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  • Community Forum Focused On ‘Rigor In The Classroom’

    The second, one-hour Parent/Community Forum hosted by the school district was held on Tuesday, November 11, and focused on rigor in the classroom.

    Assistant Superintendent of Schools Linda Gejda led the discussion.

    “We’re very excited about having the opportunity to begin the conversation about rigor,” said Dr Gejda, near the start of the evening.

  • Community Forum On Public School Instruction Slated

    The Newtown Public Schools district has scheduled a one-hour community conversation to discuss the present K-12 lens of instruction throughout the school district.

    The event will be held on Tuesday, November 11, in the Newtown High School’s cafetorium. It will begin at 7 pm.

    Linda Gejda, assistant superintendent of schools of curriculum and instruction, will lead the discussion and she also encourages all parents at all levels to attend the event.

  • Recovery Project Slates Next Community Forum: Signs Of Suicide, June 5

    The Newtown Public Schools Recovery Project has slated its next community forum, “Caring for our Youth, Signs of Suicide (SOS),” to take place Thursday, June 5, from 6 to 7 pm, at Newtown Middle School, 11 Queen Street.

    The forum will highlight the relationship between depression and suicide, teaching that most often suicide is a fatal response to a treatable disorder – depression, according to a release.