- 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.
- Friday, April 17, 2015
The Newtown Public Schools Music Department has released the dates for its scheduled upcoming concerts.
All concerts are free to the public.
The first concert, set for April 22 at 7 pm in the NHS cafetorium, will continue the Newtown High School Music Department’s tradition of presenting a NHS Composers Concert. This is the second annual Composers Concert held by the school, and it will feature student work from the school’s music theory and music technology programs.
- Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 9:51 am
Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, and Assistant Superintendent of Schools Linda Gejda in partnership with elementary school principals will hold a one-hour parent forum on Monday, April 27, starting at 7 pm, in Reed Intermediate School’s cafetorium.
The design of the gathering, according to a release from the district, is to share information with all incoming kindergarten parents on student readiness, parent partnerships, and teacher expectations.
- Friday, March 20, 2015
All Newtown Public Schools will have an early dismissal on Friday, March 20, due to the anticipated weather, as announced by the school district around 7 am on Friday.
- Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 8:54 am
Many were seated inside Reed Intermediate School’s cafetorium for the evening presentation of the Newtown Orchestra String Fest on Tuesday, February 24.
The districtwide concert was performed by orchestra students in grades 5 to 12. The public was welcome to attend, and most attendees were parents or siblings of the orchestra students.
- Friday, March 6, 2015 at 9:07 am
With a community forum on the 2015-16 school budget set for this Tuesday, March 10, Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, said this week he is hoping for a good turnout for the forum and for the April referendum.
The one-hour community forum, called “All-School Parent Conversation Focused On Teaching, Learning, And the Proposed 2015-16 Spending Plan,” will start at 7:30 pm, and it will take place in the Lecture Hall at Newtown High School, 12 Berkshire Road.