Category Archives: Schools

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Student government hosting Mr. Woodland

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School Student Government will crown the school’s second ever Mr. Woodland in a couple weeks. The student government is hosting the second annual…

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DECA taking hold at Woodland

BEACON FALLS — Some Woodland Regional High School students are finding out first-hand exactly what it takes to get a business up and running. The school’s fledgling DECA chapter began…

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Road race running solo

NAUGATUCK — For the first time since its inception, the sixth annual Ion Bank St. Patrick’s Day Road Race will be the only game in town on race day. Every…

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Program eyed for gifted students

REGION 16 — In an effort to ensure all students are given an opportunity to reach their full potential, Region 16 is moving toward the implementation of a talented and…

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Hearing held on FOI complaint

Officials argued their cases Monday related to a Freedom of Information complaint filed by Beacon Falls First Selectman Chris Bielik against the Region 16 Board of Education. The complaint centers…

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Council to showcase what borough has to offer

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Parent School Council is hoping to showcase some of the borough’s best attributes. The council will host its first Naugatuck Community Showcase from 10 a.m. to…

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‘Building subs’ proposed for classroom stability

NAUGATUCK — Principals in local public schools want more stability with substitute teachers who visit their classrooms. To help in that effort, the Board of Education wants to assign building…

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Almost showtime for drama club

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School drama club will christen the stage in the school’s new auditorium with stories of love and loss. The club’s production of “Almost, Maine” opens…

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Region 16, teachers union agree to contract

REGION 16 — Teachers in Region 16 have a new three-year contract. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, approved the contract with…

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Petition asks borough to put leash on park

NAUGATUCK — Well before it is scheduled to be discussed by the Board of Mayor and Burgesses, a plan to build a dog park in Naugatuck stirred up some controversy….