Category Archives: Schools

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Suicide threat leads to temporary lockdown

NAUGATUCK — Two Naugatuck schools were temporarily placed on lockdown early Monday after a man who lives in the area in between both schools threatened to commit suicide, police said….

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NHS holding parent-teacher conferences

NAUGATUCK — Parent-teacher conferences at Naugatuck High School will be held over three days this week. The conferences are scheduled for Wednesday from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday from 4…

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Region 16 expands technology

REGION 16 — Region 16 wants to reinforce and expand its students’ technological skills by integrating new media tools, both inside and outside the classroom. This school year, Region 16,…

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A bench for a buddy

NAUGATUCK — Students at Hop Brook Elementary School have a new way of finding a buddy at recess. The school unveiled its new Buddy Bench program Oct. 10. The way…

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Parents air concerns at forum

PROSPECT — Parents spoke out last week on the loss of flex time at Long River Middle School and the impact the change has had on their children. A new…

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Administrators unveil strategic plan

NAUGATUCK — The borough got its first look at the new, three-year strategic plan to improve schools. Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke and Assistant Superintendent of Schools Christopher Montini unveiled…

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Principal adds another first

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck public school system last year had its first middle school principal of the year in Hillside Intermediate School Principal Johnna Hunt. Now, Naugatuck can boast that…

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Staff get glimpse of new school

PROSPECT — Excitement was in the air Monday as staff from Algonquin and Community schools got their first look at their soon-to-be new home away from home. Dozens of staff…

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Common Core concerns

School chief speaks to parents’ issues with standards REGION 16 — As Region 16 shifts its curriculum to adjust to the Common Core State Standards, Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin…

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Thunder rolling into Valley

NHS hosting annual marching band competition NAUGATUCK — Saturday’s forecast calls for Thunder in the Valley. The Naugatuck High School marching band will host the annual competition at 6 p.m….