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  • Janet Robinson Receives Outstanding School Superintendent Award

    STORRS — Superintendent of Schools Janet Robinson received the Outstanding School Superintendent Award from the Neag School of Education Alumni Society of the University of Connecticut at its 15th Annual Awards Dinner, on March 9. Dr Robinson was sel...

  • Japanese Student Fellows Visit Newtown

    Two students from Yamaguchi, Japan, visited Newtown from March 17 until April 4 through the Japan Society’s Junior Fellows program. During their stay, both students studied aspects of Newtown High School that they will use to create research projects.

  • Providing Food For Shelters— The High School Feeds The Need

    Since September a group of Newtown High School students, with the help of faculty and administration, has been putting time and energy into creating a program that has provided thousands of meals for area homeless shelters. The pilot program called Fee...

  • Storyteller Shares Baseball History With Sandy Hook School Students

    International storyteller Rochel Coleman visited Sandy Hook Elementary School on Wednesday, April 3, and shared the story of “Cool Papa Bell,” otherwise known as James Thomas Bell. To prepare the students for the story, Mr Coleman taught the as...

  • Argentina Day At Newtown High School

    The Newtown High School Spanish 4 students participated in an Argentina Day on Thursday, April 4. The day included studying the country in the school’s library/media center, eating food from Ortega’s Restaurant in Danbury in the school’s ...

  • NHS Global Voice Group Slates Volleyball Fundraiser

    Newtown High School’s Global Voice club has set a volleyball tournament on Tuesday, April 30, at 2:30 pm to help fundraise for the AIDS Walk in New York City, scheduled for May 19. The tournament will be held in the NHS gymnasium, and participating t...

  • Campus Notes

    Noah Burhance, a student in the third form (ninth grade) at Kent School in Kent, was named to the high honor roll for the winter term of 2012-2013 at the school. Kent is a co-ed college preparatory school founded in 1906 in the tradition of the Episcopal Church; ...

  • Newtown Among ‘Best Communities For Music Education'

     Newtown and the Newtown Public Schools have, for the fifth time and fourth year in a row, been awarded the “Best Communities for Music Education 2013” distinction along with other communities by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation. ...

  • NHS Student Creates Music Mentor Program

    Grace Clark, a junior at Newtown High School, said she always knew she would want to apply for her Girl Scout Gold Award when the time came, but did not know until last year that her project would create a music mentoring program between high school students and elementary school...

  • NMS Student Attends National Young Leaders State Conference

    Last August Newtown Middle School seventh grader Brian Sleeva found out his sixth grade teacher Petrice DiVanno had nominated him to attend the National Young Leaders State Conference and he had been accepted. “It was so amazing,” said Brian, a...