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  • Chinese Delegation Welcomed In Newtown

    A delegation of 31 students and ten educators from Liaocheng, China, recently spent ten days visiting Newtown.

  • Acts Of Kindness Honor Charlotte Bacon

    With a photo of a smiling Charlotte Bacon displayed at the front of the room and the words, “Happy Birthday Charlotte, remember forever,” the first night to honor students entered into The Charlotte Bacon Act of Kindness Awards took place Friday, February 22, at HealingNewtown Arts Space.

  • NMS Student Sold $24,000 Worth Of Wristbands To Benefit Healing Hearts

    Selling yellow and blue wristbands with the words “We are one Newtown, 12-14-12” he created helped Newtown Middle School seventh grader Ryan Patrick raise $24,000 to give to the Healing Hearts Center for Grieving Children & Families, a program of Regional Hospice ...

  • Raising Funds To Bring Newtown To St Patrick’s Day Parade

    New York’s St Patrick’s Day Parade is less than a month away, and one resident is raising money to bring members of the Newtown High School Marching Band & Guard, representatives of the local fire companies and police department, and teachers and administrators to...

  • Newtowner In South Korea To Teach English To Country’s Youth

    Newtown High School 2008 graduate Shannon Seaman has landed safely in South Korea as of this week, and will be starting a new adventure in her post-college life: educating South Korean youth.

  • Quilting For Compliments: Classmates Create Positive Keepsakes

    “You are kind,” “you are reliable,” and “you are a helpful friend,” were among the phrases used by fourth grade teacher Linda Baron at Middle Gate School as examples of what classmates might write to one another.

  • Winning Newtown Winter Guard To Host Winter Extravaganza Home Show This Weekend

    The three levels of Newtown Winter Guard — Juniors, Junior Varsity and Varsity — will host 29 other Winter Guard on Saturday, March 2, at Newtown High School for the annual “Winter Extravaganza” Musical Arts Conference (MAC) show. B...

  • SHACK Winter Session Registration Open

    The Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids (SHACK) winter ten-week session of classes will begin on March 11 and runs through May 25. Registration is by mail or in studio during studio hours (check website). Class cost is $150 per student per session plus an $25 ...

  • Hawley Reading Lounge Now Open, Artwork Unveiled

    Artwork created by Newtown High School National Honor Society Art Committee members was unveiled at Hawley Elementary School on Thursday, February 21, as part of a celebration to highlight the opening of the school’s new Reading Lounge.

  • One Hundred Ways To Celebrate

    One hundred pennies, 100 gummy bears, 100 chocolate kisses, 100 marshmallows, 100 doilies wound into rose buds — Middle Gate School students’ art projects all added up to 100.