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Newton Schools CLOSED November 16

November 16, 2018

NEWTON,NJ - Newton public schools are closed for today, Friday, November 16 due to winter weather. 

Newton Schools Follow Delayed Opening Schedule November 16: Start Times are...

NEWTON, NJ – Newton public schools will follow a delayed opening schedule on Friday, November 16 due to winter weather.

School opening times:

Newton High School – 9:40 a.m.
Halsted Middle School – 9:50 a.m.
Merriam Avenue School – Kindergarten through fourth grade doors open at 10:05 a.m.
Morning Pre-K is cancelled
Afternoon Pre-K begins at 11:15 ...

Newton Schools Will Have EARLY DISMISSAL on Thursday: Dismissal Times are...

NEWTON, NJ – Due to winter weather, Newton school will have early dismissal, according to district officials.

Dismissal times:

Newton High School – 11:45 a.m.
Halsted Middle School – 11:55 a.m.
Merriam Avenue School -  Kindergarten through 2nd grade 12:27
Morning Pre-K  will run from 8 to 10 a.m.
Afternoon Pre-K will run from 10 a.m. until ...

Newton Senior Named a Commended Student for 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program

NEWTON, NJ—Newton High School senior, Michael Rizzo, was named a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program according to  Principal, Jeff Waldron.

“By virtue of being named a Commended Student in the National Merit Scholarship Program, Michael has distinguished himself as one of the top academically performing students in the country,” Waldron ...

Merriam Avenue Gets Pumped up at Annual Watch D.O.G.S Event

NEWTON, NJ—Students of Merriam Avenue School gathered in the cafeteria and shared pizza with their classmates, fathers, grandfathers, uncles and other male role models in their lives, before discussing this years’ Watch D.O.G.S program.

Partnered with the National Center for Fathering, the Watch D.O.G.S, which stands for Dads of Great Students, is a program that is geared ...

Newton Board of Education Recognizes Sussex County Teacher of the Year

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Board of Education, recognized the Sussex County’s Teacher of the year, Kate DelVecchio, at the beginning of their board of education meeting last month.

“We couldn’t be prouder of Kate,” Newton’s Superintendent Dr. Ken Greene said. “She’s done a tremendous job in our district in really a very short period of time. She ...

Newton District Announces Preschool Program Expansion

NEWTON, NJ—Newton will be expanding the preschool program and reducing costs for many as well. The district has received $867,954 in additional aid from the New Jersey Department of Education for the 2018-2019 school year, according to Newton Superintendent Ken Greene.

According to Greene, the funding will allow free, full-day preschool for 66 Newton families.  Many of these general ...

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