Walter L. Newberry Math & Science Academy
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Friends of Newberry


Mission:  Friends of Newberry is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for our children’s education and to build a strong community of families to support our student growth and development.  These goals are accomplished through ongoing programs, events, fundraising and special projects.


Friends of Newberry is a not-for-profit organization affiliated with Newberry Math and Science Academy. It is the umbrella organization that encompasses all fundraising committees of the school and the Newberry Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). It has a 501 (c) (3) status, so donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.


General membership of Friends includes parents, faculty, staff, and community members of Newberry Academy that support expanding resources available to our school.

If you have a question or idea, please send an email to Friends of Newberry at Let us know how you’d like to be contacted.

Annual Events

Fall Fest (Autumn) 

  • Pre-K – 3rd Grade fall activities in the garden

Poptober (Autumn)

  • Friends of Newberry popcorn fundraiser

Winter Dance (Winter)

  • Open to 6th-8th Grade students  

Spiritwear (ongoing)

Spiritwear is the “official” clothing line of Newberry Academy which includes T-shirts, shorts, pants, & sweatshirts to promote Newberry Academy spirit. SpiritWear items are available in child and adult sizes and may be worn for Physical Education & Dance classes. You can pick up & drop-off an order form outside the Main Office. 

General Questions, Contact Friends of Newberry at

2018-2019 Friends of Newberry Board


Linda Foley, Principal

Julie MacMillan, President 

Ciara Intengan-Cuisia, Vice President

Cynthia Grush, Treasurer 

Carol Parham, Co-Treasurer 

Giovanni Broughton, Secretary

OPEN, LSC Representative

 OPEN, LSC Representative

Laura Bianciotto, Teacher Representative 

Emily Miller, Teacher Representative

Edward Collins, Administration Board Member

Monica Miranda, Parent Board Member

Cheryl Kramer, Parent Board Member



Calendar of meetings (also on the school homepage) Minutes