Education

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.

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.

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.
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Do you ever resist or back away from stating your true opinion about something on Facebook because you are afraid of what your friends and others will think?

Yes
67% (4 votes)
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