Newton Mayor Announces Plan To Combat Anti-Semitic IncidentsNewton Mayor Setti Warren announced a plan to ensure students in the district feel welcome after a recent spate of anti-Semitic incidents.
Newton North High Principal Addresses Recent Acts Of Racism, Anti-SemitismThe Principal of Newton North High School Thursday sent a letter to the school community addressing several acts of racism and anti-Semitism that occurred at the school over the past year, and announced the creation of a council to address issues of race, gender, and cultural diversity.
Catholic Memorial Bans Students From Monday's Semifinal Basketball Game After Anti-Semitic ChantCatholic Memorial students were not allowed to attend Monday night's MIAA semifinal basketball game against Cambridge Rindge and Latin at TD Garden after they chanted “You killed Jesus” in response to taunts from Newton North fans before a playoff game Friday night.
Catholic Memorial Fans Chant 'You Killed Jesus' Before Game Versus Newton NorthNewton's superintendent said Catholic Memorial's administration acted immediately after the chant, and had students apologize to the Newton North principal.
Eye On Education: Newton Considers Later High School Start TimeTo help busy students get more sleep Newton is now looking into the possibility of a later high school start time.
Firefighter, Police Officer Save Man Who Collapsed In NewtonAn off-duty firefighter and police officer helped save the life of a father when he collapsed at his son’s basketball game.
Newton Teen Places Fourth In Youth Olympics Diving CompetitionGracia Leydon Mahoney, an 18-year-old Newton North graduate, placed fourth in the women’s 3-meter springboard contest Monday at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.
Keller @ Large: West Shouldn't Cave To Police State Standards Leave it to the by-now notorious PC police over at Newton North High to once again make news about free speech, in this case, the saga of the Newton North senior on an exchange program with a school in China.
Keller @ Large: More Teaching, Less PreachingMany great shows don’t get a perfect score in modern-day political correctness.
Newton Teacher Arrested On Child Pornography ChargesInvestigators say they found 27,000 pornographic images on computer hard drives taken from Steven Chan's home.
Newton North High School EvacuatedNewton North High School and the neighborhood nearby was evacuated Monday morning because of a reported odor of natural gas.
Newton North Principal Remembers Mother Lost On Flight 93Ten years ago Newton North principal Jennifer Price was saying goodbye to her mother and stepfather after they visited her new baby girl.