Category Archives: Schools

NHS theater to present ‘Afraid of the Dark’

NAUGATUCK — Members of the Naugatuck High School theater club will tackle an age-old fear with humor. The club will present “Afraid of the Dark” this weekend, with showings at…

School board to present spending plan

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education will present a $41.2 million budget proposal for the 2017-18 fiscal year at a public hearing on Wednesday. The spending plan…

City Hill robotics team maneuvers to national event

NAUGATUCK — A trio of City Hill Middle School students hope to make it to Georgia Tech in Atlanta this May. By designing a winning remotely-operated vehicle that successfully maneuvered…

Woodland hosting spring concert

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School will host a spring concert on Tuesday night. The concert will feature performances of a wide variety of music by the school’s chamber…

School officials see need to increase cultural awareness

BEACON FALLS — School officials are planning workshops in an effort to increase cultural awareness among students at Laurel Ledge Elementary School in response to culturally-insensitive incidents. “We want to…

A record day for NHS DECA

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School DECA chapter will have a record number of students at the international DECA competition next month. Twenty out of the chapter’s 32 students who…

Health care savings equal technology for school board

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Board of Education this month approved transferring $1.1 million in health care savings to pay for capital items. The anticipated surplus funds, which are in the…

A new ‘mayor’ at school

PROSPECT — As part of World Down Syndrome Awareness Day on Tuesday, more than 500 students gathered in the gym at Prospect Elementary School to watch as Mayor Robert Chatfield…

Schools hosting annual music festival

NAUGATUCK — The 6th annual Borough Music Festival sponsored by Naugatuck public schools is Tuesday. The festival, which features over 300 Naugatuck students from grades four through 12, begins at…

Slideshow: Disney Dinner

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School students last week made Disney characters come to life for eager children with a Disney Dinner on March 10. Woodland senior Samantha Lacy…