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Berg Middle School named National Gold Council of Excellence by the National Student Council Organization

May 13, 2019 - Berg Middle School

Congratulations BMS - National Gold Council of Excellence by National Student Council Organization. See attached letter from Jeff Sherrill -Associate Director, National Student Council

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5th Grade Orientation

April 23, 2019 - Berg Middle School

5th Grade Orientation-See attachment for information

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Newton Community Preschool - 2019 2020

March 01, 2019 - Aurora Heights Elementary | Emerson Hough Elementary | Thomas Jefferson Elementary | Woodrow Wilson Elementary | E.J.H. Beard Administration Center

If your child will be 3 or 4 on or before September 15, 2019 please see attached applications. Applications are also available at the EJH Beard Administration Center or Thomas Jefferson Elementary. We will begin accepting completed applications beginning at 8:30 AM on March 26, 2019 at the EJH Beard Administration Center (1302 First Avenue West).

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2018 - 2019 Amended Calendar Dates

February 25, 2019 - Aurora Heights Elementary | Berg Middle School | Emerson Hough Elementary | Newton High School | Thomas Jefferson Elementary | WEST Academy | Woodrow Wilson Elementary | E.J.H. Beard Administration Center

​The Newton Community School Board of Education voted Monday, February 25, 2019 in favor of amending the 2018 - 2019 school calendar.

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NHS 2019 Commencement

February 05, 2019 - Newton High School

NHS 2019 commencement is Sunday,May 26 , 2019 at 3:00 P.M.

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Newton By The Numbers


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Whether you’re raising a family, starting a business or building a home — you’ll want to get to know Newton. Our community vision statement is “Newton Shines Bright: Newton is a progressive, family friendly community, a shining star of Central Iowa, and a place to call home.”

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