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Important News

First Day of School
Aug. 27

New Date!
Back To School

Aug. 28
Treadwell Park


Spirit Day
Sept. 4

Wear your green and white! 



Labor Day
Sept. 7 

Open House

Sept. 8 - K-2, 
Sept. 9 - 3&4



Rosh Hashanah
Sept. 14 

Playground News
Click on the image below for a
Box Turtle Update Video!!

Click on the image for more information and the Summer Reading Packet

          Almost 1st   Almost 2nd    Almost 3rd 
          Almost 4th   Almost 5th   Almost 6th
Feature Photo
Some of the visitors to SHS in 2014-15
The stars of
Broadway's Aladdin
Sandy Hook School
 Danny Magic helped us 
kick-off our OSOR

"Friendship According to Humphrey"

Bill Nye the Science Guy 
Sandy Hook Elementary!

Astronaut Rick Mastracchio shows off the Sandy Hook Elementary shirt that he took with him to the International Space Station. 


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

2 Hour Delayed Opening
11:05 - 3:37





Student Insurance Now Available for the 2015-16 School Year

Student Insurance is now available for the 2015-2016 School Year

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 2015-2016 Brochure and application form click here and use access code: 94AB

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K-12 Student Insurance Plans Online Access

Recommended Resources for Families

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

Fingerprinting Reminder

All parents who intend to volunteer in our kindergarten and first grade classes MUST be fingerprinted before being allowed to interact with the students. Volunteers for grades 2-4 with direct one-on one contact with a child also must be fingerprinted. If you were fingerprinted last year, you do not need to go through the process again.

Fingerprint cards and instructions can be picked up at the Board of Education Central office at Fairfield Hills Campus.

The district will cover all related costs, 
so there are no out-of-pocket expenses.

Health Curriculum

Education Connection Program

Click the link below for information regarding Education Connection School Age Programs.

Education Connection School Age Programs

Safe School Climate Plan

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

Geography Program

Click here for more information about the geography program and to access practice tests and study guides!

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Our Mission Statement
The mission of the Newtown Public Schools, a partnership of students, families, educators and community, is to
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

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!!

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

Title IX, Title VI Coordinator
Catherine Goralski, Special Education Supervisor
Newtown Public Schools
3 Primrose Street
Newtown, CT  06470

click here for link to Section 504 form

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