Newtown Bee, Eliza Hallaback
Newtown High School students involved in Unified Sports and Best Buddies recently teamed up to run the school’s annual campaign to “Ban the ‘R’ Word.”
The NHS Best Buddies chapter fosters friendships between high school students and students with special needs, and the Unified Sports program offers competitive sports opportunities for special needs students and assistance by partners, some of whom are traditional high school athletes.
The NHS Best Buddies and Unified Sports program first teamed up to “Spread the word to end the word” last school year, but the campaign has been an annual one at the school for the Best Buddies group. Read More Here