Tag Archives: Central Avenue School

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Room stimulates students’ senses  

NAUGATUCK — Preschooler Teddy Salazar runs across a matted floor under a silver disco ball toward a set of fiber optic light strands. The overhead lights are off in this…

Donna Cariello and her husband Charles Amrich are collecting signatures on a petition to keep Central Avenue Elementary School in Naugatuck opened after the Board of Education voted to close it. –RA ARCHIVE
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Borough couple petitioning to save Central Avenue

NAUGATUCK — Public outcry over the proposed closure of Central Avenue Elementary School seemed to end a month ago when the Board of Education voted to reassign the students there,…

Family advocate Fatima Garcia helps Chef Combo teach Head Start and special education preschoolers in Naugatuck that healthy food creates strong muscles last year. The borough’s Head Start program is facing about $33,000 in cuts due to the federal sequester. –RA ARCHIVE
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Central Avenue closing means upgrade for preschool

NAUGATUCK — While Central Avenue Elementary School parents grieve to hear their children will be sent to other schools next year, parents and staff at Prospect Street Preschool are praising…

Board of Education Chair David Heller, left, and Superintendent of Schools John Tindall-Gibson review documents regarding the financial impact of closing Central Avenue School and Prospect Street School during a special meeting Wednesday night. The board voted, 7-2, to close the schools. –LUKE MARSHALL
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Board of Education approves closing schools

NAUGATUCK — After nearly two months of discussing the possibility of closing Central Avenue School and Prospect Street School, the Board of Education made the move official. The board voted,…

The Board of Education has planned a meeting for April 24 at City Hill Middle School to discuss the potential closings of Central Avenue Elementary School and Prospect Street Preschool. –FILE PHOTO
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Board to hold meeting on potential school closings

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education will meet with residents April 24 to discuss a proposal to close Central Avenue Elementary School and Prospect Street Preschool next year. The meeting…

Board of Education Chair David Heller reads questions submitted by parents during an information session Monday at Central Avenue Elementary School. The school board's finance subcommittee is considering closing the school to save $1 million. –RA ARCHIVE
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Questions linger after session on school closure proposal

NAUGATUCK — Parents left an information session Monday night on the proposal to close Central Avenue Elementary school feeling they still did not have the answers they sought. “I think…

Naugatuck school officials are considering closing Central Avenue School, above, and Prospect Street Early Learning Center under a preliminary proposal to bridge a gap in the 2012-13 school budget. –FILE PHOTO
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School board’s budget gap set in motion two years ago

NAUGATUCK — Parents said last Thursday night that they were “blindsided” by the proposal to close Central Avenue Elementary School. School officials, however, have long known that they would face…

Central Avenue School would be closed under a preliminary proposal to bridge a gap in the 2012-13 school budget. –FILE PHOTO
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Parents speak out on proposal to close school

NAUGATUCK — A handful of parents voiced their concerns to the Board of Education Thursday night over a preliminary proposal to close Central Avenue Elementary School in order to help…

Central Avenue School would be closed under a proposal to bridge a gap in the 2012-13 school budget. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI
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Closing budget gap could mean closing schools

NAUGATUCK — School officials are considering shuttering Central Avenue Elementary School and Prospect Street Preschool to bridge a budget gap for the coming fiscal year. “In difficult economic times, few…