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  • NHS Prepping For ‘City Of Angels’

    Newtown High School students were busy working after school on Wednesday, February 18, to prepare for the upcoming musical production of City of Angels.

    City of Angels is a musical about a novelist trying to turn a book into a screenplay, and it shows both the plot of the writer’s attempt to create a screenplay and the plot of the fictional film being creating.

  • Newtown’s Strong Showing In Winter Percussion/Guard Show

    In the Winter Percussion’s first competition of the season, Newtown High School scored a 78.45 and walked away with the first place trophy in the Marching Percussion 2A division, defeating host New Milford High School on Saturday, February 21 in a USBands event.

  • NHS ‘Lock-In Open’ Status Prompted By ‘Suspicious Note’

    A “lock-in open” status at Newtown High School has been lifted, according to emails sent to district parents, following an investigation this morning, Monday, February 23.

  • Newtown High School Hosts Midyear Graduation Ceremony

    Students and family members gathered in Newtown High School’s cafetorium on Tuesday, February 3, to celebrate 23 students who have completed graduation requirements.

    A reception, with food provided by the high school’s culinary department, was held along with the ceremony.

    NHS Guidance Director Cathy Ostar introduced the event and thanked everyone who helped make the evening possible, including the parents of the graduates.

  • Yale Whiffenpoofs Perform At Newtown High School

    Yale University’s Whiffenpoofs, a male a cappella group, performed for Newtown High School students during two assemblies on Wednesday, February 4.

    NHS Principal Laurie Rodrigue said when introducing the group, the Whiffenpoofs are the most well-known and celebrated collegiate a cappella group.

    “We are so very honored to have them with us,” said Dr Rodrigue, who also thanked the high school’s PTSA for supporting the program.

  • NHS Student Art In 'Teen Visions' At Sacred Heart University

    Newtown High School student artists have work on view until February 18 in the Jerry’s Artarama-sponsored “Teen Visions 2015, A Connecticut High School Art Exhibit,” hosted at Sacred Heart University’s Art & Design Gallery.

    Students who have art in the exhibit are Zoe Brodskey, Haley Kean, Courtney MacDonald, Catherine Menousek, Emily Radatovich, Helena Rezikoff, Brandon Rodriguez, Rory Staack, and Michael Triantafilidis.

  • NHS Students Earn Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Awards

    Newtown High School students who recently earned awards and honors from the 26th Annual Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit and Awards Ceremony stood together on Monday, January 26. From left are Mike Triantafilidis, Baxter Hankin, Sarah Braga, Emily Brinkmann, and Halle Wilson. Elliot Gregory was not present for the photo.

  • Newtown High School First Quarter Honor Roll

    The following are the students who made the High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the first quarter marking period at Newtown High School this school year. The honor roll listings were recently released by the school for publication. Students earn recognition on the High Honor Roll by being enrolled in five or more classes with a minimum of four courses in areas of study other than independent study and related work experience, have an overall average of  90 or more for the marking period and the student must receive a grade of 85 or higher in each course.

  • NHS Student Artwork Displayed At Booth Library

    Newtown High School Art Portfolio student Helena Reznikoff organized her artwork at C.H. Booth Library before hanging it for display in an art show.

  • NHS Jr/Sr Project Students Preparing For Final Presentations

    With their final presentations due to be given over the course of three evenings in January, students in this semester’s Newtown High School Junior/Senior Project course practiced for their upcoming presentations.