Category Archives: Schools

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A show of support

Naugatuck High rallies around stricken teacher NAUGATUCK — The color of choice April 11 at Naugatuck High School wasn’t the garnet and grey of the Greyhounds. Rather, students and staff…

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The gold standard

Woodland Student Council earns national recognition BEACON FALLS — After a year’s worth of work, the Woodland Regional Student Council has earned an accolade that only 200 schools across the…

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Award winners

Naugatuck couple to be honored for work with youth NAUGATUCK — For this year’s Raymond K. Foley Award winners volunteering is a family tradition. David and Sandra Heller of Naugatuck…

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Burgess proposes community garden

NAUGATUCK — A plan to build a community garden in Naugatuck is beginning to sprout. Burgess Alex Olbrys has proposed a plot of land that used to be a pool…

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A traveling band

NHS students bring American music to France NAUGATUCK — Last year, students from Louise Michel High School in Gisors, Normandy, France came to Naugatuck to participate in a cultural exchange…

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Voters OK appropriation for upgrades

REGION 16 — By a 60-vote margin, voters in Beacon Falls and Prospect approved the appropriation of $1,955,000 for security improvements in Region 16 at a referendum April 10. The…

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PE teacher named nation’s best

NAUGATUCK — At the beginning of every school year, Tony Loomis shows Naugatuck High School students a picture of a rain cloud. Inside every raindrop is the name of an…

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Renovations breathe new life into NHS

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School athletes used to run on a track that had long stretches of rubberized material missing; they tried to avoid those areas so as to prevent…

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Slideshow: Young inventors

NAUGATUCK — Fifth-graders from Cross Street Intermediate School showed off their inventive side when the school hosted its annual Invention Convention April 10. Students created their own inventions as part…

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Health care, wages driving increase

NAUGATUCK — The Joint Boards of Finance and Mayor and Burgesses got their first look at how the 2014-15 school budget is shaping up April 7. School Business Manager Robert…