Author Archives: Newton PTO Council

Holidays Can Be Stressful — We’re Here to Help 

The holidays are a time of joy, comfort, family and tradition for many in our community. For others, the reality is that this season can be filled with anxiety, grief, and loneliness.  Newton’s social workers note that, most likely, we all experience a mixture of these emotions during the holiday season when stress increases and […] Continue reading

Parenting Workshops this December – Start the new year feeling clear, confident, and connected with your family! 

Parent Coach Amy Behrens, M.Ed. is offering two unique mindful parenting workshops in December for parents who want to bring more joy and confidence to their parenting as we head into the holiday season and new year.  Parents of children of all ages are welcome.  Family Culture and Winter Kickoff Online Retreat – Friday, Dec. […] Continue reading

Free Diverse Children’s and Young Adult Books!

Join us for Multicultural Children’s Book Day’s 10th event and receive FREE diverse children’s and young adult books in exchange for a short review posted to social media OR Amazon OR Goodreads OR used in a classroom or library. 

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Writing Tutors Available

Does your student struggle with school writing assignments? Jane Hirschhorn and the other writing coaches at JBH Tutoring can help. Jane and her team have more than 50 years of combined experience working with students from middle school through graduate school. We tailor our approach to make the best use of each student’s strengths to […] Continue reading

A Visit to the Allen Homestead for Children and Families

This visit invites children and their families to travel 150 years back in time to imagine what it would have been like to live and learn at the Allen home and this historic school.  This historic house was once the home of Nathaniel Allen, founder of The West Newton English and Classical School. Nathaniel Allen […] Continue reading

Advent Market

Sunday, December 11, 11:15 a.m. Newton Highlands Congregational Church, 54 Lincoln Street, Newton Highlands Purchase holiday tags and cards, jewelry, and other items knowing that your purchases support nonprofits. Join us for the Newton Highlands Congregational Church Advent Market on Sunday, December 11, at 11:15 a.m. A hand-decorated gingerbread house will be raffled off. Children’s activities […] Continue reading

Christmas Carol Sing

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The New Art Shop features work from more than 50 Artists!

New Art Shop is back for a second, extended holiday season. Come shop for a special holiday gift made by a local artist! The shop features the work of more than 50 local artists, makers, and creators, ranging from handmade jewelry to paintings and wearable textiles to sculptures. Stop by to pick up the perfect holiday […] Continue reading

Waban Lights & Family Sing-Along

Date: Sunday, December 4 Time: 4:45pm Location: Waban Library Center (1608 Beacon St) ‘Tis the season for celebrating with neighbors. The holiday season is nearly here and what better way to kick it off than with the Waban Improvement Society’s annual Waban Lights & Family Sing-Along event.    We look forward to lighting up our […] Continue reading

Newton Girls Softball Spring Sign-Up

Registration for Spring Rec 2023 Softball is open! Sign up your player(s) in the appropriate grade level division HERE. Sign up now and check it off your to-do list! For any questions, please contact… Continue reading