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  • Newtown Youth & Family Services To Offer ‘Safety Town’

    Newtown Youth & Family Services is planning to offer a program called “Safety Town” for two sessions in July. The program will give children about to enter kindergarten the chance to learn about safety in a town environment, to scale. NYFS ...

  • St Rose Student Creates Solar Updraft Tower

    One of the St Rose of Lima School students who will attend the Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair next week created a Solar Updraft tower for her project. Eighth grader Grace Herrick started researching her project over the summer, and when the tim...

  • Snowflakes Arrive At Sandy Hook School

    Snowflakes created in response to 12/14 for a PTA drive to decorate Chalk Hill School in Monroe for Sandy Hook School arrived at the school on Thursday, February 28, thanks to PTA volunteers. The idea to have children create snowflakes started as a statewi...

  • Campus Notes

    Newtown resident Melanie B. Isola and Sandy Hook residents Alyssa R. Carey and Harry R. Griffin were named to the dean’s list at Boston University for its fall semester.   Alexandra Korchman of Newtown was ...

  • Newtown High School Second Quarter Honor Roll

    The following are the students who made the High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the second quarter marking period at Newt...

  • Newtown Middle School Preparing For ‘The Wizard Of Oz’

    The Newtown Middle School drama production of The Wizard of Oz is set to take the stage March 15 through 17, and a free senior citizens preview performance is scheduled for March 14. Students have been busy preparing after school for the production. By Tuesday, March 5, the students were standing on a “yellow brick road” painted on the middle school stage as they rehearsed.

  • Newtown Continuing Education Programs

    Newtown Continuing Education recently released a list of some of its upcoming programs. The following classes still have limited openings available. Bus trips have been arranged. One trip, scheduled for March 17, for a fee of $84 will go to the Boston Flow...

  • Breakfast With The Easter Bunny Slated

    Wesley Learning Center Students are getting ready to have Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Saturday March 16 from 9 am to 11 am in the Rauner Hall of the Newtown United Methodist Church.  The event will include face painting, a special visit from the Easter Bunny and a surprise for ...

  • Housatonic Valley Waldorf School To Hold Tour For Parents

    Parents of prospective students are invited to take a tour of the Housatonic Valley Waldorf School while classes are in session on Wednesday, March 13, from 8:45 am to 10:30 am.

  • Acts Of Kindness Honor Charlotte Bacon

    With a photo of a smiling Charlotte Bacon displayed at the front of the room and the words, “Happy Birthday Charlotte, remember forever,” the first night to honor students entered into The Charlotte Bacon Act of Kindness Awards took place Friday, February 22, at HealingNewtown Arts Space.