This Year at SHS

Sandy Hook School's 1st walk-a-thon

was a SLIMY success!

 

We had a Community Meeting 

on Friday, Sept. 15th 

to celebrate International Dot Day

based on a book by Peter Reynolds

(scroll down to see him when he visited our school)


BUTTERFLY NEWS

Check out the Monarch Butterfly that hatched yesterday, September 5th.  This little guy chose to make his chrysalis on the handrail near the Ben's Bells Kindness door.

Important News

 

 

NEW
PARENT
PICK-UP
PROCEDURE
CLICK HERE
  SHS 
Walk-A-Ton
Pledges Due
  PTA
Meeting

Oct 11
6:30 pm
  SHS
Walk-A-Thon
Fundraiser

Oct 13
2:00 pm
SHS Field

 
  Picture Day
Oct 17  
  SHS
Family
Fun Fest

Oct 20

 
  SHS
Literacy Night
Grades K-2

Oct 18
6:30–7:30 pm
  2017
PTA
Reflections
Program
"Within Reach"

Deadline Dec 1

See Connections 
for Information 
 
  Early Dismissal
Conference 
Week

Oct 24-27
1:37 pm dismissal 
  BOOKFAIR
Oct 24-27



No School
Spring Break
Apr 10-14 
  Earth Day
Apr 22
SHS Summer Garden
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SUMMER 2017
STEM Night
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Visitors From Past Years

 

Visitors to SHS 2016-17


Li Liu, Chinese Acrobat visited SHS


RJ Palacio Author Visit  

A visit by R.J. Palacio author of "Wonder"!

 

Author Doreen Cronin  

A wonderful visit by Doreen Cronin author of "Click, Clack, Moo!" and "Diary of a Worm"!


Studen't enjoying musical group Sirius Coyote

In January the students enjoyed a performance by 

Sirius Coyote, who came to SHS and sang Latin American 

songs in Spanish with English translations and student 

participation.

 

 

Visitors to SHS 2015-16


Author Peter H. Reynolds
Peter H. Reynolds, author of "The Dot"
"The Dot" book cover
came to our school, did two wonderful programs, and worked with our 4th graders.  
Visit his website at PeterReynolds.com



 

Penguin keeper with penguin

Katy Wozniak, lead penguin keeper at the Pittsburgh Zoo skyped with SHS for our
OSOR Culminating Activity. 
Cora the Gentoo penguin and Micky the Macaroni penguin showed the students what real penguins look like.

           
 
 National Circus Project members Members of the National Circus Project performed and taught the students.



Visitors to SHS in 2014-15

 

 Stars of Aladdin the Musical

The stars of

Aladdin the Musical on Broadway 

visited 

Sandy Hook School

 
     
 Magician Danny Magic at OSOR kick off
 Danny Magic helped us 
kick-off our OSOR

"Friendship According to Humphrey"


 
     
Bill Nye the Science Guy
visited 
Sandy Hook Elementary!
 
     
Astronaut Rick Mastracchio
Astronaut Rick Mastracchio shows off the Sandy Hook Elementary shirt that he took with him to the International Space Station

 


Welcome
SCHOOL HOURS

Grades K-4:         Early Dismissal:
  9:05 - 3:37            9:05 - 1:37   

2 Hour Delayed Opening
11:05 - 3:37

ATTENDANCE LINE

203-426-7658 

FAX LINE
203-270-3682


WHAT'S FOR LUNCH?
School Lunchn Information - Click Here

 

SHS PTA Connection

SHS Connection Newsletter

Information

Student Insurance is now available for the 2017-18 School Year

Student Insurance is now available for the 2016-2017 School Year

Student Accident Insurance Information For Parents
Student accident insurance is offered annually to each student when school begins, however, coverage may be purchased at anytime during the year and will be effective from the date of receipt.  Currently this coverage is administered by Colonna Insurance Services, LLC. and is underwritten by Commercial Travelers Mutual Insurance Co.  For more information and to access the 2016-2017 Brochure and application form click here and use access code: 94AB.


Click Below
K-12 Student Insurance Plans Online Access

BASES Before & After School Enrichment Services 2017-18 Registration

REGISTRATION FOR 2017-18 GOING ON NOW!


For additional program information or to register for the 

School Age Programs - BASES (Before & After School Enrichment Services) 

please visit our website at BASES

Click HERE for Newtown informational flyer and registration info.


Please remember to include your child's name and school/site whenever contacting us.

More

Bus Drop-Off Waiver Info

K-4 Bus Drop-Off Procedure

Approved by the Newtown Public Schools Board of Education

September 4, 2012

 

Students in kindergarten through grade four should be met at the bus stop by a parent, other known adult, or older sibling.

 

If no parent, other known adult, or older sibling is at the bus stop, children will be transported back to their home schools.  Parents will be contacted to pick students up at the school office.

 

If a family so chooses, they may sign a waiver allowing their first through fourth grade children to disembark from the bus even if no adult is there to meet the children.  Click the link below for a copy of the waiver.

 

Kindergarten students are not eligible for the waiver.  They will not be dropped off unless they are met by a parent, other known adult, or older sibling.  



Drop-Off Waiver
More

Volunteer Waivers

For a detailed description of the 

Newtown Public Schools Volunteer Procedures

and the forms that you need to complete

Click 

HERE

Geography Program

Click below on "More" for information about the Geography Program and to access practice tests and study guides!More

Safe School Climate Plan

Look over the district's initiatives and action steps here.More

Recommended Resources for Families

School Nurse

School Nurse Website Link

Click the image
Registration

Welcome   

NEW Student Registration 

for the 2016-17 School Year 

Click HERE

Kindergarten Registration

Begin the

New Student Registration 
online then call the 

school office to schedule


Character Tree

Cultivating Character Tree of Newtown's Core Character Attributes
Our Mission Statement
The mission of the Newtown Public Schools, a partnership of students, families, educators and community, is to
INSPIRE EACH STUDENT TO EXCEL
in attaining and applying the knowledge, skills and attributes that lead to personal success while becoming a contributing member of a dynamic global community.  We accomplish this by creating an unparalleled learning environment characterized by:
High Expectations
Quality Instruction
Continuous Improvement
Civic Responsibility


Donations


While we appreciate your generous offers, letters, and donations, we ask that all correspondence be directed to sites identified on the Newtown Public Schools donations page.  Thank you!!
TITLE IX POLICY STATEMENT

 

The Newtown Public School District is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons and equal access to Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.  The Newtown Public School District does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex,  age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.  The Newtown Public School District does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction. 

Inquiries regarding the Newtown Public School District’s nondiscrimination policies and practices should be directed to:

Title IX, Title VI, and Section 504 Coordinator

Jean Evans Davila, 

Assistant Superintendent

Newtown Public Schools

3 Primrose Street,

Newtown, CT  06470

203-426-7617 

Title IX, Title VI Coordinator

Sonia Raquel, 

Special Education Supervisor

Newtown Public Schools

3 Primrose Street

Newtown, CT  06470

203-426-6476

raquels@newtown.k12.ct.us

504 Coordinator

Deborah Mailloux-Peterson, 

Director of Pupil Services

Newtown Public Schools

3 Primrose Street

Newtown, CT  06470

203-426-7626



click here for link to Section 504 form