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  • NHS Scholars Luncheon Highlights Students And Inspiring Teachers

    The first Scholars Luncheon was held at Newtown High School on Friday, June 12, after school.

    The event, which was held in the school's cafetorium, brought students in the top five percent of the graduating Class of 2015 together with an educator that inspired them during the course of their educational career.

  • The Genius Of Newtown

    Spring is a season of celebration in Newtown’s schools. The goals set by educators and the educated last September finally come within grasp as May warms into June. The achievements are logged, the achievers listed, bands play, choruses sing, performers take their bows, and awards are bestowed. It all culminates with the Newtown High School graduation ceremonies, which took place this week on Tuesday afternoon at the O’Neill Center at Western Connecticut State University.

  • 2015 Relay For Life Joined Survivors, Caregivers, Supporters At NHS

    The 2015 Relay For Life event drew survivors, caregivers, and supporters to the Newtown High School Blue & Gold Stadium on Saturday, June 13.

    Relay For Life is the world’s largest fundraising event to end cancer, and by walking laps around the track and participating in the event, local supporters did their part to raise money for the cause.

  • The 'Outstanding' NHS Class of 2015 Graduates

    Around 5:30 Tuesday, June 16, mortarboards were in the air and a collective roar of applause grew inside the O’Neil Center at Western Connecticut State University as the Newtown High School’s Class of 2015 officially became high school graduates.

  • NHS Junior/Senior Project Students Ready Themselves For Final Presentations

    With their final presentations due either during the evening of June 1 or June 2, students in this semester’s Newtown High School Junior/Senior Project course practiced on Tuesday, May 26.

  • ‘City Of Angels’ Earns Three Musical Theater Awards

    WATERBURY — Newtown High School’s musical production of City of Angels, which ran March 19-22, received three awards at the Annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards, which was held at the Palace Theater in Waterbury on June 1.

    The award winners were announced during the gala. The NHS production had been nominated for 14 awards.

  • NHS Guidance Dept Cited By School Counselors Association

    A special celebration was held in the Guidance Department at Newtown High School on Wednesday, May 27, marking the Award of Outstanding Comprehensive Developmental School Counseling Program from the Connecticut School Counselor Association (CSCA).

    Before the celebration, at the Board of Education’s meeting on Tuesday, May 19, Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, offered his congratulations to NHS Principal Lorrie Rodrigue and NHS Guidance Director Cathy Ostar.

  • NHS NewTek Program Collecting Technology To Recycle

    Along with its repair business, Newtown High School’s NewTek program has been collecting technology devices to recycle as part of a new effort.

  • NHS Production Of ‘City Of Angels’ Nominated For State Musical Theater Awards

    Newtown High School’s musical production of City of Angels, which ran March 19-22, has received 14 nominations for the Annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards.

    According to Jane Matson, the production’s director and the high school’s choral director, a gala will be held at the Palace Theater in Waterbury on June 1. The award winners will be announced during the gala. Newtown students are among the multiple performers scheduled for the event.

  • NHS Chess Club Hosts Annual Open Tournament

    With players lined up on either side of a table inside the school’s cafetorium, the Newtown High School Chess Club started its annual Open Chess Tournament on Thursday, May 14.

    Chess Club Advisor Steve Malary explained the rules of the tournament ahead of the tournament’s start. Dr Malary also shared the possible prizes, which were all donated by local businesses, before the tournament began.