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Get To Know: Reed Intermediate School



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The Newtown Bee’s “Get To Know” series features a look at local buildings. Is there a building you would like to “get to know?” E-mail eliza@thebee.com with suggestions.

Newtown Public Schools Facilities Director Bob Gerbert, Jr, answered questions about Reed Intermediate School, at 3 Trades Lane, this week.

In what year was it purchased or built? 2002

Who or what entity owns or oversees the building? The Town of Newtown owns the building.

How large is the building? 165,000 square feet.

How many rooms does the building contain? 57

What purpose/purposes does the building serve? An intermediate school for fifth and sixth grade students.

What is one interesting fact about the building? The building was named for former Superintendent of Schools John Reed.

Reed Intermediate School’s main entrance. —Bee Photos, Hallabeck
Reed Intermediate School’s cafetorium.
A view of the center courtyard at Reed Intermediate School.
A view of desks in the school’s band room.
A hallway lined with lockers at Reed Intermediate School.
A skylight tops the main lobby of the school.
Reed's library/media center.
A view of the field at Reed.
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