Monthly Archives: March 2011

Creative Arts & Sciences

Creative Arts & Sciences is the enrichment program run by the Newton Public Schools for elementary and middle schools. For more than two decades, CA&S has brought a wide range of engaging presentations to Newton classrooms, funded solely by each … Continue reading

Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides at NNHS, March 22

An impressive and inspiring NNHS alumnus, George T. Whitesides (NNHS ’92), will speak at NNHS Auditorium at 12:15PM-1:15PM on March 22. He is CEO and President of Virgin Galactic — Richard Branson’s airline offering suborbital spaceflights and changing the way … Continue reading

Video of NewtonSTEM Launch

In case you missed the launch of NewtonSTEM on March 7, here is the entire event in 11 video segments (total time 96 minutes): Introduction –Bruce Henderson MayorSetti Warren State Rep.Ruth Balser Lt. Gov.Tim Murray(part 1) (part 2) NewtonSTEMChair, Josh Cohen Panel Discussion: … Continue reading

Sci-Tech Girl Expo, April 9

Saturday, April 9, 2011: 8:30AM – 3:30PM at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy Campus, Buzzards Bay. Sci-Tech Girl Expo, for girls in grades 9 – 12, focuses on careers in emerging fields using science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Sci-Tech Girl … Continue reading

Newton TAB and Boston Globe cover NewtonSTEM Launch

The Newton TAB’s article is online and in the March 8 print issue: City Kicks Off NewtonSTEM Initiative. The Boston Globe has posted an article online: NewtonSTEM Launches with Call to Promote Math and Science Programs (3/8/11).

Ligerbots Win PM100 Award; Will compete at WPI and BU…

Congratulations to the Newton Ligerbots, who have won for the Newton Public Schools an award for Progressive Manufacturing Training & Education Mastery in the 2011 Progressive Manufacturing 100 awards. You can see the Ligerbots competing at the following events — … Continue reading