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Category Archives: Naugatuck

Naugatuck school news

Robots go from program to curriculum

NAUGATUCK — A group of three Hop Brook Elementary School fourth-graders crowd around a computer and small gray robot, eagerly making suggestions to each other. Suddenly the robot shouts “forward”…

Naugatuck schools announce kindergarten registration

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck public school system is holding kindergarten registration in March. Children must turn 5 years old on or before Jan. 1, 2018 to be eligible for kindergarten…

School times staying the same

NAUGATUCK — While some officials believe a later start to the school day would be beneficial for older students, the Board of Education won’t pursue a proposal to make the…

Council shifts showcase time

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Parent School Council adjusted the time for its second annual Community Showcase due to the possibility of snow tonight. The showcase, which is Saturday, is now…

Slideshow: Math blitz

Hillside Intermediate School in Naugatuck hosted ‘Hillside’s Blitz to the Super Bowl’ on Feb. 3. The program featured math and problem-solving activities and trivia questions related to Super Bowl LI…

Nominations sought for Foley Award

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Parent School Council is accepting nominations for the annual Raymond K. Foley Award. The award honors an individual or group that has demonstrated outstanding service and…

Changes made to courses offered at NHS

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved changes to the program of studies at Naugatuck High School for the 2017-18 school year. Students will have eight new courses…

Towns left to deal with mid-year cut in state aid

Municipalities started 2017 with less state aid than they had heading into the new year. Gov. Dannel Malloy’s budget office last week announced $50 million in mid-year cuts to state…

Storage of trophies upsets alum

NAUGATUCK — A Naugatuck High School alum is working with school officials to ensure trophies from days gone by get their due. In 1977, Paul Granahan was a member of…

Academy’s impact has officials eyeing expansion

NAUGATUCK — More than a year after school officials opened the doors to the Genesis Academy they are hoping to expand the alternative program. The Genesis Academy, which officially opened…