January 2017 Update

Dear Students and Parents, I hope everyone is enjoying today’s snow day and finding ways to stay warm! I wanted to give you an update on the high school and upcoming events. We have now officially moved into our second semester (hard to believe), and look forward to an outstanding 2nd half of the year. […]

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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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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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Opening Days- Principal’s Reflection

August 30, 2015   Dear NHS Students and Parents,   While I have had many Opening Days in my career as a high school administrator, our first two days of school this year were exemplary. High school students were excited to be back, and our freshman students made the transition with the help of caring […]

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Parent Communication

June 7, 2015 Dear NHS Parents and Students, Hope everyone is enjoying a beautiful Sunday afternoon. I just wanted to send a few brief updates and reminders regarding activities taking place at the high school this week. First, some students in grade 11 are participating in an English project and are making presentations this week. […]

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PLC Day- May 19

April 30, 2015   Dear Students, Parents and Guardians, On May 19th, we will be piloting a Professional Learning Community morning, which will provide a school-based “internal” delayed opening for staff and students. Regular bus transportation remains as normally scheduled. Students are expected to arrive at the regular scheduled time and will be given an […]

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October Update

Dear Parents and Guardians, First, I wanted to let you know about the positive events that have taken place at Newtown High School over the last week. Our Spirit Week was a resounding success, and I need to commend students for their planning, collaborative efforts, and respectful behavior throughout the week. As you might have […]

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Parent Conferences- Fall 2014

Dear Parents: On behalf of our faculty, I invite you to attend our Parent Teacher Conferences which will take place on November 18 and 19, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., and on November 20, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Early dismissal time for students will be at 11:32 a.m. If you would like to have a conference, […]

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