STUDENT AFFINITY GROUPS AT NNHS
asian american pacific islander affinity group
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:
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)
Hispanic y Latinos Unidos (HLU)
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.