Category Archives: Schools

New scoreboard coming to Veterans Field

NAUGATUCK — The scoreboard at Naugatuck High School’s Veterans Field will be replaced with the help of a local bank. The new scoreboard will cost $22,000, Naugatuck High School Director…

NHS to destroy academic folders

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School officials announced the academic folders of members of the Class of 2011 will be destroyed. The school will maintain the permanent record card of graduates…

Love of learning drives Region 16 teacher of the year

BEACON FALLS — On her fifth birthday, Michele LoRusso’s kindergarten teacher at Gilmartin Elementary School in Waterbury gave her a copy of “Holly Hobbie’s Answer Book.” Thirty-five years later, she…

Changes on the horizon for alternative education program

PROSPECT — Woodland Regional High School’s alternative education program will have a new home and expanded hours next school year. The Helping All Woodland Kids Succeed (HAWKS) alternative program started…

Hughes hits all the right notes

NAUGATUCK — Robert Hughes was in the Naugatuck High School band room June 19 getting students ready to perform at graduation when he got the news. “Suddenly I turned around…

St. Francis-St. Hedwig remembered for ‘family’ atmosphere   

NAUGATUCK — As students walked out of St. Francis-St. Hedwig School and into summer vacation last week, the mood on Church Street wasn’t typical of the last day of the…

Slideshow: WRHS Class of 2018

The Woodland Regional High School Class of 2018 graduated June 22. –PHOTOS BY CITIZEN’S NEWS

Opportunity, responsibility lie ahead for WRHS Class of 2018

BEACON FALLS — Emotions ran the gamut as the members of Woodland Regional High School’s Class of 2018 came together for their final night as high school students. “This is…

School board hires new administrators

NAUGATUCK — New administrators are set to step into their roles at Naugatuck High School and City Hill Middle School. The Board of Education this month hired Kristina Wallace as…

NHS Class of 2018 embodies growth, change

NAUGATUCK — Graduating high school can signify something different to each graduate. For Brian Goggin, who graduated from Naugatuck High School on June 19 with nearly 300 other members of…