- Friday, March 22, 2013
Superintendent of Schools Janet Robinson informed the Board of Education Tuesday, March 19, that the dates for the Newtown Middle School Moving Up Ceremony and the Newtown High School graduation have been set with Western Connecticut State University’s O’Neill Center.
Also during the meeting, the school board moved to acknowledge the last day of school for the 2012-13 calendar be June 21, and that no days will be removed from the scheduled April break, if there are further school cancellations.
- Thursday, March 21, 2013
Newtown Middle School seventh grade students Julia Doyle and Henry Petrillo recently entered into the History Day in Connecticut Contest when they presented their individual projects at Fairfield University on March 2.
History Day in Connecticut is overseen by Connecticut’s Old State House and the Connecticut Historical Society, with funding from Connecticut Humanities, according to the contest’s website.
- Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The Newtown Middle School production of The Wizard of Oz is set to take the stage March 15 through 17.
Students have been busy after school preparing for the production. By Tuesday, March 5, the students were standing on a “yellow brick road” painted on the middle school stage as they rehearsed. And by Tuesday, March 12, the Wicked Witch of the West had her cackle perfected, Glinda the Good Witch had her sparkling pink dress set, and the ruby slippers were shined as Dorothy stepped on stage in them.
- Thursday, March 7, 2013
The Newtown Middle School drama production of The Wizard of Oz is set to take the stage March 15 through 17, and a free senior citizens preview performance is scheduled for March 14.
Students have been busy preparing after school for the production. By Tuesday, March 5, the students were standing on a “yellow brick road” painted on the middle school stage as they rehearsed.