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29th Annual Youth Services Awards (for youth and adults)

Each year, Mayor Setti D. Warren gives awards to individuals who have contributed service to the Newton Community. The Newton Parks and Recreation Commission and the Newton Health and Human Services Youth Commission are asking your help in seeking nominations for the 29th Annual Youth Services Awards.
Learn about the awards and nominate at

Please submit nominations of deserving Newton residents and students before May 19th. Thank you for your help in recognizing the efforts of individuals who have contributed extensively to the Newton Community.

Adult awards will be judged on the basis of a person’s contribution and involvement in youth programs in Newton.

Youth awards will be judged on the basis of demonstrated good citizenship and service to their fellow youth or community.

NSF Boston Marathon Team raises nearly $10,000 to Support Newton Schools

Anna Ford, administration staffer at Newton North, and Holly Kee, Southside aide
and Dreamfar mentor at Newton South, teamed up to run the Boston Marathon
for Newton Schools Foundation. In total they raised nearly $10,000 for NSF to
support excellence and innovation in the Newton Public Schools. Thank you,
Anna and Holly, for your dedication and commitment to the students of Newton!

For more information on Newton Schools Foundation, go to

South Stage Annual Student Directing Festival

South Stage presents the annual Student Directing Festival in the Newton South Lab Theater. The evening includes “Sorry, Wrong Number”, the classic noir thriller directed by Naomi Honig and “Out at Sea”, an absurd comedy about democracy and dining aboard a raft directed by Ethan Koss-Smith.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at or at the door if available. $10.00 general admission.

April 27th – 29th, 7:30 pm