Teachers' Picks

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The Newtonite

Allegra Atkinson

Favorite part of the summer:

Atkinson enjoyed spending time with her dog Wrigley and going to the beach with her sister.

Favorite movies:

Forrest Gump

Good Will Hunting

Sense and Sensibility

Favorite bands/artists:

Dispatch

Nine Days

The Beatles

Favorite books:

The Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

Favorite place to go in Newtonville? 

The Paint Bar

Matthew Anderson

Favorite part of the summer:

Celebrating his first anniversary at a B&B in Boothbay Harbor.

Favorite movies:

The Princess Bride

The Big Lebowski

Ghostbusters

Pulp Fiction

Favorite bands/artists:

Phish

Lamb of God

Anthrax

Primus

Favorite books:

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Favorite place to go in Newtonville:

Bread and Chocolate

Michael Fieleke

Favorite part of the summer:

Seeing the Illuminated Forest outside Montreal, offering a teen meditation retreat at the Greater Boston Zen Center, and spending time with family and friends playing tennis.

Favorite movies:

Shadowlands

Groundhog Day

Lost in Translation

The Darjeeling Limited

Favorite bands/artists:

Bruce Springsteen (The Rising)

Radiohead

Favorite books:

Practicing Wisdom by the Dalai Lama

Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

Sula by Toni Morrison

Favorite place to go in Newtonville:

George Howell Coffee