Category Archives: Schools

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Adult Ed teacher receives state honor

NAUGATUCK — Graduates of the Naugatuck Adult Education program frequently go back to catch up with former teachers and administrators. Nearly every one of them speaks about how much they…

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Tasks given to school purchase committee

PROSPECT — The town has formed a committee to look into the purchase of Community School. The Community School Purchase Committee was officially created on May 11. The committee, which…

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Club sparks interest in robotics

NAUGATUCK — Fourth-graders at Hop Brook Elementary School watched in anticipation last week as their robot rolled its way down a hallway. After traveling about 10 feet the robot made…

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Students honor memory of veterans

NAUGATUCK — A history and civics lesson came to life Monday morning for students at City Hill Middle School. Twenty-eight students, mostly from the Student Council, joined two teachers, the…

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WRSC gets gold again

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional Student Council is making achieving the gold standard a routine occurrence. The council has been selected as a 2015 National Gold Council of Excellence…

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Commissioner talks education in Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — Andrew Avenue School Principal Taran Gruber wishes he had more time in the school day to implement enrichment programs, such as a robotics club or even guitar lessons,…

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Teaching a passion for Foley Award winner

NAUGATUCK — This year’s Raymond K. Foley Award recipient is passionate about being able to work with students every day. “I just love what I do,” Naugatuck High School marketing…

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Appropriation for roof repairs passes

REGION 16 — A supplemental appropriation of $384,882 in surplus funds was approved at a district meeting Monday night. The appropriation was approved, 27-14. Beacon Falls voters approved the appropriation,…

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Residents tour school, hear about budget

NAUGATUCK — When Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke was hired last year, her goals included building a better relationship between the school system and the public. In an effort to…

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Committee to review potential purchase of school

PROSPECT — A nine-member committee will begin its work next week on the town’s proposed purchase of Community School. The Community School Purchase Committee is to represent the community in…