• NMS Releases Second Marking Period Honor Rolls

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

  • NICE Hosts Reflect On The Fifth Year Of Welcoming Guests From China

    In February, a delegation 31 students and ten educators from Liaocheng, China, representing sister schools through the Newtown International Center for Education (NICE), visited Newtown High School, Newtown Middle School, and Reed Intermediate School. Members of the delegation st...

  • NHS Transition Students Visit A Bead Of Roses

    A Bead of Roses, a bead store at 274 South Main Street, hosted Newtown High School and Brookfield High School Transition program students on Monday, March 11. The Transition program offers 18- to 21-year-olds vocational and independent living skills. And p...

  • NMS To Present ‘The Wizard Of Oz’ This Weekend

    The Newtown Middle School production of The Wizard of Oz is set to take the stage March 15 through 17. Students have been busy after school preparing 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. And by Tuesday, March 12, the Wicked Witch of the West had her cackle perfected, Glinda the Good Witch had her sparkling pink dress set, and the ruby slippers were shined as Dorothy stepped on stage in them.

  • NHS Slates Special Showing Of ‘How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying’ For Seniors

    With Newtown High School’s production of How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying upcoming, a special Supper and Show for senior citizens will be hosted by the NHS PTSA and Student Government on March 20, starting at 5 pm. Guests sho...

  • Newtown Scholarship Association's Annual Golf Fundraiser To Honor First Selectman This Year

    Newtown Scholarship Association’s 21st Annual Jack Friel Memorial Golf Scramble will honor First Selectman and longtime Newtown resident Patricia Llodra. The scramble will take place on Monday, June 17, at Rock Ridge Country Club and Newtown Country Club.

  • Schools Closed Friday

    The school district announced the schools will be closed due to inclement weather Friday, March 8. 

  • NICE Hindi Language And Cultural Program Upcoming

    The Newtown International Center for Education (NICE) is set to offer its Hindi Language and Culture Program again this year, starting on March 11.

  • 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...