Newtown Youth and Family Services


FUSION is a peer-to-peer mentoring program that is run in conjunction with Newtown High School which pairs pre-screened sophomores with incoming freshmen for one full school year. The goal of this program is to make the transition into Newtown High School easy, fun and exciting for incoming freshmen. The program incorporates team building exercises, prevention of underage drinking and built in academic support during meeting times. Additionally, matches also participate in community service activities, academics, sports and attend social activities together. FUSION meets on bi-weekly Wednesdays and is facilitated by High School teachers and an NYFS staff member.



Newtown High School FUSION Program
Operates during the school year on a bi-weekly schedule.

Fusion: For Newtown High School freshmen and sophomores, meets on bi-weekly Wednesdays from 8:00 - 8:40 AM during the advisory period (homeroom).


August 31st
September 20th
October 18th
November 8th
December 6th
December 20th
January 3rd
February 14th
March 6th
March 20th
April 3rd
May 1st
May 22nd

For more information, contact Jeff Tolson, FUSION Advisor at or Madison McColl, Youth Coordinator at or (203) 270 - 4335.