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  • Bunny Watch 2014 Preparations Underway

    For the fourth year in a row, Newtown High School Odyssey of the Mind team members are gearing up to offer the annual Bunny Watch, a fundraiser for the group to attend the World Finals of the problem-solving competition.

  • Local Odyssey Of The Mind Teams Compete In State Competition

    Local Odyssey of the Mind teams participated in the state level of the competition on Saturday, March 29, in Bristol. Some local teams are now busy fundraising to cover the expected costs of attending the upcoming world finals. A number of teams took the time this week, however, to reflect with The Bee on the Connecticut Odyssey of the Mind.

  • The Top of the Mountain

    Mother Nature had to stick her tongue out at us one last time this season, on Monday morning. A coating of sleet and giant snowflakes were not what I wanted to see, but I’m hoping that is the last of the wintry weather. The daffodils and crocuses poking up through the soil around town are giving me hope that spring truly is imminent.

  • Ballots And Baked Goods

    Odyssey of the Mind team mom Heather Almeter with her daughter, Arline, at Newtown Middle School earlier this afternoon. Mrs Almeter’s son, Aidan, is a member of a team that will be heading to Odyssey of the Mind world finals later this month.

  • Car Wash This Saturday To Raise Money For Dover Donuts

    The Dover Donuts, an Odyssey of the Mind Team of Reed Intermediate School students, are set to hold a car wash this Saturday, May 11, from 10 am until 2 pm.

    The event will help the team members raise money to cover the costs associated with attending the World Finals of the Odyssey of the Mind competition in Michigan later this month.

    Following the Connecticut State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament, held on April 6 in Bristol, five of Newtown's participating teams made it to World Finals in Michigan, set for May 22- 25.

  • NHS Odyssey Of The Mind Team Flocking Together Toward World Finals

    With participation in the World Finals of Odyssey of the Mind before them, one Newtown High School team has been “flocking” residents to raise money to make it to Michigan.

    Following the Connecticut State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament, held on April 6 in Bristol, five of Newtown’s participating teams made it to World Finals in Michigan, set for May 22–25.

  • Local Odyssey Of The Mind Teams To Head To World Finals

    Following the Connecticut State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament, held on April 6 in Bristol, five of Newtown’s participating teams will be heading to the World Finals in Michigan, set for May 22 through 25.

  • Bunny Watch Hopping With Excitement

    A bouncy house was set up, tickets were ready, and a number of “bunnies” were starting to arrive by 10 am on Friday, March 29, for the first day of this year’s Bunny Watch, near Glander Field on the Fairfield Hills campus.

    The Bunny Watch has been held annually for the last couple of years as a fundraiser for local Odyssey of the Mind teams. The event is set to be open from 10 am until 4 pm on both Friday, and Saturday, March 29.

  • Bunny Watch To Return March 29 & 30 To Fairfield Hills

  • Bunny Watch To Return March 29 & 30

    For the third year a Newtown High School Odyssey of the Mind team will be hosting a Bunny Watch near Glander Field on the Fairfield Hills campus on March 29 and 30.

    Last year the NHS Odyssey of the Mind team and a Reed Intermediate School team set up the second Bunny Watch as a fundraiser to help the two teams attend the national level of the problem-solving competition.