- Friday, November 27, 2015 at 9:55 am
The Newtown International Center for Education (NICE) celebrated International Education Week, recognized nationally from November 16 to 20, with different lessons, exercises, and events at a number of district schools.
Newtown High School,Newtown Middle School,Reed Intermediate School, Head O’ Meadow Elementary School,Middle Gate Elementary School, and Hawley Elementary School are all marking International Education Week, according to NICE.
- Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 9:13 am
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.
- Friday, October 30, 2015 at 10:13 am
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.
- Friday, October 23, 2015 at 9:33 am
Electric cellist and vocalist Jami Sieber spoke with Reed Intermediate School orchestra students during multiple periods at the school on Wednesday, October 14.
- Friday, October 16, 2015 at 11:45 am
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.
- Saturday, September 5, 2015
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.
- Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 8:28 am
Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, announced a “neat celebration” during the Board of Education’s meeting on Tuesday, August 18.
- Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 8:20 am
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.”
- Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 9:23 am
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.
- Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 9:48 am
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.