evenings. Free street parking. Trial class is $10.00, and December Special: 2 Classes for $20.00. Classes are ongoing — join anytime and come to any classes you want as your schedule permits. Find the fun in your workout! For schedule, questions, and more information, see or e-mail instructor Gemma Santamaria at

In-home Academic Coaching

Next Level Up has been helping Newton families and their students improve and succeed since 2009. They assist in subjects ranging from Reading & Writing, to all levels of Math, to Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. With a big picture, processed based approach they also help all students establish solid organizational, time management, and study skills.

Additionally, they provide the often underestimated, but highly important aspect of perspective to all their students. Contact or 781-540-1123 for a free initial meeting . For more information visit

High School Singers Looking for Performance Experience?

Voice lessons with Jacqueline Novikov focus on uncovering your best singing voice and getting comfortable singing in front of an audience. 3+ performance opportunities per year for Newton senior citizens. Grow your voice, give to others, and be confident at your next audition!

In home lessons offered on Sundays. Contact Jacqueline Novikov at and learn more at