Author Archives: Cindy Lam-Yee

NPS Announcement – Required COVID Testing for HS Extracurriculars

Dear NPS High School Families, As you know, we have made every effort over the past several weeks to encourage voluntary participation in our COVID testing program. Unfortunately, our participation rates are not meeting expectations nor are they at the … Continue reading

Full Return to School 4/26

More details will be forthcoming from the deans later in the vacation week regarding the full return to school and updated protocols.

COVID Pool Testing Reminder/Update

As Newton South prepares for a full in-person return to school after April vacation, we STRONGLY ENCOURAGE families to Testing is one of the best ways we have to quickly identify infection and reduce the possibility of in-school transmission.  Note: … Continue reading

Course Verifications for Next School Year

Last week, email was sent to students that South had extended the window until midnight Friday, April 16 for students to fill out the course verification form located here: There are still around 300 students out of 1800 that have … Continue reading

Term 3 Report Cards

Term 3 report cards have been published to Aspen. Grades are available in two places: 1. Grades are available via the “Academics” tab in Aspen. You can open each course and see the grade there.  PDFs of the report card … Continue reading

NewtonServes Day at South – Sun, May 2

Volunteers needed for NewtonServes Day at NSHS: Sunday, May 2 @12:30pm-4:00pm Volunteer registration is now open for NewtonServes Day at NSHS on Sunday, May 2 from 12:30PM-4:00PM! We will be cleaning lawns, fields, and garden beds, spreading mulch, and planting … Continue reading

MCAS Update & Schedule

Much more information will be coming after the break from our MCAS coordinator, Faye Cassell, on details regarding the upcoming testing. Specifically, as relates to MCAS and juniors, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will be making a final … Continue reading

Congrats to Newton South Jazz Ensemble

Congratulations to the Newton South Jazz Ensemble who are one of the 15 finalists nationwide for the 26th Annual Essentially Ellington Festival, the most coveted distinction in Jazz education. Conductor Lisa Linde of the NSHS faculty and the students made magic despite the … Continue reading

Newton South Speech & Debate Made History!

Congratulations! The Newton South Speech and Debate Team swept the State Championship Speech and Debate Tournament this past weekend, the first time any school has done so! Click on the link for more details and a photo – Newton South … Continue reading

May 28 is the Last Day of Classes for Seniors

Hello Seniors and Families, Please know that in these ever changing times as relates to health and safety guidelines, we are working to provide you with the most timely information as soon as we are able–i.e. when we have clearance … Continue reading