New Teachers of NCDS

Kate Vander Vort and Annie Kelley

October 23, 2019

The Newspaper Committee has many new teachers that we want to introduce you to! We interviewed each of them to find out who they are and what they teach at NCDS. We did not get to interview all of them, so maybe there will b...

Remembering Mr. D

Caleigh Fotiades

September 18, 2019

Newton Country Day is suffering from another loss, the loss of the beloved Mr. D. After Ms. Val left our faculty, students were upset that the person who would take her place would not be as kind and loving as she was. Luckily,...

Teacher Friend Groups: The Breakdown

Anna Hennessey, Writer

February 28, 2019

  Have you ever seen a typical high school movie with obvious cliques and stereotypes?  Such as any of the classic John Hughes movies like the Breakfast Club or Sixteen candles or more recent Netflix films like To Al...

NCDS Throwback!- Mr. Stephenson

October 18, 2018

This year The Heart has decided to revive some old articles for a little throwback each edition! The article was written when Mr. Stephenson first came to the school and was interviewed as a Teacher of NCDS. We hope you enjoy! ...

Teachers of NCDS: Mr. Hicks

Kelly Cloonan

October 18, 2018

Mr. Hicks is a new chemistry teacher this year at NCDS! He teaches Honors and AP Chemistry, and is also a 10th grade moderator, chair of the Chemistry Club, assistant JV volleyball coach, and an Independent Research mentor. Mr...

Teachers of NCDS: Ms. Lawlor

Ali Peck

October 18, 2018

Ms. Lawlor is a new member of the science department his year. She teaches 7th grade life science and 9th grade biology. She also a 7th grade moderator and an assistant coach of the upper school cross country team. Her favo...

Teachers of NCDS: Dr. Montalbano

Katelyn McGauley

October 18, 2018

Dr. Montalbano is a new teacher in the language department and blue team this year. He teaches 7th and 8th grade, French 1, 2, 3, and Honors French 3. He is also a 7th grade homeroom teacher, but he says, “Thanks to my studen...

Humans of NCDS: Mr. Veski

Kelly Cloonan

October 18, 2018

Mr. Veski is a new Latin and Ancient Greek teacher this year at NCDS! Mr. Veski says he was a police officer for nearly thirteen years before deciding he wanted to become a teacher. He is originally from Miami, and has only lived ...

Meet Mr. Fahey

Charlotte Stoddard, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

Mr. Fahey Mr. Fahey is a new teacher in the music department. He is currently directing the Upper School musical, Little Women. He grew up in Halifax, MA and went to college in Philadelphia, where he lived for two years after he ...

Ms. Krier

Charlotte Stoddard

November 30, 2017

Ms. Krier For those of you who haven't heard, Ms. Krier got married this summer! Her husband is an immigrant from Chile and her wedding was at Holy Cross, where she went to school. For the rest of summer after her wedding, ...