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Naugatuck school news

Enthusiastic about education

Burns named Naugatuck’s teacher of the year NAUGATUCK — After 16 years teaching in Naugatuck schools, Jodie Burns hasn’t lost any energy or enthusiasm for the job. “When I come…

Slideshow: NHS graduation

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Class of 2017 graduated June 14 on Veterans Field at the school.

NHS grads ‘ready to take on the world’

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School Class of 2017 Valedictorian P.J. Morrissey draws motivation from a desire to see a positive outcome in everything he does, and there have been quite…

Naugatuck kicking off program with block party

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools is participating in the federally-funded Seamless Summer Food Program and getting things started with a party. The program provides free meals to all children 18…

Changing of the guard at Catholic school

NAUGATUCK — Come the end of the month, St. Francis-St. Hedwig School Principal John Salatto will hand off the reins. Salatto, 67, will retire this month after more than four…

Officials disagree on transfer of school funds

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved transferring $600,000 in excess funds in this year’s budget to pay for services and supplies down the road. The $600,000 comes…

Invention carries student to national expo

NAUGATUCK — When snow clogged her boot bindings and briefly interrupted her skiing during a family vacation last winter, 11-year-old Emily Fine didn’t complain. She started thinking, and when she…

Graduation ceremonies set

Graduation ceremonies for the class of 2017 at Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School are coming up. The Naugatuck High ceremony will be on the turf field at…

Adult education grads persevere

NAUGATUCK — Devin Dows struggled to find success in the traditional classroom setting at Naugatuck High School. “I started to accept the fact that school wasn’t for me and I’d…

Earth at the center of celebration

NAUGATUCK — Grace Lutheran Church will celebrate the Earth with family activities and information from local conservation groups on Sunday. The 11th annual Earth Day celebration on the Town Green…