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  • Newtown Public Schools Closed Friday

    Due to the anticipated weather, the Newtown Public Schools will be closed Friday, January 3.

  • Newtown Public Schools Delayed Two Hours Wednesday

    Due to the weather, all Newtown Public Schools will be running on a two hour delay on Wednesday, December 18.

  • Newtown Public Schools Closed Tuesday; Additional Cancellations & Postponements

    Contact Associate Editor Shannon Hicks at 203-426-3141 or shannon@thebee.com with cancellation and postponement details.

    Newtown Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, December 17, due to the weather.

    Parks & Rec tennis has been cancelled for today, also due to the weather.

  • Newtown Public Schools Closed Tuesday

    Newtown Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, December 10, due to the weather. 

  • Newtown Public Schools Delayed Two Hours

    Due to inclement weather, the Newtown Public Schools will be delayed by two hours Monday, December 9. 

  • Veterans Day Celebrated By Newtown Schools

    A group sat at one of the tables at a breakfast to honor veterans on Monday, November 11, at Sandy Hook School. From left are Earl “Poppy” Tesch, Mr Tesch’s granddaughter Hannah Busillo, Graham Sturges, Graham’s grandfather Harry Ortiz, Larry Young, Mr Young’s grandson Andrew Stango, and Jennifer Busillo.

  • Newtown Prevention Council Hears Substance Abuse Survey Results

    Newtown Prevention Council (NPC) heard a summary last month of the 2013 Youth Survey Report by Archie Swindell of Quantitative Services. The news received during the September 19 was mixed. The survey found that local youth are smoking less… tobacco, that is. Marijuana is another thing.

  • Newtown Public Schools, Community Focus Group

    The Newtown Board of Education is inviting the community to participate in the superintendent search process.

    The board is asking community members to attend a focus group to provide input about the strengths, challenges, and leadership qualities desired in the next superintendent. The Community focus group is scheduled for Monday, October 7, at 6:30 pm Newtown High School’s Lecture Hall.

  • Victorinox Donates To Reader’s Workshop

    After the events of 12/14 at Sandy Hook School, Victorinox Swiss Army Director of Marketing Renee Hourigan said the Monroe-based company wanted to help the Newtown Public Schools somehow.

    “There was an overall desire to make a gesture of some kind,” said Ms Hourigan, who explained, at first, multiple options were presented to the school district.

  • Town, Public School District Schedule Pre-Referendum Informational Meetings

    The Town of Newtown and the Newtown Public School District have partnered to offer a series of informational meetings for the public to answer questions about the referendum scheduled for Saturday, October 5. The referendum is to authorize the town government to spend money which has been granted by the State of Connecticut. The referendum question reads: