NSF Kicks off 2016-17 Annual Appeal
NSF Kicks off 20th Honor Thy Teacher
For 20 years Newton Schools Foundation has played an important role in recognizing the invaluable dedication of our City's teachers and staff. Every day your child benefits from the teachers and staff who motivate, educate and inspire them to be the best they can be. Please honor them by donating in their name. They will be recognized in the Newton Tab in the Fall and each principal and the superintendent will get a list of the honored teachers and staff. Read more.
Boston Marathon Team Raises Nearly $10,000 for NSF
Anna Ford, adminstration at NNHS and Holly Kee, Southside Aide at NSHS teamed up to run the Boston Marathon for NSF. Each had committed to raise $2500 and they exceeded their goals and raised almost $10,000. The money will go to programs that NSF supports in the Newton Public Schools. NSF would like to thank Anna and Holly for their dedication and commitment to training for the marathon and to the students in the Newton Public Schools.
NSF Raises $35,000 in March for the Calculus Project
A generous donor once again donated $25,000 to the Calculus Project in the month of March. The community responded and a total of $35,000 was raised as part of a match challenge. Since the project started in 2013, the Newton Public Schools has seen significant enrollment growth in high-level math among traditionally under-represented student groups:
- Hispanic student enrollment has increased 70%
- African-Americas student enrollment hsa tripled
- Low-income student enrollment has increased nine-fold
However to continue this success the program needs funds to increase student participation and sustainability. Read more about the program here.