Category Archives: Schools

Teen found safe after running from school  

BEACON FALLS — An altercation between two students at Woodland Regional High School preceded one of the students running off and a multi-town search to locate him Thursday afternoon, according…

School budget plan keeps spending flat

NAUGATUCK — For the second straight year — and the third time in the last seven years — the Board of Education will request a budget that doesn’t increase spending….

One-to-one initiative topic of forum

REGION 16 — Before Region 16 rolls out the one-to-one device initiative in the district, officials will host a community forum on the plan. The new initiative will provide all…

Robots go from program to curriculum

NAUGATUCK — A group of three Hop Brook Elementary School fourth-graders crowd around a computer and small gray robot, eagerly making suggestions to each other. Suddenly the robot shouts “forward”…

Naugatuck schools announce kindergarten registration

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck public school system is holding kindergarten registration in March. Children must turn 5 years old on or before Jan. 1, 2018 to be eligible for kindergarten…

More students participating in breakfast program

REGION 16 — The number of students taking advantage of breakfast offered at Long River Middle School has drastically jumped so far this school year. Statistics provided last week to…

School times staying the same

NAUGATUCK — While some officials believe a later start to the school day would be beneficial for older students, the Board of Education won’t pursue a proposal to make the…

Council shifts showcase time

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Parent School Council adjusted the time for its second annual Community Showcase due to the possibility of snow tonight. The showcase, which is Saturday, is now…

Slideshow: Math blitz

Hillside Intermediate School in Naugatuck hosted ‘Hillside’s Blitz to the Super Bowl’ on Feb. 3. The program featured math and problem-solving activities and trivia questions related to Super Bowl LI…

New schedule, classes in the works for Long River

PROSPECT — School officials are proposing schedule and class changes at Long River Middle School designed to create equity and provide more “21st century learning” opportunities for students. Each grade…