Newton By The Numbers
Written by: Newton School District | October 09, 2020
This is your source to stay connected and learn more about the faces you interact with throughout our schools. Our goal is to bring you access to to the folks who are leading our educational efforts, making positive contributions in and out of the classroom, and highlighting the hard work our students put in to their educations ,activities and athletics. This newsletter is being made available community-wide, as our school district is better because of the support we receive throughout Newton. Welcome to the Red Pride Review.
You may have already met Superintedent Tom Messinger, heard from him at a recent schoolboard meeting, or seen him throughout the community or hallways in our schools. Our video team sat down with Tom to learn more about his passion for education and what he hopes to bring to the Newton Community School District.
Welcome to our newest teachers! We are excited to have new faces in our buildings this year and appreciate all the of hard work they have already put in this school year. We are excited for the opportunity to bring you more information about the newest members of our family throughout the school year:
Make sure to give them a Red Pride welcome next time you see them in the hallways!
We are just a little more than a month in the school year - a year that began like no other year. From the impact of the derecho storm that pushed back our opening to countless hours of planning how to safely open and operate our schools during the COVID-19 pandemic, our team spent the summer building a Return to Learn plan. Watch this video for more insight in to the planning and preparation our team has taken to provide safe learning spaces for the students of NCSD.
In the most unusual of school years, the Newton Senior High School student council rose to the challenge of presenting a Homecoming event and pep rally that also shined a light of recognition on some of our most beloved and hardest working members of district family.
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.”