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  • Host Family Needed For NHS Mandarin Teacher

    Newtown High School and the Newtown International Center for Education (NICE) is seeking a host family for Mandarin teacher Xiaofeng Wang.

  • Connecticut Spokebenders Game, Fundraiser Set

    The Connecticut Spokebenders, a wheelchair basketball team that is part of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, is set to visit Newtown High School on Friday, May 31, at 7 pm, to hold a basketball game.

    The event will be open to the public and was set up by NHS student Charlotte Gray as part of her Junior/Senior Project this semester.

  • Musicians Premiere Memorial Composition ‘Glorificare’

    After many rehearsals, Newtown High School’s wind ensemble, orchestra, and choruses took the stage Wednesday, May 22, to perform the world premiere of Samuel R. Hazo’s Glorificare, under the guidance of the composer.

    [A live recording of Glorificare can be heard here.]

  • High School Students, Families Invited To ‘RoadTrip Nation’ Presentation

    The Newtown High School Career Center with the financial assistance of the PTSA is sponsoring RoadTrip Nation, an education program on PBS, on May 30, at 7 pm, in the high school’s cafetorium.

    RoadTrip Nation has a philosophy about the integration of personal growth, careers, and the contribution one can make to the world, according to the high school.

  • Employment Internship Sites Needed For NHS Transition Program

    The Newtown High School Transition Program is in need of student employment internship sites for the 2013-2014 school year. 

    The program allows students with disabilities to learn vocational skills while earning school credit.  Employers commit to having an unpaid student intern two days per week, for a total of six hours, during one semester. 

    Onsite support (job coaching) for the student will be provided when necessary. 

  • NHS Senior Prom 2013

    Roughly 450 students, including dates, attended this year’s Newtown High School senior prom, held at the Amber Room Colonnade in Danbury on Friday, May 17.

    Before students headed to Danbury for the main event, photos were snapped around town by parents and friends.

  • International Student Group Reflects On Its Growth

    The Newtown International Center for Education (NICE) held a highlight night on May 15 at Newtown High School to celebrate the shared experiences this year between students from Newtown and abroad.

    NICE, a kindergarten through grade 12 international education initiative of the Newtown Public Schools, promotes both overseas travel and study for its students and faculty as well as hosting students and faculty from other countries in order to create a better understanding of the importance of international relations.

  • Newtown High School Third Quarter Honor Rolls

    The following are the students who made the High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the third quarter marking period at Newtown High School this school year. Students earn recognition on the High Honor Roll by being enrolled in five or more classes with a minimum of four courses in areas of study other than independent study and related work experience, have an overall average of 90 or more for the marking period and the student must receive a grade of 85 or higher in each course.

  • Bone Marrow Registry Drive To Be Held At NHS

    The Newtown High School Peer Leadership club has scheduled a Bone Marrow Registry Drive for Thursday, May 23, from 7:30 am until 2:30 pm, in the main lobby of the school, 12 Berkshire Road.

    The drive is open to the public, but is limited to people 18 years old or older.

    The drive is set as a registry event for possible donors to have a cheek swab to eventually determine them as a match to those in need of bone marrow.