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NNHS to Show ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ Documentary on Educational Innovations, May 26

Newton North HS and the NNHS PTSO will show Most Likely to Succeed, an acclaimed documentary about the American educational system, at 7PM on May 26 in the Newton North HS auditorium.  (The film will also be shown at 6:15PM … Continue reading

WPI’s “Touch Tomorrow” STEM Festival, June 13

Worcester Polytechnic Institute will host this year’s Touch Tomorrow festival of science, technology, and robots on June 13, 10AM-4PM on the WPI campus (directions).  All exhibits are free and open to the public, rain or shine.  Registration is requested by … Continue reading

MIT Lincoln Lab ‘Science on Saturday’ Goes on the Road, June 13

The MIT Lincoln Laboratory Science on Saturday session on radar, originally scheduled for June 6, has been rescheduled and relocated to June 13 at the STEM Fair at the Lilla G. Frederick Middle School, 270 Columbia Road in Dorchester.  Members of … Continue reading

Newton’s Environmental Science Program Still has Openings in July, Grades 7-10

Environmental Science Program is a summer outdoor and educational program, June 29-July 29, for students entering Grades 7 through 10, under the auspices of the Conservation Commission of the City of Newton.  Students engage in hands-on learning about environmental science … Continue reading

Newton Library’s STEAM Expo, July 18, Seeks Exhibits and Presentations

The Newton Free Library will host its second annual STEAM Expo on July 18, 1-4PM.  The Library seeks local makers, engineers, science clubs, artists, etc. to exhibit their work and make presentations at this event.  The STEAM Expo will be … Continue reading

Northeastern Professional Development: High Tech Tools and Toys, July 13-23

Northeastern University’s Center for STEM Education is again offering its High Tech Tools and Toys professional development workshop for secondary STEM teachers to learn about programing, data analysis, real-time instrument control, and project planning by using MATLAB, Data Acquisition Toolbox, … Continue reading

NNHS Wins 1st Place in State Envirothon — Again!

The Newton North HS Envirothon team has once again won first place among 37 teams in the 28th annual statewide Envirothon competition, held last week on the shores of Quabbin Reservoir.  Team members each focused on specific categories of the … Continue reading

Mayor’s STEM Night with DePuy Synthes, May 18

The next in a series of Mayor’s STEM Nights will be held on May 18 in the cafeteria of Newton North HS.  The featured corporate partner for the evening will be DePuy Synthes of Raynam, MA — a division of … Continue reading

NSHS Science Dept. Open House, May 19

The Newton South HS Science Department will host an Open House on Tuesday, May 19 from 4PM to 7PM, featuring a broad range of student work: Open classrooms with displays of student work, including projects in: Family Chemical Posters, A.P. … Continue reading

Newton Library: Marshmallow Engineering, Grades K-2, May 22

The Newton Free Library will offer a Marshmallow Engineering session on May 22, 3:30-4:30PM, for Grades K-2.  Space is limited.  Pick up a free ticket at Children’s Desk 30 minutes beforehand.