Newton to offer full-day kindergarten starting next year

From Superintendent David Fleishman:

December 11, 2018

Dear Newton Community,

I am very excited to announce that all Newton elementary schools will offer full day kindergarten (FDK) in the ’19-‘20 school year. We believe this change has tremendous benefits for both students and families and will provide the opportunity to improve our already strong kindergarten program.

Beginning in September, all kindergarten students will follow the same schedule as other

Update: No ban, no sham wins

Update: No ban, no sham wins

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Lime to the polls in Newton tomorrow!

Lime to the polls in Newton tomorrow!

LimeBike is offering free rides to the polls tomorrow, in an effort to get out the vote. Enter code LIME2VOTE18 in the Lime application this Election Day to unlock any of the shared bikes for a free ride to and from your polling location.  Go here to learn more about...
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Marilyn Devaney wins again

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