At Newtown High School you may take the following courses: * Advanced oil painting studio -- students in this course select individual painting problems.
* Spanish stenography -- for students fluent in Spanish this course emphasizes mastery of Pitman ShortERhand.
* ESL typewriting -- for students learning English as a second language who want to combine the skill of typing with mastery in English language arts.
* Classics of the silent film -- course in the history and appreciation of early films.
* Eight semesters of Mandarin, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Korean, or Spanish.
* Computer mathematics -- using a programmable printing calculator with punched-card reader.
* Afro-American studies; Latin-American studies; urban studies; problems in American democracy.
* Woodworking; wood turning; jewelrymaking; mechanical drawing, career drafting.