- Monday, September 28, 2015
The Newtown Education Foundation (NEF) has scheduled an open public forum for Monday, October 5, from 7 pm to 8 pm at Reed Intermediate School for the entire community.
According to a press release from the NEF, work is continuing to form the foundation, and the next step is community engagement.
- Friday, September 11, 2015 at 9:23 am
A Community Forum titled “Parent Partnership: Influence, Inspire, and Ignite Teaching and Learning” has been scheduled by the Newtown Public Schools for Wednesday, September 16, at 7 pm at Newtown High School’s Lecture Hall, 12 Berkshire Road.
The event will be a one-hour community forum for all kindergarten through twelfth grade parents.
- Friday, September 11, 2015 at 8:55 am
A week after announcing the launch of a Newtown Education Foundation, a meeting was held at Reed Intermediate School on Wednesday, September 2, for community members to learn more and volunteer for the foundation’s executive board, according to co-founder Kristen Bonacci.
Ms Bonacci, Aaron Carlson, and Casey Ragan, all Hawley Elementary School parents and PTA members, founded the foundation. The foundation was announced and introduced to the public on Wednesday, August 26.
- Tuesday, September 8, 2015
The Newtown Public Schools announced Tuesday afternoon that due to the higher temperatures, after-school activities on Tuesday, September 8, and Wednesday, September 9, and the school day on Wednesday, September 9, are being changed.
- Saturday, August 29, 2015
Residents Kristen Bonacci, Aaron Carlson, and Casey Ragan are behind an effort to launch a Newtown Education Foundation to support the local learning environment.
The Newtown Education Foundation’s mission is to “enrich the learning experience for our students by promoting innovation and creativity through collaboration with the community,” according to a press release.
As the co-founders, Ms Bonacci, Mr Carlson, and Ms Regan announced the foundation on Wednesday, August 26.
- Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Teachers and district staff kicked off the 2015-16 school year on Monday, August 24, at a convocation held at Newtown High School.
Town board members and elected officials were also in attendance at the event, which highlighted teachers and district staff.
“Welcome everyone,” said Board of Education Vice Chair Laura Roche near the start of the event. “On behalf of the Board of Education, I’d like to welcome you to the 2015-16 school year.”
- Friday, August 14, 2015 at 10:03 am
When the new school year begins, Newtown Public Schools will be equipped with a new visitor management system, Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, announced this week in a letter to parents and staff.
- Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 8:54 am
A “Parent Partnership: Influence, Inspire, and Ignite Teaching and Learning” community forum has been set by the school district for Wednesday, September 16, at 7 pm, in Newtown High School’s Lecture Hall.
According to a release for the event, the one-hour community forum is designed for all kindergarten through twelfth grade parents, and will be interactive for those in attendance.
Discussion topics will include instruction, enrichment, assessment, safety, and personalized learning.
- Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 11:00 am
From left is Marabeth Pereira, Valerie Pagano-Hepburn, Linda Baron, Nathalie DeBrantes, Tracey Jaeger, Gail Maletz, Joanne Didonato, Gino Faiella, Jason Edwards, Nadia Papalia, Gail Maletz, and Steven Richardso, who were named the 2014-15 Profiles in Professionalism Award honorres during the May 5 Board of Education meeting.
- Thursday, April 30, 2015
The school district announced on Thursday, April 30, the honorees who have been chosen for the district’s 2014-15 Profiles in Professionalism award.
This is the first year the award will honor local educators, school personnel, and parents. Nominations for the award were submitted to the district’s central office.
The individuals will be honored during the Board of Education’s meeting on Tuesday, May 5, which is set to start at 6:30 pm at Reed Intermediate School’s library.