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Education

  • NHS Student Art Work Selected For Scholastic Show

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    January 20, 2017, Friday
    Hartford Art School, Newtown High School, NHS, Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit, Silpe Gallery

    Artwork created by three Newtown High School students will be part of the 2017 Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit, which opened January 15 at the Silpe Gallery at the Hartford Art School, 201 Bloomfield Av...Read Full Article

  • Bakes N’ Cakes Cafe Putting The Icing On The Birthday Cake

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    January 20, 2017, Friday
    Bakes N’ Cakes Cafe, birthday cake, The Newtown Bee, Tony Posca

    For roughly 11 years, Tony Posca, longtime former owner of Andrea’s Bake Shoppe in Newtown, offered a free birthday cake for one lucky local child through The Newtown Bee’s weekly drawing. Now as ...Read Full Article

  • NHS 2017 Art Portfolio Exhibition At C.H. Booth Library

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    January 19, 2017, Thursday
    Carol Pelligra, NHS 2017 Art Portfolio Exhibition, NHS art portfolio class

    Artwork created by students in Newtown High School art teacher Carol Pelligra’s art portfolio class this semester is on view at C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, through January 24, when a closing...Read Full Article

  • Next Week: ASAP, Pilobolus Uniting For Local Workshops, Performances

    The Newtown Bee
    Education
    January 19, 2017, Thursday
    Pilobolus

    World famous dance company Pilobolus is known for the joy it brings to people from all walks of life, from professional dancers and preschoolers to senior citizens and special needs students. Beginni...Read Full Article

  • Head O’ Meadow Giving Shop Donates To Local Charities

    The Newtown Bee
    Education
    January 14, 2017, Saturday
    Head O' Meadow Elementary School, Holiday Giving Shop, PTA

    By Eliza Hallabeck After the Head O' Meadow Elementary School's PTA hosted its annual Holiday Giving Shop at the start of December, donations raised from the event were shared with three local charit...Read Full Article

  • Head O’ Meadow Spirit Day Honors Chef Plum

    The Newtown Bee
    Education
    January 14, 2017, Saturday
    Chef Plum, Crazy Hair Day, Head O' Meadow Elementary School

    By Eliza Hallabeck Head O' Meadow Elementary School students and staff came to school on Thursday, December 22, decked out for a special Crazy Hair school spirit day to honor school parent Kristopher...Read Full Article

  • VFW Post 308 Offering Teacher Of The Year Award, Nominations Sought

    The Newtown Bee
    Education
    January 14, 2017, Saturday
    Teacher of the Year award, Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW, VFW Post 308

    The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 308 has announced the start of its Teacher of the Year award. Teachers who promote civic responsibility, flag etiquette, and patriotism are prime candidates ...Read Full Article

  • School Budget Discussion Continues, Public Forum Next On Schedule

    The Newtown Bee
    Education
    January 13, 2017, Friday
    2017-18 budget, Board of Education, Public Hearing

    By Eliza Hallabeck The Board of Education heard about more areas of the superintendent's proposed 2017-18 budget at its meeting on Tuesday, January 10. The next budget workshop meeting is a public he...Read Full Article

  • Hawley Fourth Graders Complete Community Service Projects

    The Newtown Bee
    Education
    January 13, 2017, Friday
    community service, fourth grade, Hawley, Hawley Elementary School

    By Eliza Hallabeck Each year Hawley Elementary School fourth grade students complete community service projects as part of the school's social studies curriculum. Recently, fourth grade teacher Mi...Read Full Article

  • School Board Budget Discussion Continues

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    January 9, 2017, Monday
    Board of Education, Board of Education budget, budget discussions, budget workshop, school budget, SERV GRant, Superintendent's Requested Operational Plan

    The Board of Education continued its discussion of the superintendent’s proposed 2017-18 budget at its meeting on Thursday, January 5. The Superintendent’s Requested Operational Plan was first pr...Read Full Article