In this issue
Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
Mar 03, 2019 10:08 am | Newton PTO Council
Free Musical Instrument Petting Zoo for kids of all ages (and kids at heart) sponsored by Note-worthy experiences providers of in-home lessons to students of all ages in Newton.
Newton PorchFest 2019: Signups are now open
Mar 03, 2019 10:03 am | Newton PTO Council
Signups for Newton PorchFest 2019, scheduled for June 1st (raindate June 2nd) are now open.
PorchFest is an afternoon of free music performed outside of people’s homes. Last year’s inaugural event included 60+ bands. You can participate by signing up to play (all musicians of all types are welcome), host (residents of Auburndale, Lower Falls or Waban), or volunteer.
For more information and to signup, see https://newton.porchfest.info/
Newton SEPAC presents
Mar 03, 2019 10:01 am | Newton PTO Council
Mental Health in Children and Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities with Dr. Kerim Munir, MD, MPH, DSc, Director of Psychiatry at the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at Boston Children’s Hospital.
March 12th, 7:15 pm Networking, 7:30 pm presentation begins
100 Walnut Street
Newton Kindergarten Soccer registration is open!
Mar 03, 2019 09:58 am | Newton PTO Council
For 25 years, Kindergarten Soccer has been introducing children to soccer in a fun and non-competitive environment where they develop friendships, learn teamwork and gain confidence. Games are Saturday mornings at Oak Hill Middle School, April 27th – June 15th.
Pre-K League for Newton children who will enter kindergarten in Fall 2019
Kindergarten League for current Newton kindergartners (2018-2019)
Join in and meet other families in your neighborhood! Kindergarten Soccer is a program of the Zervas Elementary PTO since 1993. For more information and for online registration, please visit www.KindergartenSoccer.org.
Senior Youth baseball program
Mar 03, 2019 09:56 am | Newton PTO Council
The Newton Senior Youth Baseball League, founded in 1980 to serve Newton’s middle school aged children as a baseball league devoted to introducing players to the larger baseball diamond after Little League, is now open for spring registration.
The Newton Senior Youth Baseball League is a City of Newton program sponsored by the Newton Parks and Recreation Department. Player evaluations are held on March 24th, and a schedule of between 12 and 14 games will begin after April vacation. For more information, or to request a registration form, please either call Terry Sack at 617-964-7477 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chem tutor available
Mar 03, 2019 09:54 am | Newton PTO Council
Improve your grade in your Chemistry course. Prepare yourself for SAT2 Chemistry exam. Lida Famili, a retired Milton Academy Chemistry teacher, is offering tutoring in Chemistry courses and SAT2 Chemistry test. Lida has taught Chemistry for 25 years and has dozens of references. Walking distance to Newton South high school. Please call or text at 617-780-5461. Email email@example.com.
Schools Out. Rock Out.
Mar 03, 2019 09:53 am | Newton PTO Council
From 4 year old air guitarists to 14 year-old Fender shredders, these music camps will have your cool kids rockin’ the summer away! Weekly Sessions start in June and run through August!
Kidzrock Camp for ages 4-7, Half-Day Camp. Kidzrock is a nationally recognized “jam-focused” program that has young kids living out their rock‘n’roll fantasy and playing together quickly! Band members rotate on drums, electric guitar, and keyboards, and each camp week culminates with a concert by the bands!
Jr Rockerz Camp for ages 8-11, Full-Day Camp. Jr. Rockerz Camp is all about rockin’ out, writing songs, and playing tons of musical games! Instruments offered are: guitar, keyboards, bass, drums, and vocals. Each week long session ends with a concert performance for your friends and family!
Teen Bandz Camp for ages 12-16, Full-Day Camp. Teenbandz Camp is where teens come to play, meet others, join a band, write a song, and get comfortable making music in a group. A great respite from a busy summer or sleep-away camps. Now offering DJ/production classes, and uke groups too! Each band also gets to perform at a concert at the end of their session!
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL until March 15th – Sign Up
Learn More http://www.inhomejams.com/summercamps/ or call 857-234-1935.
Camp Kaleidoscope Open House
Mar 03, 2019 09:44 am | Newton PTO Council
Come meet senior staff, take a tour of the brand new facilities and take advantage of the Open House discount! With art, music, dance, theater, science and nature activities, campers of all ages have opportunities to spread their creative wings. Their talented staff of artists, performers and educators inspire campers to try new things in a pluralistic Jewish setting that embraces campers of all backgrounds, faiths, and beliefs. Learn more at bostonjcc.org/kaleidoscope.
March 10th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
JCC Greater Boston
Camp Grossman Open House
Mar 03, 2019 09:42 am | Newton PTO Council
Come and visit Camp Grossman for the day. Explore the 75 pine-studded acres of Hale Reservation with staff led tours of the waterfront, bunk areas and so much more. Meet with senior staff and see what a day at Camp Grossman is like!
Can’t make it? Look out for the next tour day on April 7th. Or register via the online portal at bostonjcc.org/grossman-registration. Contact the Camp Grossman Office at 617-244-5124 or at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
March 10th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Maine Arts Camp Information Session
Mar 03, 2019 09:38 am | Newton PTO Council
If you are looking for a great overnight summer camp for your creative 9-16 year-old, please join an information session and find out why Maine Arts Camp could be the perfect choice!
Located on the campus of Colby College, MAC is a small, friendly camp community that is big on creative opportunity, empathy, personal growth and fun. With access to Colby’s state-of-the-art facilities, Maine Arts Camp offers exceptionally high quality instruction across a wide range of interests and activities, including visual arts, theatre, music, dance, culinary arts, robotics and rocketry, film-making, individual sports and more. Visit www.maineartscamp.com to find out more.
If you would like to attend the informational meeting, please RSVP camp director Rick Mades, at email@example.com.
Directions: The information session will be held in The Boathouse at The Farm Condominiums, 99 Florence St, Chestnut Hill (near Wegmans) . From Florence St, enter The Farm. Turn right after entering the community. Turn left after the tennis court. Turn left into the parking lot for the boathouse (behind the pond).
March 9th, 1:00 – 4:0 pm
The Farm in Chestnut Hill
Summer STEM: Engaging Tomorrow’s Scientist & Engineers
Mar 03, 2019 09:33 am | Newton PTO Council
Enroll now for summer
- Continuity of learning and labs with one-week-immersions
- Exciting new curricula
- Favorite alum instructors, including Dr. Jeannine and Ms. Niki
- Joyful learning and lots of fun
- New scheduling options
- Sign up for exclusive full-day sessions (8:30 am – 4:30 pm) or 1/2 day sessions (9:00 am – 12:00 noon).
For questions, please call 617-340-9907 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Schedule, Course Descriptions, Costs
Enroll now. Spaces are limited.
Discovery Club After School program
Mar 02, 2019 11:59 am | Newton PTO Council
JCC Greater Boston’s Discovery Club provides after school programming with transportation from local schools for children in grades K-3.
Workshop choices ranging from sports and swimming to farming and technology to crafting and cooking, as well as community service projects, Jewish holiday celebrations and much more.
Registration for the 2019-2020 school year is now open. Click here to learn more! Bostonjcc.org/afterschool
Empow Studios discount on STEM camp
Mar 02, 2019 10:12 am | Newton PTO Council
Get $25 / Give $25! Newton-based Empow Studios STEM education is offering $25 off their STEM Camps by using coupon code NEWTONPTO25.
For every registration they get, they will donate an additional $25 to your school’s PTO! To learn more about Empow Studios STEM Camp in Newton, Natick, and more, please visit https://empow.me/camp
News from the Superintendent
Mar 01, 2019 10:42 am | Newton PTO Council