Welcome Back – August 2016

August 20, 2016   Dear NHS Students and Parents: We are now in our final week of the beautiful (and longer than usual) summer vacation. Whether you spent time relaxing at home, sitting by the shore, or exploring interesting places, I hope the time spent with family and friends was enjoyable. We anticipate another positive […]

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January 2016 Update

Dear Parents, I hope you are enjoying a beautiful Sunday afternoon with family and friends. A critical aspect of our school improvement plan is to continue to solicit student feedback from students and parents on a variety of educational topics. Our monthly parent breakfasts have supported our commitment for open dialogue, and our discussions have […]

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Parent Update

December 11, 2015   Dear NHS Parents and Students, I wanted to reach out to let you know that I am so very proud to be a part of the Newtown community with such an incredibly caring staff, supportive parents, and highly respectful students. That being said, I know how difficult the coming days will […]

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Workshop of Wellness- WOW!!

WOW! Workshops of Wellness             Freshman Students and Parents:   Hope everyone enjoyed a wonderful holiday! This is a friendly reminder that tomorrow, December 1st, members of our Link Crew Program will be sponsoring WOW! Workshops of Wellness at Newtown High School for all freshman students and their parents. Topics […]

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A Moment of Silence to remember the families of the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris

As we are all aware, our friends overseas – in Paris suffered an unthinkable tragedy over the weekend with recent terrorist attacks. As human beings, once again, we find ourselves connected — as anyone here in Newtown, Connecticut, knows first-hand. What happens in any one community, happens to all communities. An African author and poet, […]

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November- December Upcoming Events

Dear NHS Students and Parents, We would like to remind you of some events taking place at Newtown High School in the upcoming weeks ahead. The following include details of these events: November 16 – PLC day. Students will begin their day with places for study, test makeup, research, computer labs, support centers, and access […]

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Parent Update, October 2015

Dear Parents and Guardians, I wanted to share some important work our students will be engaging in as a part of our advisory program in the coming months. Feedback from our 2015 Safe School Climate survey solicited the perceptions of safety in social-emotional terms among students, which included their experiences regarding verbal abuse, harassment, and […]

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NEASC Update

Dear NHS Students and Parents, I hope everyone is enjoying a beautiful October weekend with family and friends. I just wanted to send a sincere thank you for the time, effort, and genuine enthusiasm members of our school community shared during the high school accreditation visit by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges […]

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