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  • Superintendent: Support Is There, School Will Resume January 3

    Superintendent of Schools Janet Robinson said on December 20, that school will begin at Monroe’s Chalk Hill Middle School for Sandy Hook School students on January 3, and support is available for those who need it.

    Thanks to the support and help of many, Dr Robinson said Chalk Hill School will be prepared for teachers to return on January 2 for staff meeting time in the morning, then to welcome interested family members with their students to the school in the afternoon.

  • Shooting Reported Sandy Hook Elementary School

    State and Newtown police, ambulance, and emergency response personnel responded to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shortly after 9:30 am, Friday, following reports of a shooting. One child was carried from the school by a police officer, apparently seriously wounded. Other injuries are reported, and emergency personnel have set up triage facilities.

    The other children in the school exited school under state police protection.

    All of Newtown's schools are in lockdown, and the private schools in town have been notified of the alleged shooting.