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  • NHS Senior Prom 2013

    Roughly 450 students, including dates, attended this year’s Newtown High School senior prom, held at the Amber Room Colonnade in Danbury on Friday, May 17. Before students headed to Danbury for the main event, photos were snapped around town by parents and friends.

  • International Student Group Reflects On Its Growth

    The Newtown International Center for Education (NICE) held a highlight night on May 15 at Newtown High School to celebrate the shared experiences this year between students from Newtown and abroad. NICE, a kindergarten through grade 12 international educat...

  • Newtown VFW Announces Scout Of The Year Program

    The Newtown VFW Post 308 and Auxiliaries will be participating in the National Scout of the Year Program, as announced by Post Commander James Rebman.  The Newtown VFW Post will be doing outreach with candidates for the award to help in preparation fo...

  • Newtown High School Third Quarter Honor Rolls

    The following are the students who made the High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the third quarter marking period at Newtown High School this school year. Students earn recognition on the High Honor Roll by being enrolled in five or more classes with a minimum of four courses in ar...

  • Host Families Needed For Study Abroad Program

    Education First, an international language company that focuses on breaking down barriers of language, culture, and geography through cultural exchanges, educational travel, language training, and degree programs, is looking for host families in Newtown for its Educational Homest...

  • Junior Newtown Action Alliance Slates ‘Letter Writing Frenzy’

    The Junior Newtown Action Alliance (JR NAA), which is a part of the Newtown Action Alliance (NAA), has set a “Letter Writing Frenzy” event for Friday, May 24, from 7 pm to 8 pm, in the Newtown High School cafetorium. The NAA is a group working ...

  • Middle Gate Fourth Graders Bring Historical Figures To Life

    As parents and student visitors arrived inside Middle Gate Elementary School fourth grade classrooms on Friday, May 3, students were posed, in costume, and waiting to be tapped on the shoulder — an action that sparked the start of many speeches for the school’s Living...

  • Hawley’s Annual Art Show Drew A Crowd

    Hawley Elementary School’s annual art show, which features students’ artwork created throughout the school year, was held on Wednesday, May 1, and was open to all school family and friends. Artwork on display for the evening ranged from “Shape Families” created by f...

  • NHS Student Film Gets The Red Carpet Treatment

    Newtown High School junior Jonathon Schwartz, 17, got to experience the glitz and glamour befitting a Hollywood red carpet event at the Palace Theater in Waterbury, where the young filmmaker received an award on April 26 for Outstanding History Short presented at the 2013 Connecticut Student Film Festival (CTSFF). Jonathon accepted the accolade on behalf of a group of Newtown High School students who made a historical documentary entitled "Crushed: The Lone Trail of a Vietnam War Veteran."

  • Authors/Illustrators Visit Schools Ahead Of Saturday Presentation For Residents

    Authors and illustrators arrived in the school district on Friday, May 17, a day before a scheduled “Turning the Page, New Stories for Newtown” presentation for all Newtown residents at Newtown Middle School. The Saturday, May 18, communit...