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Category Archives: Schools

Region 16 announces kindergarten registration

REGION 16 — Prospect Elementary School and Laurel Ledge Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration Jan. 23 through Jan. 27. On these dates, parents can pick up a packet of…

Students, staff eager for one-to-one initiative

REGION 16 — Two students sit across from each other in history class, collaborating on a Google Document and conducting research in preparation for an upcoming debate. Two floors up,…

School buses involved in minor accident

BEACON FALLS — Slippery conditions led to a minor school bus accident Jan. 6 at Woodland Regional High School. The accident occurred as students were getting dropped off at the…

Towns left to deal with mid-year cut in state aid

Municipalities started 2017 with less state aid than they had heading into the new year. Gov. Dannel Malloy’s budget office last week announced $50 million in mid-year cuts to state…

Storage of trophies upsets alum

NAUGATUCK — A Naugatuck High School alum is working with school officials to ensure trophies from days gone by get their due. In 1977, Paul Granahan was a member of…

Academy’s impact has officials eyeing expansion

NAUGATUCK — More than a year after school officials opened the doors to the Genesis Academy they are hoping to expand the alternative program. The Genesis Academy, which officially opened…

Busing practice draws concern

REGION 16 — School cancellations, delayed openings and early dismissals are an unavoidable part of winter in New England. One Region 16 parent wants to make sure the district avoids…

Former sports star returns to NHS

NAUGATUCK — Dressed to impress. Color-coordinated ties, dress shirts and pants, sport coats and polished shoes are a fashion statement which fits Naugatuck’s Brian Mariano well these days, as he…

Student facing charges after found with Xanax

BEACON FALLS — A 17-year-old Woodland Regional High School student was arrested Dec. 9 after he was found with a significant amount of Xanax at the school. Police reported the…

Gallery: Photos from NHS

On Dec. 9, the Naugatuck High School DECA chapter hosted its annual Crossing the Line assembly, an anti-bullying assembly presented to sophomores. The purpose of the annual assembly is to…