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  • 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.

  • Newtown School Concert Dates

    Students in the Newtown Public School’s Music Department are preparing for upcoming spring concerts scheduled for each school.

    The following is a recent listing released by the school district of the 2013 Spring Concert dates. Note some concerts are set to be presented at locations other than the school that will be performing.

    The Newtown High School Composers’ Concert will kick off the spring concert season Wednesday, April 23, beginning at 7 pm at NHS.

  • ‘Stuck For Buck’ For Pennies For Patients

    Newtown Middle School students had the opportunity last month to attempt to stick technology education teacher Don Ramsey to the wall with duct tape during lunch waves, as part of a fundraiser by the school’s Interact Club for Pennies for Patients.

  • NMS Technology Education Exhibition

    Newtown Middle School fourth rotation architectural models and other projects were on display for a Wednesday, April 2, technology education exhibition.

    The event opened up the technology education room for parents and family members of students with projects on display to visit.

    NMS technology education teacher Don Ramsey said he invites students to specifically bring younger siblings to the middle school for the exhibition events to give the younger students an idea of what they will be working on at the middle school.