Tracy Thompson - Principal
Close up of a woman with short black hair, principal, Tracy Thompson.

Tracy came to the Newton School in July of 2019.  Prior to becoming a principal she taught elementary school for twenty-four years and middle school science for four years.  She took  a windy path to education getting her Associates degree from Lasell Jr. College in Newton Massachusetts and her Bachelor’s degree in Health Education from Plymouth State College.  After teaching for a short time she returned to the Upper Valley Educators Institute to become certified in Elementary Education and later in life attended the University of Vermont to receive her Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialty in mathematics.  When not working Tracy is an avid sports fan, loves to garden and spends lots of time on the water with her family.  In the spring she can often be found in the family sugarhouse canning the syrup the family produces.  Tracy lives in Hartford Vermont with her husband, two sons and two German shepherds.  Mrs. Thompson can be reached at

Eleni Howe - Administrative Assistant
Close up of a white woman with blonde curly hair, Eleni Howe - Administrative Assistant

Eleni came to Newton in July of 2006. Prior to coming to the Newton School, Eleni worked at Vermont Law School for ten years as the assistant to the Director and Institutional Advancement. Eleni received her associates degree from Bay Path University in 1989. Eleni and her husband Pete live in Tunbridge with three of their children and their goldendoodle Remi. When Eleni is not at the Newton School is busy taking care of her family, attending many sporting events and cooking which she loves to do.