From the Principal's Desk
Top o' the month to you, Newton Families!
Don't look now, but spring is around the corner! This month our students will get almost 5 weeks of uninterrupted learning time. Please make sure that your students are attending school every day to make the most of this stretch of time.
This month we are excited to hold our Family Math Night and the end of the month you will find two early release days for Parent Conferences. Please keep an eye out for conference scheduling information from your child's teacher.
Thank you for taking time to read this issue of the Newton News.
In this edition you will also find information about:
- Family Math Night
- MCAS Testing
- Kindergarten Registration
- Spring Conferences
- All School Meeting
- Nurse's Nook
- Dates to Remember
- March Lunch Menu
- Superintendent's Update
Family Math Night
Please contact the office at 772-1370 if you need transportation to this fun event!
Each Spring, students across Massachusetts participate in MCAS testing (Massachusetts
Comprehensive Assessment System). These state assessments measure individual student
growth and progress on state learning standards. Below are the dates for Newton's Spring
ELA - 4/3 and 4/4
Math - 5/11 and 5/12
ELA - 4/5 and 4/6
Math - 5/18 and 5/19
Attendance is always important but please plan accordingly to ensure students are present on these days.
Kindergarten Registration for the 2023-2024 School Year has begun!
You can register by:
- Visiting the Central Office at 195 Federal Street, Suite 100, Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
- Attending one of the special evening registration events below
- Scheduling an evening registration appointment by calling Andrea DiTullio at 413-772-1323.
Evening registration opportunities:
- March 14, 4-5 PM at Greenfield Gardens
- March 16, 4-5 PM at Leyden Woods
- March 16, 5-6 PM at Oak Courts
For more information, please call 413-772-1300 or email email@example.com.
Please be aware that both Thursday, March 23 and Friday, March 24 are early release days with dismissal at 11:55 a.m.
All School Meeting
We look forward to seeing you there!
Nurse's Nook: Hello from Nurse Ellis Taylor!
My name is Ellis Taylor and I would like to say hello as I am new to Newton School. I am coming to Newton from one of the other elementary schools here in Greenfield. Please feel free to reach out to me if you have questions or concerns about your child's health.
Thank you for all of your donations. At this time, we have enough winter gear but we are in need of extra clothing. Mud season upon us!
Thank you for your support!
Nurse Ellis Taylor
413-772-1370 x 107
Dates to Remember
March 14: Kindergarten Registration, Greenfield Gardens, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
March 15: PTO Meeting, Newton Library, 5:00 p.m.
March 16: Kindergarten Registration, Oak Courts, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
March 17: St. Patrick's Spirit Day ~ Wear Green!
March 23 and 24: Parent Conferences - Early Release 11:55 a.m.
March 28: All School Meeting, Newton Gym, 9:00 a.m.