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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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • NMS Student Sold $24,000 Worth Of Wristbands To Benefit Healing Hearts

    Selling yellow and blue wristbands with the words “We are one Newtown, 12-14-12” he created helped Newtown Middle School seventh grader Ryan Patrick raise $24,000 to give to the Healing Hearts Center for Grieving Children & Families, a program of Regional Hospice ...

  • Chinese Delegation Welcomed In Newtown

    A delegation of 31 students and ten educators from Liaocheng, China, recently spent ten days visiting Newtown.

  • 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.

  • One Hundred Ways To Celebrate

    One hundred pennies, 100 gummy bears, 100 chocolate kisses, 100 marshmallows, 100 doilies wound into rose buds — Middle Gate School students’ art projects all added up to 100.