Category Archives: Schools

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School up for sale

Prospect eyes Center Street property REGION 16 — Region 16 school officials are moving forward with the process of selling Community School and they already have an interested buyer —…

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Honor society hosting ‘Empty Bowls’

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School’s National Honor Society is working to raise awareness for the issue of hunger. The society will host Empty Bowls March 19 at…

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Board votes to implement full-day K

REGION 16 — After years of discussing full-day kindergarten, the Region 16 Board of Education took the plunge last week. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect,…

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Nominations sought for Foley Award

NAUGATUCK — Nominations are currently being accepted for the annual Raymond K. Foley Award. The award, presented by the Naugatuck Parent School Council, honors an individual or group who has…

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School board takes step towards transfer

REGION 16 — For the second time in as many years, school officials are looking to appropriate some surplus funds into a capital non-recurring account. The Region 16 Board of…

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NHS to add life skills class

NAUGATUCK — The course load for Naugatuck High School freshmen will include life skills starting in the fall. The Board of Education approved a new class, 7 Habits of Highly…

Work continues on the main entryway at Naugatuck High School. Over the weekend, the school will begin the next phase of the $81 million renovate-to-new project by bringing some classrooms in the North wing back online and beginning work on other classrooms in the wing. –LUKE MARSHALL

Renovation project seeing black

NAUGATUCK — Local officials promised taxpayers the Naugatuck High School renovation project would finish on time and under budget. So far, it appears they were right. The NHS Renovation Committee…

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Schedule to shift for schools

NAUGATUCK — Intermediate and middle school students will see a slight shift to their schedule next year. Starting in the 2015-16 school year, City Hill Middle School will start five…

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Board lowers high school parking fee

NAUGATUCK — Students who drive to Naugatuck High School will be able to do so for cheaper next school year. The Board of Education voted last week in favor of…

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Long River ready for breakfast week

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School is planning to celebrate National School Breakfast Week. National School Breakfast Week is a weeklong celebration aimed at increasing awareness of the school breakfast…