Education

Children's Adventure Center Preschool Planning Open House For April 27

Published: April 19, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Children's Adventure Center (CAC) Preschool, at 14 Riverside Road in Sandy Hook, is planning a communitywide open house on Saturday, April 27, to showcase a newly restored playground and new Sunshine Room. The event will run from 11 am until 2 pm, rain or shine. CAC is promoting "a get to kn

Newtown Public Schools Security Committee Message Released

Published: April 19, 2013 at 12:00 am
A message for the community was released by the Newtown Public Schools Security Committee this week. In the message the committee stressed it continues to engage in conversations about the enhancement of safety and security in the school community. “...

A Presidential Response To Middle Gate's Complimentary Quilts

Published: April 18, 2013 at 12:00 am
Just over a month after students in Middle Gate fourth grade teacher Linda Baron’s class completed their “Complimentary Quilts 2013” project, Ms Baron received a letter from President Barack Obama. For the Complimentary Quilts 2013 projec...

High School Students Say PeaceJam Was 'Life Changing'

Published: April 18, 2013 at 12:00 am
“Better than Christmas” and “life changing” were some of the phrases used by Newtown High School students who attended PeaceJam New England on April 6 at the University of Connecticut Storrs campus. The ten students who attended the...

Reed Students: 'One Person Can Make A Difference'

Published: April 18, 2013 at 12:00 am
Reed Intermediate School students in Maura Drabik and Todd Stentiford’s cluster presented their “One Person Can Make a Difference” project on Wednesday, April 10, in the school’s cafetorium. During the presentation parents and invit...

Local Odyssey Of The Mind Teams To Head To World Finals

Published: April 18, 2013 at 12:00 am
Following the Connecticut State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament, held on April 6 in Bristol, five of Newtown’s participating teams will be heading to the World Finals in Michigan, set for May 22 through 25. Odyssey of the Mind is the largest intellect...

Sandy Hook Memorial Woodland Created In Israel

Published: April 17, 2013 at 12:00 am
Jewish National Fund Director of Major Gifts Ella Newman presented a plaque to Newtown Board of Education representatives John Vouros and William Hart during family services at Congregation Adath Israel on April 5. The plaque announced the establishment of...

Janet Robinson Receives Outstanding School Superintendent Award

Published: April 17, 2013 at 12:00 am
STORRS - Superintendent of Schools Janet Robinson received the Outstanding School Superintendent Award from the Neag School of Education Alumni Society of the University of Connecticut at its 15th Annual Awards Dinner, on March 9. Dr Robinson was sel...

Superintendent: Support Is There, School Will Resume January 3

Published: December 28, 2012 at 12:00 am
Superintendent of Schools Janet Robinson said on December 20, that school will begin at Monroe’s Chalk Hill Middle School for Sandy Hook School students on January 3, and support is available for those who need it. Thanks to the support and help of m...
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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
25% (1 vote)
“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
50% (2 votes)
“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
25% (1 vote)
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: 4