Category Archives: Schools


BOE chair switches parties

NAUGATUCK — Board of Education Chairman David Heller says politics should take a back seat to the business of educating children and that his main allegiance is to what he…


Back-to-school drive to benefit borough students

NAUGATUCK — Two employees of Student Transportation of America in Naugatuck, the bus company for the borough school system, are hoping to help children return to school in the fall…


Backpack giveaway coming up

NAUGATUCK — The Verizon Wireless store at 1007 New Haven Road is taking part in The Cellular Connection’s national School Rocks Backpack Giveaway. Between 12 and 2 p.m. on Aug….


Registration open for Naugatuck schools

NAUGATUCK — Summer registration is ongoing for students entering Naugatuck public schools. Students entering grades kindergarten through eight can register at Hop Brook Elementary School, Andrew Avenue Elementary School or…


Raise follows increase in workload

NAUGATUCK — The assistant business manager at Naugatuck Public Schools has been given an 18.7 percent salary increase over last year. Bernice Rizk’s salary went from $61,200 in fiscal year…


Board awards contract for new office

REGION 16 — The final piece of the Region 16 school building project is set to move ahead. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls…


School brass receive good grades, raises

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education is pleased with the job the top two school officials are doing in the borough. The school board gave positive evaluations to Superintendent of…


HR director gets contract extension

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has extended Human Resources Director John Lawlor’s contract for three years. The board approved the contract at its July 9 meeting. The contract, which…


BOE, union agree on deal

NAUGATUCK — After several years of negotiations, the Board of Education and Local 1813 of Connecticut Council #4 have agreed to terms on a new contract. The union represents about…


NHS mourns loss of beloved teacher

NAUGATUCK — “We will miss her beautiful smile, her love of learning and most of all her willingness to help her students and colleagues.” Those are the words Naugatuck High…