2021 Graduation and Promotion Dates Set

The Newton Board of Education has approved the following end-of-year events:

  • Thursday June 17, 2021 is now the last day of the 2020-21 school year.


  • The Newton High School Class of 2021 graduation ceremony will be held on Thursday June 17, 2021 beginning at 5:30 pm on the NHS Palmer Field.  Inclement weather will cause the event to be moved to a different date and time rather than having the ceremony indoors.  Rain dates will be the first clear weather time in the following order: June 18th at 10:00 am, June 18th at 5:30 pm, June 19th at 10:00 am, and June 19th at 5:30 pm.


  • The Halsted Middle School 8th Grade promotion ceremony will be held on Tuesday June 15, 2021 beginning at 6:00 pm on the NHS Palmer Field. The raindate will be on June 16 at 6:00 pm.

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