Category Archives: Naugatuck

Naugatuck school news

SLIDE_Tuttle

Pilot program aims to prepare students

NAUGATUCK — The number of students not prepared to enter kindergarten has school officials concerned. Board of Education Curriculum Director Caroline Messenger said of the 194 students registered to enter…

SLIDE_NEWS_Devino1

Adult Ed teacher receives state honor

NAUGATUCK — Graduates of the Naugatuck Adult Education program frequently go back to catch up with former teachers and administrators. Nearly every one of them speaks about how much they…

SLIDE_NEWS_Robotics2

Club sparks interest in robotics

NAUGATUCK — Fourth-graders at Hop Brook Elementary School watched in anticipation last week as their robot rolled its way down a hallway. After traveling about 10 feet the robot made…

FEAT_NEWS_CityHillFlags2

Students honor memory of veterans

NAUGATUCK — A history and civics lesson came to life Monday morning for students at City Hill Middle School. Twenty-eight students, mostly from the Student Council, joined two teachers, the…

SLIDE_Dianna-Wentzell_Andre

Commissioner talks education in Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — Andrew Avenue School Principal Taran Gruber wishes he had more time in the school day to implement enrichment programs, such as a robotics club or even guitar lessons,…

SLIDE_NEWS_Reilly

Teaching a passion for Foley Award winner

NAUGATUCK — This year’s Raymond K. Foley Award recipient is passionate about being able to work with students every day. “I just love what I do,” Naugatuck High School marketing…

SLIDE_NEWS_NaugSchoolBudget

Residents tour school, hear about budget

NAUGATUCK — When Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke was hired last year, her goals included building a better relationship between the school system and the public. In an effort to…

SLIDE_NHSDecisionDay

NHS celebrates decision day

NAUGATUCK — For longtime friends Abby Karbowicz and Bianca Rigoli, the decision for both to attend Southern Connecticut State University was a coincidence. “It kind of happened that way,” Karbowicz…

FEAT_MusicNotes

Schools to host music festival

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck school system’s annual town-wide Borough Music Festival is May 8. The festival begins at 7 p.m. Due to the ongoing construction at Naugatuck High School, this…

SLIDE_NEFGrants2015

Grants open door to innovation

NAUGATUCK — The inability to sit still in class may lead to a detention for some students. For Hillside Intermediate School sixth-grader Jay Barth it led to a $3,500 grant….