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  • A Two Hour Delay For Newtown Schools Tuesday

    Newtown Public Schools will run on a two hour delay on Tuesday, February 3, as announced by the school district on Monday, February 2, in the evening.

  • District Announces No School On Monday

    Newtown Public Schools will be closed Monday, February 2, due to the anticipated weather. The announcement was made around 4 pm on Sunday, February 1. The district also announced that all district offices will be closed on Monday, and all afternoon activities have been cancelled. 

  • Reed School Celebrates ‘Danny Appreciation Day’

    Reed Intermediate School students were dressed less casually than normal on Friday, January 23, in honor of a Bay State boy the students learned about through a video online. According to a video created by ESPN’s SportsCenter, Danny Keefe of Bridgewater, Mass., has apraxia, a motor speech disorder, and a flair for style. The Newtown students recently responded with their own fashions.

  • NHS Students Earn Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Awards

    A number of Newtown High School students have earned honors for their works submitted for the Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit and Awards Ceremony. As announced by the Connecticut Art Education Association, Inc, and the Hartford Art Schools, the 26th Annual Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit and Awards Ceremony features award-winning works from students in seventh through twelfth grades from throughout the state, according to a release from the Connecticut Art Education Association. The exhibit is on view at Hartford Art School’s Silpe Gallery in Taub Hall through February 6. The Connecticut Regional Art Awards, an affiliate of The Alliance For Young Artists & Writers, recognizes the achievements of talented young artists, according to the release.

  • Eighth Grade Parent Night Set At NHS

    Newtown High School has scheduled an evening orientation event for eighth grade students and their parents for Wednesday, February 11. The event will begin at 5, when tours will be offered by NHS HAWKS Honor Society members. Tours will run every 15 minutes and will last approximately 45 minutes. The evening will also include an electives fair, showcasing electives available to freshment; and presentations by the school's athletic director, faculty members and department heads.

  • Two Hour Delay For Newtown Public Schools

    Newtown Public Schools will run on a two hour delay on Friday, January 30, due to the weather, as announced by the school district.

  • Schools To Run On A Two Hour Delay Wednesday

    Newtown Public Schools will run on a two hour delayed start on Wednesday, January 28. The district announced the decision on Tuesday, January 27, around 5:30 pm.

  • No School Tuesday Due To Anticipated Weather

    Newtown Public Schools will be closed, Tuesday, January 27, due to anticipated weather. The announcement came around 2:30 pm on Monday, January 26.

  • Schools To Dismiss Early Monday

    Newtown Public Schools will run on an early dismissal on Monday, January 26, due to anticipated weather. The district announced the decision on Sunday, January 25.

  • Reed Conducts National Geographic Bee Competition

    Reed Intermediate School sixth grade students who were named as the top students in the National Geographic Bee challenge for their clusters competed against each other in the school’s final competition on Thursday, January 15. After 11 rounds and a final championship round, Anika Ledina was named as the school’s champion. Students who participated in the geography bee final competition round at Reed with Anika were Zack Majeski, Lenie Urbina, Patrick Boyle, Katie Ballard, Jackson Morris, Christopher MacNamara, and T.J. O’Connell.