Education

Authors And Illustrators To Visit Newtown During Children's Book Week

Published: April 25, 2013 at 12:00 am
During Children's Book Week, May 13-19, authors will visit schools on Friday, May 17, and give a "Turning the Page, New Stories for Newtown" presentation at Newtown Middle School for residents on Saturday, May 18. C.H. Booth Library's Children's Librarian Alana Bennison said she first

NMS Student An Author, Thanks To Online Writing Course

Published: April 25, 2013 at 12:00 am
Through an online travel blogging and social media course called Wandering Educators, Kathryn Blanco is now a published author. Kathryn, an eighth grade student at Newtown Middle School, is listed along with her fellow students from the course as one of th...

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

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. “...

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...

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...

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...
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Toilet Paper: Under (opening under/against the wall) or Over (opening over/away from the wall)?

Over
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Under
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