Category Archives: Schools

Enthusiastic about education

Burns named Naugatuck’s teacher of the year NAUGATUCK — After 16 years teaching in Naugatuck schools, Jodie Burns hasn’t lost any energy or enthusiasm for the job. “When I come…

A teacher of many talents

Region 16 taps Amato as teacher of the year BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School English teacher James Amato likes to maintain a mystique around his age within the…

Slideshow: NHS graduation

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Class of 2017 graduated June 14 on Veterans Field at the school.

Slideshow: WRHS graduation

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School Class of 2017 graduated June 19 inside the gym at the school.

NHS grads ‘ready to take on the world’

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School Class of 2017 Valedictorian P.J. Morrissey draws motivation from a desire to see a positive outcome in everything he does, and there have been quite…

WRHS Class of 2017 ‘always came through’

BEACON FALLS — As the weather turned stormy outside, laughter, cheers and tears filled the Woodland Regional High School gym on Monday as the members of the Class of 2017…

Naugatuck kicking off program with block party

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools is participating in the federally-funded Seamless Summer Food Program and getting things started with a party. The program provides free meals to all children 18…

No clear answers for sprinkler system mishap

BEACON FALLS — With no firm answers, Aquarion Water Company took full responsibility for the missteps that led up to the sprinkler system at Laurel Ledge Elementary School not being…

Changing of the guard at Catholic school

NAUGATUCK — Come the end of the month, St. Francis-St. Hedwig School Principal John Salatto will hand off the reins. Salatto, 67, will retire this month after more than four…

Officials disagree on transfer of school funds

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved transferring $600,000 in excess funds in this year’s budget to pay for services and supplies down the road. The $600,000 comes…