Category Archives: Schools


Drawing swastikas lands students in trouble

PROSPECT — Eight Long River Middle School students faced disciplinary action after drawing swastikas in their peers’ yearbooks on the second to last day of school. Superintendent of Schools Michael…


NHS to destroy academic folders

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School announced that the academic folders of the Class of 2009 will be destroyed. Members of the class may submit a written request to receive their…


New office brings project to a close

PROSPECT — Region 16 school officials symbolically put to bed a three-part school building project Saturday morning with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new district office. “For me this…


Woodland grads display resiliency

BEACON FALLS — As Woodland Regional High School Principal Kurt Ogren stood on stage last week flanked by students and educators donned in black and gold with the late afternoon…


Class of ‘16 takes steps toward greatness

NAUGATUCK — Family and friends packed into the stadium seats at Naugatuck High School’s Veterans Field on a bright, cloudless day to celebrate the accomplishment of more than 200 graduates….


Survey shows most pleased with schools

NAUGATUCK — Most teachers, families and students have a favorable opinion of Naugatuck Public Schools. However, there is room for improvement, especially at Naugatuck High School. That is according to…


Schools participating in summer food program

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools announced its participation in the federally-funded Seamless Summer Food Program. The program provides free meals to all children 18 years old and under. The program…


Schools announce summer registration

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools announced dates for summer registration. Parents can register students entering kindergarten through eighth grade at Central Avenue Preschool or Naugatuck High School July 6 through…


Region 16 hires assistant director of special ed

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education this month appointed Jennifer Stewart as the assistant director of special education. “We are extremely pleased to welcome Jennifer and are…


Slideshow: NHS graduation

The Naugatuck High School Class of 2016 graduated June 16 during a ceremony at the school. –PHOTOS BY LUKE MARSHALL