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Students – Need Work Permit, Enrollment Letter, Transcript?

Dear Newton South Students and Families!

Are you in need of a Work Permit, Proof of Enrollment Letter, or Transcript this summer?

All requests can be submitted and completed electronically by visiting the Student Resources page on the NSHS website.

Have a great summer!

~ Newton South HS Record Department

Lisa Mix
Records Department
Newton South High School
Phone: 617-559-6500 Ext. 6506
Fax: 617-559-6701

All State Championship Track & Field meet-June 24 and June 28

Thursday, June 24

Boys Results:

Team Captain Jonathan Orelowitz, had a goal to better his school record-setting time? (4:18) from the DCL meet last week but had a little trouble holding on to the lead pack while they accelerated to the finish. Jonathan still smiled as he was awarded a 5th place medal for 4:20.06.

In the same race, Brett Miller wanted to be with his friend and teammate Jonathan, on the pace early on. He did his best for the day, placing 12th with a time of 4:25.33.

Eero Helenius?, also team captain, performed his duties of supporting his NS ?teammates in the pre-race warm-up and gave it his all in the highly contested 800M race. He placed 12th with a time of 1:57.39 settling just close to his existing personal record.

Girls results:

The 4X 800 team finished 5th with a time of 9.37.77. Running the relay on Thursday were Lily Bulczynski, Kaity Schaughesssy, Sofia Arboleda, and Amelia Everett.

Amelia Everett won the All-state title in the Mile with a time of 4.55.89

Saturday, June 26

Justin Levy ran a very close 400M race 48.91 which replaces the outdoor school record set by Mark Young 49.3 from 1966.

The 4×400 Relay team which included Justin, Eero Helenius, Thomas, and Peter Kamberidis crossed the finish line in 3:29.3 getting them an 8th place position as All-State contender?s.

Zezo Beshir should be proud of himself for his accomplishments today being the lone sophomore ?amongst the upper-classmen throwing the shot put at the All-state meet. He placed 13th place 47’9.5″.

South Boys team ranked 14th overall at the All-state meet while the Girls team finished 16th overall.

Congrats to South’s Track & Field Athletes!

South Coach McChesney Honored as National Scholastic Athletics Foundation Coach of the Year

Newton South Coach Steve McChesney will be honored as the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation National Coach of the year.  This is a lifetime achievement award covering an entire career that started in Eugene, Oregon in 1980 and continues at Newton South.

Coach McChesney’s teams have over 1,000 dual meet wins and have finished 1st or 2nd 21 times in All-State meets as a team. Several of his athletes became individual state champions and many received all American honors.

Steve was part of the committee that started the Johnny Kelley Youth Races, providing student-athlete volunteers through the years. He has also hosted state relays and frosh/soph events. Steve is a track clinician and has earned the Oregon Coaches Association, MSTCA, National Federation for MA, and Boston Globe coach of the year nomination on several occasions.

The ceremony will be held at Hayward Field in Eugene on July 3rd at 3:30 PM, Pacific Time.

Congratulations Coach McChesney!

Tournament Recaps

Boys Tennis:

The Boys tennis team finished their season at the North semifinals vs Acton-Boxborough. The team played a great match with a very close finish, falling to the Colonials 3-2.

Girls Tennis:

The Girls tennis team played their last match in the quarter-finals vs. Andover. Our team fought hard but couldn’t overcome a powerful opponent.

Boys Volleyball:

The Boys Volleyball team defeated Norwood in the semifinals by a score of 3-0. They traveled to Brookline where they faced a strong squad finishing their season last Wednesday.


The softball team traveled to Arlington for its quarterfinal. The Spyponders grabbed the final inning and won 9-3.


South’s Baseball team played its first round of the tournament at Lexington. The squad will return with a young line up next season as it continues to rebuild the program.

Congratulations to all the South teams participating in post-season play.


Fall 2021 Sports Registration, Requirements and Try-out Schedule

Registration: Fall sports registration will open Thursday, July 1. You can find the FamilyID link on the Athletics page website.

ImPact Concussion Testing: Students starting 9th grade, Junior year or who are new to NSHS Athletics must complete the ImPact Concussion Test before starting sports in August. Information about the test is included in the registration form.

Physical Forms: Please note that students must have a physical on file dated no earlier than August 19, 2020 in order to try out.

First day for tryouts are as follows:

Football: August 20

Cheer, Field Hockey, Golf, Soccer, Girls Volleyball: August 23

Dance: August 24

Unified Basketball: September 13

Try-out schedule will be posted online after July 1st

Congratulations to all South Athletes and Coaches

The triumph of this year was to be able to fully participate amid uncertainty while creating a community that supported all of us. You learned from the experiences that this year brought. You found joy when it was hard to see it and together we celebrated the positive things in our lives. You lived our core values and treated all people with kindness and respect. You listened and showed responsibility by following difficult protocols to keep all of us safe.  You became better teammates and created a positive and inclusive environment.

We are proud of our LIONS!

Have a great summer!

~Pat Gonzalez





South Track & Field Division 1 State Meet Results


Newton South scored 3rd place in Division 1 South behind Weymouth and Hingham respectively.

Friday, June 18 

Mile: 2nd Jonathan Orelowitz,  3rd Brett Miller and 10th Will Lavey

8oo: 2nd Eero Helenius, 11th Garrett Jacunski and 12th Ryan Lee

2 Mile: 14th Ben Pistiner

Boys 4×800 Relay: 4th Place, Time:  8:25 Ryan Lee, Will Lavey, Garrett Jacunski, and  Jonathan Orelowitz

Sunday, June 20

400M:  1st Place, Justin Levy, time 49.86

4×400 Relay:  1st Place, Thomas Kamberidis, Peter Kamberidis, Eero Helnius and Justin Levy, time 3:26.6

Shot Put: 2nd place, Zezo Beshir, distance: 50’7″. 9th place, Max Nelson, distance 45′ 7.25″

High Jump: 8th place, Brendan Weissel, 5’10”; Noah Taube-Perrotta , 5’8″

Other runners also contributed to the day:

12th Place in 200M Will Truncer ? 23.7

100M runners Sam Prudovsky 11.58, Matt Ikini 11.67

4x100M 44.9

The Girls track team will be represented this week by the 4×800 Division 1 North State champions and by miler Amelia  Everett, Div 1 North Champion. Tonight the relay team finished 5th and Amelia win the All-State Mile race.



South Boys Volleyball Players Named to 2021 MassBHSVB All-Star Team

South Boys Volleyball player Jaidin Russell was named to the South District All-Star Team and Johnny Kim received South District Honorable Mention.

These players are invited to participate in the 7th Annual MassBHSVB (in partnership with the International Volleyball Hall of Fame and SLAM Volleyball Club) All-Star Game.

Players who were selected to an All-Star Team are invited to partake in the matches, while honorable mention selections are invited to attend (or fill in as subs, if needed). Players who take part in the match will need to bring whatever clothing/equipment (athletic wear, sneakers, etc.) they would need to play in a high school volleyball match.

The game will take place on Sunday, June 27th at 10 AM at SLAM Volleyball Club at 72 Jefferson St., Marlborough, MA. For those who would like to attend the event, admission is $7 for students and seniors, $10 for adults. Players are admitted for free.

DCL All-Stars for Spring 2021

The following South athletes were selected as DCL All-Stars for their sports. Please note that tennis, track, and girls lax have not yet been released.


Liam Schofield – Senior, Pitcher

Henry Landay – Junior, 3rd baseman

Jacob Feldman – Junior, Shortstop

Boys Volleyball

Jaidin Russell, Junior, 10

John Kim, Junior, 9

Collin Joy, Senior, 2

Tomer Wenderow, Senior, 1


Stephanie Little, Senior, Shortstop

Madison Wong, Sophmore, Pitcher

Boys Lacrosse

Will LaCamera, Senior, Midfielder

Will Knight, Senior, Goalie

Drew Bornstein, Junior, Attack


Congratulations athletes!

South Students Receive DCL Awards

DCL Awards

The DCL has awarded the Robert M. Chrusz Sportsmanship Award to South students Emily Ball and Will Lavey for their leadership, sportsmanship, and commitment to our community.

Bob Chrusz was a long-time Athletic Director at Newton South. He was a champion for better sportsmanship in our league and a strong leader that left his mark on the state.

Congratulations to both senior athletes!