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Hispanic Heritage Day presentations disucss student experiences, highlight need for Puerto Rico aid

Hispanic Heritage Day presentations disucss student experiences, highlight need for Puerto Rico aid

Lucy Lu October 13, 2017

A-block by Samantha Fredberg Dr. Luis Selva, of the Veteran Administration (VA) Healthcare System of Boston, spoke about his experience as a Salvatorian and former undocumented immigrant at Hispanic Heritage...

A Sodexo employee serves food to students during third lunch Wednesday, Sept. 21.

Lunch prices increase, food services change

Lucy Lu September 27, 2016

by Lucy Lu Food price increases and a change to Sodexo Food Services have subtly transformed the cafeteria this school year. Newton Public Schools’ regularly-priced lunches increased 30 to 35 cents,...

New comfort dog Bailey relieves students' stress

New comfort dog Bailey relieves students' stress

Lucy Lu February 23, 2016

by Lucy Lu Determined to combat the high levels of stress and anxiety she observes among the students who frequent her office, nurse Maureen Pursley has enlisted the help of a new and unlikely friend:...

Huntington Lecture: Biology professor discusses flipped classroom

Lucy Lu January 26, 2016

by Lucy Lu UMass Boston biology professor Brian White ’81 gave an interactive lecture demonstrating the concept of a flipped classroom Thursday, Jan. 14 in the Film Lecture Hall as a part of the Huntington...

Photo by Josh Shub-Seltzer.

Students express concern, confusion regarding bomb threat

Lucy Lu January 19, 2016

by Maxwell Kozlov, Lucy Lu, and Josh Shub-Seltzer Students expressed concerns regarding the shelter-in-place issued by interim principal Mark Aronson in response to a bomb threat called in by telephone...

Partners in Kind collects candy to show appreciation for troops

Partners in Kind collects candy to show appreciation for troops

Lucy Lu November 15, 2015

by Lucy Lu Partners in Kind collected Halloween candy for the past two weeks in boxes outside the Riley House to support Treats for Troops, a program that collects candy to send to troops overseas as...

Courtesy of David Mapes-Frances

Leadership class discusses feminism, racism

Lucy Lu November 4, 2015

by Lucy Lu Students of the leadership class discussed the bathroom posters posted last week by the Feminism Club and Dialogues on Race G-block yesterday. Led by English teachers Peter Goddard and Michelle...

Newton Teen Voice launches new website, 'Ask a Newton Teen'

Newton Teen Voice launches new website, 'Ask a Newton Teen'

Lucy Lu June 8, 2015

After more than eight months of design and work, Newton Teen Voice, a group of Newton high school student who meet weekly to promote teen wellness, launched its new website “Ask a Newton Teen” last...

Whitsons Culinary Group introduces omelet station every Friday morning

Whitsons Culinary Group introduces omelet station every Friday morning

Lucy Lu May 4, 2015

by Lucy Lu Whitsons Culinary Group will now serve omelets for $2 every Friday morning from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The omelet station was piloted the Friday before April vacation near the kitchens but...

Photo by Devin Perlo.

Review: Springfest I brings together a variety of music, amazes audience

Lucy Lu April 18, 2015

by Lucy Lu In front of a pink and blue faded backdrop, beneath the bright lights, empty black chairs and music stands were delicately laid out before an eagerly-awaiting audience. A sudden applause erupted,...

Sophomore Nick Scott places second in Chinese Bridge Speech Contest

Sophomore Nick Scott places second in Chinese Bridge Speech Contest

Lucy Lu April 18, 2015

by Lucy Lu Sophomore Nick Scott won second place in the advanced level of the Chinese Bridge Speech Contest for non-native high school students last Sunday. To enter the competition, Scott sent in a recording...

Spring sports are held back due to weather, games rescheduled

Spring sports are held back due to weather, games rescheduled

Lucy Lu April 2, 2015

by Lucy Lu Spring sports have been off to a slow start, held back by the duration of record-setting snow and temperatures, while trying to find makeshift places to practice. Of all three seasons, spring...

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