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NSHS Grounds Clean Up


January 29, 11am -12pm Newton South alongside Green Students Movement will be hosting a cleanup event where students, parents, and community members can help remove litter around the school and students can earn community service hours!  

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on

How can I participate?

1.) Sign up with the link above.

2.)Check in outside the main office of NSHS at 11am on January 29.

3.) Just bring yourself! All gloves and bags will be provided.

4.) What if I can’t make that day? Stay-tuned. We will be organizing more days as needed.


Reserve your NSHS yearbook today!

Help your child look back on their memories for years to come by reserving their copy of the Newton South High School yearbook! Yearbooks are selling fast, so order a copy for your child before it’s too late! 

Make sure to order today! Jan. 29 is the last day to order a book with a personalized name stamp on the cover. 

Not sure if you’ve already purchased? Check the list HERE

Reminder for Junior Post-Secondary Planning Night tomorrow Thursday 1/20 @ 6:30 pm

Dear Juniors and Caregivers –

We are looking forward to tomorrow evening’s webinar to introduce the post-secondary planning process. You can find information to login to the webinar below. Students in the class of 2023 are welcome to view the webinar with their families. Counselors will be meeting with juniors in seminar groups during WIN blocks between 1/21 and 1/28 to review this information and to learn how counselors will support each student’s individual planning throughout the spring.

The webinar will begin promptly at 6:30 and will be recorded and posted on the College & Career Center website early next week.

We hope you are able to join us tomorrow evening!

Dan Rubin, Director of School Counseling

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Jan 20, 2022 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Junior Post-secondary Planning Night

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Passcode: 2023

Or One tap mobile : 
    US: +13017158592,,84675402867#,,,,*2023#  or +13126266799,,84675402867#,,,,*2023# 
Or Telephone:
    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
        US: +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 646 558 8656  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 9128 
Webinar ID: 846 7540 2867
Passcode: 2023
    International numbers available:


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FORJ Event

We invite you to join the Newton North and Newton South FORJ chapters to discuss how we are building school community through affinity groups on Thursday, January 27 at 7-8.30pm. Students, teachers and administrators will be discussing the history of affinity groups, what they are (and what they are not), and how they function in our schools for various members of our community. Please click here to RSVP, and you will receive a Zoom link on the day of the event.

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!


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

Mathcounts Club Update

Newton South High School students – Elena Baskakova, Steven Hu, Aaron Lu, Isaac Gordon, Alexander Loo, Shelley Wei, David Shaar, and Sophie Song – organized and ran the School Mathcounts Competition at Oak Hill Middle School. The event was held on January 11 and attracted over 30 students! It was a fun event consisting of both individual and cooperative rounds, which generated a lot of energy and excitement among the participants. For many of them it was their first competition experience where they had to collaborate with their teammates on solving math problems. The high school students proctored the competition, did live grading, and gave out awards. Congratulations to all students who participated in the event and, especially, to Noah Kim, Jared Mi, Vedant Kulkarni and Sophia Yan, who had the top four scores.

Most of the students who ran the school competition also run the Oak Hill Mathcounts Club, putting together weekly practices and taking middle school kids to local math competitions. The club provides a great opportunity for middle school students to learn and practice topics outside the typical school curriculum, and for the high and middle school students to get to know each other better, establish connections, and make new friends.

The school competition is the first in a series of Mathcounts competitions that includes Chapter, State and National level competitions. In the next few weeks, coaches will finalize the list of students who will participate in the Mathcounts Chapter. The competition will be held online on February 17.


CLASS OF 2024: Merch Fundraiser thru January 26th

It’s a New Year, and we have New Gear! Don’t miss the opportunity to rep Class of 2024 merch while supporting future grade-wide events! Support our class and spread spirit by wearing some new “2024” merch! We have teamed with Custom Ink to offer a Hoodie, t-shirt, flannels, and sweats!  Click here and order soon! The merchandise is organized in two separate campaigns–tops and bottoms–and all orders will be shipped and picked up at school, so you will not pay any shipping! Order one, order all four, order for your whole family!

The store will be open through Wednesday, January 26th. Merch should arrive before February break. If a parent/guardian is ordering for their students, please indicate the student’s name in the comment box at checkout to assist in distribution. Questions? Contact a Class of 2024 Officer, Kelli Fitzgerald or Jasmine Lellock (advisors). THANK YOU, in advance, for your orders! We appreciate your support!


Teacher Appreciation Meals February 3, 2022

We will be holding out 3rd teacher appreciation meal this year on February 3. Please donate below. 

Teacher Appreciation Meals February 3, 2022
Meals for Teachers

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.


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

Gift Drive 2021