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  • NMS Student Council Elected

    Newtown Middle School’s 2014-15 Student Council officers were elected on Friday, October 10.

    Voting took place in classrooms after contenders for the four positions gave speeches in the middle school’s auditorium.

  • Scarecrows On Display At NMS

    Newtown Middle School students set up entries in this year’s My Favorite Scarecrow Sculpture Contest this past weekend. They are on display now through this Sunday, October 26, on the Queen Street school’s front lawn.

    Each year, prior to Halloween, groups of eighth grade students are challenged to design and create a “larger than life” scarecrow not only with a theme, but also with the durability to survive inclement weather.

  • NMS Scarecrows Returning To Queen Street This Weekend

    Entries in this year’s My Favorite Scarecrow Sculpture Contest began appearing on the front lawn of Newtown Middle School yesterday afternoon. Officially, however, the contest opens today, when students put more of their sculptures on view at 11 Queen Street. 

    Each year, prior to Halloween, groups of eighth grade students are challenged to design and create a “larger than life” scarecrow not only with a theme, but also with the durability to survive inclement weather. 

  • School Clubs Planning For The Year Ahead

    With the 2014-15 school year underway, school clubs have begun meeting and planning activities for this school year. Each school has a few clubs in particular that seem to grow larger every year and do not fail to allure members.

    Newtown High School’s Best Buddies club has more than 150 students, according to Jill Gonski, advisor to the club. Best Buddies is a nonprofit organization that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  • Under Construction: Newtown Middle School Scarecrows Returning October 18

    Each year as the leaves turn color and the air cools, residents of Newtown can begin expecting to see scarecrows scattered across the Newtown Middle School lawn.

    This year is no exception. The 18th annual My Favorite Scarecrow Sculpture Contest is already underway, with students planning and constructing their entries for the big unveiling on October 18.

  • NMS Seventh Graders Visit Booth Library

    Between Tuesday, September 9, and Wednesday, September 10, seventh grade students in three clusters had the opportunity to visit C.H. Booth Library.

    According to Language Arts teacher Kristin Norden, the students left from Newtown Middle School to visit the library by 7:30 each day, and workshops centered around having the students familiarize themselves with using the library’s resources, like research tools, downloading eBooks, and applying for interlibrary loans.

  • Newtown Middle School Releases Fourth Marking Period Honor Roll

    Newtown Middle School recently released its honor roll for the fourth quarter marking period of the 2013-14 school year. The following seventh and eighth grade students earned their place on the list.

     

    Eighth Grade Honor Roll

  • Interact Clubs Donate To 12/14 Organizations

    With the money raised by the sale of 100 trees in the holiday season, the Newtown Middle School and Reed Intermediate School Interact Clubs are set to donate $125 to each of 20 foundations in memory of the children who lost their lives 12/14.

  • NMS Releases Third Marking Period Honor Rolls

    Newtown Middle School recently released its honor roll for the third quarter marking period of the 2013-14 school year. The following seventh and eighth grade students earned their place on the list.

     

    Eighth Grade Honor Roll

  • 2013-14 School Year Ends With Smiles

    As students arrived at Middle Gate Elementary School on Wednesday, June 18, for the final day of the 2013-14 school year, music teacher Tina Jones stood waiting to greet students who were dropped off by parents.

    With her arms wide open, as if ready to hug each of the students, Ms Jones sang, “Happy last day of school.”

    For some students she had a cheer at the ready.