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  • 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.

  • Ingersoll Automotive Donates Laptops To NHS

    Todd Ingersoll, president of Ingersoll Automotive, visited Newtown High School on Wednesday, November 5, to donate ten new laptops to the school.

    The visit was one in a number of others in the effort to deliver technology to students who otherwise would not have access to computers at home. This was the third annual donation to NHS and other schools in the local area.

    With the ten new laptops, Ingersoll Automotive of Danbury has donated 30 laptops in the last three years to NHS.

  • ‘Lend Me A Tenor’ Coming To NHS

    Newtown High School will present Lend Me a Tenor, Thursday, November 20, to Sunday, November 23. Written by Ken Ludwig, Lend Me a Tenor is a comedy that takes place at the Cleveland Grand Opera Company in 1934. When the general manager attempts to welcome a famous tenor for a one-night-only engagement, problems ensue.

    The school announced the production on Friday, November 14.

  • Threat On Social Media Puts NHS In Lock-In Mode

    Early Tuesday afternoon, Newtown High School was placed on “lock-in” status due to an unspecified threat which was made on Internet-based social media directly against the high school, School Superintendent Joseph Erardi, Jr, said in a statement.

    At about 1:10 pm, the school was placed in a “lock-in closed teaching and learning environment,” he said.

    During such situations, visitors are not allowed on school grounds and all people in the school remain inside the building.

  • Teenagers Feel The Influence Of Technology For Better Or Worse

    Now, more than ever, teenagers not only enjoy but depend on the benefits of technology. While the majority of the nation utilizes technology, teenagers have specifically grown up in a world of iPhones, MacBooks, and Netflix.

    Newtown High School students and teachers recently weighed in on how local teens use the Internet and technology.

    “I mainly use the Internet on my phone to go through Twitter or Facebook when I’m bored during free period or on the bus,” junior Jessica Petersen said.

  • Pep Rally Tops Spirit Week At NHS

    Following Spirit Week at Newtown High School and ahead of the NHS football team taking on Brookfield that night, a pep rally gathered students into the stands at Blue & Gold Stadium near the end of the school day on Friday, October 24.

    Students filled the stadium and dotted the athletic field with school colors, as Friday was also Blue & Gold Day during Spirit Week.

  • National Honor Society Induction Ceremony At NHS

    Newtown High School students were inducted into the Newtown Chapter of the National Honor Society during a ceremony on Thursday, October 23.

    When Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, spoke near the start of the event, he said he hoped the inductees and their family members could pause from the busy schedule of the day to “revel in the moment.