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  • A KanJam Session At NMS

    More than 90 students had signed up to participate in the Friday, December 12, after school KanJam tournament at Newtown Middle School by the time the bell rang to dismiss school for the day.

    NMS physical education teachers Matt Memoli, Joe LaRosa, and Ken Kantor were quick to ready the gym for the tourney before students filed in to hear the rules for the after school event.

  • NMS First Quarter Honor Roll

    Newtown Middle School recently released its honor roll for the first 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

  • NMS Eco Cleaners Group Challenging The Community

    A group of eighth grade students have been picking up garbage, and are challenging other students and community members to join them.

    The group, which calls itself The Eco Cleaners, is comprised of Claire Dubois, Elizabeth Salley, Alexia Tavar, Alisa Redzepi, and Brianna Lovely.

  • Career Day At The Middle School

    Eighth graders at Newtown Middle School had many chances to learn from professionals on Friday, November 14, when the school held its annual Career Day.

    The event was organized by school counselors Susan Connelly and Tina Broccolo.

    Each year eighth grade students rotate between classrooms to hear from multiple professionals who visit the school to talk about their careers. The presenters shared experiences with the students during three half-hour sessions.

  • Internet Safety Presentation Offered At NMS

    Before Scott Driscoll of Internet Safety Concepts offered an “Internet Safety for Parents of Teens & Tweens” presentation at C.H. Booth Library during the evening of Wednesday, October 29, he gave presentations for Newtown Middle School students.

    “I don’t think that even an hour goes by that we don’t use the Internet,” said NMS Principal Thomas Einhorn before he introduced Mr Driscoll to students, “and it is really important for you to know how to safely do so.”

  • NMS Labels Are For Jars Club Celebrates ‘Valentober’

    Newtown Middle School’s Labels Are For Jars club started preparing for October 31 more than a week before the date arrived.

    Meeting on Wednesday, October 22, students in the club sorted candy into small black pouches with the words, “Happy Valentober… Spread the love… Tell someone you love them” written on red labels.

  • Winning NMS Scarecrows Announced

    Newtown Middle School announced the top three winning creations from this year’s My Favorite Scarecrow Sculpture Contest this week.

  • NMS Student Council Elected

    Newtown Middle School’s 2014-15 Student Council officers were elected on Friday, October 10.

    Voting took place in classrooms after contenders for the four positions gave speeches in the middle school’s auditorium.

  • Scarecrows On Display At NMS

    Newtown Middle School students set up entries in this year’s My Favorite Scarecrow Sculpture Contest this past weekend. They are on display now through this Sunday, October 26, on the Queen Street school’s front lawn.

    Each year, prior to Halloween, groups of eighth grade students are challenged to design and create a “larger than life” scarecrow not only with a theme, but also with the durability to survive inclement weather.

  • NMS Scarecrows Returning To Queen Street This Weekend

    Entries in this year’s My Favorite Scarecrow Sculpture Contest began appearing on the front lawn of Newtown Middle School yesterday afternoon. Officially, however, the contest opens today, when students put more of their sculptures on view at 11 Queen Street. 

    Each year, prior to Halloween, groups of eighth grade students are challenged to design and create a “larger than life” scarecrow not only with a theme, but also with the durability to survive inclement weather.