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Education

  • Cate Gosselin Named Paraeducator of the Year

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    May 27, 2017, Saturday
    Cate Gosselin, Head O' Meadow, Head O' Meadow Elementary School, Paraeducator Of The Year

    Cate Gosselin was surprised in a Head O’ Meadow Elementary School classroom on May 16, with students surrounding her, with the news that she had been chosen as Newtown’s Paraeducator of the Year. ...Read Full Article

  • NHS Student Earns Top ACT Score

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    May 27, 2017, Saturday
    ACT, Kevin Reiss, Newtown High School, NHS

    Newtown High School junior Kevin Reiss earned a top score on the American College Test (ACT), which he took in April. Kevin said he learned of his score about ten days after the test day. “I was ...Read Full Article

  • Hawley Kindergarten Students Learn To Walk The Walk

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    May 27, 2017, Saturday
    Earth Day, Hawley Elementary School, JDRF, JDRF One Walk, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

    Hawley Elementary School kindergartener Gracie Arbogast was first diagnosed with diabetes when she was 3½ years old, her mother Stephanie Moody explained. Since the school year began, Gracie’s kind...Read Full Article

  • NMS Jazz Band Ranks Platinum At State Fantastic Festivals Adjudication

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    May 27, 2017, Saturday
    Fantastic Festivals, Jazz Band, Mark Mahoney, Newtown Middle School, NMS

    The Newtown Middle School Jazz Band earned a platinum rank after performing at the Fantastic Festivals statewide adjudication on May 19. NMS music teacher and Jazz Band advisor Mark Mahoney explain...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Middle School Third Quarter Honor Roll

    The Newtown Bee
    Education
    May 26, 2017, Friday
    2016-17 school year, honor roll, Newtown Middle School, NMS

    Newtown Middle School recently released its honor roll for the third quarter marking period of the 2016-17 school year. The following seventh and eighth grade students earned their place on the list. ...Read Full Article

  • School Board Celebrates Profiles In Professionalism Awardees

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    May 26, 2017, Friday
    2016-17 Profiles In Professionalism, Board of Education, Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi Jr

    The Board of Education celebrated its 2016-17 Profiles in Professionalism awardees at its meeting on May 16. Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, said the Profiles in Professionalism awa...Read Full Article

  • School Board Approves New Senior Experience 21 Program For NHS

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    May 26, 2017, Friday
    Board of Education, Lorrie Rodrigue, NHS, Senior Experience 21

    The Board of Education passed a new program, Senior Experience 21, at its May 16 meeting. The program will be put into place for the 2017-18 school year for incoming freshmen, members of the Class of ...Read Full Article

  • Pat Llodra Celebrated As St Rose’s Hands & Hearts Awardee

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    May 21, 2017, Sunday
    First Selectman Pat Llodra, Hands & Hearts in the Community, Monsignor Robert E Weiss Hands & Hearts in the Community Award, St Rose, St Rose of Lima School

    St Rose of Lima School celebrated First Selectman Pat Llodra throughout the day on May 5, first in school with students, then in the evening at the second annual Hands & Hearts in the Community ev...Read Full Article

  • BOE Hears Financial Report, Survey Update

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    May 20, 2017, Saturday
    Board of Education, monthly financial report, School Start Time Committee

    The Board of Education heard the district’s monthly financial report and an update from the board’s School Start Time Committee at its May 16 meeting. “Our financial position has not really c...Read Full Article

  • Grandparents Welcomed At Fraser Woods And St Rose Schools

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    May 20, 2017, Saturday
    Fraser Woods Montessori School, Grandparents Day, St Rose of Lima School

    Grandparents were welcomed at both Fraser Woods Montessori School and St Rose of Lima School for Grandparents Day events. A number of grandparents visited Fraser Woods Montessori School on May 8 fo...Read Full Article