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  • NHS Class Of 1993 Slates 20-Year Reunion

    The Newtown High Class of 1993 has set its 20-year reunion for October 12, from 7 pm until 11 pm at the Inn at Newtown. 

    The cost is $35 per person, which needs to be sent to Gordon Wong either via PayPal (at gswong315@msn.com) or mailed to 411 South 13th Street, Philadelphia PA 19147.  Checks should be made out to Newtown High, Class of 1993. 

    Payment will be needed by September 15.

  • NHS Class Of 2017 Welcomed During Orientation

    Newtown High School opened its doors a week early for the incoming Class of 2017 on Wednesday, August 21, for a day of icebreakers, tours, questions and answer sessions, and opportunities to voice any concerns the freshmen might have about their four years of high school.

    Members of both NHS’s faculty as well as  current students who participate in the Link Crew program, which started at NHS three years ago, led small groups of students on tours around the school, both welcoming them and easing any of their fears about high school.

  • Newtown High School Fourth Quarter Honor Rolls

    The following are the students who made the High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the fourth quarter marking period at Newtown High School this school year. Students earn recognition on the High Honor Roll by being enrolled in five or more classes with a minimum of four courses in areas of study other than independent study and related work experience, have an overall average of 90 or more for the marking period and the student must receive a grade of 85 or higher in each course.

  • NHS Class Of 2013 Graduates

    Newtown High School's Class of 2013 graduated Saturday, June 22, following commencement exercises at Western Connecticut State University's O'Neill Center.

    While lining up in the shade outside, in preparation of graduation, members of the 2013 class hugged, laughed, and adjusted the caps and gowns of those around them. 

    As NHS Senior Class President Rachel DiVanno said during her speech, "Our class, the graduating class of 2013, is more than just simply the best."

  • Best Buddies Prom Brought Dancing And Fun

    Amid a rush of loud music and flashing disco lights students danced Saturday, June 8, at the Best Buddies prom.

    “Everybody is dancing without inhibition,” said parent Laura Nowacki. “It’ a special night.”

  • Thanks To The Volunteers

    To the Editor:

    The Newtown High School Library Media Center would like to publicly thank our community volunteers for the many hours they contributed this past school year.

    Our volunteers are Roberta Ahuja, Barbara French, and Mark Malia.

    Their services have been invaluable, and we gratefully acknowledge their commitment to our school.

    Sincerely,

    Tiffany Cotroneo, Liza Zandonella and Lee Brownell

  • BOE Recognizes Top Students, Retiring Employees

    The Board of Education recognized Newtown High School's high-achieving students, Newtown's Math Olympiad participants, and retiring district employees at its Thursday, June 6, meeting.

    "Ladies and gentlemen," NHS Assistant Principal Jason Hiruo said, "may I present to you the top five percent of Newtown High School."

    The students who achieved grade point averages that rank them in the top five percent of the 2013 NHS graduating class were greeted with applause before the school board and members of the public present for the meeting.

  • NHS Art Club Creates Mosaic In Response To 12/14

    Newtown High School Art Club members recently oversaw the design and construction of a mosaic created in response to the events of 12/14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School. By Tuesday, May 27, members of the club proudly held up the completed work during a club meeting.

    “It helped to do something to remember it,” said club member Halle Wilson.

  • High School’s Health Fair ‘Best One Yet’

    A dauntless bicycle rider, hula hoops, jump rope, and video games highlighted Newtown High School’s annual health fair, held in the school’s gymnasium on Wednesday, May 22.

    The physically interactive assembly, which focused on promoting health and fitness, was heralded by Newtown District Health Coordinator Judy Blanchard as “our best one yet,” due in part to the activities and attractions that accompanied the informational displays.

  • NHS Students Prepare For Junior/Senior Project Presentations

    Students in this semester’s Junior/Senior Project course at Newtown High School rehearsed their presentations on Monday, May 20.

    Project are to be officially presented before a volunteer panel of judges over a course of three evenings, May 28, May 30, and June 3.