- Thursday, January 15, 2015
Before Head O’ Meadow fourth grade chorus students performed their Winter Concert during the evening of January 7, the students also sang their prepared songs for their fellow students during as assembly on Tuesday, January 6.
Members of the fourth grade Singers group introduced each song sung on Tuesday, and Head O’ Meadow music teacher Cynthia Holberg led her students through each song.
- Wednesday, December 31, 2014
As Head O’ Meadow Principal Barbara Gasparine walked into her school’s cafetorium on Tuesday, December 23, she asked students in Karen Dreger’s second grade class whether they were ready to sing.
“Yeah!” the students responded.
The group was one of the first classes to enter the cafetorium for Tuesday’s holiday sing-along, which was organized and led by music teacher Cynthia Holberg.
- Saturday, December 20, 2014
Head O’ Meadow elementary school students browsed for items to give to their loved ones on Friday, December 12, while the school’s Holiday Shop was open, but buying each item also helped raise money for three local charities.
- Thursday, October 2, 2014
Before entering school at Head O’ Meadow Elementary School on Tuesday, September 30, students first had to make their way through a protest.
Head O’ Meadow Library/Media Specialist Bev Bjorklund explained that before the event, students at the Boggs Hill Road school had read The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt in class, and the staged protest was held as a celebration of that reading experience.
- Friday, September 12, 2014
Head O’ Meadow Elementary School had a visitor on Monday, September 8, who helped unveil the school’s Friendship Bench.
Acacia “Tiny” Woodley of Palm Bay, Fla.,, was introduced during a morning assembly by school Principal Barbara Gasparine, and before Acacia explained why she was at the school, she shared a story.
Acacia told a story about a baby hippopotamus who befriends an old tortoise, despite having very little in common with each other at the start of their friendship.
- Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 2:51 pm
It was Spirit Day at Head O’ Meadow School, Friday, June 6, and school pride was evident, from hair dyed to match class T-shirts, to painted faces and colorful wigs, and a hillside painted to read “There’s No Place Like HOM!”
- Friday, May 30, 2014
For the first year, said Head O’ Meadow Elementary School art teacher Donna Perugini, her school’s annual art show included works created by kindergarten students, thanks to the addition of full-day kindergarten for the 2013-14 school year.
- Friday, May 16, 2014
Head O’ Meadow Elementary School joined other schools and organizations around the world on Wednesday, May 7, when staff, students, and administrators at the school gathered in the school’s cafetorium to exercise.
“Is everybody ready to move today?” asked physical education teacher Steve “Coach” Dreger before leading the gathered school community, with the help of a few chosen students, through exercises.
- Monday, April 21, 2014
Head O’ Meadow students cast their votes Monday, April 21, on which category of books they would like purchased for the school’s library.
The event is a yearly one at the school, and library/media specialist Bev Bjorklund said she prepared the students to cast their ballots by speaking to them about the importance of voting.
- Friday, December 27, 2013
Letters from Sandy Hook — Newtown to the World, compiled and edited by Sandy Hook resident Suzanne Davenport, has been released. The book is available at The Newtown Bee office, C.H. Booth Library, and Everything Newtown. The cost of the book is $30 and when purchased at any of the abovementioned locations, all of the proceeds will be donated directly to the Newtown Memorial Fund. The book is available on Amazon, but the foundation gets only three percent of the proceeds in that case.