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South Recognizes Senior Athletes

Over the past couple of weeks, teams hosted their Senior Day celebrations, honoring their senior players and their parents before and after their last regular-season home games.

Thank you to all our Senior athletes for their dedication and commitment to their sport. They represented Newton South during challenging times and their enjoyment and resilience made their last season memorable.

Baseball:

Liam Schofield, Winston Wacha, Gavin Cotter, Brian Powtak, Liam Forristall and Mitchell Waksler

Softball

Nora Flint, Stephanie Little, Erin McElduff, Grace Denninger, Nyiri Hajian and Grace Tourtelotte

Girls Lacrosse

Masie Abbiati, Kiran Bajaj, Louisa Barnes, Carly Eswara, Alexa Firkusny, Grace Penna, Dalani Ramos and Rachel Shepard

Boys Lacrosse

Aidan Delaney, Tim Dobbies, Alex Hallion, Aidan Holt, Will Knight and Will LaCamera

Girls Tennis

Marie Lee, Maya Zeldin and Jillian Reingold

Boys Tennis

Austin Cheng, Andrew Feldman, Ben Nasisi, Zachary Schwartz and Miles Sondergaard Jensen

Girls Track 

Viveca Winston-Khan, Caroline Merrigan, Katerina Boschetti, Kaity Shaughnessy and Danya Goldstein

Boys Track:

Dan Glickman, Cam Dioun, Will Lavey, Brett Miller, Eero Helenius, Jonathan Orelowitz, Owen Holland, Owen Beaver, Yehonatan Mileguir, Jaden Friedman, Skyler Shaprio, Jonah Goldfarb, Hedi Skali, Sheen Patel, Ari Gerard, Lucas Boyd, Michael Mi, Zach Hayden, Milan Patel, Alex Chan, Coleman Stanton, Topher Fitzpatrick, Peter Kamberidis, Tom Kamberidis, Zach Greenberg, Dan Prudovsky and San Prudovsky

Boys Volleyball

Malachai Dasinger, Collin Joy and Tomer Wenderow

Unified Track

Emily Ball, Anthony DePalmaIII, Daniel Doran, Lydia Scott, Yael Shiner, Abebe Ticktin, Rebbekkah Tunik, Kendall Wilson and Sophie Blumberg

Dance

Annalisse Poley, Noga Bros

Wrestling

Philip Amitan, Devin McBain, Vladimiro Martinez, David Maciejuk and Michael Rotberg

Spring Sports Awards

The Spring sports awards presentation took place Wednesday, June 16 at 8 am under the big white tent. Awardees and their families were present to celebrate their distinctions.

Receiving the Award of Excellence for sportsmanship were:

Mitchell Waksler, Adam Cohen, Stephanie Little, Mariel Shapiro, Will LaCamera, Henrik Kekalainen, Masie Abbiati, Abigail Brodney, Sam Prudovsky, Jonah Goldfarb, Viveca Winston-Khan, Jocelyn Canton, Zachary Schwartz, Myung Jun Kim, Jillian Reingold, Taban Malihi, Collin Joy, Brendan Morgan, Kendall Wilson, Jocelyn Peller, and Zachary Wagner.

The 110% Award that recognizes the effort and dedication of our athletes was presented to:

Winston Wacha, Nora Flint, Spencer Hart, Alexa Firkusny, Ari Gerard, Katerina Boschetti, Austin Cheng, Julia Arboleda, Malachai Dansinger, Peter Shea, Akiva Lind, and Maya Shavelsky.

Congratulations to all!

 

 

South Teams Compete in MIAA Sectional Tournaments

Several of South’s varsity teams are participating in the MIAA sectional tournaments this weekend.

Friday, June 18:

The baseball team is traveled to Lexington -4 pm

The softball team traveled to Arlington-4:30 PM

Boys Tennis played at St. John Prep in Danvers-3 PM

Boys and Girls Track: first half of sectionals at Higham High School. The teams will finish the competition on Sunday, June 20, with the Girls team starting at 3 PM and the Boys team at 5 PM.

Monday, June 21

Unified Track will host their last meet of the season in lieu of sectionals at 10:30 AM.

Boys volleyball will host Norwood at 5 PM. Four fans per player wearing a face mask will be allowed to enter the Field House.

The game will also be live-streamed at:

https://youtu.be/7WXwUDmkgFg

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

Help the Booster Club Plan a Fall Kick-off Event for South!

To help support South’s athletic programs and build school spirit, the Booster Club is exploring new fundraising and event opportunities, including a fall kick-off event. Join us as part of one of these teams, or as an event chair. It’s a great way to meet other parents, learn about South athletics and help our teams. Sign up here to help us get started!

Donation Needed for Staff Luncheon, Wed. June 23rd

Dear Newton South Families,

The last day of the school year for staff and faculty is Wednesday, 6/23. Please help us show our support of the staff at Newton South by donating to the luncheon. We will be serving a great selection of sandwiches, and are asking families to contribute additional items to round out the menu.  In keeping with COVID protocols, we request that all items be individually wrapped.

Items may be dropped off in the cafeteria any time from 7.45 am- 11 am on June 23rd.  Please drop the coffee off by 7.45 am, so the staff members can enjoy a cup of coffee to start their day.

Please use the link below to sign-up to contribute to this event.
https://signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/125699835202926408/false#/invitation

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us: tammyboem@gmail.com (Tammy  Tsikar)
ilanasteel@gmail.com  (Ilana Steel)

Honor Thy Teacher

If you’re looking for a way to say “Thank You!” to your child’s teacher or other school staff as this extremely unusual school year comes to a close, please consider Newton Schools Foundation’s Honor Thy Teacher campaign. It’s an opportunity for families to thank school personnel by giving a gift to Newton Schools Foundation in their honor, while also complying with the Newton Public Schools’ teacher gift policy.

Newton Schools Foundation (NSF) is a non-profit organization that raises funds to advance educational excellence and equity throughout Newton’s public schools. Your gift will fund NSF grants for promising educational initiatives, professional development, and programs that address racial and income inequities. To learn more about the programs NSF funds, visit the website.

2021 Graduation Livestream Link

Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

Here is the livestream link for graduation: https://vimeo.com/560983303

The link will also be on the NewTV website.

Spring Sports Awards Ceremony – June 16

The Spring sports awards presentation will take place Wednesday, June 16 at 8 am under the big white tent at South. Students receiving awards and their families are invited to attend.

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