Newtonite fall calendar

The Newtonite

October

The SATs are tomorrow at 7:30 a.m.
Warnings for Term I are due Tuesday, Oct. 4.
Thursday, Oct. 6 is a professional half day, with school ending at 11 a.m. That evening, Back to School Night  for parents is 7 to 9.
Yom Kippur begins Saturday, Oct. 8 at sundown.
No school on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 10.
School and College Nights are Wednesday, Oct. 12 and Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 7 to 8:30 in the cafeteria.
Students, faculty and staff will participate in morning activities as part of of Two Schools, One Book Friday, Oct. 14.
The PSATs are Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 a.m.
The PTSO Principal’s Coffee is Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m in 103.
The 2nd Senior Year Project  (SYP) Informational Meeting is Monday, Oct. 17 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the library.
Student photo retakes are Wednesday, Oct. 19.
The ACTs are Saturday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 a.m.
A Newton Schools Foundation Event will take place Thursday, Oct. 27.
The PLAN test is Saturday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 a.m.
SYP Registration closes Monday, Oct. 31.

November

The PTSO meets Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 7:30 to 9 p.m.
The Huntington Lecture Series begins Thursday, Nov. 3 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the film lecture hall. That night, Theatre Ink presents “Tartuffe,” directed by Spanish teacher Dan Fabrizio, whichwill show through Saturday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium.
Term I ends Friday, Nov. 4.
The SATs are Saturday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 a.m.
Term II begins Monday, Nov. 7.
Math MCAS retests are Wednesday, Nov. 9. and Thursday, Nov. 10.
Financial Aid Night is Thursday, Nov. 10 from 7 to 10:30 in the auditorium.
No school for Veteran’s Day, Friday, Nov. 11.
English MCAS retests are Monday, Nov. 14 through Wednesday, Nov. 16.
Harvestfest I and II are Wednesday, Nov. 16 and Thursday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.
Northside Dining Adventure is Friday, Nov. 18 from 6:30 to 11 p.m.
Athletic Fall Awards Night is Monday, Nov. 21 from 6 to 9 in the auditorium.
There is an Early Dismissal at 1:15 Tuesday, Nov. 22 because of Parent Conferences, which take place from 2 to 5.
School closes for Thanksgiving Wednesday, Nov. 23 at 11.
The Brookline game is Thursday, Nov. 24 at 10 a.m. at Brookline.
Another round of Parent Conferences will take place Wednesday, Nov. 30 from 4 to 7.

December

Thursday, Dec. 1 is a professional half day, with school ending at 11.
SYP Proposals are due Friday, Dec. 2.
The SATs are Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 a.m.
Under the direction of seniors Charlie Beers and Graham Techler, Theatre Ink presents “The Cripple of Inishmaan” Wednesday, Dec. 7 through Saturday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the little theatre.
The Winter Athletics Rally will be Thursday, Dec. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the cafeteria.
The ACTs are Saturday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 a.m.
Warnings for Term II are due Tuesday, Dec. 13.
Under the direction of sophomores Kelsey Fox, Juliet Roll, Alex Shames and Alyssa Rose Steffen, Theatre Ink presents “Freshman Cabaret” Thursday, Dec. 15 and Friday, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium.
Improv Club presents an Improv Jam Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the little theatre.
A Jazz Concert will take place Wednesday, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.
An In School Holiday Concert will be performed Thursday, Dec. 22 in the auditorium.
After a full day of classes Friday, Dec. 23, school closes for winter vacation Monday, Dec. 26.

January

School reopens Tuesday, Jan. 3.
The PTSO meets Wednesday, Jan. 11 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Cabaret Troupe, under the direction of seniors Emily Paley and Jon Paul Roby and junior Anna Nemetz, performs Thursday, Jan. 12 and Friday, Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium.
There will be no school on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, Jan. 16.
Tenth Grade Parent Night is Tuesday, Jan. 17 from 7 to 9 in the auditorium.
The Huntington Lecture Series continues Thursday, Jan. 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the film lecture hall.
Term II ends Friday, Jan. 20.
—Compiled by Malini Gandhi