A Chance to Dance
23
Jun 2016

A Chance to Dance

On Sunday April 24th over 120 dancers and 200 friends and family supporters came together at the Newtown High School blue and gold stadium for the 1st annual Newtown Dance Mob. They were celebrating National Dance Week, a country wide coming together of dancers of all abilities with a uniting theme of “A Chance to Dance”. Adorned in their distinctive NDW T-Shirts, or purple shirts to celebrate Dylan, these dancers from 6 Connecticut studios performed..

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Wingman in full flight with amazing end to the school year
01
Jun 2016

Wingman in full flight with amazing end to the school year

It’s incredible to think that less than 12 months ago, four schools in Connecticut put their faith in Wingman to change their school culture and climate. That belief has been rewarded many times over and to date more than 1,500 students have explored social and emotional development areas as diverse as Grit & Perseverance, the Power of Words, the Meaning of Empathy and Accepting Differences. Drawn to the flexible structure of the program, New Fairfield..

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Exploring empathy, walking the mile
23
Dec 2015

Exploring empathy, walking the mile

Elizabeth Kilmer (City Hill Middle School student) To us, empathy is “seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another, and feeling with the heart of another.? That is exactly what all the squadron leaders tried to get across to our classmates last Wingman Wednesday. By using fun activities such as a word scramble, word searches and designing posters we hoped that the students at City Hill Middle School would understand our..

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“Happiness Everywhere”
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Feb 2014

“Happiness Everywhere”

Those were the words of Mrs. Katherin Sniffin, principal of Saint Joseph School in Meriden. This Pre-K through 8th grade faith based school recently completed their first Wingman activity morning. 156 students explored cooperation, teamwork and connection with their fellow classmates and teachers. To the casual observer the students were enjoying a series of fun games involving movement, interaction, problem solving and discussion. The importance and deeper meaning of the activities was not lost on the participants. A young..

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