- Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Due to the weather, all Newtown Public Schools will be running on a two hour delay on Wednesday, December 18.
- Tuesday, December 17, 2013
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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.
- Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Newtown Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, December 10, due to the weather.
- Monday, December 9, 2013
Due to inclement weather, the Newtown Public Schools will be delayed by two hours Monday, December 9.
- Thursday, November 14, 2013
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.
- Monday, October 14, 2013
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.
- Monday, September 30, 2013
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.
- Thursday, September 26, 2013
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.
- Friday, September 20, 2013
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:
- Friday, April 19, 2013
A message for the community was released by the Newtown Public Schools Security Committee this week. In the message the committee stressed it continues to engage in conversations about the enhancement of safety and security in the school community.
“Our collective goal is to provide the highest level of security while still fostering a positive and productive learning environment for students and faculty,” the message read.