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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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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Welcome Back

August 2015 Dear NHS Students and Parents: It is hard to believe we are closing in on the final weeks of this beautiful summer vacation. Whether you spent time relaxing at home, sitting by the shore, or exploring interesting places, I hope the moments spent with family and friends was enjoyable. We are anticipating a […]

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NHS-Graduation and Final Examinations

Dear Parents and Guardians, As we move closer to the end of the year, I wanted to provide information related to our final exam schedule. Final exam days are scheduled for Thursday, June 11, Friday, June 12, Monday, June 15 and Tuesday, June 16. Attached you will find the final exam schedule for all students. […]

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Important Communication

Parents and Guardians, I wanted to update you on an issue that occurred over the spring break that was brought to the attention of the Newtown Police and Newtown High School security. Rumors about a potential safety threat to the high school were investigated and found to be unwarranted. When a group of students were […]

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Upcoming Events

March 29 2015 Dear Parents and Guardians, I believe I saw the sun on this glorious Sunday afternoon! I wanted to send you some quick reminders of upcoming events at Newtown High School in the next week. April 7th at 7:00 p.m.   Chris Herren,  former NBA player, will address the community at a special event […]

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NHS- Dog Search Update

February 28, 2015   First, I wanted to thank you for your understanding of the need for a drug search at the high school, which was conducted in concert with local authorities. The recent headlines regarding substance abuse at a local Connecticut university has focused attention on the serious issue of drug use in young […]

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January 2015 Update

NHS Parents and Guardians, The new semester at Newtown High School starts tomorrow (Wednesday, January 21st), and on behalf of the staff and administration, we are looking forward to an engaging and productive remainder of the school year for all students. In recent months, we have worked to ensure the goals of our school improvement […]

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