Category Archives: Naugatuck

Naugatuck school news

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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…

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Ball field becomes classroom

NAUGATUCK — Rooftops on baseball dugouts served as desks, and a baseball diamond acted as a classroom Monday for students in the construction class at Naugatuck High School. Eight students…

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Suicide threat leads to temporary lockdown

NAUGATUCK — Two Naugatuck schools were temporarily placed on lockdown early Monday after a man who lives in the area in between both schools threatened to commit suicide, police said….

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A bench for a buddy

NAUGATUCK — Students at Hop Brook Elementary School have a new way of finding a buddy at recess. The school unveiled its new Buddy Bench program Oct. 10. The way…