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Summer Youth Employment Program

  • New Mural Completed At NHS

    A mural designed and created by this year’s Summer Youth Employment Program students has been completed at Newtown High School.

    The mural was completed by the end of the program’s six-week term. The program, which is provided by a grant through the Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board based in Waterbury, offers students who apply 20 hours of work a week for six weeks throughout the summer.

  • Summer Youth Employment Program Students Working To Beautify NHS

    As part of this year’s Summer Youth Employment Program students have been working to beautify Newtown High School throughout the program’s six-week term.

    According to program supervisor and NHS teacher Janice Gabriel, the 13 youths in the program have been “great.”

    Ms Gabriel, who is overseeing the program for the first time, said it is “changed up a bit” each year.

  • Summer Jobs Begin For Youth Employment Program Hires

    Students in this year’s Summer Youth Employment Program began their work for the summer of 2014 on Monday, July 7.

    A grant through the Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board provides the program, according to Peg Ragaini, the school to career coordinator at Newtown High School. Students apply for a position in the program and are placed into a position to work 20 hours a week for six weeks throughout the summer.