Newton High School Announces Third Marking Period Honor Roll for 16-17 Year

May 12, 2017

NEWTON, NJ-- Newton High School announces the students who have qualified for Honor Rolls for the third marking period of the 16-17 school year. Students who have a GPA greater than or equal to 3.5 through 3.749 receive Cum Laude. Students who have a GPA greater than or equal to 3.75 through 3.999 receive Magna Cum Laude and students who have a GPA of 4.0 and above receive Summa Cum Laude.

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UPDATE-Pope John Student Received a Second Nomination, Appointed to Coast Guard Academy and Merchant Marine Academy

SPARTA, NJ - In an update to this story, the remarkable young man has received a second nomination to a service academy.  On May 2 Frey received an appointment to the Merchant Marine Academy.  That appointment required a nomination from Congressman Frelinguysen.  While the family is excited about this news, Frey will stay with his first nomination and attend the Coast Guard ...

NFL's Ned Bolcar Visits Newton's Merriam Avenue School

NEWTON, NJ – The students at Merriam Avenue Elementary school had a special visitor on April 13. Former NFL player Ned Bolcar came to speak with the children in grades two through five as they prepared to take the PARCC tests.

Sitting on the bleachers in the gym, the children were attentive as Bolcar talked with them about taking the first steps to ensure their success.  ...

Newton High School Robotics Team Returns to Town Victorious UPDATED

NEWTON, NJ - Newton High School’s robotics team Aperture was welcomed back to town by Andover Township Police and Fire Deaprtment, Newton EMS and Fire Department, Green Township Fire Department, Andover Boro and Lakeland EMS at the Andover Boro firehouse on less than two hours notice from their successful trip to St. Louis.  They returned on Sunday morning from ...

Merriam Avenue School Students, Families, Staff and Newton Police Walk to School

NEWTON, NJ - Merriam Avenue  School students had a beautiful morning to walk to school on Monday.  In what has become a new tradition with the elementary school, nearly 50 students and their parents were escorted by Newton Police officers along with some district administrators and school staff in a walking train from the town hall to the school.

Some gathered at the town hall, ...

Newton High School robotics will take on the World Championship

NEWTON, NJ - After Newton High School's robotics team successful season with their robot, “Tobor Stephenson,” Team 3142 Aperture is now advancing to the FIRST World Championship to be held in St. Louis, Missouri.

This marks the fourth time Aperature will be going to this event since the team began. They will depart for St. Louis on Tuesday, in order to be ...

French Exchange Program at Newton High School Seeks Host Families

NEWTON, NJ – Newton High School and Halsted Middle School will soon be welcoming exchange students from France. Four students still need host families to stay with for the week they are visiting. The girls will be here from April 24 through May 1.

The host family must have a student who attends Newton High School, Halsted Middle School or Greenhills Middle School.  According to ...

Biology Majors, the Time is Now

May 15, 2017


Travelling along any New Jersey highway, you're bound to pass at least a few pharmaceutical or biotechnology company buildings. Names like Johnson & Johnson, Novartis, Becton Dickinson, Boehringer Ingelheim are strewn all across our state. As a result, biology majors here are a coveted cohort, making up nearly 100,000 of the New ...

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