• Music Mentoring Program Kicks Off Second Year At NHS

    Newtown High School sophomore Dawson Goodrich, right, helped Sandy Hook School fourth grader Michael Spanedda during the first day of this year’s High school Elementary Musicianship Mentoring Association (HEMMA) program.

  • HEMMA Slates Student Recital, Local Bands Performance

    HEMMA (High school Elementary Musicianship Mentoring Association) has scheduled a Sunday, June 9,  event for a student recital, dinner, and performances by local bands in Newtown High School’s cafetorium.

    According to Grace Clark, a junior at Newtown High School who started HEMMA as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award this school year, the event will start with the student recital from 2 pm to 5 pm, the dinner will be available between 5 pm and 6 pm, and the performances by the local bands will happen between 6 pm and 9 pm.

  • NHS Student Creates Music Mentor Program

    Grace Clark, a junior at Newtown High School, said she always knew she would want to apply for her Girl Scout Gold Award when the time came, but did not know until last year that her project would create a music mentoring program between high school students and elementary school students.

    On Monday, March 25, the first day of the new program was held, and Grace said it was a success.