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Naugatuck school news


NHS graduation returning to Palace

NAUGATUCK — After considerable debate, the Board of Education voted Thursday to schedule Naugatuck High School’s graduation ceremony in June at the Palace Theater in Waterbury. The exact date has…


Superintendent issues report on schools

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck public schools are developing a new math program for grades K-8, giving teachers more professional development time and putting new technology into the hands of students. Those…


Officials, police review school security needs

NAUGATUCK — Education and police officials have begun evaluating the security needs of six borough schools before spending up to $1.43 million on security upgrades. Borough administrators last week walked…


BOE, teachers agree to new deal

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has approved a new three-year agreement with the teachers’ union that includes yearly raises and modifications to the health care plan. Under the terms…


Grad rate goes up at NHS

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School’s graduation rate has improved between 2013 and 2014, the school’s principal announced last week. The four-year cohort graduation rate went from 77.9 percent in 2013,…


Safe workplace policy in the works

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education is in the process of implementing a safe workplace policy in response to allegations of bullying, verbal abuse and threats of violence at the…


Rededication honors vet

NAUGATUCK — This past Memorial Day, Hillside Intermediate School Principal Johnna Hunt noticed Frank Johnson Jr. and his son, Matthew, staring at the flagpole in front of her school building….


Officials eye extra projects at NHS

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials are pleased with the progress being made on the $81 million renovate-to-new project at Naugatuck High School. In fact, they are so pleased that they are…


Borough eyes grant if homes for sale

NAUGATUCK — Borough leaders have asked school officials to apply for state grant money that could be used to purchase five homes in front of Naugatuck High School on Rubber…


School employees submit complaint

NAUGATUCK — Allegations of bullying in a school system usually come from students complaining about other students. In Naugatuck, a recent complaint comes from employees at the school system’s administrative…