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Needham Soccer Club Spring Registration Open

Needham Soccer Club is excited to announce Spring 2021 Registration is officially OPEN! Register by November 30th.
Players wanting to be considered for NEW BAYS Travel Teams must register by November 5th and Coaches by November 2nd.

We are pleased and encouraged with how Needham Soccer Club has effectively reopened the soccer season this Fall. NSC has taken all precaution to safely run a soccer season and resume playing during these unprecedented times. The feedback from parents is that they are thrilled to have their children resume soccer activities and get back on the fields again, playing with their friends and teammates in a fun, safe environment!

The safety of players, coaches and families are the club’s highest priority and we are encouraged and hopeful by how NSC has adhered to all the latest reopening rules and guidelines and implemented protocols and best practices from the State of MA, Town of Needham and MYSA.

Click here to REGISTER TODAY!!

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Front Steps Project Halloween Fundraiser

Do you agree that Halloween *is* the most FUN holiday? We do, and we deserve a lot of FUN this year.

On Saturday, October 31, Needham photographers will donate their time to capturing fun and casual images of Needham residents in their Halloween costumes. If you’re dressing a little early or planning to make this year's Halloween one to remember, let’s get it on camera!

We’ll swing by in the afternoon and get a great shot of your crew on your front steps or yard (yes, from afar and with masks!). Your image will arrive via email within the next few days.

In true #TheFrontStepsProject spirit, this is a FUNDRAISER! Anyone who signs-up agrees to donate to the Needham Community Council's annual Holiday Hearts Program.

For more details and to Sign-Up, click here.



Needham Diversity Initiative Virtual Diversity Summit - 11/15

Grab T with Nikki Turpin: Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall. Nikki joins us to discuss how to support racial justice, diversity and activism beyond the yard signs/ includes a 20 min audience Q&A.
HEAR Needham leaders, residents & students share their diverse journeys, ATTEND 8+ interactive, breakout sessions on topical issues, BE MOVED by multimedia video & musical presentations and MORE..
Registration to this virtual Summit is FREE and open to all. Look out for more information on registration and Summit details!
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Town Of Needham Offers Tips For A Safe, Not Spooky, Halloween

Please see the Needham press release here for guidance for this year's Halloween .



Assistance From a Distance - Free Virtual Tutoring

Assistance From a Distance is a free virtual tutoring service for kids in grades k-6. During these unprecedented times, they are providing a free, fun, and practical tutoring experience for students around Needham. Their goal is to help fellow community members and families during times in which students are experiencing a new and unusual learning experience. Whether your child needs help in a specific subject or just guidance they are here to help!

If you are interested please click here to fill out the form.

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact them at



Learn More about Citizens for Needham Schools (CNS)

Citizens for Needham Schools (CNS) is a parent-run community group that makes school-related news and information available to the Needham community and meets regularly with school committee members to provide input from students, families, and community members. CNS is a great source of information for what’s happening in the district, including School Committee meetings, budget updates, and district-wide initiatives.

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