Education

Connecticut Spokebenders Game, Fundraiser Set

Published: May 29, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Connecticut Spokebenders, a wheelchair basketball team that is part of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, is set to visit Newtown High School on Friday, May 31, at 7 pm, to hold a basketball game. The event will be open to the public and w...

Seven Weeks Of Summer Camps At The SHACK

Published: May 29, 2013 at 12:00 am
Have you made plans yet for summer camp? The Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids (SHACK) has a number of options planned. The SHACK, in Suite 104 at 100 Church Hill Road, will offer seven weeks of art, music and theatre-based summer activities with special projects each day. Each week with focus on a sp

HEMMA Slates Student Recital, Local Bands Performance

Published: May 28, 2013 at 12:00 am
HEMMA (High school Elementary Musicianship Mentoring Association) has scheduled a Sunday, June 9, event for a student recital, dinner, and performances by local bands in Newtown High School's cafetorium. The public is invited to attend any or all three parts of the event, which will include studen

Time To Find Newtown's Outstanding Youth

Published: May 28, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown Youth & Family Service is looking for one youth in Newtown to be awarded an Outstanding Youth Award during NYFS's 2013 Annual Meeting. NYFS annually recognizes a youth who has shown exemplary leadership skills as well as being a good role model for his or her peers.

Musicians Premiere Memorial Composition 'Glorificare'

Published: May 24, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown High School's wind ensemble, orchestra, and choruses took the stage Wednesday, May 22, to perform the world premiere of Samuel R. Hazo's Glorificare, under the guidance of the composer. The performance took place near the end of the NHS orchestra's scheduled spring concert, and was th

Newtown High School Third Quarter Honor Rolls

Published: May 23, 2013 at 12:00 am
The following are the students who made the High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the third quarter marking period at Newtown High School this school year. Students earn recognition on the High Honor Roll by being enrolled in five or more classes with a minimum of four courses in ar...

Newtown VFW Announces Scout Of The Year Program

Published: May 23, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Newtown VFW Post 308 and Auxiliaries will be participating in the National Scout of the Year Program, as announced by Post Commander James Rebman. The Newtown VFW Post will be doing outreach with candidates for the award to help in preparation fo...

International Student Group Reflects On Its Growth

Published: May 23, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Newtown International Center for Education (NICE) held a highlight night on May 15 at Newtown High School to celebrate the shared experiences this year between students from Newtown and abroad. NICE, a kindergarten through grade 12 international educat...

NHS Senior Prom 2013

Published: May 23, 2013 at 12:00 am
Roughly 450 students, including dates, attended this year’s Newtown High School senior prom, held at the Amber Room Colonnade in Danbury on Friday, May 17. Before students headed to Danbury for the main event, photos were snapped around town by parents and friends.

Employment Internship Sites Needed For NHS Transition Program

Published: May 23, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Newtown High School Transition Program is in need of student employment internship sites for the 2013-2014 school year. The program allows students with disabilities to learn vocational skills while earning school credit. Employers commit t...
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