Welcome Community Members


Board of Education Community Engagement Strategies

  • Enhance communications on school/student achievements and activities
  • Recommend additional community service activities for students
  • Recognize community donations on the website
  • Promote more academic contests and competitions


Get The Facts about Contract Negotiations

Attached is a Board of Education statement with answers to questions and facts about current negotiations with the Newton Education Association.






Article from The Alternative Press in June 2013 regarding the Newton Medical Center's Capital Campaign.

Newton Public School students and staff contributed to the campaign which reached a goal of $3 million to get an anonymous matching grant of $1 million. 

http://thealternativepress.info/towns/newton/articles/newton-medical-center-unveils-imagine-campaign


Fundraising

We encourage you to get involved with our schools and the future of our community. Thank you for your interest in the Newton Public Schools.

Click here for Current Newton High School Fundraising Events


 
Cyberbullying Awareness

The Center for Prevention and Counseling is offering a free online course that explains cyberbullying for parents and community members. The MindCross Cyberbullying Primer course is designed for anyone, but is especially useful for parents and educators that are concerned about cyberbullying and the impact it has on children and adolescents. Unlike traditional bullying, cyberbullying is a relatively new form of harassment that can occur anywhere at any time with devastating consequences. This complimentary one hour course will give you the knowledge and information you need to understand, recognize and combat cyberbullying.  Click here to begin course
 
 

Use of School Facilities Form

Attached here is a form to get approval of use of school facilities.



Community Donations

The following donations were made by community members/organizations and were formally accepted by the Board of Education in 2012-13.  We appreciate your generous support of our students!

  • $1,000 anonymously for the Newton High School Wrestling Team
  • $950 grant from the National Defense Education Program for the Newton Robotics Team
  • $500 education grant from WalMart
  • $2,500 from Thorlabs for the Halsted Middle School Technology Program
  • Rifton equipment (valued at $3,573) from the Green Township Board of Education
  • $7,500 from FIRST through the Newton Pride Foundation for the Newton Robotics Team
  • $200 from the Newton Pride Foundation for the Newton Robotics Team
  • $100 from Mary Lou Schoonover in memory of David Popek, Jr. for the football and cheering programs at Newton High School
  • $1,479 from Eileen Griffiths for purchase of a Grizzly 2HP mill/drill for students at Newton High School
  • $1,000 from Pharmgate, LLC through the Newton Pride Foundation for the Newton Robotics Team
  • $140 from Jill Rosenthal in memory of Jack Rosenthal for the 6th grade class trip at Halsted Middle School
  • $140 from Donna Rosenthal in memory of Jack Rosenthal for the 6th grade class trip at Halsted Middle School
  • $1,000 anonymously for the Newton Robotics Team
  • Three Hewlett Packard 4050 printers (valued at $200 each) from Thorlabs
  • MakerBot Replicator 2X Printer (valued at $2,799) from the Judy and Josh Weston Foundation for the Newton Robotics Team
  • $5,000 from FIRST for the Newton Robotics Team