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Naugatuck school news

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…