Our mission is to form strong connections with students and families. Students remain with the same counselor for four years and counselors remain with families when siblings attend Newton South. Counselors at Newton South are available to help students and parents with concerns they may have about a student's academic, social, or family life. They also help students learn about themselves – their interests, aptitudes, and talents.

The department's goal is to assist each student in the normal developmental tasks that all adolescents face. Planning for the future is an important aspect of counseling. This is done in a variety of ways, including examining available options and helping students on their way to becoming independent, self-confident adults. Career and college planning constitutes a major focus of the department. A detailed program with written guidelines is in place to assist students in this important process.

Guidance News

Teacher permission passes are required for all college visits. Passes are available in the College & Career Center, House offices, and with your Guidance Counselor. You may also download the form here. For the most up to date list of college visits to NSHS, please visit Naviance.

Where Do I Go From Here?

The prospect of making plans for after high school can be overwhelming. Although there are no good shortcuts, in order to make this process a positive one, you should take the time now to start and develop some well thought out plans, plans which are suited to your interests and abilities.

  Contact Us

Daniel Rubin
Director of Guidance

Kathleen Sabet
College & Career Counselor

Janice O'Neil
FAX 617-559-6701

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