Reed Intermediate School

  • Reed Students ‘Travel’ With Google Expeditions

    Reed Intermediate School sixth grade teacher Michael Corvello showed a group of his students the top of the dome of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, Italy, before he had them see inside a hotel during an interactive “virtual field trip” on Wednesday, October 14.

  • Students And Parents Helped With ‘Empowering Smart Online Choices’

    Scott Driscoll of Internet Safety Concepts gave the first of multiple presentations titled “Empowering Smart Online Choices” on Tuesday, October 13, at Reed Intermediate School for students. He later shared his presentation with Newtown Middle School students and with district parents during an evening event at C.H. Booth Library.

    The school district’s PTAs, PTSA, and the Newtown Prevention council sponsored the presentations.

  • Jami Sieber Performs For Reed Students

    Electric cellist and vocalist Jami Sieber spoke with Reed Intermediate School orchestra students during multiple periods at the school on Wednesday, October 14.

  • Reed Students Test The Waters Of Deep Brook

    Thanks to Earth Force, Pootatuck Watershed Association, Kellogg Environmental Center, the Candlewood Valley chapter of Trout Unlimited, and General Motors, locally represented by Ingersoll Auto of Danbury and Chevrolet Northeast Regional Marketing, Reed Intermediate Sschool students were greeted by volunteers and educators near Deep Brook on Thursday, October 8, the first of two days filled with studying the water and area for a GM Green project.

  • Newtown Family Fun Night Set

    Newtown Parent Connection and Newtown Prevention Council will be hosting a Family Fun Night at Reed Intermediate School, 3 Trades Lane, on Friday, September 25, from 6 to 8 pm.

    The fee for admission is $2 per person, and children under 2 are free. Tickets may be purchased online at newtownparentconnection.org or at Dr Baum’s office, at 23 Church Hill Road. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

  • School Board Celebrates Former Reed Students For Science Project

    Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, announced a “neat celebration” during the Board of Education’s meeting on Tuesday, August 18.

  • Newtown Continuing Education’s WeDo Robotics Camp

    Newtown Continuing Education's WeDo Robotics camp had campers working on Wednesday, July 15, under the watchful eye of Reed Intermediate School computer teacher Tim McGuire.

    The WeDo Robotics camp, according to the description from Newtown Continuing Education, provides, “participants the opportunity to design simple robots with working motors and sensors. Students will explore core STEM skills (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) as they build and program the robots using the Scratch application.”

  • 40th Anniversary Annual Book Sale Continues Through Wednesday

    The cafetorium of Reed Intermediate School on Saturday, July 11, the first day of the book sale, was teeming with volunteers and customers, the latter in the air-conditioned building for first dibs at the annual fundraiser.

  • Reed Students Plant At Victory Garden

    Reed Intermediate School students gathered at the Victory Garden in Fairfield Hills on Friday, June 12, to work as a group on two rows in the garden.

    Both Reed and Sandy Hook Elementary School have two rows at the Victory Garden. Sandy Hook's rows are overseen by the school community, and Reed's Rise In Shine group ventures to the garden weekly, weather permitting, to work on its two rows.

    Reed teachers Dawn Ford and John Sicbaldi advice the after school group.

  • Reed Students Display Science Fair Projects

    Reed Intermediate School students in Todd Stentiford and Maura Drabik’s sixth grade cluster displayed recently completed projects for a Science Fair on Wednesday, June 3.

    According to Mr Stentiford and Ms Drabik, this was the third year students in their cluster have participated in a Science Fair.

    Mr Stentiford estimated there were 25 displayed projects, which shared a variety of concepts and studies. The projects, Mr Stentiford said, are based on the sixth grade curriculum.