Newtown High School

  • Share Your Prom Photos With The Bee

    Students attending the Newtown High School Senior Prom tonight are invited to share some of their favorite photos with The Newtown Bee for publication in a future print edition and/or for an online photo slideshow.

    Send photos to Education Reporter Eliza Hallabeck, at Eliza@thebee.com, with the subject line “Prom 2015,” by Tuesday, April 28, at 10 am.

  • Police Investigate Threat Of Violence Against NHS

    Police said Monday, April 20, they are continuing their criminal investigation into a reported threat of violence against Newtown High School, interviewing multiple suspects and multiple witnesses in seeking to learn more. The particular nature of that threat was unclear.

    Police Sergeant Aaron Bahamonde said, “We are actively pursuing all leads, and several officers are part of this investigation.”

  • On The Lookout For Bunnies At Fairfield Hills

    For the fifth year, kids and parents counted “bunnies” along trails at Glander Field on the Fairfield Hills Campus on Friday, April 3, and Saturday, April 4, for this year’s Bunny Watch.

    The Bunny Watch was a fundraiser for and organized by the Newtown High School’s senior Odyssey of the Mind Team, coached by Robin Fitzgerald. The event raised money for the group to attend World Finals, which will be held at Michigan State University May 20–23.

  • Bunny Watch At Fairfield Hills Continues Saturday

    Brothers Jack, left, and Charlie and mom Alison Langenus met the Easter Bunny on Friday, April 3, during an antique tractor-pulled wagon ride at this year’s Bunny Watch.

  • Newtown Students Perform At UNH Clark Terry Jazz Festival

    Newtown students and jazz bands earned recognition while attending and participating in the University of New Hampshire’s Clark Terry Jazz Festival on March 14.

  • Delegation From France Welcomed At NHS

    Newtown High School and members of the Newtown International Center for Education (NICE) welcomed 23 students and two teachers visiting with a delegation from Lycée Alain, Newtown’s sister school in France, on Wednesday, March 25.

    The delegation arrived in the country just a few hours before entering the high school’s cafetorium, where host families through NICE, NICE members, and NHS teachers were waiting to greet the students and teachers.

  • Bunny Watch Returning To Fairfield Hills April 3-4

    The annual Bunny Watch event at Glander Field, off Mile Hill South at Fairfield Hills, is set for this Friday, April 3, and Saturday, April 4.

    The Bunny Watch will run from 10 am until 4 pm on both days, rain or shine.

  • Delegation From Spain Welcomed At NHS

    After arriving in Newtown on Sunday, March 15, a delegation of 21 students and two teachers were welcomed at Newtown High School on the morning of Monday, March 16, before starting a day of visiting the school.

    The group, from the I.E.S. Las Encinas School, is visiting through the Newtown International Center for Education (NICE).

  • NHS To Host College And Post-Secondary Options Fair March 31

    Newtown High School will host a College and Post-Secondary Options Fair on Tuesday, March 31, from 7 to 8:30 pm in the school’s gymnasium.

    Attendees will learn about post-secondary options, including traditional four-year schools, two-year schools, technical schools, and other options, including gap year programs, and military information.

    As of Tuesday, March 17, 139 schools and representatives of other options will be participating in the fair.

  • Friday Performance Of ‘City Of Angels’ Cancelled

    The Friday evening performance of Newtown High School’s City of Angels has been cancelled, due to the anticipated weather, according to Newtown High School.

    The musical production of City Of Angels opened for audiences on Thursday, March 19, and is running through Sunday, March 22.