Category Archives: Schools

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Slideshow: NHS graduation

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