Newtown High School

  • Marc Mero Delivers Hope And Inspiration Presentations At NHS

    Former WCW and WWE wrestling champion Marc Mero offered presentations for students during the day and an evening presentation for parents and community members on Wednesday, September 9, at Newtown High School.

    The Newtown Parent Connection, Newtown Prevention Council, and the NHS PTSA arranged the presentations, which shared a message of hope and inspiration.

  • Marching Nighthawks Fall Preview: ‘Pharaoh’s Legacy’ To Be Show Theme

    Members of the Newtown High School Marching Band & Guard participated in the Newtown Labor Day Parade on Monday, September 7, but the parade is just one of many events the students will participate in this coming season.

    “We have a show that has an Egyptain theme to it, and we have called it ‘Pharaoh’s Legacy,’” said Band Director Kurt Eckhardt.

    Each year, Mr Eckhardt said, when it is time to choose a show’s theme, he said he listens to a variety of music.

  • Community Forum On Parent Partnership Slated

    A Community Forum titled “Parent Partnership: Influence, Inspire, and Ignite Teaching and Learning” has been scheduled by the Newtown Public Schools for Wednesday, September 16, at 7 pm at Newtown High School’s Lecture Hall, 12 Berkshire Road.

    The event will be a one-hour community forum for all kindergarten through twelfth grade parents.

  • Former WWE Wrestling Champion To Share Keys To Happiness And Success At NHS

    Marc Mero, a former WCW and WWE Wrestling Champion, will share a message of hope and inspiration with Newtown school district and community members at Newtown High School on September 9, at 7 pm.

    The event will be held in the school’s auditorium, 12 Berkshire Road, Sandy Hook, and it is open to the public.

  • Teachers Welcomed At 2015 Convocation

    Teachers and district staff kicked off the 2015-16 school year on Monday, August 24, at a convocation held at Newtown High School.

    Town board members and elected officials were also in attendance at the event, which highlighted teachers and district staff.

    “Welcome everyone,” said Board of Education Vice Chair Laura Roche near the start of the event. “On behalf of the Board of Education, I’d like to welcome you to the 2015-16 school year.”

  • New Mural Completed At NHS

    A mural designed and created by this year’s Summer Youth Employment Program students has been completed at Newtown High School.

    The mural was completed by the end of the program’s six-week term. The program, which is provided by a grant through the Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board based in Waterbury, offers students who apply 20 hours of work a week for six weeks throughout the summer.

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  • Summer Youth Employment Program Students Working To Beautify NHS

    As part of this year’s Summer Youth Employment Program students have been working to beautify Newtown High School throughout the program’s six-week term.

    According to program supervisor and NHS teacher Janice Gabriel, the 13 youths in the program have been “great.”

    Ms Gabriel, who is overseeing the program for the first time, said it is “changed up a bit” each year.

  • ‘Parent Partnership’ Community Forum Set

    A “Parent Partnership: Influence, Inspire, and Ignite Teaching and Learning” community forum has been set by the school district for Wednesday, September 16, at 7 pm, in Newtown High School’s Lecture Hall.

    According to a release for the event, the one-hour community forum is designed for all kindergarten through twelfth grade parents, and will be interactive for those in attendance.

    Discussion topics will include instruction, enrichment, assessment, safety, and personalized learning.

  • NHS Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

    The following students made the High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the fourth quarter marking period at Newtown High School for the 2014-15 school year. The honor roll listings were recently released by the school for publication.