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Jubilee Singers perform at Norths MLK Day celebration in the auditorium, Monday, Jan. 16.

MLK Day celebration honors Black voices through music, speeches

Peter Edwards January 24, 2023

Students and speakers from across Newton celebrated the life and teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. with speeches, poems, and music at the 55th Annual Community Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr....

Sophomore speech winner Oliviah Espady speaks in front of her grade during the finals of the competition Friday, Jan. 17 in the auditorium. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Sophomore speech winning Espady speaks up about the dangers of gang violence

Dea Cela January 23, 2020

Sophomore Olivia Espady won the eighth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Sophomore Speech Contest with her speech about the dangerous effects of violence on communities for young people, “Gang Violence...

Vallabh wins annual Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Contest

Vallabh wins annual Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Contest

Jake Forbes January 16, 2018

Five finalists presented speeches in the fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. sophomore speech contest B-block last Friday in the auditorium. The judges named sophomores Amit Vallabh the winner and Leyla...

Mobley won the sophomore speech contest for his speech on the potential harm of LGBTQ slurs.

Tommy Mobley wins sophomore Martin Luther King, Jr. speech contest

The Newtonite January 22, 2013

by Doug Abrams and Peter Diamond Five finalists for the Martin Luther King, Jr. sophomore speech contests presented their speeches B-block Friday in the little theatre. They spoke in front of a panel...

Column: New sophomore speech contest refreshes curriculum

The Newtonite December 20, 2012

by Connor Vasu In switching the annual Martin Luther King, Jr., sophomore essay contest to a speech contest, this school is updating an integral part of its curriculum. The purpose of the speeches is to...

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