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New Chiefs Super Fan Season Passes On Sale

Get Your Nonnewaug Chiefs Super Fan Pass and Support the Chiefs!


You've got your red, white and blue. Now all you need to support Nonnewaug High School athletics is the brand new 2016-17 Super Fan Season Pass! Pay once and enjoy NHS sports all year long.

Purchase a Chiefs Super Fan Season pass for admission into ALL regular season home Nonnewaug High School athletic events and competitions. Passes cost $50 and are available at the NHS Field Gates during upcoming home events beginning with the first home Football game on Saturday, September 24. Passes are also available for purchase at the Nonnewaug High School Main Office at 5 Minortown Road during regular school hours.

"We love to have our fans come out and support the Nonnewaug Chiefs and the Super Fan concept gives them easier access with the ability to pay once and just show their pass at each home event," said Suzi Greene, Nonnewaug High School's Athletic Director and Dean of Students.

Purchase yours today for a discounted admission on more than 30 regular season home Nonnewaug High School athletic competitions (with the exception of post season and tournament events) through the Spring of 2017.

Additionally, Bethlehem and Woodbury Senior Citizens are invited to the Woodbury Senior Community Center on Thursday, November 17 from 12 – 3 p.m. to get their picture taken for their Nonnewaug Senior Pass. The Nonnewaug Senior Passes will allow for free admission to any regular season, home athletic or school event including music and theatre events held at Nonnewaug High School. The Woodbury Senior Community Center is located at 265 Main Street South.

Go Chiefs!




Congratulations to 5th grade chorus members from Bethlehem and Mitchell Elementary Schools who participated in the Connecticut Music Educator's Association's seventh annual Elementary Honors Choir in Hartford on April 29.

Region 14's 5th Grade Honors Choir students joined other chorus and choir organizations from schools throughout Connecticut to perform on Friday, April 29 for the CMEA event. Students in the Honor's Choir who represent exemplary vocal musicianship were chosen for the Honor's Choir.


Celebration of the Arts Brings Community Together

Celebration of the Arts brings community together

The 1st Annual month long Celebration of the Arts included two days of free classes for residents of Bethlehem and Woodbury.

Students from Bethlehem and Mitchell Elementary Schools joined their older peers from Woodbury Middle and Nonnewaug High School teach folk dance, art and drumming to senior citizens and residents of Region 14 on April 14.




The 1st multi-school Music Festival Hits the NHS Stage on April 14

The Celebration of the Arts continues this week as Nonnewaug High School hosts the first multi-school "Music Festival" on April 13 with a concert performance on April 14.

The festival includes students in band, chorus and orchestra groups from Nonnewaug, Watertown and Brookfield High School. Performing ensembles will be conducted under the direction of each of the schools' music program directors.

Rehearsals will take place Wednesday and Thursday and the show will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday April 14. Tickets are $5 for adults and students and $3 for seniors. Children under 3 are free.

Views From Our School

5th Grade v. Teacher Kick Ball Game

5th Grade DARE Students

DARE at BES

The top picture is the 5th grade DARE students with Trooper D'Elia and SRO George before the Bethlehem Memorial Day Parade. Below is the entire BES 5th grade class with the Connecticut State Police troopers and their K9s.

1st Grade Green Screen Poetry Celebration

Spring at BES

Welcome Spring Break and baby goat "Miracle!"

Celebrating Para Day at BES

Mrs. Tscheppe's 2nd Grade Gardeners

Check out this great video of Mrs. Tscheppe's class tending to their garden!

BES Talent Show 2016

April Fools Teacher Pranks

Students at BES were greeted with some fun today, April 1 to celebrate April Fools Day! Was that Officer Norm George or Mrs. Ruddock directing busses in?


Mrs. Massimin's 5th Grade Genuis Hour Trailer

BES Student Council sporting their new t-shirts!


First graders writing on their new Samsung tablets.


Mystery Readers Help Celebrate
Dr. Suess Week at BES!

Superintendent Dr. Anna Cutaia-Leonard and Mike Rafferty, Director of Teaching & Learning popped into BES on March 1 to kick off Dr. Suess Week!



100th Day of School

Bull Dog News Edition 2


Learn about all the teaching and learning going on at BES! Watch the 2nd edition of the Bull Dog News, created and produced by the 5th graders at BES with Library Media Specialist Jane Martellino.

Chrome at Home Presentation

Parents and staff of Region 14 participated in a Chrome at Home presentation on January 21 at BES and WMS.

Participants learned valuable tools to help navigate with their child in our Region 14 Chrome Book Initiative. Some areas of education included touch pad secrets, safeguards for home, browsing safety and parental controls.



Hour of Code

Please enjoy the students and staff of BES participating in the Hour of Code on December 10 in this short Youtube video. Observe how focused and engaged the students are….I don’t think I’ve ever seen a whole hour of this level of student concentration, motivation and engagement in over 25 years of being an educator!

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