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  • Newtown Middle School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

    Newtown Middle School recently released its honor roll for the fourth 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

    Isabella Hope Ackilli, Shanna Elizabeth Adam, Sonia Ahmaripour, John Stephen Albanesi, Sasha Kendall Allen, Christopher Alvarez, Michael Samuel Arena, Sean Arnold, Eirenie Athanasoulis, John Auerbach.

  • Newtown Middle School Honors Students During Awards Ceremonies

    During two assemblies ceremonies at Newtown Middle School on Tuesday, June 16, students were announced and honored with awards.

  • NMS Students Create Art For The School-Based Health Center

    Five Newtown Middle School students recently presented gifts of their artwork to the NMS School-Based Health Center to decorate the center’s reception area.

    The students also shared a letter about the work that explained the art was created to “inspire and lift the spirits of students.”

  • NMS Moving Up Ceremony Celebrates And Honors Students

    As Newtown Middle School Principal Tom Einhorn said during his school's Moving Up Ceremony on Monday, June 15, held at Western Connecticut State University's O'Neill Center in Danbury, the evening was being held to "congratulate and recognize our students."

  • School Year Ends With Cheer

    Music played over the loudspeakers at Head O’ Meadow Elementary School on Wednesday, June 17, just moments before the last bell rang for the 2014-15 school year.

    And that was when some of the school’s fourth grade students began to dance.

    According to staff, students danced in their classrooms while the song “Happy” played.

    By the time “Uptown Funk” was being played, the fourth graders formed a dance line.

  • Newtown Middle School Third Quarter Honor Roll

    Newtown Middle School recently released its honor roll for the third 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

  • Hawley Parents Voice Concerns And ‘SOS’ Message To Superintendent

    Within a week of a Facility and Enrollment Study Committee report presentation, the Hawley Elementary School community delivered a sharp response to the idea of closing the school.

  • Facility And Enrollment Study Assesses Hawley Or Middle School Closing

    A facility and enrollment study, presented by Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, at the Board of Education’s meeting on Tuesday, June 2, recommends closing Hawley Elementary School due to declining enrollment.

    While Hawley Elementary School was the main focus during the presentation, cost estimates were also provided for the closure of the middle school.

    “This is difficult work, and this is work that makes folks very unhappy,” said Dr Erardi.

  • Facility And Enrollment Study Assesses Hawley Or Middle School Closing

    After Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, presented configurations during the Board of Education's meeting on Tuesday, June 2, for closing a school in the district, he said the Facility and Enrollment Study Committee endorses closing an elementary school.

    Hawley Elementary School was the main focus during the presentation, but cost estimates were also provided if Newtown Middle School were closed. 

    "This is difficult work, and this is work that makes folks very unhappy," said Dr Erardi. 

  • NMS Students Participate In Volleyball Tourney

    A line of nets was set up outside at Newtown Middle School on Tuesday, May 5, for a volleyball tournament fundraiser for the American Heart Association.

    It was the third annual “Volleyball for Heart Event,” and it had teams of seventh and eighth grade students go up against each other in seven-minute games.

    The event was held after school, and NMS physical education teacher Ken Kantor, who organized the event, explained the rules of the tourney while surrounded by the seventh and eighth grade participants.