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  • Japanese Student Fellows Visit Newtown

    Two students from Yamaguchi, Japan, visited Newtown from March 17 until April 4 through the Japan Society’s Junior Fellows program. During their stay, both students studied aspects of Newtown High School that they will use to create research projects.

  • Providing Food For Shelters— The High School Feeds The Need

    Since September a group of Newtown High School students, with the help of faculty and administration, has been putting time and energy into creating a program that has provided thousands of meals for area homeless shelters. The pilot program called Fee...

  • Campus Notes

    Noah Burhance, a student in the third form (ninth grade) at Kent School in Kent, was named to the high honor roll for the winter term of 2012-2013 at the school. Kent is a co-ed college preparatory school founded in 1906 in the tradition of the Episcopal Church; ...

  • 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...

  • NMS Student Attends National Young Leaders State Conference

    Last August Newtown Middle School seventh grader Brian Sleeva found out his sixth grade teacher Petrice DiVanno had nominated him to attend the National Young Leaders State Conference and he had been accepted. “It was so amazing,” said Brian, a...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...