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Brian Leighton named new girls' soccer coach, looks to regain State title

Brian Leighton named new girls' soccer coach, looks to regain State title

Anika Bhawalkar May 5, 2020

Girls' director at Valeo Futbol Club Brian Leighton has been named the new head coach of the girls' soccer team after English teacher Alicia Carillo stepped down this past winter for personal reasons. Leighton...

(Photo by Joel Schurgin)

Football game moved up due to risk of EEE

Jake Forbes September 20, 2019

Tonight’s football game at Needham will start at 6 p.m., an hour earlier than scheduled, to reduce the risk of exposure to EEE infected mosquitoes. “The Needham community and Needham High School...

Profile: Ethan Wright reflects on high school basketball career, looks forward to future in Division I

Profile: Ethan Wright reflects on high school basketball career, looks forward to future in Division I

Nichol Weylman-Farwell February 15, 2018

Senior Ethan Wright rapidly dribbles down the court after a turnover in the final seconds of a boys’ varsity basketball game against Needham. Reaching the hoop, he explosively leaps up and throws down...

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...

Golf loses close match against Brookline

Golf loses close match against Brookline

Nichol Weylman-Farwell October 10, 2017

Golf, 3-7, lost to Brookline at the Brae Burn Country Club in West Newton by a score of 79 to 75 on Tuesday. Junior Sean Fitzgerald, a captain, led the Tigers in scoring with 12 points. His co-captain,...

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Feature: Student voices present at People's Climate March

The Newtonite October 3, 2014

by Elena Schwartz The People’s Climate March took place Sunday, September 21, two days before world leaders, including president Barack Obama, attended a climate summit at the United Nations. Millions...

The Student Foodie: This blog follows seasonal trends in culinary arts and offers fun and creative recipes that are easy for anybody to make. Check out more blog posts at theNewtonite.com. Graphic made by Julia Moss.

The Student foodie: Unappreciated ingredients part one

The Newtonite June 10, 2014

by Douglas Abrams Poor parsley. Poor, poor parsley. It must feel so dejected and alienated—marginalized in the corner of the food world. “You’re just a garnish parsley, you’re not a real ingredient!”...

Photo by Matt Davis-Morin.

Girls' outdoor track undefeated through April

The Newtonite April 30, 2014

by Adam Rabinowitz Undefeated through its first four meets, girls’ outdoor track has had a remarkable season so far, according to coach Joe Tranchita. Senior Evelyn Heffernan, a captain with seniors...

Anxiety and Depression Day Poster

Depression and Anxiety Awareness Day: Social worker shares information about substance abuse

The Newtonite April 11, 2014

by Douglas Abrams “Three suicides is three too many,” said sophomore Siddharth Nizamuddin, who was a student leader for Depression and Anxiety Awareness Day with sophomores Alena Ferreira and Libby...

The Student Foodie: This blog follows seasonal trends in culinary arts and offers fun and creative recipes that are easy for anybody to make. Check out more blog posts at theNewtonite.com. Graphic made by Julia Moss.

The Student Foodie: Spring asparagus (even during a blizzard)

The Newtonite March 26, 2014

by Douglas Abrams Although there’s going to be a blizzard this week, the first spring vegetables are in season and it’s high time to start cooking them. But before cooking, it is crucial to note that...

Panelists present as a part of Deaf Culture Day A-block. Photo by Judith Gibson-Okunieff.

Deaf Culture Day: Poet describes life as deaf adult

The Newtonite March 20, 2014

by Nicky Kaufman Ayisha Knight-Shaw. a deaf poet, discussed the difference between the English language and American Sign Language today E-block in the auditorium as part of Deaf Culture Day. Knight-Shaw...

Julia Techler in Brianna Gershgowitzs Advanced TV Production Video Say Something.

Extreme Makeover: TV Production Edition

The Newtonite March 19, 2014

by Elena Schwartz There is something different about TV production this year, and it starts with Scott Dunlop, the new TV and Video Production teacher. As someone with experience in film and television,...

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