Technology classes are offered to middle school students, and are taught by Simone Pyle, Library Media Specialist.
Grade 6 has technology once a week for the entire academic year. Students can keep track of assignments and resources on their Google Classroom page; additional resources can be found on the library website.
Grades 7 & 8 may select up to three technology electives each year; these classes meet twice a week for one quarter. For the academic year 2016-17, the electives offered are:
Web Building and Design
Your Digital World
Each class will have its own Google Classroom.
Simone Pyle has been the Library Media Specialist for the Newton School since 2012. She has an M.S. in Library and Information Science from Simmons College in Boston, and has been working in school libraries since 2007. She has been a librarian at the Weathersfield School in Ascutney; Winnacunnett High School in Hampton, NH; Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill & Lawrence, MA; and the Manchester City Library in Manchester, NH.
Simone teaches weekly library classes to kindergarten-5th grade, and technology classes to grades 6-8.