Category Archives: Schools


BOE puts uniform issue to bed

REGION 16 — Region 16 students won’t be wearing uniforms to school any time soon. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, took…


New year, new school

Region 16 marks opening of Prospect Elementary, work continues on Laurel Ledge and district office REGION 16 — The first day of school in Region 16 isn’t until Monday. Nevertheless,…


Spots available in preschool program

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck School Readiness program has open slots for preschool. Families must meet income requirements to qualify for the program. Children who will turn 4 years old on…


Usage fee at center of debate

REGION 16 — An ongoing discussion on the school usage fee for a before and after-school program at Laurel Ledge Elementary School was once again a topic of debate among…


School board adds kindergarten class

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has approved hiring another kindergarten teacher at Prospect Elementary School to reduce class sizes. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon…


Summit focuses on technology

NAUGATUCK — Students were teachers and teachers were students during a daylong seminar Tuesday intended to improve the way technology is implemented in classrooms across the Naugatuck Public School district….


Interim principals lined up for City Hill

NAUGATUCK — Two former borough principals will serve in interim roles at City Hill Middle School while officials conduct a search for the next leader of the school. City Hill…


Dates set for kindergarten orientation

REGION 16 — Kindergarten orientations will be held at Laurel Ledge Elementary School and Prospect Elementary School this week. The orientation at Laurel Ledge is Aug. 25 at 9 a.m….


Marching band association seeks memberships

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Marching Band Alumni & Supporter Association is seeking memberships for the upcoming school year. The association, which is in its second year, is a…


Finish line in sight

NHS renovations near completion NAUGATUCK — As summer winds down, so too is the renovation work at Naugatuck High School. The $81 million renovate-to-new project at Naugatuck High School, which…