Category Archives: Schools


Spending plan, appropriation set for vote

REGION 16 — Beacon Falls and Prospect voters will decide the fate of Region 16’s proposed $40.53 million budget at a district meeting Monday night. The district meeting is at…


Best Buddies to get full prom experience

BEACON FALLS — For students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, attending a prom can be a high school experience they miss out on. That won’t be the case this year…


School boards set graduation dates  

Graduation ceremonies for Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School have been set for June 16. The Naugatuck Board of Education and the Region 16 Board of Education, which…


Schools to host music festival

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck school system’s annual town-wide Borough Music Festival is April 28. The festival features over 200 students from grades four through 12 performing instrumental selections from a…


Plan cuts ECS grant to Beacon Falls, Prospect

REGION 16 — With Region 16’s proposed 2016-17 school budget set for a vote in just over a week’s time, the impact of the spending plan on Beacon Falls and…


Proposal spares borough’s ECS grant

NAUGATUCK — As municipalities across the state react to proposed cuts in state education funding, Naugatuck is one of a handful of municipalities that would have funding restored under the…


Prospect man hired as Long River principal

PROSPECT — After spending his entire career in the Bethel public schools system, Derek Muharem is coming home — actually to the town he’s called home the past 12 years….


Board moving ahead with wall of fame

NAUGATUCK — The outer walls of the athletic complex at Naugatuck High School could soon feature a wall of fame for the school’s coaches who have had a positive effect…


Manufactured lessons

BEACON FALLS — Faculty members at Woodland Regional High School who may be in need of a new garbage bin or cornhole set need to look no further than room…


Grants give education a boost

NAUGATUCK — Robotic blocks, a news show, a science team, and peer-reviewed writing are all coming to Naugatuck schools with help from the Naugatuck Education Foundation. The Naugatuck Education Foundation…