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NSF Kicks off 2016-17 Annual Appeal

NSF Launches Calculus Project Donor Match. Goal is to raise $50,000 in March

A generous donor will once again match up to $25,000 in community contributions to the Calculus Project in the month of March.  Since the program 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

Newton North and Newton South Team Up to Run Boston Marathon for NSF

Anna Ford, adminstration at NNHS and Holly Kee, Southside Aide at NSHS have teamed up to run the Boston Marathon for NSF.  Each has committed to raise $2500 that will go to programs that NSF supports in the Newton Public Schools.  Please donate to Holly's Boston Marathon Run for NSF and/or Anna's Boston Marathon Run for NSF

Anna Ford                                       Holly Kee




At the October 24, 2016 School Committee Meeting, Newton Schools Foundation presented Dr. David Fleishman, superintendent of the Newton Public Schools, with a check for $140,000. The funds will be used to seed and roll out new curricula and instruction that enhance academic achievement, improve social/emotional wellness, and help close the achievement gap among students in the Newton Public Schools.


GELF Dinner A Success

The 8th Annual Jennifer Price Global Education Leadership Fund Dinner Raised $58,600

Thanks to all who came to the eighth annual GELF benefit dinner on April 2nd, 2016! Through the generosity of our donors, the night was a huge success, well surpassing its fundraising goal of $50,000 for a grand total of more than $58,600!

NSF Funds New Elementary Music Program

NSF is funding a pilot program in elementary music modeled after El Sistema, established in Venezuela, to introduce low-income children to instrumental music. Read more