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Naugatuck school news


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….


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…


Administrators unveil strategic plan

NAUGATUCK — The borough got its first look at the new, three-year strategic plan to improve schools. Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke and Assistant Superintendent of Schools Christopher Montini unveiled…


Principal adds another first

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck public school system last year had its first middle school principal of the year in Hillside Intermediate School Principal Johnna Hunt. Now, Naugatuck can boast that…


Thunder rolling into Valley

NHS hosting annual marching band competition NAUGATUCK — Saturday’s forecast calls for Thunder in the Valley. The Naugatuck High School marching band will host the annual competition at 6 p.m….


Borough weighing future school options

NAUGATUCK — The borough and school system are slowly moving forward with a plan to build a new grades five to eight school at the site of the current Cross…


NHS grad returns to inspire students

NAUGATUCK — He spent four years at the renowned Juilliard School in Manhattan, and upon graduation he toured the world, performing as a baritone on the most prestigious opera stages…


Adult Ed offering practice tests

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Adult Education is giving free GED Ready practice tests through Oct. 3. GED practice tests are being offered to all students who make an appointment. For more…


Board applies for security funding

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education voted unanimously Sept. 10 to apply to the state for money for school security upgrades. The money will be used to secure schools that…


School board approves stipend

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education is paying a stipend to its assistant business manager to do extra work. Bernice Rizk, who earns a $60,000 a year salary, will be…