Category Archives: Schools

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NHS graduation returning to Palace

NAUGATUCK — After considerable debate, the Board of Education voted Thursday to schedule Naugatuck High School’s graduation ceremony in June at the Palace Theater in Waterbury. The exact date has…

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First selectman seeks candidates for vacancy

BEACON FALLS — The town is hoping to attract more candidates to fill a vacancy on the Region 16 Board of Education. Wendy Oliveira resigned from the board, which oversees…

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Superintendent issues report on schools

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck public schools are developing a new math program for grades K-8, giving teachers more professional development time and putting new technology into the hands of students. Those…

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Club proposes selling sideline ads

REGION 16 — The sidelines may be dotted with advertisements when the fall sports season begins next year at Woodland Regional High School. The Region 16 Board of Education, which…

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Dracula to stalk stage

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School Drama Club is preparing to bring a classic monster back from the undead. The club will present Dracula the first weekend of…

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Full-day K focus of forum

BEACON FALLS — Parents, teachers and community members from Region 16 came together last week to hear about full-day kindergarten. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in…

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Officials, police review school security needs

NAUGATUCK — Education and police officials have begun evaluating the security needs of six borough schools before spending up to $1.43 million on security upgrades. Borough administrators last week walked…

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Oliveira resigns from school board

REGION 16 — After seven years on the Region 16 Board of Education, Wendy Oliveira has resigned citing personal reasons. Oliveira, a Democrat from Beacon Falls, submitted her resignation letter…

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BOE, teachers agree to new deal

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has approved a new three-year agreement with the teachers’ union that includes yearly raises and modifications to the health care plan. Under the terms…

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Woodland makes AP honor roll

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School has made the College Board’s 5th Annual AP District Honor Roll. Woodland is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada…