• BOE Recognizes Top Students, Retiring Employees

    The Board of Education recognized Newtown High School's high-achieving students, Newtown's Math Olympiad participants, and retiring district employees at its Thursday, June 6, meeting."Ladies and gentlemen," NHS Assistant Principal Jason Hiruo said, "may I present to you the top five percent of Newtown High School."

  • NHS Art Club Creates Mosaic In Response To 12/14

    Newtown High School Art Club members recently oversaw the design and construction of a mosaic created in response to the events of 12/14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School. By Tuesday, May 27, members of the club proudly held up the completed work during a club meeting.

  • Troop 50050 Plants Flower Garden At Dickinson Park

    Girl Scout Juniors Troop 50050 planted a perennial flower garden near the entrance sign to Dickinson Memorial Park on Friday, May 31. The girls completed requirements to earn a Bronze Award by planting the garden. Sitting in the front is Katherine Trammel. In the back row from left ...

  • NMS Releases Third Marking Period Honor Rolls

    Newtown Middle School recently released its honor roll for the third quarter marking period of the 2012-13 school year. The following seventh and eighth grade students earned their place on the list.   Ei...

  • Scouts Clean Trails At Audubon Center

    On Saturday, May 4, scouts from Sandy Hook’s Pack 170 and Southbury’s Pack 61 joined forces to perform trail cleanup at the Audubon Center, Bent of the River, in Southbury. Bent of the River is a historic 700-acre sanctuary on East Flat Hill Ro...

  • Teacher And Former Student To Skydive For Newtown June 14

    For Newtown High School 2012 graduate and current Southern Connecticut State University student Danielle Ford and Newtown Middle School technology education teacher Don Ramsey, June 14 will include “an adventure for a healing community.”The adventure will be in the form of skydiving from more than 10,000 feet in the air over the crystal blue inlets of Newport, R.I., at 1 pm. Residents and supporters are invited by Danielle and Mr Ramsey to be there for their landing at Skydive Newport, 211 Airport Access Road, Middletown...

  • School Board Hires NMS, Reed Principals

    Following an executive session Wednesday, May 29, the Board of Education voted to hire Thomas Einhorn to be principal at Newtown Middle School and Anne Uberti to be principal at Reed Intermediate School for the 2013-14 school year. Mr Einhorn is currently the acting principal of Hall High School in West Hartford. Ms Uberti is currently principal at Thomaston Center School, a fourth through sixth grade school in Thomaston.

  • Tell The Great Reunion Team About Your Most Inspiring Educators

    Current and former residents of Newtown: the Great Newtown Reunion team wants to honor the best teacher or educator you ever had. Great Reunion committee spokesperson Kandice (Cohen) Castellino has set up a special e-mail account so any current or past Newtown resident who was inspired can submit a testimonial about his or her favorite educator. Testimonials can also be submitted directly through the reunion’s website.

  • High School’s Health Fair ‘Best One Yet’

    A dauntless bicycle rider, hula hoops, jump rope, and video games highlighted Newtown High School’s annual health fair, held in the school’s gymnasium on Wednesday, May 22. The physically interactive assembly, which focused on promoting health ...

  • NHS Students Prepare For Junior/Senior Project Presentations

    Students in this semester’s Junior/Senior Project course at Newtown High School rehearsed their presentations on Monday, May 20. Project are to be officially presented before a volunteer panel of judges over a course of three evenings, May 28, May 30...