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Adaptive Dance Program – Dance Academy in Newton

The Dance Academy in Newton has recently launched an amazing new adaptive dance program for kids with developmental delays, ASD, Down Syndrome, Sensory Processing Disorder, and other learning disabilities. We have a class for ages 1.5-5 and a class for ages 6-10 starting this January! Attached is a flyer about the program and there is more info on our websitehere. Contact holly@siagel.com to learn more.

Adaptive Dance Program – Dance Academy in Newton

The Dance Academy in Newton has recently launched an amazing new adaptive dance program for kids with developmental delays, ASD, Down Syndrome, Sensory Processing Disorder, and other learning disabilities. We have a class for ages 1.5-5 and a class for ages 6-10 starting this January! Attached is a flyer about the program and there is more info on our websitehere. Contact holly@siagel.com to learn more.

Research on STEM Learning (Boston University)

Hi all! Amanda and Sona are doctoral students working on research for their dissertations and would love for you and your children to be involved! ?

Fill out this form if you are interested: https://forms.gle/TrpNj35k5bktUtYK6?

For this work, we will play two quick (10-15 minute) games with your child online. In return, you will receive an Amazon gift card. If you have any questions, please email learnlab@bu.edu.

Vaccine Clinic Volunteers needed

Vaccine clinic volunteers needed! The Holtzman Medical Group is seeking administrative volunteers for the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine clinics organized with NPS at Oak Hill and Newton North on 11/13, 11/14, 12/4 and  12/5. Please sign up to help if you can!
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0B44A5AB2EA4FA7-holtzman

Upcoming SEPAC Events – Please Spread the Word!

Newton SEPAC Open Board MeetingTuesday, Nov. 16, 7-9pmVirtual Only:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86332072544Agenda will be posted at www.newtonpac.org/meetingsNewton SEPAC Family Survey
Click HERE and let us know your thoughts!

Presentation: Coordinating Your Special Needs Financial & Estate PlanningThursday, Nov. 18, 1-2pmClick HERE for more info, and to register.
Presentation Series: IEP for the Home (4-Parts, daytime and evening sessions available)
Click HERE for more info, and to register.

Module 1 (Building Positive Relationships): Nov. 17, 7-8:30pm & Dec. 2, 9-10:30am

Module 2 (Sleep): Dec. 15, 7-8:30pm & Jan. 6, 9-10:30am

Module 3 (Eating): TBD

Module 4 (Schedule of Privileges and Routines): TBD

**Need help with raking? The NNHS Science Team has you covered!**

The Newton North High School Science Team is a club that participates in science and engineering competitions. We are currently offering our leaf raking services as a FUNDRAISER for our competition fees and supplies. If you are interested, please contact us at ashabohnert@gmail.com to discuss a time and price for the leaf raking job. Thank you for your support!

NEW Scouts BSA Girls Troop 355G in Nonantum

Scouts BSA Troop 355G (Girls) is now active!! Girls, ages 11 to 16, can join in on the fun, and earn the rank of EAGLE SCOUT! The girls practice leadership skills, learn life skills and perform community service projects.  We have monthly weekend camping trips to hike, cycle, ski, and canoe.

We meet every Tuesday from 7:15 to 8:30pm in the lower church hall at Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, 573 Washington Street, Newton.  

The troop currently has five girls, but we would love to have twenty!  The troop is separate from Troop 355B (Boys) and has its own trained female leaders. 

Girls can earn over 120+ different badges including First Aid, Swimming, Digital Technology and American Business. Girls can attend summer camp at Camp Yawgoog in Rhode Island (the top Scouting Camp in the Nation) the first week of August 2022. Join us at a Tuesday meeting to meet  the leaders and other scouts, and register your daughter for fun and adventure with T355! 

For more information, please contact Pat Kaltenbach, Our Lady’s Scouting coordinator, at 617-922-3970 or <troop355@me.com>

SEPAC Open Board Mtg this Thurs, Oct. 21, 7pm

Want to know the candidates’ opinio

Newton SEPAC Open Board Meeting

Thursday, October 21, 2021
7:00-9:00PM

AGENDA
ALL ARE WELCOME!

In-person: Newton Education Center, 100 Walnut Street, Room 210

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81360181805

Please help spread the word!

Newton Community Education – Social Media Job Position

If you’re great at social media and would like a flexible, remote job that is only a few hours a week, look no further! Newton Community Education is searching for a dynamic, creative, and social-media-savvy individual to spend a few hours a week managing our social media presence (mostly Facebook and Instagram). This is a paid position that can be done largely from home with flexible hours, and it is a great way to get involved with meaningful work in our community. You can read more about Newton Community Education here, and more details about the position can be found here. Resumes/cover letters can be emailed to brooksca@newton.k12.ma.us and mandels@newton.k12.ma.us.

Family Outreach: One to One Mentoring

Newton’s One-to-One Program, our very own “big brother/sister program” has been matching wonderful high schoolers with children in grades one through five for over 40 years.  If you think your elementary-aged child would benefit from a mentor in their life and you can commit 2 hours each week to have your child meet with a high school mentor from November to May – you should contact us. 

Here is a link to the program information and application: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DUJsVEX4rEVbyJZkzSgZ8hH-CUttDSGNuhjBlK0BZWc/edit?usp=sharing

For questions or more information, please contact Rebecca Young, Program Coordinator, at youngr@newton.k12.ma.us or 617-315-8733