Category Archives: Schools

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Superintendent earns good grade

Performance evaluation comes with 2.5% raise NAUGATUCK — Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke’s second year at the helm of Naugatuck public schools has been a positive one, according to her…

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Mahoney resigns from school board   

NAUGATUCK — After just over a year on the Board of Education, Jill Mahoney has stepped down. Mahoney announced her resignation during the board’s July 14 meeting. Mahoney, a Democrat,…

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Prospect, Region 16 close on school sale

PROSPECT — With a few signatures and the passing of a check, the town of Prospect officially took ownership of the former Community School last Friday morning. “This was a…

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Changes made to dress code

REGION 16 — Students will be greeted with a slightly revised dress code when they return to school in the fall. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools…

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Board OKs work to bring kitchen up to code

PROSPECT — The kitchen at Long River Middle School needs a few improvements, which add up to tens of thousands of dollars, to be brought up to code. Two new…

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Drawing swastikas lands students in trouble

PROSPECT — Eight Long River Middle School students faced disciplinary action after drawing swastikas in their peers’ yearbooks on the second to last day of school. Superintendent of Schools Michael…

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NHS to destroy academic folders

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School announced that the academic folders of the Class of 2009 will be destroyed. Members of the class may submit a written request to receive their…

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New office brings project to a close

PROSPECT — Region 16 school officials symbolically put to bed a three-part school building project Saturday morning with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new district office. “For me this…

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Woodland grads display resiliency

BEACON FALLS — As Woodland Regional High School Principal Kurt Ogren stood on stage last week flanked by students and educators donned in black and gold with the late afternoon…

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Class of ‘16 takes steps toward greatness

NAUGATUCK — Family and friends packed into the stadium seats at Naugatuck High School’s Veterans Field on a bright, cloudless day to celebrate the accomplishment of more than 200 graduates….