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Newton North High SchoolBringing Down the House – the City of Newton Says Good-Bye to an Era

Next September the new Newton North High School will open after many years of delay and controversy. Over the past few months, a new mayor was voted in and a new superintendent will start on July 1.  This is a pivotal time for The Garden City, Newton. To mark this occasion PTSO and alumni volunteers, with the cooperation of the school department and city hall, are crafting an amazing city-wide event. http://www.northptso.org/.

To Start
TheatreInk, Newton North’s teaching and working theatre department will launch the celebration on June 4 at 7:30 pm with Kiss the State, a retrospect of forty years of high school theatre performed by students and special guest alumni. For ticket information, see http://www.theatreink.net/.

Saturday’s Line-up
On June 5th, Newton North High School will be open to the public from noon to 5 pm. There will be entertainment, food, and memorabilia just for starters. One of the featured events scheduled for that day will be a Time Capsule Ceremony punctuating this date for history. The Great North Yard Sale will be held in the lower gym from 1 to 4 pm. Tiger PriceNewton North Tigers A historic display of archival objects will be displayed in a time line spread down Main Street (the huge hallway running through the  the building.)

Jubilee Concert at 7:30 pm will complete the festivities on Saturday.

Say goodbye to the tired old school and at the same time celebrate the amazing talents cultivated within the Newton school system. An Alumni Brunch is also scheduled for Sunday morning. For ticket information, see www.nnhsalumnibrunch.myevent.com.

Visit the Facebook Page to see and submit photos, learn more details about the event and connect with friends.

Tiger Horns

All photos by Sharon Schindler, Photographer, schindler5@comcast.net

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