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Body Confidence Day encourages acceptance, self love

Body Confidence Day encourages acceptance, self love

The Newtonite April 12, 2018

(Photo by Lilah Gentry) A-block by Helen Xiao Harvard junior and NCAA Division I swimmer Schuyler Bailar urged students to focus on what their bodies can achieve rather than how they look, during A-block...

Body Confidence Day speakers encourage self-acceptance

Body Confidence Day speakers encourage self-acceptance

The Newtonite April 24, 2017

A-block by Laura Schmidt-Hong Seniors Maddy Sherbet, Laurel Stanley, and junior Clare Donohoe spoke about eating disorders and diet addiction as part of Body Confidence Day last Wednesday during A-block...

Social-emotional health issues focus of PTSO EdEx campaign

Social-emotional health issues focus of PTSO EdEx campaign

The Newtonite May 28, 2014

by Sophie King In light of the tragic events of the past year in Newton, this school’s PTSO officially launched their yearly Educational Excellence Campaign (EdEx) Friday, May 16, with a focus on social-emotional...

Students hung neon note cards with the answer to this question on clotheslines outside the auditorium.

Column: Lack of media literacy causes lack of body confidence

The Newtonite February 14, 2014

by Peter Diamond One of the principal takeaways of Body Confidence Day Thursday, Jan. 23 was that our society’s struggles with body image is an issue of media literacy. I was lucky to be involved in...

Body Confidence Day: Panelists share experiences with eating disorders

The Newtonite January 24, 2014

by Maya Abou-Rizk Five panelists who have either recovered from eating disorders or have had family members with eating disorders presented their stories yesterday B-block in the Little Theatre. The presentation...

Body Confidence Day: Nutritionist discusses healthy diets and tips for students

Body Confidence Day: Nutritionist discusses healthy diets and tips for students

The Newtonite January 24, 2014

by David Kwartler Health coach Susan Altman spoke D-block yesterday in the Auditorium as a part of Body Confidence Day. She had a visual presentation that she used to structure her discussion. She began...

Body Confidence Day: Teachers discuss body image in history, literature

The Newtonite January 23, 2014

by Jonny Levenfeld English teacher Janice Miller and history teacher Susan Wilkins discussed the historical roots of body image in society and literature today E-block in the auditorium as part of Body...

Body Confidence Day: Journalist speaks about body image, experiences in Africa

The Newtonite January 23, 2014

by Sophie King Liz Walker, an experienced television news journalist, humanitarian, and preacher, spoke about self-image and confidence in her life today C-block as part of Body Confidence Day. Walker...

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