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Naugatuck school news

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School boards set graduation dates  

Graduation ceremonies for Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School have been set for June 16. The Naugatuck Board of Education and the Region 16 Board of Education, which…

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Schools to host music festival

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck school system’s annual town-wide Borough Music Festival is April 28. The festival features over 200 students from grades four through 12 performing instrumental selections from a…

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Proposal spares borough’s ECS grant

NAUGATUCK — As municipalities across the state react to proposed cuts in state education funding, Naugatuck is one of a handful of municipalities that would have funding restored under the…

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Board moving ahead with wall of fame

NAUGATUCK — The outer walls of the athletic complex at Naugatuck High School could soon feature a wall of fame for the school’s coaches who have had a positive effect…

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Grants give education a boost

NAUGATUCK — Robotic blocks, a news show, a science team, and peer-reviewed writing are all coming to Naugatuck schools with help from the Naugatuck Education Foundation. The Naugatuck Education Foundation…

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Longtime coach earns Foley Award winner

NAUGATUCK — For borough resident John Minicucci basketball is a great metaphor for life. “I think it’s a sport that requires a team effort, a commitment to one’s own discipline…

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NHS DECA to rip the runway

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School DECA chapter is hosting its annual Rip the Runway show April 14. The fashion and talent show will feature 60 to 70 models and…

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Program spreads its wings

NAUGATUCK — A group of City Hill Middle School students completed their mission to make a positive difference among the student body. The student leaders encouraged teamwork, understanding and listening,…

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Students raise autism awareness

NAUGATUCK — Speaking boldly and confidently Thursday night from the gazebo on the Town Green, 13-year-old Laque Youngblood did not hold anything back about his struggles with autism. He talked…

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Court clash

Game raises money for cancer research NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School students and faculty clashed on the basketball court last week to raise money for cancer research. The annual Clash…