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  • Ingersoll Automotive Donates Laptops To NHS

    Since last year when Ingersoll Automotive of Danbury began a program designed to give back to the community during the holiday season, roughly 115 laptops have been donated to area high schools.

    On Monday, November 18, Todd Ingersoll, president of Ingersoll Automotive of Danbury, stopped by Newtown High School to donate ten laptops that will be used by students who otherwise would not have access to the technology.

  • NHS To Try A ‘Morning Traffic Experiment’

    In a post to the high school blog, dumais.us/newtown/blog, Newtown High School Principal Charles Dumais announced a “Morning Traffic Experiment,” as the post was titled, early Tuesday, November 19.

  • NHS To Try A ‘Morning Traffic Experiment’

    In a post to the high school blog, dumais.us/newtown/blog, Newtown High School Principal Charles Dumais announced a “Morning Traffic Experiment,” as the post was titled, early Tuesday, November 19.

  • Lions Club And VNA Provide Pediatric Eye Screenings With Dr Young

    A group of Lions Club and VNA (Visiting Nurse Association) volunteers along with optometrist Dr Joseph Young, of Village Eye Care on Church Hill Road, provided pediatric eye screenings throughout the week of Monday, November 4, for preschool students.                  

    Following the event, Dr Young said it was “wildly successful.”

  • NHS Staging ‘Noises Off’ This Weekend

    The Newtown High School Drama Club will present Noises Off, Thursday, November 14, through Sunday, November 17.

    By Tuesday, November 12, both student directors for the play, Kylie Gallagher and Brittany Pearson, had everything under control as the first full dress rehearsal of the play began.

    Noises Off, Brittany explained, “is about a director and his troupe of actors who are putting on a show called Nothing On, so it is a play within a play.”

  • ‘Noises Off’ At NHS

    The Newtown High School Drama Club will present Noises Off, written by Michael Frayn, Thursday, November 14, through Sunday, November 17.

    NHS students Kylie Gallagher and Brittany Pearson are directing the production.

    Show times for the production are at 7 pm on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday; a matinee performance will be held at 2 pm on Sunday.

  • ‘Noises Off’ At NHS

    The Newtown High School Drama Club will present Noises Off, written by Michael Frayn, Thursday, November 14, through Sunday, November 17.

    NHS students Kylie Gallagher and Brittany Pearson are directing the production.

    Show times for the production are at 7 pm on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday; a matinee performance will be held at 2 pm on Sunday.

  • NHS Marching Band & Guard USBands ‘Champs’

    For the third year in a row, the Newtown High School Marching Band and Guard walked away from the USBands New England States Championships proudly as the Connecticut State Champions Class V Open division, besting four other Connecticut bands and also taking the second place trophy for all of New England with a season-high score of 91.975.

  • Band & Guard Earn ‘Bests’ At Freedom Cup Competition

    Competing against 19 marching bands from around the Northeast, the Newtown High School Marching Band and Guard, under the direction of Kurt Eckhardt, was awarded Best Percussion, Best Music, and Best Guard at the USBands Regional Freedom Cup, held outside Philadelphia October 11 to 13.

    Judges scored Newtown 81.2, the school’s best showing thus far in US Bands competition.

    Percussion instructor Dave Brush, who joined the staff this year, was elated. 

  • Three NHS Students To Perform At Carnegie Hall

    Three Newtown High School students, members of the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras (GBYO),  are gearing up to perform as part of a Carnegie Hall concert set for December 5.