Category Archives: Schools

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BOE chair switches parties

NAUGATUCK — Board of Education Chairman David Heller says politics should take a back seat to the business of educating children and that his main allegiance is to what he…

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Back-to-school drive to benefit borough students

NAUGATUCK — Two employees of Student Transportation of America in Naugatuck, the bus company for the borough school system, are hoping to help children return to school in the fall…

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Backpack giveaway coming up

NAUGATUCK — The Verizon Wireless store at 1007 New Haven Road is taking part in The Cellular Connection’s national School Rocks Backpack Giveaway. Between 12 and 2 p.m. on Aug….

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Registration open for Naugatuck schools

NAUGATUCK — Summer registration is ongoing for students entering Naugatuck public schools. Students entering grades kindergarten through eight can register at Hop Brook Elementary School, Andrew Avenue Elementary School or…

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Raise follows increase in workload

NAUGATUCK — The assistant business manager at Naugatuck Public Schools has been given an 18.7 percent salary increase over last year. Bernice Rizk’s salary went from $61,200 in fiscal year…

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Board awards contract for new office

REGION 16 — The final piece of the Region 16 school building project is set to move ahead. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls…

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School brass receive good grades, raises

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education is pleased with the job the top two school officials are doing in the borough. The school board gave positive evaluations to Superintendent of…

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HR director gets contract extension

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has extended Human Resources Director John Lawlor’s contract for three years. The board approved the contract at its July 9 meeting. The contract, which…

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BOE, union agree on deal

NAUGATUCK — After several years of negotiations, the Board of Education and Local 1813 of Connecticut Council #4 have agreed to terms on a new contract. The union represents about…

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NHS mourns loss of beloved teacher

NAUGATUCK — “We will miss her beautiful smile, her love of learning and most of all her willingness to help her students and colleagues.” Those are the words Naugatuck High…