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  • Reed Students ‘Lunch And Learn’

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Features Section
    January 22, 2017, Sunday
    Lunch and Learn, Reed, Reed Intermediate School

    The Reed Intermediate School counseling department organized a “Lunch and Learn” program for the fifth and sixth graders at the school, for students to learn about different career choices from vo...Read Full Article

  • Sirius Coyote Visits Sandy Hook School

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Features Section
    January 22, 2017, Sunday
    Arts for Learning Connecticut, PTA, Sandy Hook Elementary School, Sirius Coyote

    Sirius Coyote musicians presented musical performances for two assemblies at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Thursday, January 12. The group is based out of Watertown, according to member Kathleen ...Read Full Article

  • Mentoring With Dr Erardi Part One Of Two: Ridgefield Assistant Superintendent Spending Time In Newtown

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Features Section
    January 22, 2017, Sunday
    Connecticut Executive Leadership Program, Ridgefield Assistant Superintendent Of Schools Kimberly Beck, Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi Jr, University of connecticut

    Ridgefield Assistant Superintendent of Schools Kimberly Beck is mentoring with Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, this school year through the University of Connecticut’s Executive Lead...Read Full Article

  • Lisa Unleashed: The Last Circus Performance

    Lisa Peterson
    Features Section
    January 22, 2017, Sunday
    Lisa Peterson, Lisa Unleashed, Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus

    It’s over. The circus. Bethel’s own P.T. Barnum must be rolling over in his grave. After 146 years, the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus will perform its last show on May 21 at New Yor...Read Full Article

  • Martial Arts Provides Opportunities For Wide Range Of Participants

    Andy Hutchison
    Features Section
    January 22, 2017, Sunday
    American Tiger, DOJO, Extreme Martial Arts, Martial Arts, Moo Duk Kwan, Porco's, Steve Demasco’s Shaolin

    When you think of a lifetime sport, golf and tennis are among those that come to mind. But how about martial arts? Even with the high-level of athleticism, flexibility, and stamina needed for martial ...Read Full Article

  • Head O’ Meadow Kindergarten Students Learn About Animals And Nature

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Features Section
    January 22, 2017, Sunday
    Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield, Head O' Meadow Elementary School, kindergarten

    Teacher-naturalist Colleen Noyes from the Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield visited with the different kindergarten classes at Head O’ Meadow Elementary School on Monday, January 9. ...Read Full Article

  • NHS Announces ‘Evita’ As Spring Musical

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Features Section
    January 21, 2017, Saturday
    auditorium, Evita, Newtown High School, NHS, spring musical

    This year’s Newtown High School spring musical is promising to be like no other. With the NHS auditorium project ongoing, preparations need to be made to make sure the production is more like a tour...Read Full Article

  • Connecticut Historical Society Offers Lesson On State Government For Hawley Students

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Features Section
    January 21, 2017, Saturday
    Connecticut Historical Society, government, Hawley Elementary School

    Hawley Elementary School fourth grade students were treated to a lesson on the state government when Connecticut Historical Society Coordinator of Youth and Family Programs Corinne Swanson visited the...Read Full Article

  • FUN Plans Benefit Concert, More Activities After Best Year Ever

    John Voket
    Features Section
    January 21, 2017, Saturday
    '70s Benefit Concert, Families United for Newtown, Linda Jones

    The many local children and teens on the autism spectrum, their families, and the nearly 100 Newtown High School National Honors Society volunteers who gathered to support activities hosted by the gra...Read Full Article

  • Pet Bereavement Support Group Coming To NVS

    Alissa Silber
    Features Section
    January 21, 2017, Saturday
    Barbra Richards, Kira Fearnley, Newtown Veterinary Specialists, Paws Prayers n' People

    Newtown Veterinary Specialists (NVS) will be hosting A Life Celebration For Our Animal Companions with ordained animal chaplain and certified pet loss facilitator Barbra Richards. NVS referral liai...Read Full Article