Monthly Archives: April 2011

Congratulations to Oak Hill and Solomon Schechter in New England Math Contest

The results are in, and of the 132 public and private middle schools competing in the 8th-grade level of the 2010-11 New England Math Contest, run by The Mathematics League, Oak Hill’s 8th-grade team came in #2! Bella E and … Continue reading

Congratulations to NNHS/NSHS Science Teams!

Another successful year for Newton’s High School Science Teams! Out of 41 high-school teams in the 2011 Massachusetts State Science Olympiad, Newton North finished 2nd and Newton South 3rd (separated by just 2 points).  Of the 23 events in which … Continue reading

Bringing STEM Professionals into the Classroom

Sarah Nitsche and Norma Sullivan are NPS middle-school math/science teachers involved in LIFT2 (Leadership Initiatives for Teaching and Technology), a professional learning program that brings teachers into STEM organizations for summer internships and provides additional training during the year.  (Sarah … Continue reading