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  • Newtown VFW Names Patriot Pen Winners

    The Newtown VFW Post #308 named its winners for the Patriot Pen essay contest during several recent presentations.

    Last week, VFW Post #308 representatives also announced the winner of the Patriot Pen Voice of Democracy Award as Newtown High School senior Brittany Pearson. The Voice of Democracy scholarship program is an audio-essay contest for high school seniors. As the award winner in Newtown, Brittany’s entry will go on to the state level of the competition.

  • Newtown Middle School Student Council Collecting For WIN

    Food items have already started piling up for the Newtown Middle School Student Council’s food drive to collect for the Women Involved in Newtown’s (WIN) yearly Thanksgiving Baskets campaign.

  • NMS Scarecrow Contest Winners Announced

    The top three winning student groups from this year’s Newtown Middle School My Favorite Scarecrow Contest have been announced.

  • Scarecrows On Display Until Sunday, October 27

    Entries in this year’s Newtown Middle School My Favorite Scarecrow Contest are on display through this Sunday, October 27.

  • Reading Choices From NHS, NMS, And Reed

    The Newtown High School Book Club had its first meeting on Monday, September 30, to talk about its current book, Divergent by Veronica Roth. Huddled around a table in the school’s library/media center, students assigned club officers and discussed the book and more.

  • Scarecrows To Go On Display Saturday

    This year’s Newtown Middle School My Favorite Scarecrow Contest will be on display and open for voting from this Saturday, October 19, until Sunday, October 27.

  • NMS Elects Student Council Representatives

    Newtown Middle School students voted for the school’s 2013-14 Student Council after contenders for the different council positions gave prepared speeches on Friday, October 4.

  • Scarecrows To Return To Queen Street

    This year’s My Favorite Scarecrow Contest will mark the 17th year of the annual event, according to Newtown Middle School art teacher Claudia Mitchell.

    Each year eighth grade student groups are challenged to create a larger-than-life scarecrow, designed to frighten away a demon of their choice, that can withstand inclement weather.

  • An Educational Summer For Three NMS Teachers

    Newtown Middle School eighth grade social studies teacher Susan Lang has been applying for grants through the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) off and on for a few years, but this year she convinced a few of her fellow teachers to also apply.

    According to the NEH, it is an independent federal agency that promotes excellence in the humanities by awarding grants and offering programs.

  • NMS Releases Fourth Marking Period Honor Rolls

    Newtown Middle School recently released its honor roll for the fourth quarter marking period of the 2012-13 school year. The following seventh and eighth grade students earned their place on the list.

     

    Eighth Grade Honor Roll