Education

Constitution Day At Middle Gate Gives America A ‘Hip Hooray’

Published: September 22, 2018 at 08:00 am
Middle Gate Elementary School honors Constitution Day on September 17 with an assembly to celebrate America.

Board Of Education Passes Self-Study Proposal, No Action On Panama Trip

Published: September 21, 2018 at 08:30 am
On September 18, the Board Of Education conducted a public meeting where it passed the Self-Study Proposal for special education and decided to take no action on Newtown High School educator’s proposed Panama scouting trip.

NHS National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named

Published: September 21, 2018 at 07:15 am
Newtown High School seniors Michael Arena and Bryan Ingwersen were named at the school on September 12 as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship program. The news was a surprise to both young men.

NHS Students Ready To Say ‘Sit With Us’ At Lunch

Published: September 21, 2018 at 07:00 am
Lunch at Newtown High School may soon be sweeter for those who find themselves sitting alone, as students are stepping up to say “Sit With Us,” through use of an app by that name.

The Annual 100 Family Tag Sale, And A New Show For NHS Marching Band

Published: September 19, 2018 at 09:10 am
The Newtown High School Marching Band and Guard’s Tenth Annual 100 Family Tag Sale will take place on Saturday, September 22, from 9 am to 2 pm, at the high school. The group will then continue its Saturday with a competitive performance at New Milford High School just a few hours after the fundraiser.

NMS Students Preparing For Annual Scarecrow Contest

Published: September 15, 2018 at 07:00 am
Newtown Middle School students are working to bring the annual Eighth Grade Scarecrow Contest to the front lawn of the Queen Street school for voting by residents on Saturday and Sunday, October 20 and 21.

A New Year Begins For Fraser Woods Montessori School

Published: September 15, 2018 at 06:00 am
Backpacks slipped off some shoulders as students ran to greet former teachers at Fraser Woods Montessori School on September 5, the school’s first day of the 2018-19 academic year.

School Board Hears Panama Trip Proposal

Published: September 14, 2018 at 07:00 am
Newtown High School educators presented a proposal at the Board of Education’s September 4 meeting for a scouting trip to Panama in order to establish a new program for students.
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This Week's Poll

Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

“In The Bag” exhibition, on view to September 28
0% (0 votes)
The Lords of 52nd Street concert, September 14
0% (0 votes)
Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
50% (1 vote)
“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
50% (1 vote)
“The Fox on the Fairway” production by Town Players of Newtown, weekends September 21-October 13
0% (0 votes)
“The Main Street Replica Project,” launching September 25
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
0% (0 votes)
Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
0% (0 votes)
“Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb” with Tinky Weisblat, October 3
0% (0 votes)
Newtown Day, October 6
0% (0 votes)
The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
0% (0 votes)
Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
0% (0 votes)
“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
0% (0 votes)
Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
0% (0 votes)
The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
0% (0 votes)
Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
0% (0 votes)
Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
0% (0 votes)
“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
0% (0 votes)
Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 2