Category Archives: Schools


Leukemia survivor stages Relay for Life

BEACON FALLS — The first Relay for Life event of the year in the region — and the first one at Woodland Regional High School — was held Saturday afternoon….


Schools to destroy special education records

NAUGATUCK — The special education records of students from the Naugatuck High School graduating Class of 2010 and those who attended Naugatuck schools but didn’t graduate will be destroyed in…


Fair to benefit children’s hospital

NAUGATUCK — Two Naugatuck High School students are putting on a fair this weekend to help St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Students Cassidy Baranowski and Emily Tribanas organized the Lavender…


BOE hires early childhood education coordinator

NAUGATUCK — A lifetime of learning begins with a single moment of wonder. That is the quote, from an unknown author, that Giocomina “Jackie” Bacon used on her application for…


Long River students to compete in oratorical contest

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School students in the annual May Oratorical Contest Thursday. All eight-grade students choose topics from a list prepared by teachers, research the topic and prepare…


Students get a glimpse into IT field

NAUGATUCK — This school year has been a year of change for both those working and studying at Naugatuck High School as the $81 million renovate-to-new project draws to a…


Assistant superintendent gets contract extension

NAUGATUCK — The assistant superintendent of schools, a Naugatuck native who worked his way up the ladder in a school system where he was once a student, will spend at…


DECA chapter scores big at conference

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School’s DECA chapter has proven that it belongs among the top in the world. Naugatuck High School juniors Kelly Murphy and Peter Morrissey took home a…


Room stimulates students’ senses  

NAUGATUCK — Preschooler Teddy Salazar runs across a matted floor under a silver disco ball toward a set of fiber optic light strands. The overhead lights are off in this…


NHS dancer welcomed addition to team

  NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School dance team fed off the energy of one of its newest members this season. The team recently wrapped up its season, which was…