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Student Publications & Events

The Rag is the student-run Needham High School literary magazine. Staff solicit, read, evaluate and publish selected poetry, short fiction, essays and art work from the student body. The magazine is published in the spring.

Advisor: Theresa Levy (Room 703)

Contact: theresa_levy@needham.k12.ma.us


The Hilltopper, founded in 1975,  is the student-run Needham High School newspaper, published with the intent of conveying relevant issues to the school community and providing a forum for student and teacher opinions and voices.

Advisor: Rob Flaggert (Room 726)

Contact: rob_flaggert@needham.k12.ma.us


Poetry Out Loud is a performance-based competition that starts in local classrooms and moves though regional, state, and national audiences with the aim of promoting educating students about the power of the form.

Coordinator: Liz Brown (Room 721)

Contact: liz_brown@needham.k12.ma.us