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  • High School’s Health Fair ‘Best One Yet’

    A dauntless bicycle rider, hula hoops, jump rope, and video games highlighted Newtown High School’s annual health fair, held in the school’s gymnasium on Wednesday, May 22. The physically interactive assembly, which focused on promoting health ...

  • NHS Students Prepare For Junior/Senior Project Presentations

    Students in this semester’s Junior/Senior Project course at Newtown High School rehearsed their presentations on Monday, May 20. Project are to be officially presented before a volunteer panel of judges over a course of three evenings, May 28, May 30...

  • NHS Peer Leadership Conducts Bone Marrow Registry Drive

    Newtown High School’s Peer Leadership group sponsored a Bone Marrow Registry program on Thursday, May 23. Throughout the day Jennifer St Peter, account executive with the Rhode Island Blood Center, was available to assist in registering and collectin...

  • Seven Weeks Of Summer Camps At The SHACK

    Have you made plans yet for summer camp? The Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids (SHACK) has a number of options planned. The SHACK, in Suite 104 at 100 Church Hill Road, will offer seven weeks of art, music and theatre-based summer activities with special projects each day. Each week with focus on a special theme with arts and crafts based around that theme. Most weeks will conclude with an open-air outdoor theater production.

  • Connecticut Spokebenders Game, Fundraiser Set

    The Connecticut Spokebenders, a wheelchair basketball team that is part of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, is set to visit Newtown High School on Friday, May 31, at 7 pm, to hold a basketball game. The event will be open to the public and w...

  • Time To Find Newtown’s Outstanding Youth

    Newtown Youth & Family Service is looking for one youth in Newtown to be awarded an Outstanding Youth Award during NYFS’s 2013 Annual Meeting. NYFS annually recognizes a youth who has shown exemplary leadership skills as well as being a good role model for his or her peers.

  • HEMMA Slates Student Recital, Local Bands Performance

    HEMMA (High school Elementary Musicianship Mentoring Association) has scheduled a Sunday, June 9, event for a student recital, dinner, and performances by local bands in Newtown High School’s cafetorium. The public is invited to attend any or all three parts of the event, which will include student performances, dinner, and live band performances.

  • Musicians Premiere Memorial Composition ‘Glorificare’

    Newtown High School’s wind ensemble, orchestra, and choruses took the stage Wednesday, May 22, to perform the world premiere of Samuel R. Hazo’s Glorificare, under the guidance of the composer. The performance took place near the end of the NHS orchestra’s scheduled spring concert, and was the culmination of work and dedication to provide a special memorial celebrating the lives and spirits of the people lost at Sandy Hook School on 12/14.

  • Host Families Needed For Study Abroad Program

    Education First, an international language company that focuses on breaking down barriers of language, culture, and geography through cultural exchanges, educational travel, language training, and degree programs, is looking for host families in Newtown for its Educational Homest...

  • High School Students, Families Invited To ‘RoadTrip Nation’ Presentation

    The Newtown High School Career Center with the financial assistance of the PTSA is sponsoring RoadTrip Nation, an education program on PBS, on May 30, at 7 pm, in the high school’s cafetorium. RoadTrip Nation has a philosophy about ...