Tag Archives: education

The Naugatuck Education Foundation board

Foundation aims to give schools financial boost

With school finances stretched thin, a group of Naugatuck citizens has come together to help make the ends meet. Incorporated in March, the newly-formed Naugatuck Education Foundation (NEF) hopes to…


New program will give Naugy students professional experience

NAUGATUCK – High school students who take certain non-credit certificate classes at Naugatuck Valley Community College will be able to receive high school elective credit next year. The program will…

AAUW seeking applications for scholarships

The American Association of University Women’s greater Waterbury branch is now accepting applications for three, $2,000 scholarships. Applicants must be women whose primary residence is in the Central Naugatuck Valley…

Kindergarten registration

BEACON FALLS-Laurel Ledge School will hold kindergarten registration Monday, Jan. 24 through Friday, Jan. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration is open to those children who will turn…

School officials hope the state will continue to fund public schools.

School officials look to state to fill ECS hole

With federal stimulus aid set to run out in July, local school officials are hoping the state comes through to make up the difference. Naugatuck superintendent John Tindall-Gibson and Board…

Pilot program to integrate Apple technology in the classroom

The Board of Education approved a pilot program to integrate 25 Apple iPod Touches and 25 iPads into the educational toolbox for students struggling with English and special education students….

From left, Naugatuck Long-term School Facility Planning Committee members Wayne McAllister, Barbara Lewis and Warren Hess discuss changes to borough schools. Eight of the district’s 11 schools are more than 50 years old and will need to be upgraded over the next 10 to 15 years.

School facility panel wants action

NAUGATUCK — Many changes to Naugatuck school facilities were on the table at the initial meeting of the Naugatuck Long-term School Facility Planning Committee on Monday at Naugatuck Town Hall….

Naugatuck schools chief John Tindall-Gibson says the textbooks line-item, which is likely to be funded at $60,000 for 2010-11, is subsisting on a "maintenance budget."

Textbook funding on a “maintenance budget”

The Region 16 school district will spend about three times as much as Naugatuck Public Schools, per pupil, on textbooks in 2010-11. Region 16, which serves 2,584 Beacon Falls and…