Tag Archives: high

Puzzling in the Library

We are grateful to be back in the library with our students not just to work with them on academics, but also to support them with SEL issues and allow them a safe place to unwind. Puzzling — of all … Continue reading

Library and History department collaboration

The library teachers worked collaboratively with the ninth-grade History team to prepare for the 1st “choice research project” that 9th graders completed towards the end of term 2. After meeting with the team to review the learning goals, develop potential … Continue reading

Resetting the Library Space

Returning the library from its Hybrid/HyFlex use as a space for students to Zoom with remote teachers back to a true library learning commons environment was a big focus of the first weeks of school. All of the bookshelves and … Continue reading

Library Orientation

Freshman English classes visited the library for orientation during September and early October. While they were here, students met the library staff, completed a digital escape room to familiarize themselves with the library’s online resources, participated in a scavenger hunt … Continue reading

More Quiet Study

Now that all South students have a Chromebook, we were able to create a second “Quiet Study” in the space that had formally been dedicated to old desktop computers. More individual study space was something that students had been requesting … Continue reading

Do Your Part – Be Water Smart!

A note from the City of Newton’s Health and Human Services Department. Summer is right around the corner! As we all get ready for the Fourth of July and in light of the recent drownings around the state, it’s important … Continue reading &#… Continue reading

“Let’s Get to Work!”

The City of Newton’s Youth Commission is sponsoring a virtual workshop “Let’s Get to Work!”. The focus of the workshop is to provide information to high school aged youth about the work available for the summer and beyond in Newton, … Conti… Continue reading

NSHS Library Annual Report 2021

What an interesting year it has been! Despite the many challenges, the NSHS Library found ways to continue educating students, keep them reading, and build community. We invite you to check out the highlights in our online annual report (we … Continue reading

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 … Co… Continue reading

Inclusive Youth Music Program – In-Person and Global

Plugged In is a unique, inclusive nonprofit youth rock band program where young musicians of all levels and needs are welcome. In person and virtual summer session programs begin the week of June 28th. More information and online registration can &#823… Continue reading