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Girls' volleyball beats Brookline, wins first game of season

Girls' volleyball beats Brookline, wins first game of season

Zach Kwon April 8, 2021

Girls’ volleyball defeated Brookline 3-0 on Tuesday, Mar. 16, in a collaborative team effort earning their first victory of the season.  “It was the first time that our band of electric volleyball...

Girls' hockey ties Brookline in first game after winter break

Girls' hockey ties Brookline in first game after winter break

Jake Forbes January 4, 2019

Girls’ hockey tied Brookline, 2-2, on Thursday night at the Watertown Rink. “Even though the long break hurt us a little bit, we played really well,” said Beals dean Scott Heslin, the head coach. Neither...

History teacher David Bedar delivers his speech to the School Committee. (Photo by Rose Skylstad)

North students, alumni defend history curriculum at School Committee hearing

Samantha Fredberg November 28, 2018

By Samantha Fredberg and Rose Skylstad History curricula in Newton Public Schools (NPS) was assessed and deliberated at a Newton School Committee public hearing in response to a petition Tuesday, Nov....

Senior Steven Tan performs his routine on parallel bars.

Boys' Gymnastics wins MIAA state championship for fourth consecutive year

Nichol Weylman-Farwell February 12, 2018

Boys’ gymnastics, 9-0, won the 2018 MIAA State Championship at North on Friday with 182.60 points. Coach Bill Martin praised the team’s performance and claimed that they “really dominated” their...

Students, faculty weigh in on city charter vote

Students, faculty weigh in on city charter vote

Rose Skylstad November 6, 2017

In addition to voting for a Mayoral candidate in tomorrow’s election, Newton residents will decide ‘yes’ or ‘no’ on a newly proposed city charter which would impact the size of Newton’s city...

Column: Newton lags behind "less testing, more learning" movement

The Newtonite October 22, 2015

by Isabel Joyce At the end of last year, many teachers wore yellow pins with the motto “less testing, more learning” etched in red and blue into the shiny plastic frame. Despite the limited knowledge...

Boys' hockey reaches second round of State Tournament, performs best in 18 years

Boys' hockey reaches second round of State Tournament, performs best in 18 years

The Newtonite March 3, 2015

by Andrew Mannix Boys’ hockey, 14-6-3, saw its season come to an end following a 1-0 loss to fifth-seeded Duxbury in the second round of the State Tournament, in which they were the fourth seed. Had...

PTSO to host Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices Thursday

PTSO to host Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices Thursday

Emily Moss January 19, 2015

by Emily Moss Newton middle and high school students and parents are invited to the annual Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices exposition this Thursday, run by the Parent Teacher Student Organization...

District introduces mandatory suicide prevention program to high school students

District introduces mandatory suicide prevention program to high school students

The Newtonite October 15, 2014

by Sophie King As part of an increasing effort to address mental and emotional health issues in Newton Public Schools, the district will introduce the Signs of Suicide (SOS), a suicide prevention program,...

Seniors Ezra Dulit-Greenburg, Dan Minihan, Alex Feit, and Ned Martenis pose with the school mascot. Photo by Maxwell Kozlov.

High School Quiz Show team to compete in quarterfinals Saturday

Max Kozlov April 14, 2014

by Maxwell Kozlov Saturday at 6 p.m., this school’s High School Quiz Show team will compete against Rockport in the quarterfinals of WGBH’s annual High School Quiz Show competition. The competition,...

Jubilee and Concert Choir

Springfest features talented musicians, visitors from Australia

The Newtonite April 13, 2014

Musicians performed Springfest I and II Wednesday and Thursday, respectively, in the auditorium. Springfest this year included the Concert Choir, the Jubilee Singers, the Symphonic Band, the Wind Ensemble,...

Photo by Robin Donohoe.

Review: Winterfest presents skilled musicians performing upbeat, chilling pieces

The Newtonite January 31, 2014

Musicians performed Winterfest I and II Wednesday and yesterday in the auditorium. This year, the concert included the talented Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Flute and Clarinet Choir, Family Singers,...

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