Talia Raffel is a Angier alum and currently a junior at Newton South High School. She has lots of experience babysitting in Newton and working at summer camps. Her favorite subjects in school are biology and history. Outside of school she enjoys fencing and drawing.
Emi is a junior at the Cambridge School of Weston and a Mason Rice alum. Her favorite subjects are History and Chemistry. Outside of school, she has worked at multiple summer camps in the Greater Boston area and provides weekly childcare services to a church in Newton. She loves rock climbing and hockey!
Sasha Layer is currently a junior at Newton South High School. Her favorite subjects are biology and art. She is also part of Spanish club, which focuses on volunteering and giving back to the community. Sasha is on a competitive dance team outside of school and loves to dance, even in her free time, as well as draw and hang out with friends.
Amy Huang is currently a junior at Newton South High School. She is on the Newton South volleyball and speech team. Her favorite subjects are chemistry, math, and ceramics. She has experience with many kids through her church Sunday Schools and mission trips. In her free time she like to listen to music and talk with her friends.
Sophie Blumberg is a current junior at Newton South High School. She is on the Newton South track and cross country team. In addition, Sophie is the co-president of best buddies, a club at her school that helps kids with disabilities make valuable friendships and connections. Sophie’s favorite subjects in school are science and child development. Outside of school, Sophie is a tutor for both elementary and middle school children. She also works in the kindergarten class at her Sunday school. In her free time, Sophie loves spending time with her friends and family (and her dog!).
Meet the Team!
Dina is a Mason Rice alum who will be graduating from Newton South this year and heading to Brown University (hopefully) in the fall. She has experience babysitting in the Newton community and tutoring elementary and middle school students in math. Her favorite subjects are Chemistry and English, and she's eager to share her enthusiasm with young students!
Director of Outreach and Social Media
Kristian is a Newton North alum who graduated from Columbia University in 2017. He currently works at Tufts University as a researcher studying youth civic engagement. Kristian has experience tutoring middle and high school students in Math, English, History, and standardized test preparation.