What is the Seal of Biliteracy?

  • The Massachusetts State Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by the State of Massachusetts and the Newton Public Schools in recognition of seniors who have attained proficiency in English and an additional  language by high school graduation. 

Where can I get more information?

    • If you are a senior at Newton South and would like more information about attaining the State Seal of Biliteracy for the 2021-22 academic year, go to the Registration Form. You can also contact Suzanne Murphy Ferguson (World Language Department Chair at Newton South). 
       
    • If you are a senior at Newton North, would like more information about attaining the State Seal of Biliteracy for the 2021-22 academic year, please fill out the Registration Form. You may also email Dr. Chris Wood or Nancy Marrinucci (World Language Department Chair at Newton North).

    DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 20th, 2021