Category Archives: Schools

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Woodland makes AP honor roll

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School has made the College Board’s 5th Annual AP District Honor Roll. Woodland is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada…

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Grad rate goes up at NHS

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School’s graduation rate has improved between 2013 and 2014, the school’s principal announced last week. The four-year cohort graduation rate went from 77.9 percent in 2013,…

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Safe workplace policy in the works

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education is in the process of implementing a safe workplace policy in response to allegations of bullying, verbal abuse and threats of violence at the…

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Forum to discuss full-day K

REGION 16 — Kindergarteners in Region 16 could be going to school for a full day as soon as next year. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools…

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Flex time coming back

Administrators adjust schedule in response to concerns REGION 16 — Flex time will be reinstated at Long River Middle School after parents spoke out on how a schedule change had…

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Scope change means new grant request

REGION 16 — If Region 16 officials eventually want to move forward with demolishing Algonquin School and building a district office on the site, they will have to submit a…

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Rededication honors vet

NAUGATUCK — This past Memorial Day, Hillside Intermediate School Principal Johnna Hunt noticed Frank Johnson Jr. and his son, Matthew, staring at the flagpole in front of her school building….

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Officials eye extra projects at NHS

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials are pleased with the progress being made on the $81 million renovate-to-new project at Naugatuck High School. In fact, they are so pleased that they are…

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Borough eyes grant if homes for sale

NAUGATUCK — Borough leaders have asked school officials to apply for state grant money that could be used to purchase five homes in front of Naugatuck High School on Rubber…

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School board issues RFP for program

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education is searching for a provider to run a before and afterschool program at the new Prospect Elementary School when it opens…