Newtown Requests Limited Media Coverage

Newtown Requests Limited Media Coverage

CHESHIRE, Conn. – Newtown High School has announced it will resume its athletic schedule for the first time since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School with a girls basketball home game against Masuk on Wednesday December 19 at 7 p.m.

Newtown has requested the CIAC assist in distributing information regarding the school’s decision concerning media coverage of the event.

In an effort to allow the student-athletes, parents, and fans to enjoy as normal a scholastic experience as possible, Newtown respectfully requests that media attendance at the game be limited to entities that would traditionally cover a Newtown High School girls basketball game.

The following are the media entities that will be permitted to cover the game, and all should have visible media credentials: Newtown Bee, Monroe Courier, Danbury News-Times, Connecticut Post. All other media will not be granted access to the event.

The school administration, students, parents, and Newtown community greatly appreciate the media in respecting the delicate nature of this situation and are grateful for everyone’s cooperation.

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