Category Archives: Schools

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Slideshow: NHS graduation

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

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Slideshow: WRHS graduation

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

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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…