- Friday, November 27, 2015 at 10:06 am
Thanks to 23 visitors on Friday, November 13,Newtown Middle School eighth graders learned about different careers.
The annual day allows eighth grade students to rotate between classrooms to hear from multiple professionals from the community. The presenters spoke with students, shared experiences, and discussed their careers with students during three half-hour sessions.
The event was organized this year by Sue Connelly and Leslie Allen.
- Friday, November 27, 2015 at 9:55 am
The Newtown International Center for Education (NICE) celebrated International Education Week, recognized nationally from November 16 to 20, with different lessons, exercises, and events at a number of district schools.
Newtown High School,Newtown Middle School,Reed Intermediate School, Head O’ Meadow Elementary School,Middle Gate Elementary School, and Hawley Elementary School are all marking International Education Week, according to NICE.
- Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 10:11 am
The Newtown Middle School held its Student Council elections on Friday, October 30, and by the end of the day the school's council president, vice president, treasurer, and spokesperson were announced.
Candidates for president were John Godino, Adam Guerin, Rylee Harrell, and Pam Lalli. Vice president candidates were Sawyer Findley, Jordan Gomes, Rushil Jerfy, Anna Romano, and Nate Wheeler. Treasurer candidates were Richie Gairing, Catie Gregory, Remi Pimentel, and Evan Wologodzew. Spokesperson candidates were Tyler DiMartino, Ava Schwartz, Mikey Sereday, and Lauren Yoder.
- Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 9:52 am
Newtown Middle School eighth grade students Aliya Hafiz and Jack Wojtowicz have been selected as winners in the sixth to eighth grade category in a Connecticut School Transportation Association (COSTA) poster contest that was held in conjunction with National Bus Safety Week, recognized October 19 to 23.
The students were challenged to create posters to promote school bus safety, and this year’s theme was “Bully-Free Zone!” Three winners are announced for each of the three divisions of the contest.
- Friday, November 6, 2015 at 4:12 pm
Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, introduced Newtown Middle School student Guy Bacon to the Board of Education during its meeting on Wednesday, November 4, for what he said would be a "very special celebration."
Guy's parents, Joel and JoAnn Bacon, were also in attendance for the event, along with other supports and family members.
- Friday, November 6, 2015 at 9:52 am
Members of this year’s Student Council at Newtown Middle School spent time after school on Monday, October 26, to rake, plant mums, and set up decorations as part of the group’s annual Fall Beautification Day.
Nearly 30 students joined in the effort on Monday, and Student Council advisors oversaw the after school event.
One group of students worked to put lettering in one of the school’s signs to read, “Fall into a good book, bring a friend.”
- Friday, October 23, 2015 at 9:42 am
This year’s My Favorite Scarecrow Sculpture Contest entries are scheduled to go on display at Newtown Middle School this weekend, starting the evening of October 23, on the front lawn of the school, 11 Queen Street.
- Monday, October 19, 2015
An online fundraising campaign on DonorsChoose.org, is still running to fund the purchase of Google Chromebooks for art student use at Newtown Middle School.
- Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 11:15 am
Newtown Middle School students have one more working weekend before their creations for this year’s My Favorite Scarecrow Sculpture Contest go on view for the public on the front lawn of the school, 11 Queen Street.
- Friday, October 16, 2015 at 10:50 am
Newtown Middle School Art Enrichment students worked on Monday, October 12, to paint pumpkins for the 6th Annual Great Pumpkin Races, a Newtown Lions Club event set for Saturday, October 17, at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street.
The pumpkins were donated and brought to the school by the Lions Club, and will be put on display during the event.