Education

Hawley Third Grade Spreads Kindness Through Pajamas And Books

Published: December 21, 2018 at 07:15 am
Kind acts keep piling up for Hawley Elementary School’s third graders, and all of their efforts culminated on December 12, when the entire third grade gathered pajamas and books to donate to the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury for children.

Special Education Consultants Recommend Further Review

Published: December 21, 2018 at 07:00 am
The Board of Education heard a report on special education practices and procedures from consultants at its meeting on December 18: The report recommends further district-level reviews.

Head O’ Meadow Helps Students Give Twice This Holiday Season

Published: December 15, 2018 at 07:00 am
Head O’ Meadow Elementary School students had the opportunity to shop for presents for loved ones and raise money for three charities on November 29 and 30, thanks to the school’s annual PTA-run Holiday Giving Shop.

Peer Leadership Projects Offer Support Near And Far

Published: December 14, 2018 at 07:15 am
Every Tuesday during the school year, members of the Newtown High School Peer Leadership club meet and plan different activities around interests or passions of club members. Recent projects have spread the club’s support locally and further away.

Hawley Celebrating A Month Of Kindness

Published: December 14, 2018 at 07:15 am
Hawley Elementary School began its annual Kindness Month celebrations with a visit by Westport author Karlin Gray on December 3, and throughout the month, the school will focus on learning about kindness and completing kind acts.

Fraser Woods Students Meet Newtown Police Department K-9 Aris

Published: December 14, 2018 at 07:00 am
Newtown Police Department K-9 Officer Felicia Figol, Officer Matt Hayes, and K-9 Aris visited Fraser Woods Montessori School on December 4 to share some of Aris’s abilities during two school assemblies.

New Class Size Policy Proposed Against Back Drop Of A 'Growing Challenge'

Published: December 13, 2018 at 09:10 am
The Board of Education discussed the idea of creating a new policy for class sizes at its meeting on December 4. Board of Education Vice Chair and Policy Committee Chair Rebekah Harriman-Stites introduced the idea, explaining that while there have been general guidelines, the district has not had a set policy on class size.

Year In Review: A Kind Year In Newtown Public Schools

Published: December 07, 2018 at 07:45 am
A review of education stories published throughout the year proved 2018 may have been the kindest year to date in Newtown Public Schools. Near the start of the year, Newtown High School senior Elle Sauli was named Miss Connecticut Teen
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This Week's Poll

When do you purchase calendars?

As early as possible.
0% (0 votes)
November
0% (0 votes)
Early December
29% (2 votes)
Late December
29% (2 votes)
The first time I go to write something in one in January and realize I've forgotten to buy one for the new year
29% (2 votes)
In March when they get discounted heavily
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I don't. I do everything electronically.
14% (1 vote)
Total votes: 7