- Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 9:11 am
Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, led a community forum on Wednesday, October 28, the latest in the continuing forum series designed to be one-hour discussions with community members.
Wednesday’s forum was expected to focus on safety, security, discipline, and student transitions.
Mark Pompano, the district’s director of security, spoke at the start of the evening, and he shared an overview of security in the district.
- Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 8:23 am
The school district announced on Monday, October 19, that its next scheduled community forum is set for Wednesday, October 28, at 7 pm in Newtown High School’s Lecture Hall.
The one-hour discussion will focus on present practice pertaining to safety, security, discipline, and student transitions.
The design of the evening is interactive, with those in attendance expected to partner with administration to discuss the topics.
- Friday, September 18, 2015 at 9:13 am
Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, welcomed roughly 40 people to Newtown High School’s Lecture Hall on September 16 by explaining that more events like the night’s community forum will be scheduled monthly to discuss different topics.
Wednesday’s discussion focused on “Parent Partnership: Influence, Inspire, and Ignite Teaching and Learning.”
- Friday, September 11, 2015 at 9:23 am
A Community Forum titled “Parent Partnership: Influence, Inspire, and Ignite Teaching and Learning” has been scheduled by the Newtown Public Schools for Wednesday, September 16, at 7 pm at Newtown High School’s Lecture Hall, 12 Berkshire Road.
The event will be a one-hour community forum for all kindergarten through twelfth grade parents.
- Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 8:54 am
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.
- Friday, May 29, 2015
With the Board of Education set to review data on the possibility of closing a school during its meeting on Tuesday, June 2, parents voiced concerns on the topic during a Community Forum on Thursday, May 28.
- Friday, May 1, 2015
Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, oversaw a Community Forum on Thursday, April 30, on enrollment and an ongoing facility study.
Information from the study will be shared with the school board publicly at its June 2 meeting, according to Dr Erardi’s presentation at the forum, and information from the study is expected to detail possible options for closing a school, which will be decided by the Board of Education.
- Friday, March 6, 2015 at 9:07 am
With a community forum on the 2015-16 school budget set for this Tuesday, March 10, Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, said this week he is hoping for a good turnout for the forum and for the April referendum.
The one-hour community forum, called “All-School Parent Conversation Focused On Teaching, Learning, And the Proposed 2015-16 Spending Plan,” will start at 7:30 pm, and it will take place in the Lecture Hall at Newtown High School, 12 Berkshire Road.
- Saturday, November 22, 2014
The second, one-hour Parent/Community Forum hosted by the school district was held on Tuesday, November 11, and focused on rigor in the classroom.
Assistant Superintendent of Schools Linda Gejda led the discussion.
“We’re very excited about having the opportunity to begin the conversation about rigor,” said Dr Gejda, near the start of the evening.
- Wednesday, November 5, 2014
The Newtown Public Schools district has scheduled a one-hour community conversation to discuss the present K-12 lens of instruction throughout the school district.
The event will be held on Tuesday, November 11, in the Newtown High School’s cafetorium. It will begin at 7 pm.
Linda Gejda, assistant superintendent of schools of curriculum and instruction, will lead the discussion and she also encourages all parents at all levels to attend the event.