Dance Team Second In Conference
Newtown High School's dance team placed second behind Brookfield in the South-West Conference jazz division championship, at New Milford High, on January 25.
Members of the team, coached by Cheryl Stenz, are Ellie Daigle, Annalise Saraceni, Arline Almeter, Danika Rasmussen, Francesca D'Aprile, Caroline Reichmann, Ashley Russo, Rachel Swenson, Katie Lurie, Kylee Raiano, Ava Schwartz, Taegan Smith, Kaitlyn Tripodi, Cailin Blessey, Olivia Cavallero, Jillian Reilly, Grace Bianco, Julia Barnum, and Payten Krikorian.
The girls spent the fall and winter performing during halftime of football games at Blue & Gold Stadium, and at halftime of basketball games, and worked on their routines during practices. Newtown will compete in the state championship, at Hamden High, on Saturday, February 24.