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Newton Fitness Center Renewal Time

Newton Fitness Center

Membership Renewal

 

If you joined the Fitness Center between January 1 and May 31, 2020 it is now time for you to renew your membership.

Membership fees will remain the same as last year, $50 for a family and $25 for an individual. 

You may send your payment to the school or leave it in the drop box located in the Fitness Center on top of the storage cubicles. Envelopes are provided by the drop box for your convenience. Please make checks payable to Newton Local Schools.

If you are now eligible for a Free Membership (Sr. Citizen), please call the office @ 937-676-2002 ext. 1001 and we will change your membership status.

If memberships are not paid by May 31, 2021 your key cards will be disabled.

After your membership is renewed, you will get an emailed confirmation receipt.

 

Lady Indians Youth Basketball Camp

Camp this year is June 7,8,9 & 10.  Click Newton Lady Indians Youth Camp Form 2021 for details and application.

Miami County Sheriff's Office CSI Camp - 6th, 7th & 8th Grades

Growing Newton Together Greenhouse Project

The Newton graduating class of 1972 wanted to do something special for their 50th class reunion so they decided to partner with the Class of 2022 to see what kind of collaboration they could do.  They settled on a greenhouse for Newton Schools.  Check the link below for information and an opportunity to donate to the project.

Guidance News...

  • Four ACT Prep workshops are being offered for the June 12 and June 17 ACT Tests.
  • Edison State offering Tuition Waiver!
See Guidance link to the left for more detailed information.

Miami County Sheriff's Office Safety Town

The Miami County Sheriff's Dept will be conducting their annual Safety Town at Newton School June 7-11, 2021 for Kindergarten and 1st Graders.
Some of the topic covered are seatbelts, car seats, school bus safety, stranger danger, fire safety, gun safety, crossing the street, street signs and traffic lights.  Forms are available at the main office of the school or click below for detailed info and Medical Release Form.

Lifewise Academy Coming to Newton in the Fall of 2021

Dear Newton School Community,
 
It is an honor for me to announce that the Newton School Community will have a chance to partner with Lifewise Academy in offering a Bible-based, character-focused Release Time Religious Instruction (RTRI) program for several of our elementary grade levels!  The Newton Board of Education approved going forward with this parental permission program at the January 2021 School Board meeting.  There are many details to be worked out for the specific Newton Lifewise Academy to launch (or begin) for students in the Fall of 2021.  
 
RTRI is a legal program by which religious instruction is accessible to public school students during the school day allowing them to leave school (with parental permission) to attend off-site classes which are both academic and religious in nature. This program will most likely be offered to Newton Grades 1 through 5 for school year 2021-2022 and will take place very near but off of school grounds.  
 
We will be giving parents more specific information as it becomes available. General information is provided below through a short video link and survey. Please access this link to learn more about Lifewise Academy and how you can be a partner in this program to make a difference for our kids!   

Pat McBride
Superintendent - Newton Local School

COVID Cases Reported to Newton from Miami County Health Dept

Nothing to Report at This Time

"Only at Newton"

Newton FYI...

The Ohio Department of Health’s Order for Reporting Positive COVID-19 Cases

To facilitate timely contact tracing and to prevent further transmission of COVID-19, all schools that provide Kindergarten through 12th grade instruction shall provide a reporting system for parents to positive tests and/or cases of COVID-19.  

Click the link below to view Newton's response to the ODH's order:

Missed One Call Messages From Newton School - How to Retrieve

Newton Schools uses One Call Now to notify parents and students of important information.  On occasion you may miss the call and wish to hear the message again.  DO NOT CALL THE SCHOOL instead follow the instructions below:
 
  1. Call toll-free (877) 698-3261.
  2. When prompted by the system, press 1 to listen to the most recent message sent to you.
  3. Enter your telephone number. You must enter the telephone number that One Call Now calls for delays, cancellations, and announcements. For instance, if One Call Now only calls your home telephone and not your cellular telephone then you must enter your home telephone number even if you are calling from your cellular phone.
  4. The system will now play back the most recent message.

24/7 Crisis Hotline

24-Hour Crisis Hotline 800.351.7347 C
Crisis Text Line:  Text 4hope to 741741

If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs help, please call the Tri-County CRISIS Hotline. 
Please note, the 24-Hour Crisis Hotline serves only residents of Miami, Darke, and Shelby counties in Ohio.

Disclaimer

While the Newton Local School District strives to make the information on this website as timely and accurate as possible, the District makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this site, and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this site. No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed, or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to the contents of this website or its links to other Internet resources.

Reference in this site to any specific commercial product, process, or service, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Newton Local School District.

Upcoming Events

May 23 (Sun) - Graduation

May 28 (Fri) - Last Day for Students

May 31 (Mon) - Fitness Center Renewal Payment is Due

May 31 (Mon) - Miami County Sheriff Office CSI Camp Applications Due

See link to the left on the Home page.

Jun 7 (Mon) - Jun 10 (Thur) - Lady Indians Basketball Camp

Sept 11 (Sat) - 8th Annual Newton Athletic Dept Golf Outing

The Newton Athletic Department will be hosting the 8th Annual Golf Outing this fall on Saturday, September 11th at Turtle Creek Golf Course in Greenville!! This year we will be teeing off at 1:00pm with a shotgun start. At the conclusion of the golfing we will distribute the prizes at the dinner provided for everyone in the outing! Click header link above for more details.
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