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  • Filmmaker With CP Shares Experiences With Reed Students

    Filmmaker and Bethel native Reid Davenport, 22, came to Reed Intermediate School on Thursday, March 28, and met with two clusters of fifth graders.

  • Waldorf Students ‘Travel’ And Perform In Foreign Languages On Stage

    Imagine waltzing, planting a cocoa tree, and even visiting Germany as well as a Spanish-speaking country, and even seeing the universe — all on stage, and as a young student no less. Children in grades one through eight did all of this, and more, in ...

  • Newtown Among ‘Best Communities For Music Education'

     Newtown and the Newtown Public Schools have, for the fifth time and fourth year in a row, been awarded the “Best Communities for Music Education 2013” distinction along with other communities by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation. ...

  • NHS Student Creates Music Mentor Program

    Grace Clark, a junior at Newtown High School, said she always knew she would want to apply for her Girl Scout Gold Award when the time came, but did not know until last year that her project would create a music mentoring program between high school students and elementary school...

  • NCAC Announces New Scholarship; Deadline To Apply April 12

    The Newtown Cultural Commission announced on March 27 a $500 scholarship has been added to NCAC’s original $1,000 scholarship for a resident of Newtown who is a high school senior and who is planning on attending advanced education in the next year in a field of artistic ...

  • NICE Welcomes Delegates From French Sister School

    As Newtown High School French teacher Jennifer Davidson pointed out during a student panel discussion on Monday, March 25, a visit from a delegation of students and teachers from France this week marked the first time a group of students from Europe have visited the high school t...

  • NHS Students Helping The SHACK

    The Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids (SHACK) has found support from the Newtown High School Creative Arts Council, which has provided artwork and volunteers following the center’s inception. According to SHACK, its mission is to provide a safe haven f...

  • NHS Graduation, NMS Moving Up, Dates Discussed

     Superintendent of Schools Janet Robinson informed the Board of Education Tuesday, March 19, that the dates for the Newtown Middle School Moving Up Ceremony and the Newtown High School graduation have been set with Western Connecticut State University’s O’Neill C...

  • Campus Notes, March 22

    Alexander Martens of Sandy Hook, an electronic game programming major at Champlain College in Burlington, Vt., is currently studying abroad at the school’s Montreal, Canada, campus. Alexander, a junior, will be studying in Canada for the remainder of the sp...