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Newton Community Education Fall SAT & College Readiness Classes

Sign up now for NCE’s fall SAT Prep classes:

  • SAT Math Review – Mondays, October 22nd – November 26th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Newton North High School
  • SAT Verbal Review – Wednesdays, October 17th – November 28th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Newton North High School

Additional college readiness programs geared towards parents and students:

  • Postsecondary & College Success for Students with Learning Differences – October 25th  at Newton North, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Parents and students welcome.
  • You Can Afford College If…  October 4th at Newton North or November 5th at Newton South, 6:30 – 8:30pm, for adults.
  • Navigating the Student-Athlete College Search and Recruiting Process – a 2 session program, October 30th and November 1st, 7:00 – 9:00 pm at Newton North. Parents and students welcome.
  • Getting Divorced? How are You Paying for College? – October 23rd, 6:30-8:30 pm at Newton North, for adults.

For more information about these programs, or to register, visit or call 617-559-6999.

Do you have a child between the ages of 14-17?

A scientific team (consisting of a research assistant and a researcher/clinical psychologist) at McLean Hospital is investigating brain network activity and emotion regulation in teens. They are recruiting healthy teens, and also teens who have been feeling depressed or down. Your teen may be eligible!

Teens will answer questions about their thoughts and feelings. Teens will also undergo an fMRI brain scan. Parent permission is required.

The team is hoping to better understand depression and what factors may put some adolescents more at risk for developing depressive symptoms. For more information, please contact Dr. Emily Belleau at 617-855-4245 or

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Spots Open in First Grade Brownie Troop!

Parents of first grade girls, Troop 82115 is looking for Girl Scouts! They meet every other Monday during the school year starting October 1st from 3:30 – 4:45 pm at the Auburndale Community Library.

As a Brownie your girl will earn badges, do a project that helps others, explore nature and the outdoors, and most of all have fun and make new friends along the way.

Some parent or guardian involvement is required from each family, since the troop is entirely volunteer run. To sign up go to For questions feel free to reach out to co-leaders Julie & Meghan at or

Music Lessons and More

Registration at The Conservatory is now open! Sign up for the best music lessons with the kindest, most patient teachers around.

The Conservatory offers private music lessons on many instruments, including: piano, voice, violin, viola, cello, guitar, drums, bass, saxophone, flute, clarinet, trombone, baritone, oboe, ukulele, and even harmonica! Sign up for rock bands, which meet weekly; or try out our state-of-the-art recording studio with audio production lessons and more!

The Conservatory at Highlands is locally owned and operated and offers a 21st-century music education that is equally inclusive and challenging taught by the best musicians in Boston. The Conservatory is your community music school, where we can all learn and develop the craft of music together. Stop in and check them out at 51 Winchester Street, Newton Highlands.

For more information visit or e-mail with any questions.

Sign Up Here (no commitment necessary)  or call 617-903-0944

Basketball & Multi-Sports Clinic

Basketball & Multi-Sports Clinic @ Williams Elementary School with Be Ahead of the Game.

This combined series of basketball and multi-sports clinics will introduce a variety of sports and the basic skills needed to play them along with an emphasis on basketball. Sports include soccer, floor hockey, dodgeball, volleyball, and other traditional and non-traditional games, in addition to basketball. Cooperation and teamwork will be the focus, rather than the competition of the games. Your child will learn proper warm-up games and stretching before introducing new sports, their rules and tactics. This is a great way to get in some late day exercise, have fun, and play many types of games, as well as get ready for the upcoming basketball season.

Thursdays, October 4th – November 15th
6:00 – 7:00 pm, Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grades
7:00 – 8:00 pm,  3rd, 4th and 5th Grades

Register Online by September 15th to get the early bird rate of $135.00, thereafter $145.00. Eventbrite registration fees apply.

Open to children from ALL schools.