Category Archives: Schools


No place like home turf

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Class of 2015 did something many thought was impossible: graduate on its home turf. Graduation was held at the Palace Theater in Waterbury the…


Hawks leave the nest

BEACON FALLS — The advice Woodland Regional High School Principal Kurt Ogren offered to the Class of 2015 boiled down to four words: “live like a hawk.” Ogren, speaking to…


NEF elects Bottinick as new leader

NAUGATUCK — A longtime community volunteer will take the reins as president of the Naugatuck Education Foundation. Attorney Andrew Bottinick, 55, has been elected unanimously by the NEF board to…


Veteran educator named teacher of the year

NAUGATUCK — City Hill Middle School teacher Tiffany Deitelbaum believes all children inherently want to learn and that it is her job to educate them, no matter the challenges. While…


Schools participating in summer food program

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck public school system announced that it will participate in the federally-funded Seamless Summer Food Program. The program provides free meals to all children 18 years old…


Survey seeks opinions on uniform policy

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education wants to hear from the public before making a decision on a school uniform policy. The school board, which oversees schools…


Budget balance eyed for supplies, projects

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has approved a lengthy list of items and projects that officials are hoping to tackle using a projected budget balance. The…


Slideshow: NHS graduation

The Naugatuck High School Class of 2015 graduated June 24. –PHOTOS BY LUKE MARSHALL


Slideshow: WRHS graduation

The Woodland Regional High School Class of 2015 graduated June 24. -PHOTOS BY ELIO GUGLIOTTI


Towns can dip into health care pool

REGION 16 — The towns of Beacon Falls and Prospect now have the option of joining Region 16’s medical insurance. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in…