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  • Troop 50050 Plants Flower Garden At Dickinson Park

    Girl Scout Juniors Troop 50050 planted a perennial flower garden near the entrance sign to Dickinson Memorial Park on Friday, May 31. The girls completed requirements to earn a Bronze Award by planting the garden. Sitting in the front is Katherine Trammel. In the back row from left ...

  • School Board Hires NMS, Reed Principals

    Following an executive session Wednesday, May 29, the Board of Education voted to hire Thomas Einhorn to be principal at Newtown Middle School and Anne Uberti to be principal at Reed Intermediate School for the 2013-14 school year. Mr Einhorn is currently the acting principal of Hall High School in West Hartford. Ms Uberti is currently principal at Thomaston Center School, a fourth through sixth grade school in Thomaston.

  • Tell The Great Reunion Team About Your Most Inspiring Educators

    Current and former residents of Newtown: the Great Newtown Reunion team wants to honor the best teacher or educator you ever had. Great Reunion committee spokesperson Kandice (Cohen) Castellino has set up a special e-mail account so any current or past Newtown resident who was inspired can submit a testimonial about his or her favorite educator. Testimonials can also be submitted directly through the reunion’s website.

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • NHS Peer Leadership Conducts Bone Marrow Registry Drive

    Newtown High School’s Peer Leadership group sponsored a Bone Marrow Registry program on Thursday, May 23. Throughout the day Jennifer St Peter, account executive with the Rhode Island Blood Center, was available to assist in registering and collectin...

  • Host Family Needed For NHS Mandarin Teacher

    Newtown High School and the Newtown International Center for Education (NICE) is seeking a host family for Mandarin teacher Xiaofeng Wang. Mr Wang has been a part of the NHS World Language Department since August of 2012. As part of the international guest...

  • Connecticut Spokebenders Game, Fundraiser Set

    The Connecticut Spokebenders, a wheelchair basketball team that is part of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, is set to visit Newtown High School on Friday, May 31, at 7 pm, to hold a basketball game. The event will be open to the public and w...

  • Seven Weeks Of Summer Camps At The SHACK

    Have you made plans yet for summer camp? The Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids (SHACK) has a number of options planned. The SHACK, in Suite 104 at 100 Church Hill Road, will offer seven weeks of art, music and theatre-based summer activities with special projects each day. Each week with focus on a special theme with arts and crafts based around that theme. Most weeks will conclude with an open-air outdoor theater production.

  • Time To Find Newtown’s Outstanding Youth

    Newtown Youth & Family Service is looking for one youth in Newtown to be awarded an Outstanding Youth Award during NYFS’s 2013 Annual Meeting. NYFS annually recognizes a youth who has shown exemplary leadership skills as well as being a good role model for his or her peers.