Student organization


asian american pacific islander affinity group

This is a racial affinity group for seniors who identify as Asian American Pacific Islanders. We explore issues of racial identity, mental health, activism, as well as reflect on student experiences in NPS.

Asian american culture club

An affinity group for students who identify as Asian American Pacific Islander or who are interested in learning more about Asian American Pacific Islander experiences. The club hosts:

  • weekly activities

  • Asian American Culture Day, with assemblies and guest speakers who share experiences of Asian American Pacific Islanders

  • Asian American Culture Night, which showcases the talents of NNHS’s Asian American Pacific Islander students.

  • Click here to enjoy a virtual version of May 2021's annual Asian Culture Night put together by the Asian American Culture Club at North.

Black Leadership Advisory Council (BLAC)

BLAC is a club made up of students interested in learning more about and being in community with Black people While this space is aimed to be a comfort spot for Black students, any and all students are welcome to come share their voices. We plan to work on preparing for BLAC Day, continuing Anti-Racist events and activism, and learning more about the Black community at Newton North and beyond.

Hispanic y Latinos Unidos (HLU)

To give the Hispanic/Latinx students of North a place to air their grievances, as well as and share and learn about their cultures. We hope to collectively target an issue that affects our community, and work on ways to help out. We also hope to establish a Hispanic/Latino Culture Day at North.

South Asian Student Association (SASA)

From Bollywood movies and dance rehearsals to rich potlucks and discussions, Newton North's South Asian Student Association (SASA) fosters an inclusive environment for everyone, no matter the background, to embrace South Asian culture and causes.

dover legacy scholars (DLS)

DLS is a cohort and mentorship program for NNHS’s Black & Latinx students in grades 10-12. Scholars attend weekly meetings, as well as academic seminars on issues of race and racial identity, self-care and mental health, among other topics. Scholars are also assigned a staff member who is there to support them academically and social-emotionally.

NNHS Human Rights Council (HRC)

This body enables students dedicated to issues of anti-racism to come together as co-conspirators. It is also a forum for students to connect with the school’s deans.

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