Save the Date: Community Forum on High School Start Time
Wednesday, October 19 at 7pm
Hear more information and share your thoughts on Wednesday, October 19, at 7PM at Angier School (1697 Beacon Street).
Read the summary of the 6 possible scenarios here.
All scenarios would provide for a later start time at Newton South and North (20-80 minutes later, depending on scenario).
3 of the scenarios (A, B and C+A) would also change the start time at Brown.
3 of the scenarios (A, C and C+A) would also change the Elementary start times.
Read Superintendent Fleishman’s letter recapping the process to date and announcing the Community Forum.
These are scenarios only. The School Committee has not yet taken a vote. Now is the time in the process — after doing research and surveying — that the School Committee and the Superintendent want to share more detailed info about each scenario and hear feedback from community members.
If you can’t attend the forum, give the HSST Working Group your feedback on the scenarios at firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information, visit www.newton.k12.ma.us/page/2553
Join Us for the 2016 Brown Parent Social
Wednesday, November 2, 7:30-9:30pm
Welcome to our new and returning families. Please join the PTO and Principal Jordan for the 2016 Brown Parent Social. Parents and guardians from all grades are invited to join us. It will be held on Wednesday, November 2, from 7:30-9:30pm. Light appetizers, wine and beer will be served. The social will be hosted at May Chiu’s home at 111 Lincoln Street, Newton Highlands, MA 02461. Parking is available on Bowdoin Street and Lincoln Street. Home is on the corner of Bowdoin and Lincoln Street. Come in the front or back door.
Please drop in anytime! Come meet Principal Jordan, new families and catch up with old friends.
Please RSVP by October 24. You should have received an email on Saturday with a link to RSVP. If not, please click here and log in with your directory email. You can also volunteer to help out by clicking on the link. Any questions, please contact May at email@example.com
On behalf of the Brown PTO, we look forward to seeing everyone. Thank you.
From the School Nurse: Flu Clinic at Brown
Tuesday, November 8
The Brown Middle School flu clinic will be held on the morning of Tuesday, November 8. This year’s clinic will offer the flu shot only. Flu Mist will not be available. Click here for information packet and forms, which are also available in my office at Brown. Forms are due at Brown no later than Friday, November 4.
Newton Inspires: An Evening of Ideas and Community
Monday, November 14, 7-9:30pm
Twenty-one Newton luminaries will regale audiences at Newton Schools Foundation’s sixth annual Newton Inspires: An Evening of Ideas and Community on Monday, November 14. Since 2011, Newton Inspires has gathered Newton residents for an evening of discussion with some of our community’s best and brightest. This year’s program features headliners NPR’s Tom Ashbrook; MIT Koch Institute’s Tyler Jacks, entrepreneur and social enterprise philanthropist Dick Simon; 7NEWS Sports Director Joe Amorosino; Harvard Business School professor Kathleen McGinn; chef David Punch; and food writer Andrea Pyenson; along with more than a dozen other Newton stars.
Newton Inspires is FREE to Newton residents and $15 for non-residents. Space is limited so register early. The event is on Monday, November 14, 7-9:30pm at Newton South High School. Refreshments will be served. To register, go to www.NewtonSchoolsFoundation.org.This year Newton Schools Foundation welcomes The Village Bank as lead sponsor. Newton Inspires is also supported by premium sponsors Chestnut Hill Realty, The Street Chestnut Hill and TripAdvisor. For a full list of speakers and sponsors, go to www.NewtonSchoolsFoundation.org. For more information, call 617-559-6120 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brown PTO Directory Printed Copies Still Available As Long As Supplies Last!
If you would like to get a printed copy but have not yet paid your dues, it’s not too late. Click here to make a contribution to the Brown PTO Annual Fund, and a copy of the directory will be sent home with your child. If dues payment is a financial challenge for your family, please request a free copy of the Directory from the School Office.
Want an extra copy to keep in the car? Buy a second copy for $10! Families who have paid their dues and received their copy of the directory may purchase a second copy for $10, as long as supplies last. Click here to pay online, or send a check (made out to “Brown PTO” and marked to the attention of the PTO Treasurer) to the school office. We will arrange for a second directory to be sent home with your child.
All contributions to the Brown PTO Annual Fund are tax-deductible and help fund our many school support activities, educational enrichment programs and community support projects. Thank you for your support!
Brown Private School Application Policy
From the Brown Student Services Department: If you are considering applying to private schools, please click here to learn more about Brown’s Private School Application policy.