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Naugatuck school news

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Hearings planned for school budget

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education is planning two hearings on the proposed 2015-16 school budget. The first will be at 6 p.m. April 30 at Naugatuck High School. The…

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Committee plans for Phase 2

NAUGATUCK — A committee looking into the long-term needs of the borough’s school system is moving forward with a plan to build a new grades 5-to-8 complex at the site…

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DECA raising money for Boys and Girls Club

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School DECA chapter is working with Buffalo Wild Wings in Waterbury on a fundraiser to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Waterbury. The…

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Mahoney fills vacancy on school board

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Board of Education welcomed its newest member last week. Jill Mahoney, the head of the nonprofit organization Naugatuck Discovery, was chosen to fill the seat left…

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Graduation dates set

Graduation ceremonies for Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School have been set for June 24. The Naugatuck Board of Education and the Region 16 Board of Education, which…

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Schools need roofs

NAUGATUCK — An elementary school on the borough’s west side may soon go green. Education officials are considering placing solar panels on Western Elementary School as part of a roof…

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Borough schools eye VNA building

NAUGATUCK — School officials have a plan to repurpose the largely vacant former Naugatuck Visiting Nurses Association building on Rubber Avenue into an educational facility. Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke…

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Naugatuck, French students build bond

NAUGATUCK — For the third year in a row, Naugatuck and French students came together to share culture, traditions and music. Students from Louise Michel High School in Gisors, Normandy,…

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Board to hold Q&A on school budget

NAUGATUCK — For the first time in anyone’s memory, the Board of Education will hold a hearing and question-and-answer session for the public on its proposed budget for the 2015-16…

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Beards put to the test at NHS

NAUGATUCK — Men who grow beards each have their own reason for doing so. Some do it to make them look more masculine. Some do it for superstition. Some men…