Category Archives: Schools

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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….

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…