- Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 10:05 am
Following a season of highlights, the 18 members of the Newtown High School Varsity Winter Guard spent their spring break traveling to Dayton, Ohio, to compete among the best in the Winter Guard International (WGI) World Championships, which took place at the Dayton University Arena April 16-18.
For 12 of the girls, it was the last time they would be competing as a member of the NHS guard, and it was a bittersweet moment as they traditionally kissed the famed Tunnel Wall, which leads the guard into the Dayton Arena.
- Thursday, April 3, 2014
All three Newtown High School Winter Guard divisions brought home medals at the Musical Arts Conference (MAC) Championships held Saturday, March 28, at the O’Neill Center of Western Connecticut State University.
- Thursday, March 27, 2014
It was a busy weekend for the Winter Guard Program, with the Varsity Winter Guard traveling to West Long Branch, N.J., for a Winter Guard International (WGI) Eastern Championships Power Regional, and the Junior and Junior Varsity guards heading to a double competition on Saturday, March 22, in Stratford and Milford.
- Thursday, March 13, 2014
For the first time this season, the Newtown Junior Winter Guard beat the Bethel Junior guard to bring home gold at the Saturday, March 8, Musical Arts Conference (MAC) competition at Shelton High School.
Scoring a 66.3, the fifth and sixth graders from Reed Intermediate School improved their score by more than two points from the previous competition to best Bethel by 0.2 points.
- Friday, February 14, 2014
With an eye toward the Winter Guard International (WGI) championships in Dayton, Ohio, in early April, the Newtown High School Varsity Winter Guard competed in its first WGI Regional Championship in Salem, Mass., on Saturday, February 8.
- Tuesday, February 11, 2014
The Newtown High School Varsity Winter Guard and guard parents have scheduled three upcoming events.