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Algonquin Elementary School held its 19th annual Third Grade Science Fair March 28. –LUKE MARSHALL

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Marine reservist and Naugatuck resident Michael Schebell graduated from basic training at Paris Island, South Carolina, on Jan. 31, 2014. A 2012 graduate of Naugatuck High School, Schebell completed 13 weeks of basic training. From there, he completed 29 more days of Marine Comcat Training at Camp LeJeune in North Carolina. He is now ready to begin MOS training in transport at Fort Leonard in Missouri. He is the son of Nancy Rossi Schebell and Gary Schebell as well as the brother of Megan and Jeff Schebell. –CONTRIBUTED

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The Naugatuck Special Olympics basketball team participated in the Special Olympics Connecticut Invitational March 15 at Holy Cross High School in Waterbury. –CONTRIBUTED

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Children at Tender Years Preschool in Naugatuck set ‘leprechaun traps’ on St. Patrick’s Day to try and catch a leprechaun. –CONTRIBUTED

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Children at Tender Years Preschool in Naugatuck set ‘leprechaun traps’ on St. Patrick’s Day to try and catch a leprechaun. –CONTRIBUTED

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Children at Tender Years Preschool in Naugatuck set ‘leprechaun traps’ on St. Patrick’s Day to try and catch a leprechaun. –CONTRIBUTED

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Naugatuck Exchange Club President-elect Kathy Lengyel, left, and President Nancy Barton stand on the Naugatuck Town Green April 1 in front of a tree that has been adorned with blue lights. The tree was lit to raise awareness about child abuse for the club’s Believe in the Blue campaign. The campaign will run throughout the entire month of April. In addition to raising awareness, the club works with the community to help promote positive parenting and strong families, Barton said. –LUKE MARSHALL

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The Sodexo Future Chefs competition was held March 26 at Naugatuck High School. The competition featured five fourth-graders who made healthy sandwiches. The sandwiches were judged by Assistant Superintendent of Schools Christopher Montini, Board of Education Vice Chairwoman Dorothy Neth-Kunin, Assistant Business Manager Bernice Rizk and Diane Nardelli of Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe. Maple Hill Elementary School fourth-grader Cayla Howard won the competition with her sandwich, The Health Factor. The sandwich featured chicken on Ciabatta bread with, pesto spread, spinach, Swiss and Feta cheese. Her sandwich will be featured on the school’s lunch menu as well as Nardelli’s menu. For each sandwich sold at Nardelli’s $1 will be donated to the culinary department at Naugatuck High School. The other contestants were Kalangi Pedro with her Tuna Salad Sandwich, Samantha Mullin with her Sam’s Turkey Meatball Sub, Nadia Cestari with her Quesadilla Wrap and Mia Grella with her Italian CMT. –LUKE MARSHALL

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The Sodexo Future Chefs competition was held March 26 at Naugatuck High School. The competition featured five fourth-graders who made healthy sandwiches. The sandwiches were judged by Assistant Superintendent of Schools Christopher Montini, Board of Education Vice Chairwoman Dorothy Neth-Kunin, Assistant Business Manager Bernice Rizk and Diane Nardelli of Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe. Maple Hill Elementary School fourth-grader Cayla Howard won the competition with her sandwich, The Health Factor. The sandwich featured chicken on Ciabatta bread with, pesto spread, spinach, Swiss and Feta cheese. Her sandwich will be featured on the school’s lunch menu as well as Nardelli’s menu. For each sandwich sold at Nardelli’s $1 will be donated to the culinary department at Naugatuck High School. The other contestants were Kalangi Pedro with her Tuna Salad Sandwich, Samantha Mullin with her Sam’s Turkey Meatball Sub, Nadia Cestari with her Quesadilla Wrap and Mia Grella with her Italian CMT. –LUKE MARSHALL

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The Sodexo Future Chefs competition was held March 26 at Naugatuck High School. The competition featured five fourth-graders who made healthy sandwiches. The sandwiches were judged by Assistant Superintendent of Schools Christopher Montini, Board of Education Vice Chairwoman Dorothy Neth-Kunin, Assistant Business Manager Bernice Rizk and Diane Nardelli of Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe. Maple Hill Elementary School fourth-grader Cayla Howard won the competition with her sandwich, The Health Factor. The sandwich featured chicken on Ciabatta bread with, pesto spread, spinach, Swiss and Feta cheese. Her sandwich will be featured on the school’s lunch menu as well as Nardelli’s menu. For each sandwich sold at Nardelli’s $1 will be donated to the culinary department at Naugatuck High School. The other contestants were Kalangi Pedro with her Tuna Salad Sandwich, Samantha Mullin with her Sam’s Turkey Meatball Sub, Nadia Cestari with her Quesadilla Wrap and Mia Grella with her Italian CMT. –LUKE MARSHALL

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Algonquin Elementary School held its 19th annual Third Grade Science Fair March 28. –LUKE MARSHALL

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Algonquin Elementary School held its 19th annual Third Grade Science Fair March 28. –LUKE MARSHALL

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Algonquin Elementary School held its 19th annual Third Grade Science Fair March 28. –LUKE MARSHALLMarine reservist and Naugatuck resident Michael Schebell graduated from basic training at Paris Island, South Carolina, on Jan. 31, 2014. A 2012 graduate of Naugatuck High School, Schebell completed 13 weeks of basic training. From there, he completed 29 more days of Marine Comcat Training at Camp LeJeune in North Carolina. He is now ready to begin MOS training in transport at Fort Leonard in Missouri. He is the son of Nancy Rossi Schebell and Gary Schebell as well as the brother of Megan and Jeff Schebell. –CONTRIBUTEDThe Naugatuck Special Olympics basketball team participated in the Special Olympics Connecticut Invitational March 15 at Holy Cross High School in Waterbury. –CONTRIBUTEDChildren at Tender Years Preschool in Naugatuck set ‘leprechaun traps’ on St. Patrick’s Day to try and catch a leprechaun. –CONTRIBUTEDChildren at Tender Years Preschool in Naugatuck set ‘leprechaun traps’ on St. Patrick’s Day to try and catch a leprechaun. –CONTRIBUTEDChildren at Tender Years Preschool in Naugatuck set ‘leprechaun traps’ on St. Patrick’s Day to try and catch a leprechaun. –CONTRIBUTEDNaugatuck Exchange Club President-elect Kathy Lengyel, left, and President Nancy Barton stand on the Naugatuck Town Green April 1 in front of a tree that has been adorned with blue lights. The tree was lit to raise awareness about child abuse for the club’s Believe in the Blue campaign. The campaign will run throughout the entire month of April. In addition to raising awareness, the club works with the community to help promote positive parenting and strong families, Barton said. –LUKE MARSHALLThe Sodexo Future Chefs competition was held March 26 at Naugatuck High School. The competition featured five fourth-graders who made healthy sandwiches. The sandwiches were judged by Assistant Superintendent of Schools Christopher Montini, Board of Education Vice Chairwoman Dorothy Neth-Kunin, Assistant Business Manager Bernice Rizk and Diane Nardelli of Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe. Maple Hill Elementary School fourth-grader Cayla Howard won the competition with her sandwich, The Health Factor. The sandwich featured chicken on Ciabatta bread with, pesto spread, spinach, Swiss and Feta cheese. Her sandwich will be featured on the school’s lunch menu as well as Nardelli’s menu. For each sandwich sold at Nardelli’s $1 will be donated to the culinary department at Naugatuck High School. The other contestants were Kalangi Pedro with her Tuna Salad Sandwich, Samantha Mullin with her Sam’s Turkey Meatball Sub, Nadia Cestari with her Quesadilla Wrap and Mia Grella with her Italian CMT. –LUKE MARSHALLThe Sodexo Future Chefs competition was held March 26 at Naugatuck High School. The competition featured five fourth-graders who made healthy sandwiches. The sandwiches were judged by Assistant Superintendent of Schools Christopher Montini, Board of Education Vice Chairwoman Dorothy Neth-Kunin, Assistant Business Manager Bernice Rizk and Diane Nardelli of Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe. Maple Hill Elementary School fourth-grader Cayla Howard won the competition with her sandwich, The Health Factor. The sandwich featured chicken on Ciabatta bread with, pesto spread, spinach, Swiss and Feta cheese. Her sandwich will be featured on the school’s lunch menu as well as Nardelli’s menu. For each sandwich sold at Nardelli’s $1 will be donated to the culinary department at Naugatuck High School. The other contestants were Kalangi Pedro with her Tuna Salad Sandwich, Samantha Mullin with her Sam’s Turkey Meatball Sub, Nadia Cestari with her Quesadilla Wrap and Mia Grella with her Italian CMT. –LUKE MARSHALLThe Sodexo Future Chefs competition was held March 26 at Naugatuck High School. The competition featured five fourth-graders who made healthy sandwiches. The sandwiches were judged by Assistant Superintendent of Schools Christopher Montini, Board of Education Vice Chairwoman Dorothy Neth-Kunin, Assistant Business Manager Bernice Rizk and Diane Nardelli of Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe. Maple Hill Elementary School fourth-grader Cayla Howard won the competition with her sandwich, The Health Factor. The sandwich featured chicken on Ciabatta bread with, pesto spread, spinach, Swiss and Feta cheese. Her sandwich will be featured on the school’s lunch menu as well as Nardelli’s menu. For each sandwich sold at Nardelli’s $1 will be donated to the culinary department at Naugatuck High School. The other contestants were Kalangi Pedro with her Tuna Salad Sandwich, Samantha Mullin with her Sam’s Turkey Meatball Sub, Nadia Cestari with her Quesadilla Wrap and Mia Grella with her Italian CMT. –LUKE MARSHALLAlgonquin Elementary School held its 19th annual Third Grade Science Fair March 28. –LUKE MARSHALLAlgonquin Elementary School held its 19th annual Third Grade Science Fair March 28. –LUKE MARSHALLFEAT_COMM_SpecOlymp
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