New York’s St Patrick’s Day Parade is less than a month away, and one resident is raising money to bring members of the Newtown High School Marching Band & Guard, representatives of the local fire companies and police department, and teachers and administrators to...
The University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education confirmed this week that Superintendent of Schools Janet Robinson will receive its Outstanding School Superintendent award at its 15th Annual Awards Dinner, set for March 9.
Fraser Woods Montessori School is set to present Random Hacks of Kindness Junior. The event, which will take place on Saturday, May 4, offers elementary school students in fourth through eighth grade from across Connecticut the opportunity to explore the power of computing by dev...
WATERBURY — Newtown resident Tim Echeverria, a seventh grade student at Chase Collegiate School, took first place in the school’s annual Declamations project, held on January 25.
A signature event in the School’s Public Speaking Program, Declamations are formal speeches presented by middle school students to their entire class, parents, and other guests. Students distil a research paper on pioneers of the sky, land, and sea into a three-minute speech.
Andrew Ernest, a senior at Oswego East High School in Oswego, Ill., presented roughly $10,000 for the Newtown Memorial Fund to Newtown representatives on Monday, February 18.
The money was raised over one month through efforts made at his high school, according to Andrew, who said he felt a need to deliver the donation in person.
MILFORD — David Barrett of Sandy Hook was recognized along with six other volunteers with the Silver Beaver award at the Connecticut Yankee Council’s Annual Recognition Dinner in January.
The Silver Beaver is the highest adult award that can be presented by the local council.
Books were lined up on tables at Sandy Hook School, located at Monroe’s Chalk Hill Middle School, on the morning of Tuesday, February 12. Each book was written, illustrated, or both by one of the 12 authors and illustrators that visited the school district for that day.