- Friday, April 17, 2015
The Board of Education celebrated three Newtown Middle School students during its meeting on Tuesday, April 7, for earning awards in the state level of the PTA-sponsored Reflections Program.
“It’s extraordinary to have a local winner. It is extra extraordinary to have three,” said Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, before he introduced the three students, eighth graders Stephanie Cobb and Ashley Solomon and seventh grader Julie Hess.
- Thursday, April 9, 2015
Newtown Middle School recently released its honor roll for the second quarter marking period of the 2014-15 school year. The following seventh and eighth grade students earned their place on the list.
Eighth Grade Honor Roll
- Friday, April 3, 2015 at 9:12 am
Newtown students and jazz bands earned recognition while attending and participating in the University of New Hampshire’s Clark Terry Jazz Festival on March 14.
- Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 9:55 am
- Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 8:35 am
Newtown Middle School students rehearsed for the upcoming production of Shrek The Musical Jr on Monday, March 16.
Shrek The Musical Jr will be performed on Friday, March 27, at 7 pm, and Saturday, March 28, at 2 pm and 7 pm, and Sunday, March 29, at 2 pm. All performances will be at the middle school, 11 Queen Street.
Tickets are $10 per person and started selling on March 9.
- Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 9:30 am
Jackson Mittleman, center, set to play Shrek in the middle school's upcoming musical production Shrek The Musical Jr, with fellow castmates during rehearsal on March 9.
- Thursday, March 12, 2015
The Newtown Public Schools Recovery Project is sponsoring a Newtown High School, Newtown Middle School, and Reed Intermediate School Parent Forum on “Responsible Use of Social Media” on Thursday, March 19, at Newtown High School’s Room B150, from 7 to 8 pm.
“Responsible Use of Social Media” will share information on effects social media can have on youth, including negative effects.
- Friday, January 23, 2015
Newtown Middle School students competed in the final school round of the National Geographic Bee on Tuesday, January 13.
After six rounds and a final championship round, Jackson Hebner was named as the school’s champion.
- Friday, January 16, 2015
Newtown Middle School art teacher Arlene Spoonfeather estimated that 30 eighth grade art enrichment students currently have 45 pieces on view at Mine Art Gallery, 117 Church Hill Road.
The exhibit opened for family and friends of the students on Saturday, January 10, during an afternoon private showing that had the space filled with people looking at the works and speaking with the artists.
- Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Ben’s Lighthouse will sponsor a free after-school program at Newtown Middle School for all local seventh and eighth grade students, on Mondays from 2:15 to 3 pm, from February 4 to March 16.
The program will offer students the opportunity to tell stories, like favorite memories or achievements, by talking about the importance of life lessons, lessons learned, and sharing influences in their lives. According to Ben’s Lighthouse, the program’s goal is to create and publish a paperback book with all of the shared stories.