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Naugatuck school news

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Suicide threat leads to temporary lockdown

NAUGATUCK — Two Naugatuck schools were temporarily placed on lockdown early Monday after a man who lives in the area in between both schools threatened to commit suicide, police said….

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A bench for a buddy

NAUGATUCK — Students at Hop Brook Elementary School have a new way of finding a buddy at recess. The school unveiled its new Buddy Bench program Oct. 10. The way…

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Administrators unveil strategic plan

NAUGATUCK — The borough got its first look at the new, three-year strategic plan to improve schools. Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke and Assistant Superintendent of Schools Christopher Montini unveiled…

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Principal adds another first

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck public school system last year had its first middle school principal of the year in Hillside Intermediate School Principal Johnna Hunt. Now, Naugatuck can boast that…

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Thunder rolling into Valley

NHS hosting annual marching band competition NAUGATUCK — Saturday’s forecast calls for Thunder in the Valley. The Naugatuck High School marching band will host the annual competition at 6 p.m….

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Borough weighing future school options

NAUGATUCK — The borough and school system are slowly moving forward with a plan to build a new grades five to eight school at the site of the current Cross…

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NHS grad returns to inspire students

NAUGATUCK — He spent four years at the renowned Juilliard School in Manhattan, and upon graduation he toured the world, performing as a baritone on the most prestigious opera stages…

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Adult Ed offering practice tests

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Adult Education is giving free GED Ready practice tests through Oct. 3. GED practice tests are being offered to all students who make an appointment. For more…

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Board applies for security funding

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education voted unanimously Sept. 10 to apply to the state for money for school security upgrades. The money will be used to secure schools that…

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School board approves stipend

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education is paying a stipend to its assistant business manager to do extra work. Bernice Rizk, who earns a $60,000 a year salary, will be…