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Back-to-School Reminders

We hope you are enjoying these last few days of summer vacation! As you prepare for the start of the new school year, here are a few important reminders:

6th Grade/New Family Open House
Thursday, September 3, 9-10am
Come get to know your new school, see your classrooms and meet some faculty and friends.

School Supplies Pick-Up
Thursday, September 3, 9-10am

If you ordered a supply kit online in the spring, it will be available for pick-up in the school cafeteria between 9 and 10am on Thursday, September 3, or your child will be able to pick it up on the first day of school. If you missed the deadline for ordering a kit, please click here to view or download the 2015-2016 supplies list for each grade.   Continue reading

2015-2016 Free and Reduced Lunch Applications

Newton Public Schools offers healthy free and reduced breakfast and lunch meals every school day to all children if their parent or caretaker applies via a Massachusetts Free and Reduced Price Schools Meals Household Application and is approved.  Continue reading

Important Message Regarding Fall Sports

Please click here to read and download an important message from the Principal regarding Fall Sports at Brown Middle school.

Back-to-School Notices from the Principal

We hope that you are enjoying a restful summer break and would like to share some important information regarding the upcoming academic year.  The beginning of a new school year is filled with excitement and perhaps some jitters.  This letter is intended to provide information and answer some of the questions that you or your child may have about the opening of school.

Please note that Tuesday, September 8 will be the first day of school for the 2015-2016 school year. On Tuesday, September 8 (Day 1) students will follow a special schedule. All students should report to their Home base classroom promptly at 8:30am. Dismissal will be at 2:15pm. On Wednesday, September 9 students will begin their regular year-long schedule. The Brown calendar and school schedule for the upcoming school year are available on the school website, so that you may note the daily schedule rotation, as well as the six-day cycle. Continue reading

Summer Notices and Reminders

We hope you are enjoying your summertime relaxation time! Here are a few important reminders before school starts:


Tuesday, August 25, 9:30-10:30am
Help needed to organize Supply Kits for pick up.
Can you come to the Brown Cafeteria on Tuesday, August 25 to help organize kits by grade? Students and parents are welcome to come and help. Please email Theresa at if you can lend a hand or two.
Thursday, September 3, 9-10am
Open House for 6th graders and New Families
Pick up Supply Kits, Brown Cafeteria
Tuesday, September 8
All your student needs is a pencil on the first day.
Thursday, September 24, 6-8:30pm
Parent’s Back to School Night
6-6:45pm Meet and Greet (pick up directories)
6:45-7pm Principal John Jordan Welcome
7-8:30pm Program begins


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