Category Archives: Schools


Evaluations follow state guidelines

NAUGATUCK — The borough’s public schools have adopted similar guidelines as the state, with some slight modifications, for how to evaluate teachers. Assistant Superintendent of Schools Chris Montini showed the…


Business as usual at Long River

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School has reopened completely, a month after the school was forced to close due to asbestos exposure. As of Aug. 11, it was business as…


Board, new school chief agree to terms

REGION 16 — The Board of Education has reached a contract agreement to officially make Michael Yamin Region 16’s next superintendent of schools. The contract, which runs through June 30,…


Work begins on safety improvements

REGION 16 — A series of security improvements in Region 16 schools is under way. Work to install tamper-resistant glass at Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls has started….


Board OKs changes to evaluation plan

REGION 16 — After seeing a new teacher evaluation plan in practice, Region 16 officials have revised the process for the coming school year. Evaluating teachers is nothing new in…


Schools holding registration

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck school system has set dates for children to register for school. Registration for students entering elementary, intermediate or middle school is Aug. 25 from 9 a.m….


Making old new again

NHS project forges ahead over summer NAUGATUCK — As the new school year draws closer, renovations at Naugatuck High School continue to move forward. The $81 million project began over…


Facilities head resigns

REGION 16 — The number of administrative positions that need to be filled in the Region 16 district office rose to three last week after the resignation of Supervisor of…


School board picks next superintendent

REGION 16 — The Board of Education reached into the Waterbury school system to find Region 16’s next superintendent of schools. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and…


Start of a renovation

Budget overrun leaves board with decisions to make BEACON FALLS — Construction began this week at Laurel Ledge Elementary School, but some aspects of the project remain to be decided…