Category Archives: Schools

NHS Class of ’77 planning reunion

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Class of 1977’s 40th reunion is set for Sept. 23. The reunion is at the Watertown Golf Club on Guernseytown Road in Watertown and…

Region 16 offering classes for adults

REGION 16 — Region 16 is offering a host of adult education courses beginning in September. The classes are open to anyone 16 years old or older, who live in…

Naugatuck schools announce guidelines for programs

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck school system announced its policy for determining eligibility for free or reduced-price meals under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs. The income guidelines (pictured…

Clothing sale to benefit NHS Grad Nite

NAUGATUCK — A Retail 101 clothing sale will be held next weekend to support the Naugatuck High School Grad Nite. The sale is in the auxiliary gym at the high…

State releases SAT scores

Across the state, the percentage of students meeting or exceeding the achievement standard on the SAT climbed slightly in math and English language arts. The same can be said, for…

Students’ scores in English outpace math

The scores of Naugatuck and Region 16 students on the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) paralleled trends across the state: students continue to perform better at English than math. The…

School board OKs raises for non-union workers

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last month approved raises for 36 non-union employees. The raises, which range from 1 percent to 3 percent, are for the 2017-18 fiscal year….

NHS to destroy academic folders

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School will be destroying the academic folders of students in the class of 2010. The school will always maintain the permanent record card of graduates. Members…

Focus on math pays off

NAUGATUCK — Three years after implementing a strategic plan for borough schools that put a focus on improving math scores, the data shows it’s working. The percentage of borough students…

Board hires new curriculum director

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved hiring Michele Raynor as the district’s new director of curriculum, instruction and assessments. Raynor started in the district,…