This Week in News: 12/5

Graphic by Melanie Egan

Noy Alon
Managing Editor of News

This Upcoming Week:

Monday-Thursday 12/5-12/8- Guidance Seminars

On this upcoming Monday, all freshman students will meet with their guidance counselors during C1 to discuss how has their transition into South has been and goals for the future.   

In addition, all juniors will meet with their guidance counselors on Thursday during C3 to discuss how their junior year has been so far and future college admission information.    

Tuesday 12/6- Parent Teacher Conferences   

For parents who have already registered, the first session of parent teacher conferences will occur on this day from 1:00-4:00 at Newton South High School in rooms that are specified on Virtual Paragon.  

Due to these conferences, all South faculty and students will follow a shortened schedule on this day, and a link to this special schedule is provided below.

Thursday 12/8- Early Release

South faculty and students will also follow a special schedule on this day because of staff development.

A link to this revised schedule is provided below.

This Past Week:

Saturday 12/3- Freshman Parent Social

Eileen Deignan and Victor Hsu hosted the first Freshman Parent Social where parents of freshman students were served wine and appetizers while familiarizing themselves with other parents.

The event was hosted at Deignan and Hsu’s home and lasted from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Sunday 12/4- Celebrate Newton Craft Fair

The Newton Community Education’s annual holiday themed craft fair, Celebrate Newton, brought together local artisans and musicians to raise proceeds towards Newton Community Education’s scholarship fund.

Local artisans sold a range of items including jewelry, clothing, cutting boards, and olive oil, while musicians held live performances throughout the shopping area.

In addition, food items were available for purchase and parents had the options to drop their children off at a supervised arts and crafts room.

This event was hosted at Newton South High School from 10:00-4:00 p.m. with general admission at $3 except for children under 12 who could attend for free.