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Naugatuck school news

Schools hosting annual music festival

NAUGATUCK — The 6th annual Borough Music Festival sponsored by Naugatuck public schools is Tuesday. The festival, which features over 300 Naugatuck students from grades four through 12, begins at…

Schools get scores under new system

Local school officials are still adjusting to the state’s Next Generation Accountability System. “As we learn about it there are parts about it that I really like and find informative,…

Slideshow: Read Across America

Schools in Naugatuck and Region 16 celebrated Read Across America Day, a celebration of reading in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, the first week of March with activities and guest…

Slideshow: Future chefs

The Sodexo Future Chefs competition was held March 7 at Naugatuck High School. The competition featured five fourth-grade students cooking a healthy recipe for a panel of judges. Western Elementary…

NHS students get advice from a pro

NAUGATUCK — Make the most out of your college experience. That was the advice WNBA player and former UConn women’s basketball star Morgan Tuck had for the roughly 100 Naugatuck…

Scholarships

Portuguese Club NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Portuguese Club is offering three scholarships to students whose parents or guardians are members of the club. Applicants must be completing their senior year…

Slideshow: Color of Thunder

NAUGATUCK — Winter color guards from across the state came to Naugatuck High School March 4 for Color of Thunder. The Naugatuck High winter color guard performed its program, ‘…but…

Slideshow: Cupcake Wars

Western Elementary School in Naugatuck hosted its first Cupcake Wars Feb. 27. Students decorated and sold homemade cupcakes, which were also judged by a panel of judges.

School spending plan earns praise

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education’s proposed budget for 2017-18 received high marks from borough officials. The Board of Finance on Monday unanimously approved the school board’s proposed $61.7 million…

School budget plan keeps spending flat

NAUGATUCK — For the second straight year — and the third time in the last seven years — the Board of Education will request a budget that doesn’t increase spending….