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  • Newtown Middle School Preparing For ‘The Wizard Of Oz’

    The Newtown Middle School drama production of The Wizard of Oz is set to take the stage March 15 through 17, and a free senior citizens preview performance is scheduled for March 14. Students have been busy preparing after school for the production. By Tuesday, March 5, the students were standing on a “yellow brick road” painted on the middle school stage as they rehearsed.

  • Newtown Continuing Education Programs

    Newtown Continuing Education recently released a list of some of its upcoming programs. The following classes still have limited openings available. Bus trips have been arranged. One trip, scheduled for March 17, for a fee of $84 will go to the Boston Flow...

  • Musicians Help Fraser Woods Celebrate Its ‘Year Of Music’

    High school students helped Fraser Woods Montessori School students celebrate their school’s cultural program theme for this year, “A Year of Music,” on Friday, February 22.

  • Newtown Youth & Family Services To Offer ‘Safety Town’

    Newtown Youth & Family Services is planning to offer a program called “Safety Town” for two sessions in July. The program will give children about to enter kindergarten the chance to learn about safety in a town environment, to scale. NYFS ...

  • Breakfast With The Easter Bunny Slated

    Wesley Learning Center Students are getting ready to have Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Saturday March 16 from 9 am to 11 am in the Rauner Hall of the Newtown United Methodist Church.  The event will include face painting, a special visit from the Easter Bunny and a surprise for ...

  • Housatonic Valley Waldorf School To Hold Tour For Parents

    Parents of prospective students are invited to take a tour of the Housatonic Valley Waldorf School while classes are in session on Wednesday, March 13, from 8:45 am to 10:30 am.

  • 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 ...

  • Chinese Delegation Welcomed In Newtown

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

  • 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.