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 2019-20 academic year, go to the following link: (insert link for NSHS Seal Application).  You can also contact Suzanne Murphy Ferguson  (World Language Chair at Newton South) in Goodwin House, at 617-559-6601 or murphyfergusons@newton.k12.ma.us
       
    • If you are a senior at Newton North, would like more information about attaining the State Seal of Biliteracy for the 2019-20 academic year, go to the following link: NNHS Biliteracy Information and Application.  You can also contact Nancy Marrinucci (World Language Chair at Newton North) in the World Language Office (room 241), at 617-559-6300 or nancy_marrinucci@newton.k12.ma.us