Category Archives: Brown Bear Report

Brown Bear Collection Student Literary Magazine

The Brown Bear Collection, our school’s very own student run showcase magazine, is now accepting submissions.

Please encourage your child to submit their creative writing, artwork, and/or photos by December 10 in order to be featured in the magazine’s first edition!

The Brown Bear Collection is a great way to show off their work. Submit to

Newton Public Schools Emergency Text Messaging System

This year, the Newton Public Schools is implementing an emergency text messaging system. In the event of an emergency, NPS will be able to alert you via text on your cell phone. Please note that this system will ONLY be used for emergencies, including weather-related school closings or delays. It will not be used to share information about regular school events or operations.

To receive emergency text messages, you must login to Aspen and opt-in to receive text messages. You can do this by selecting “yes” in the drop-down box below your cell phone number in the contact information section.

There’s Still Time to Buy BrownWear!

While our pop-up sales have passed, there’s still plenty of time to buy BrownWear for the holidays! Simply CLICK HERE to place your order, and follow the instructions to pay online or by check.
Most orders will be processed in 2-3 days, but please allow up to a week.
You’ll receive an email once your items are ready for pick up in the school office. If your order is a gift, please email to arrange an alternative pick up location. Support Brown!

Out of Assigned District

Each year, the Newton Public Schools considers applications for Newton students to transfer to a school outside of their home (assigned) district.

Out-of-Assigned district placements are limited and made on a
space available basis. Click here for more information.

Applications for Out of Assigned District can be found here.

Registration for Parents Conferences is Open!

On Monday, Nov. 5 students were given a form that will help you with registering for parent conferences.  Please ask your child to give you this form.  We have attached a copy here if your child misplaces it.  Instructions for how to set up your online account are included in these directions.

The password to access the site is “meadowbrook”.

Click here for the  link to the parent conference sign ups and follow the directions on theattached form.

If you have questions, please contact the Brown Main office at 617-559-6900.