Education

BOE Approves School Building Projects, Hears Activities Report

Published: December 07, 2018 at 07:45 am
Air conditioning projects for Hawley Elementary School’s multipurpose room and Newtown Middle School’s cafeteria were approved, along with a lightning protection system project for Sandy Hook Elementary School, by the Board of Education at its meeting on December 4.

‘Honor An Educator’ Program Returns For The Holiday Season

Published: December 07, 2018 at 07:30 am
The Newtown Education Foundation Honor an Educator program is live in time for the holiday season, according to the foundation, and its Evening of Comedy fundraiser is slated to be held January 19.

Fourth Graders Create Personalized Exploration Study Projects

Published: December 07, 2018 at 07:30 am
All fourth grade elementary school students in the district work on creating personalized exploration projects, and one class at Hawley Elementary School recently completed its projects.

NMS First Quarter Honor Roll

Published: December 07, 2018 at 07:00 am
Newtown Middle School recently released its honor roll for the first quarter marking period of the 2018-19 school year. The following seventh and eighth grade students earned their place on the list.

NICE International Week Celebrations In Schools

Published: December 01, 2018 at 06:00 am
Newtown schools participated in International Education Week (IEW) through programs and events supported by the Newtown International Center for Education (NICE) and the student NICE Club the week of November 12 to 16.

A Sunny Side Up Experiment At Reed

Published: November 30, 2018 at 07:30 am
Newtown Hook & Ladder Company No. 1 members assisted Reed Intermediate School sixth grade math and science teacher Drew Hall’s students on November 12 by dropping student projects from a ladder truck.

NHS Senior Among Weller Foundation Scholarship Finalists

Published: November 30, 2018 at 07:15 am
Newtown High School senior Carter Goodrich was selected as a finalist to compete for the $14,000 Barton L. Weller scholarship, named in honor of the late Barton L. Weller, founder of Vitramon Incorporated in Monroe.

Sandy Hook School Celebrates Helping Others

Published: November 30, 2018 at 07:00 am
Sandy Hook Elementary School hosted a full-school celebration on November 21 to highlight its successful involvement in the annual Women Involved in Newtown (WIN) Thanksgiving Basket Program.

Board Of Education Approves New Goals

Published: November 30, 2018 at 07:00 am
After meeting in an executive session, the Board of Education approved new goals for the board on November 20.
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