Newtown High School

  • NHS Drama To Present ‘How To Succeed… ’ This Weekend

    Performances of the Newtown High School production of How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying are set to take the stage in the high school auditorium March 21, 22, and 23 at 7 pm each night, and a 2 pm performance is set for March 24.

    How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying is a musical about an ambitious young man who climbs the corporate ladder with the help of a book.

  • NHS Transition Students Visit A Bead Of Roses

    A Bead of Roses, a bead store at 274 South Main Street, hosted Newtown High School and Brookfield High School Transition program students on Monday, March 11.

    The Transition program offers 18- to 21-year-olds vocational and independent living skills. And part of the program, according to Transition coordinator Noel Macfadyen, has the NHS group partner up with Transition students from Brookfield, Bethel, and New Milford.

  • NHS Slates Special Showing Of ‘How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying’ For Seniors

    With Newtown High School’s production of How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying upcoming, a special Supper and Show for senior citizens will be hosted by the NHS PTSA and Student Government on March 20, starting at 5 pm.

    Guests should enter through the front door of the high school, where student government members will meet them and escort them to the 5 pm supper. The March 20 show for senior citizens is set to start at 6 pm, and is free of charge.

  • Newtown High School Second Quarter Honor Roll

    The following are the students who made the High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the second quarter marking period at Newtown High School this school year.

  • Valentine's Day Cupcakes Offered "Community Communal Hugs"

    The Newtown High School cafeteria was turned into a confectionary gathering spot on Valentine’s Day.

    Vikki Grodner, the founder of Life Is Precious, traveled with her husband Ken from Alabama to help deliver thousands of cupcakes to Newtown’s first responders, the immediate families of those who lost loved ones on 12/14, and the children of Sandy Hook School. The offering was Mrs Grodner’s way of “giving the community communal hugs,” she said. She called it The Newtown Community Cupcake Heartwarmer.

  • Annual NHS Winter Guard Winter Extravaganza

    Annual NHS Winter Guard Winter Extravaganza, door open 2 pm, competition 3-8:30 pm, Newtown High School, 12 Berkshire Road, $10, $7 students and seniors, competition among 29 Musical Arts Conference (MAC) winter guard teams, performances by NHS Juniors, Junior Varsity and Varsity teams, also salute to team’s nine graduating seniors, food available for purchase; www.musicalartsconference.com

  • The NHS Class Of 2012, ‘The Best Class Ever’

    Commencement speakers at Western Connecticut State University’s O’Neill Center on Wednesday, June 20, said it again and again: the Newtown High School Class of 2012 is a class with a wide range of abilities and accomplishments.

    “We welcome you tonight to the graduation ceremony of Newtown High School,” said NHS Principal Charles Dumais after this year’s graduating class made its way into the building, past a line of teachers, and through a cloud of applause.