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Newton High School robotics will take on the World Championship

April 23, 2017

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 ...

Newton Board of Education Passes Resolution for the School Facilities Project

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Board of Education passed a resolution accepting the School Facilities Consolidation Plan they have been working on in depth for the past three years.

The March meeting at the High School was busy with a tour of the building and a couple of presentations.  The resolution was on the agenda and was passed with only one no vote cast by Anthony Neggers.  ...

Newton High School’s Mock Trial Team Recognized at Board of Education Meeting

NEWTON, NJ—On Tuesday, March 28, Newton’s Board of Education held their regular bi-monthly meeting, but their meeting was anything but regular.

On the agenda were two presentations that took place in the Newton High School Library; Enthusiastic Readers Recognition and Newton High School’s Mock Trial Team.

Along with the Newton board, which included President Stella Dunn, ...

A Look Into Newton District’s High School Building

NEWTON, NJ—On Tuesday, March 28, Jeff Waldron, Principal of Newton High School led a tour of the facility before the board of education meeting, in conjunction with the “school facilities plan” that the board has been proposing.

Along for the tour were board members, Ed Caffrey, John Jackson, Anthony Neggers, AnnMarie Cooke, Vice-President Jessica Eigner, Superintendent Dr.

Newton School District Honors Enthusiastic Readers in Grades K-12

NEWTON, NJ—Twelve students from kindergarten to grade 12 were recognized during the Newton Board of Education meeting held in the Newton High School Library following a tour of the building on Tuesday, March 28.

Wendy Whipple, Carolyn McKnight, and Newton’s newest addition to the teacher librarian staff, Ashley Tate, each had the students who received the award record a small ...

Newton Area Students Earn Recognition on their College Campuses

NEWTON, NJ - Newton area alumni have earned recognition on their college campuses. 

Jacquelyn Romaine has earned Dean's List honors at University of Connecticut for the Fall 2016 semester.

The University of Scranton in Pennsylvania announced Dean's List students for Fall 2016 semester.  Brian Dauer is a freshman studying computer science and Madeline Russell is a junior ...

Newton High School's FIRST Robotics Team Moves to Regional Competition

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Aperature, Newton High School's robotics team was ranked third overall at the FIRST competition last week end at Bridgewater.  They also won the UL Industrial Safety Award and the Engineering Inspiration Award, "which is very prestigious," according to coach Jim Hoffman.

The win allows Aperature to compete in the Regional Championships at Lehigh University ...

Newton Board of Education Makes the Case for Merriam Avenue School Expansion

NEWTON, NJ—As the brick on the wall outside of Merriam Avenue Elementary School states, the building was originally built in 1963 and housed pre-kindergarten through fourth grade students.

However, in 2001, an addition expanded the school to house the fifth graders from Halsted Middle School for a few years. The new space included a gymnasium with extra classrooms, restrooms and an ...

Newton Area Graduates Earn Accolades on College Campuses

NEWTON, NJ - Newton area alumni have earned recognition on their college campuses. 

Jacquelyn Romaine has earned Dean's List honors at University of Connecticut for the Fall 2016 semester.

The University of Scranton in Pennsylvania announced Dean's List students for Fall 2016 semester.  Brian Dauer is a freshman studying computer science and Madeline Russell is a junior ...

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Training & Education Program for Young Adults, 16-25, Seeks Registrants for Summer Session

April 14, 2017

Project Self-Sufficiency is offering a $100 gift card to those who refer young adults, ages 16 – 25, to the agency’s New Jersey Youth Corps program; referred individuals must enroll in the program, complete the two-week orientation and be inducted into the program.  The New Jersey Youth Corps gives young adults the opportunity to augment their literacy skills, prepare for the ...