Education

Sun Shines On Aquarion Effort To Plant Trees With NHS Students

Published: May 11, 2019 at 07:00 am
During some of the week’s only sunny hours, Newtown High School Forestry Club and National Honor Society students met Aquarion Water Company volunteers along the banks of the Pootatuck River to plant trees on April 29.

NHS Unified Theater Production ‘Breaking Barriers’ Next Weekend

Published: May 10, 2019 at 07:00 am
Newtown High School’s Unified Theater program is set to present an original student-driven show called Breaking Barriers, Saturday, May 18, at 6 pm, and Sunday, May 19, at 2 pm, at Newtown High School, 12 Berkshire Road.

School Board Approves Potential All-Star Transportation Ownership Changes

Published: May 10, 2019 at 12:00 am
After learning All-Star Transportation, which oversees most of the district’s student transportation needs, may have stock and ownership transferred to a new company, the school board voted to approve of the company’s plans at its meeting on May 7.

Reed Principal Chosen As Assistant Superintendent

Published: May 08, 2019 at 09:05 am
Reed Intermediate School Principal Anne Uberti was chosen by the Board of Education at its meeting on May 7 to serve as the district’s new assistant superintendent.

WGI World Championships Leaves Newtown Winter Percussion ‘Hyped’ For Next Season

Published: May 04, 2019 at 08:00 am
Newtown Winter Percussion competed at the annual WGI (Winter Guard International) World Championships in Dayton, Ohio, for the first time in the history of the program.

And The Play Goes On As Housatonic Valley Waldorf School Marks 30th Anniversary

Published: May 04, 2019 at 07:45 am
On the day that marked the school’s 30th anniversary, students, faculty, and invited guests gathered to watch the annual seventh and eighth grade performance of a play by William Shakespeare at Housatonic Valley Waldorf School.

Connecticut Invention Convention May 4 At UConn: K-12 Finalists Competing For Chance At Nationals

Published: May 03, 2019 at 11:30 am
Student finalists in grades K-12 from throughout the state will compete at the Connecticut Invention Convention on the morning of Saturday, May 4. The event is taking place at the University of Connecticut-Storrs campus, and organizers have confirmed to The Newtown Bee that students from Newtown schools are among those competing.

Reed’s ‘James And The Giant Peach Jr’ To Be Staged This Weekend

Published: May 03, 2019 at 08:00 am
Reed Intermediate School’s musical James and the Giant Peach Jr, will be staged this weekend, May 3 and 4, at the school, 3 Trades Lane.
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Would you rather have to sit all day or stand all day?

Sit
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43% (3 votes)
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