Student Services

Food Service

Needham Public Schools Food Service
Ruth Griffin, NPS Food Services Director
781-455-0400 Ext. 219 


Family Talk : Resources for Parents [and kids, too!]
Needham Public Schools Guidance Department
Tom Denton, Director of Guidance, pre K-12
781-455-0800 Ext. 1130

Newman Guidance (781) 455-0416
Katy Reid, Heather Murphy, Pamela Rosin
Newman Guidance 

Health Services
Needham Public Schools Health Services
Barbara Singer, RN, BSN, Director of School Health Services
781-455-0800 Ext. 2124
Newman Health Office (781) 455-0416
Jessica Casserly, R.N. Ext. 55379
Kate Wilk, R.N. Ext. 55138
The school nurse can be reached by telephone, email
or via a dedicated fax line.
They are also generally available in the Health Office
fifteen minutes before the start of school and thirty minutes after
Fax: 781-453-5607 

Needham Public Schools Kindergarten Information 

Early Childhood Center at Newman School Ext. 140

Special Education
Needham Public Schools Special Education Department
Newman School Special Education (781) 455-0416
Special Education Coordinator, Dr. Aron Blidner Ext. 387
[email protected] 
Emily Distaso, Christine McKenna, Ashley Sullivan

Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC)

Social Emotional Learning
Social/Emotional Learning at the Needham Schools

Needham Public Schools Transportation Department
Shane Marchand, Director of Transportation
781-455-0400 Ext. 234

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