Daily Announcements

Good morning Newtown High School! Today is Tactful Tuesday, September 25th, 2018, and it’s an A day! The order is 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. Please stop in the hallways and stand for the pledge.


I pledge allegiance, to the flag, of the United States of America. And to the republic, for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. Please remain standing for a moment of silence. (5 s)

Thank you!


Juniors & seniors, the following colleges will be visiting the Career Center today:

Stony Brook University- Class 2
Nova Southeastern University- Class 3
Stonehill College- Class 4
La Salle University- Class 5
Southern New Hampshire University- Class 6
Please ask your teacher, verbally and not via email, for permission prior to attending a visit. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Latowicki in the Career Center.


Anyone interested in going to Europe in April? The 2019 trip to Italy, Austria, and the Czech Republic has several openings left. Please attend an informational meeting tonight in room B142 at 7:00 PM to learn more about this fun-filled adventure, and bring your parents!


This week is Ally Week and GSA is hosting a number of events. Tomorrow, wear purple, and join GSA after school in B232 for some snacks and see what your friends do in the club. Thursday, be sure to find your friends in GSA and pose for a picture to show you’re an ally, and Friday, be sure to sign a pledge card during lunch. We look forward to your participation!


The Art Club will hold its first meeting tomorrow, September 26th from 2:35 to 3:40 PM. Please sign up outside room C180, the drawing studio.


Are you interested in a healthcare career or just want to be better informed on health problems that face you and your peers?  Are you interested in a group that allows you to not miss other club or sports dates? If so, then please come to the Student Wellness Awareness Team meeting tomorrow, September 26th in the Fish Bowl C181. ask Mrs. Skolas or Lisa Price for more information.


Are you interested in joining Best Buddies this school year? Please sign up for Best Buddies by tomorrow, September 26th at www.bestbuddiesonline.org. Again, please sign up by tomorrow at www.bestbuddiesonline.org. Make a friend, change a life, join Best Buddies!


Want to join an active club that lets you express your thoughts and ideas? Join Hawk Talks, NHS’s very own Ted Talk club! There will be a meeting this Thursday, September 27th at 7:30 AM in B243. contact Jackie Matthews or Mr. Jones with any questions.


Are you concerned about the environment? Do you want to make a difference? Then come to the first meeting of the Environmental Club this Thursday, September 27th after school in room A202. Contact Mrs. Baumgartner or Mrs. Paulsson if you cannot attend. Everyone is welcome.


Whatever your passion and interests are, there is a club for you! Be sure to check out Peer Leadership's Club Fair next Thursday, October 4th during all lunch waves in old cafe.


The CIAC is officially sanctioning E-Sports. The first title that athletes will be competing in is League of Legends. If you play League of Legends or want to get involved in E-Sports as an athlete, please see Mr. Burgess ASAP.


Choosi is a new mobile app that can be downloaded right to your phone so students and teachers can pre-order a sandwich or salad for lunch time. Everybody will be able to order on the app until 8:00 AM that day. Orders placed after that time will go onto the next day service. Please pick up a business card in the cafeteria. Any questions, please feel free to ask Kathy or Joe and they will be happy to explain it to you.


Thank you and have a tactful Tuesday!

Good morning Newtown High School! Today is Faithful Friday, September 7th, 2018, and it’s a G day! The order is 2, 1, 8, 7, 6, 5. Please stop in the hallways and stand for the pledge.

I pledge allegiance, to the flag, of the United States of America. And to the republic, for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. Please remain standing for a moment of silence. (10 sec.) Thank you!

This year's fall drama is The Crucible! Call-backs will be held today.


The Chess Club will hold it first meeting of the school year after school today in room A203. Returning club members can catch up with each other and newcomers are also welcome!


A reminder about tonight’s football game vs. New Fairfield at 7:00:

We want to have the biggest turnout possible, and we want everyone to have fun and be safe. Remember: Nobody can enter the stadium before 6 PM, all student tickets are $3 and can be purchased ahead of time in the AD office, and no bags, bottles, baby powder or re-entry are permitted (small purses are fine). Thanks and we hope to have a huge turnout tonight!


Are you a female who enjoys singing? Then girls’ acapella is the club for you. Auditions are next Tuesday, September 11th in the choir room C186. Please prepare a one minute excerpt from your favorite song. Hope to see you there!


Game Design Club: We will have our first meeting before school next Wednesday, September 12th starting at 7:30. Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting, no sign up required, just show up to room A110.


Newtown High School's Gay-Straight Alliance will begin meeting after school next Wednesday, September 12th in B232. If you have any questions at all, please see Mrs. English in the English office. All are welcome!


For those of you interested in the Literary Magazine, ROAST, please know that its first meeting has been rescheduled to next Thursday, September 13th. The meeting is still in B236 at 2:30, and all are welcome!


Are you interested in politics and government, at the local and national level? Join the Young Democrats to get involved in town elections and meetings, advocate for progressive issues, and learn more about the government and politics of today. Our first meeting will be before school, Monday, September 17th in room B232- see you there!


ATTENTION SENIORS: The senior class photo is scheduled for Friday, September 21st at 8:30 AM at Blue & Gold Stadium. Seniors should be at the stadium promptly at 8:30 AM for their group photograph by Lifetouch. Order envelopes will be available in Advisory and extra forms will be in the Assistant Principals’ office. Seniors, mark your calendars and be part of the Class of 2019 photo on September 21st at 8:30 AM at Blue & Gold stadium!


Calling all seniors! There are only a few opportunities left to get your senior portrait taken. If you do not get your portrait taken at one of the remaining sessions, then your portrait will not be featured in the yearbook. Find your appointment on the list hanging on the AP windows. Also, seniors, make sure to take the student and teacher superlatives surveys, senior favorites survey, and senior quote survey on Naviance before October 1st! AND EVERYONE MAKE SURE TO BUY YOUR YEARBOOK!


If you’re interested in technology, video games, or just want a fun club to be in, come join the Newtown Tech Team. They meet every Monday and Thursday right after school in C080. Hope to see you there!


Interested in learning coding or just hanging out with a bunch of programmers? Coding Club is open to everyone, even if you have no experience! Stop by A104 on Wednesdays after school any time until 4!


NHS students: In the event that Newtown High School practices an evacuation drill, please proceed to the turf field and look for your Advisory teachers. They will be standing on one of the numbered lines on the turf. Please line up with your Advisory classmates.


The HAWKS Honor Association is dedicated to service to Newtown High School. HHA members assist at a variety of school functions, including Open House, Middle School Panel, Eighth Grade Parent Night, and parent conferences. If you are a current sophomore, junior, or senior, you are eligible to apply for the 2018-2019 school year. Students must have an 80 average with no courses failed. Please see the club’s website for an online application. If you have any questions, please see Dr. Hoag in room F103 or email her.


Thank you and have a faithful Friday!

Good morning Newtown High School! Today is Faithful Friday, September 7th, 2018, and it’s a G day! The order is 2, 1, 8, 7, 6, 5. Please stop in the hallways and stand for the pledge.

I pledge allegiance, to the flag, of the United States of America. And to the republic, for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. Please remain standing for a moment of silence. (10 sec.) Thank you!

This year's fall drama is The Crucible! Call-backs will be held today.


The Chess Club will hold it first meeting of the school year after school today in room A203. Returning club members can catch up with each other and newcomers are also welcome!


A reminder about tonight’s football game vs. New Fairfield at 7:00:

We want to have the biggest turnout possible, and we want everyone to have fun and be safe. Remember: Nobody can enter the stadium before 6 PM, all student tickets are $3 and can be purchased ahead of time in the AD office, and no bags, bottles, baby powder or re-entry are permitted (small purses are fine). Thanks and we hope to have a huge turnout tonight!


Are you a female who enjoys singing? Then girls’ acapella is the club for you. Auditions are next Tuesday, September 11th in the choir room C186. Please prepare a one minute excerpt from your favorite song. Hope to see you there!


Game Design Club: We will have our first meeting before school next Wednesday, September 12th starting at 7:30. Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting, no sign up required, just show up to room A110.


Newtown High School's Gay-Straight Alliance will begin meeting after school next Wednesday, September 12th in B232. If you have any questions at all, please see Mrs. English in the English office. All are welcome!


For those of you interested in the Literary Magazine, ROAST, please know that its first meeting has been rescheduled to next Thursday, September 13th. The meeting is still in B236 at 2:30, and all are welcome!


Are you interested in politics and government, at the local and national level? Join the Young Democrats to get involved in town elections and meetings, advocate for progressive issues, and learn more about the government and politics of today. Our first meeting will be before school, Monday, September 17th in room B232- see you there!


ATTENTION SENIORS: The senior class photo is scheduled for Friday, September 21st at 8:30 AM at Blue & Gold Stadium. Seniors should be at the stadium promptly at 8:30 AM for their group photograph by Lifetouch. Order envelopes will be available in Advisory and extra forms will be in the Assistant Principals’ office. Seniors, mark your calendars and be part of the Class of 2019 photo on September 21st at 8:30 AM at Blue & Gold stadium!


Calling all seniors! There are only a few opportunities left to get your senior portrait taken. If you do not get your portrait taken at one of the remaining sessions, then your portrait will not be featured in the yearbook. Find your appointment on the list hanging on the AP windows. Also, seniors, make sure to take the student and teacher superlatives surveys, senior favorites survey, and senior quote survey on Naviance before October 1st! AND EVERYONE MAKE SURE TO BUY YOUR YEARBOOK!


If you’re interested in technology, video games, or just want a fun club to be in, come join the Newtown Tech Team. They meet every Monday and Thursday right after school in C080. Hope to see you there!


Interested in learning coding or just hanging out with a bunch of programmers? Coding Club is open to everyone, even if you have no experience! Stop by A104 on Wednesdays after school any time until 4!


NHS students: In the event that Newtown High School practices an evacuation drill, please proceed to the turf field and look for your Advisory teachers. They will be standing on one of the numbered lines on the turf. Please line up with your Advisory classmates.


The HAWKS Honor Association is dedicated to service to Newtown High School. HHA members assist at a variety of school functions, including Open House, Middle School Panel, Eighth Grade Parent Night, and parent conferences. If you are a current sophomore, junior, or senior, you are eligible to apply for the 2018-2019 school year. Students must have an 80 average with no courses failed. Please see the club’s website for an online application. If you have any questions, please see Dr. Hoag in room F103 or email her.


Thank you and have a faithful Friday!

Good morning Newtown High School! Today is Faithful Friday, September 7th, 2018, and it’s a G day! The order is 2, 1, 8, 7, 6, 5. Please stop in the hallways and stand for the pledge.

I pledge allegiance, to the flag, of the United States of America. And to the republic, for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. Please remain standing for a moment of silence. (10 sec.) Thank you!

This year's fall drama is The Crucible! Call-backs will be held today.


The Chess Club will hold it first meeting of the school year after school today in room A203. Returning club members can catch up with each other and newcomers are also welcome!


A reminder about tonight’s football game vs. New Fairfield at 7:00:

We want to have the biggest turnout possible, and we want everyone to have fun and be safe. Remember: Nobody can enter the stadium before 6 PM, all student tickets are $3 and can be purchased ahead of time in the AD office, and no bags, bottles, baby powder or re-entry are permitted (small purses are fine). Thanks and we hope to have a huge turnout tonight!


Are you a female who enjoys singing? Then girls’ acapella is the club for you. Auditions are next Tuesday, September 11th in the choir room C186. Please prepare a one minute excerpt from your favorite song. Hope to see you there!


Game Design Club: We will have our first meeting before school next Wednesday, September 12th starting at 7:30. Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting, no sign up required, just show up to room A110.


Newtown High School's Gay-Straight Alliance will begin meeting after school next Wednesday, September 12th in B232. If you have any questions at all, please see Mrs. English in the English office. All are welcome!


For those of you interested in the Literary Magazine, ROAST, please know that its first meeting has been rescheduled to next Thursday, September 13th. The meeting is still in B236 at 2:30, and all are welcome!


Are you interested in politics and government, at the local and national level? Join the Young Democrats to get involved in town elections and meetings, advocate for progressive issues, and learn more about the government and politics of today. Our first meeting will be before school, Monday, September 17th in room B232- see you there!


ATTENTION SENIORS: The senior class photo is scheduled for Friday, September 21st at 8:30 AM at Blue & Gold Stadium. Seniors should be at the stadium promptly at 8:30 AM for their group photograph by Lifetouch. Order envelopes will be available in Advisory and extra forms will be in the Assistant Principals’ office. Seniors, mark your calendars and be part of the Class of 2019 photo on September 21st at 8:30 AM at Blue & Gold stadium!


Calling all seniors! There are only a few opportunities left to get your senior portrait taken. If you do not get your portrait taken at one of the remaining sessions, then your portrait will not be featured in the yearbook. Find your appointment on the list hanging on the AP windows. Also, seniors, make sure to take the student and teacher superlatives surveys, senior favorites survey, and senior quote survey on Naviance before October 1st! AND EVERYONE MAKE SURE TO BUY YOUR YEARBOOK!


If you’re interested in technology, video games, or just want a fun club to be in, come join the Newtown Tech Team. They meet every Monday and Thursday right after school in C080. Hope to see you there!


Interested in learning coding or just hanging out with a bunch of programmers? Coding Club is open to everyone, even if you have no experience! Stop by A104 on Wednesdays after school any time until 4!


NHS students: In the event that Newtown High School practices an evacuation drill, please proceed to the turf field and look for your Advisory teachers. They will be standing on one of the numbered lines on the turf. Please line up with your Advisory classmates.


The HAWKS Honor Association is dedicated to service to Newtown High School. HHA members assist at a variety of school functions, including Open House, Middle School Panel, Eighth Grade Parent Night, and parent conferences. If you are a current sophomore, junior, or senior, you are eligible to apply for the 2018-2019 school year. Students must have an 80 average with no courses failed. Please see the club’s website for an online application. If you have any questions, please see Dr. Hoag in room F103 or email her.


Thank you and have a faithful Friday!