• ‘Parent Partnership’ Community Forum Set

    A “Parent Partnership: Influence, Inspire, and Ignite Teaching and Learning” community forum has been set by the school district for Wednesday, September 16, at 7 pm, in Newtown High School’s Lecture Hall.

    According to a release for the event, the one-hour community forum is designed for all kindergarten through twelfth grade parents, and will be interactive for those in attendance.

    Discussion topics will include instruction, enrichment, assessment, safety, and personalized learning.

  • NHS Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

    The following students made the High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the fourth quarter marking period at Newtown High School for the 2014-15 school year. The honor roll listings were recently released by the school for publication.

  • REACH Newtown Commemorates And Thanks Its Graduating Mentors

    The Newtown High School cafetorium was filled with parents and high school seniors as the REACH Mentor Hall of Fame Ceremony took place Thursday, June 4.

  • NHS Holds Awards Nights For Seniors And Underclassmen

    Newtown High School Principal Lorrie Rodrigue welcomed all in attendance on Wednesday, June 3, to the first evening dedicated to honoring and awarding students.

    NHS seniors were awarded scholarships and honors during the evening on Wednesday, and NHS underclassmen were honored and awarded scholarships during the evening on Thursday, June 4.

    Dr Rodrigue said the Wednesday event was a “very, very special” culmination for the seniors, who were only roughly two weeks away from graduating that evening.

  • Newtown Scholarship Association Holds Annual Awards Reception

    Newtown Scholarships Association (NSA) held its Third Annual Awards Reception at The Dana-Holcombe House on Thursday, June 11.

    Students being awarded scholarships met with NSA members and school district educators and administration during the reception.

    According to the NSA, all of the awards are need based.

    NSA Awards Chairperson Stephanie Gaston said the NSA was able to award 58 scholarships for $105,000 this year to high school graduates.

  • NHS Scholars Luncheon Highlights Students And Inspiring Teachers

    The first Scholars Luncheon was held at Newtown High School on Friday, June 12, after school.

    The event, which was held in the school's cafetorium, brought students in the top five percent of the graduating Class of 2015 together with an educator that inspired them during the course of their educational career.

  • 2015 Relay For Life Joined Survivors, Caregivers, Supporters At NHS

    The 2015 Relay For Life event drew survivors, caregivers, and supporters to the Newtown High School Blue & Gold Stadium on Saturday, June 13.

    Relay For Life is the world’s largest fundraising event to end cancer, and by walking laps around the track and participating in the event, local supporters did their part to raise money for the cause.

  • The 'Outstanding' NHS Class of 2015 Graduates

    Around 5:30 Tuesday, June 16, mortarboards were in the air and a collective roar of applause grew inside the O’Neil Center at Western Connecticut State University as the Newtown High School’s Class of 2015 officially became high school graduates.

  • NHS Junior/Senior Project Students Ready Themselves For Final Presentations

    With their final presentations due either during the evening of June 1 or June 2, students in this semester’s Newtown High School Junior/Senior Project course practiced on Tuesday, May 26.

  • ‘City Of Angels’ Earns Three Musical Theater Awards

    WATERBURY — Newtown High School’s musical production of City of Angels, which ran March 19-22, received three awards at the Annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards, which was held at the Palace Theater in Waterbury on June 1.

    The award winners were announced during the gala. The NHS production had been nominated for 14 awards.