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Education

  • A Family Feeling At Dickinson Day Camp

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    July 21, 2018, Saturday
    bird houses, Dickinson Day Camp, Family, Hockey, Pizighelli, scooters

    So far this summer, as Newtown Parks & Recreation Dickinson Memorial Park Day Camp Director Leah Pizighelli said on July 12, campers are participating in arts and crafts, enjoying activities, and ...Read Full Article

  • Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Visits NYFS Safety Town

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    July 20, 2018, Friday
    Barresi, Newtown Prevention Council, Newtown Youth & Family Services, Safety Town, Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue

    Children in the first session of the Newtown Youth & Family Services Inc (NYFS) Safety Town program learned about fire safety from Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Captain Pete Barresi on Ju...Read Full Article

  • Young Engineers Scramble To Test Egg Drop Designs

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    July 20, 2018, Friday
    contraptions, designs, eggs, Hook and Ladder, Young Engineers

    Campers in the first session of Newtown Continuing Education’s Young Engineers camp tested contraptions designed to hold an egg and protect it from breaking when dropped, with the help of Newtown Ho...Read Full Article

  • Superhero Science Marvels Campers

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    July 20, 2018, Friday
    Brad Line, experiments, High Touch High Tech, powers, Superhero Science

    Using superheroes as inspiration, campers in Newtown Parks & Recreation’s Superhero Science camp, which ran July 9 to 13, conducted experiments under the guidance of instructor Brad Line from Hi...Read Full Article

  • Campers Showcase Their ‘SMARTs’

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    July 20, 2018, Friday
    Anderson, arts, camp, science, Showcase, SMART, student-written play, theater, Watkins

    The first session of Newtown Continuing Education’s SMART (Summer Music and Art) Camp came to a close with a celebration of campers’ talents on July 13. The first session of the camp began on J...Read Full Article

  • Students Reunite With Didi Maa During Newtown Visit

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    July 16, 2018, Monday
    Didi Maa, Newtown High School, Newtown International Center for Education, NHS, NICE, Vatsalya Gram

    Roughly three months after Newtown High School students traveled to India through the Newtown International Center for Education (NICE), Newtown welcomed Sadhvi Ritambharaji, known as Didi Maa, on Jul...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Continuing Education’s SMART Camp Begins

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    July 14, 2018, Saturday
    Newtown Continuing Education, SMART Camp, Stephanie Cardwell

    Newtown Continuing Education’s SMART (Summer Music and Art) Camp began its summer classes on July 2 this year. The camp runs for two weeks, in two sessions. This year’s second session will run fro...Read Full Article

  • Newtown High School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

    The Newtown Bee
    Education
    July 13, 2018, Friday
    2017-18 school year, fourth quater, high honor roll, honor roll, Newtown High School

    The following students made the High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the fourth quarter marking period at Newtown High School for the 2017-18 school year. The honor roll listings were recently released ...Read Full Article

  • Hands And Hearts Make Sweet Memories For Departing St Rose Principal, Sister Colleen

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    July 9, 2018, Monday
    Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Bardhyl Gjoka, Sister Colleen Therese Smith, St Rose of Lima School

    When Sister Colleen Therese Smith first arrived at St Rose of Lima School for the 2014-15 academic year, she asked room after room of students about her new school; students resoundingly told her the ...Read Full Article

  • School Board Celebrates Teacher And Paraeducator Of The Year Awardees

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Education
    July 7, 2018, Saturday
    Board of Education, Bonnie Hart, Linda Biscoe, Newtown Public Schools

    The Board of Education celebrated the Newtown Public Schools 2018-19 Paraeducator of the Year and its 2018-19 Teacher of the Year at its meeting on June 20. Hawley Elementary School paraeducator Li...Read Full Article