Category Archives: From the Vice Principal

NSHS Weekly Update 1/17 – 1/21

Newton South Students and Families:

Here is a link to the Weekly Update for 1/17 – 1/21. This is an ORANGE week, which affects Lion Block and clubs.

As a reminder, Monday, January 17 is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and we will not have school. We will see you on Tuesday!

Sincerely,

Jason Williams (he/him/his)
Vice Principal
Newton South High School
140 Brandeis Road
Newton, MA 02459
617-559-6700

NSHS Weekly Update 1/3 – 1/7

Newton South Students and Families:

Happy New Year!

Here is the link to the Weekly Update for 1/3 – 1/7. Note that this is an ORANGE week, which affects Lion block and clubs.

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Jason Williams (he/him/his)
Vice Principal
Newton South High School
140 Brandeis Road
Newton, MA 02459
617-559-6700

NSHS Weekly Update 12/20 – 12/23

Newton South Students and Families:

Here is a link to the Weekly Update for 12/20 – 12/23. Note that this is a BLUE week, which affects Lion Block and clubs.

Here’s to another great week at NSHS! Please let us know if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Jason Williams (he/him/his)
Vice Principal
Newton South High School
140 Brandeis Road
Newton, MA 02459
617-559-6700

Term 2 Progress Reports

Newton South Students and Families:

Progress reports for term 2 are now available for viewing on Aspen. These can be found on the home page in Aspen and contain a list of classes, comments for these classes, and number of absences from class.

If you have any questions about these comments, please reach out directly to your/your child’s teacher.

 

Sincerely,

Jason Williams (he/him/his)
Vice Principal
Newton South High School
140 Brandeis Road
Newton, MA 02459
617-559-6700

Senior Parking Lottery

Newton South Seniors:

 

The Semester 2 Senior Parking Lottery is now open. If you would like to park on campus for Semester 2, beginning Tuesday, January 18, you must enter the lottery. Please note the following:

  • You must use your NPS student email to submit the lottery form (LASID@newton.k12.ma.us).
  • The deadline to enter is Monday, January 3 at 11:59 PM.
  • Your lottery submission may not be accepted if the information you submit is incorrect or incomplete.
  • Seniors who are either granted a spot or waitlisted will be notified via their NPS email by 5 PM on Friday, January 7. The email will specify whether you received a spot or are on the waitlist.
    • Seniors who receive a parking space must pay for and pick up their parking tag and sticker(s) by Friday, January 14 at 4 PM.
    • If a student misses this deadline, the spot will be awarded to the next student on the waitlist.

Please note: Semester 1 parking tags will no longer be valid after Friday, January 14. If you already have a parking pass and would like to continue parking on campus after this date, you will need to re-enter the lottery for a chance to get a spot.

 

Senior Parking Lottery Form

 

Please let us know if you have any questions.

 

Sincerely,

 

Jason Williams (he/him/his)

Vice Principal

Newton South High School

140 Brandeis Road

Newton, MA 02459

617-559-6500

NSHS Weekly Update 12/13 – 12/17

Newton South Students and Families:

Here is a link to the Weekly Update for 12/13 – 12/17. Note that this is an ORANGE week, which affects Lion Block and clubs.

Here’s to another great week at NSHS! Please let us know if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Jason Williams (he/him/his)
Vice Principal
Newton South High School
140 Brandeis Road
Newton, MA 02459
617-559-6700

WINTER FOOD DRIVE 

Newton South Families:

Please see the message below for a food drive being run by two of our seniors, Tess and Isabella. This message was also sent to students via Schoology.

Please note the in-school collection boxes are for student use only.

WINTER FOOD DRIVE 

NSHS seniors Tess and Isabella are collecting food donations on behalf of the Centre Street Food Pantry to benefit school-age children.  

Please help by donating any of the following items:

  • Packs of applesauce cups

  • Boxes of granola bars (any kind)

  • Boxes of cereal

  • Jars of jam / jelly

  • Boxes of mac n’ cheese

  • Large bags of pretzels, chips, goldfish, corn chips, crackers

Students can use the collection at the school by the front entrance (near main office) and Wheeler entrance (1,000’s). Please contact Isabella or Tess with any questions or if you need to arrange for a pick-up of your donations.

Thank you for your generosity!

NSHS Weekly Update 12/6 – 12/10

Newton South Students and Families:

Here is a link to the Weekly Update for 12/6 – 12/10. Note that this is a BLUE week, which affects Lion Block and clubs.

Here’s to another great week at NSHS! Please let us know if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Jason Williams (he/him/his)
Vice Principal
Newton South High School
140 Brandeis Road
Newton, MA 02459
617-559-6700

Newton South Families: Conference Links Now Available

Newton South Families:

Zoom links are now available for Parent Teacher Conferences beginning today, December 2 from 2-5 PM. When you log into Pick a Time (using this link), click on the Printable schedule link on the top of the page. This will give you a list of your appointments. The Room column has the Zoom links you will need for this afternoon and Wednesday, December 8.

If you have any issues with individual Zoom links at the time of your meeting, please reach out to the individual teacher, as they will be best positioned to assist you. If a Zoom link is missing from your list, please reply to this email and let us know so we can look into it.

Sincerely,

Jason Williams (he/him/his)
Vice Principal
Newton South High School
140 Brandeis Road
Newton, MA 02459
617-559-6700

Newton South High School is Looking for a Substitute Teacher

Dear Newton South Families:

The English department is looking for a substitute teacher to cover two sophomore English classes for a teacher on medical leave starting as soon as possible through Thursday, December 23.

While we recognize that this request is unconventional, we have exhausted other means to hire a substitute. If you or anyone you know is qualified and interested, please email Brian Baron at baronb@newton.k12.ma.us.

The time commitments are as follows:
Monday 11:45 AM – 1:25 PM
Tuesday 1:25 PM – 2:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Thursday 11:40 AM – 1:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM, 2:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Thank you for your consideration.