Newtown Youth and Family Services

FUSION Peer Mentoring Program

FUSION is a peer-to-peer mentoring program that is run in conjunction with Newtown High School which pairs pre-screened sophomores with incoming freshman 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 freshman. The program incorporates team building exercises, prevention of underage drinking, and built in academic support time during meeting times. Additionally, matches also participate in community service activities, academics, sports, and attend social activities together. The group meets every Monday during the advisory period (which is homeroom) and is run by a NYFS staff member as well as  support staff  from the High School. If you have further questions: please contact Mr. Tolson at