Tag Archives: Hillside Intermediate School


Update given on roof projects

NAUGATUCK — Controller Bob Butler updated the Board of Education last week on the status of two upcoming school construction projects. Butler said the roof at Hillside Intermediate School needs…


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…


Schedule to shift for schools

NAUGATUCK — Intermediate and middle school students will see a slight shift to their schedule next year. Starting in the 2015-16 school year, City Hill Middle School will start five…


Borough boy beats cancer

NAUGATUCK — The comic book storyline goes something like this: The hero is a brave young boy named Christian who has to fight a nasty villain named cancer. Christian undergoes…


Schools form Team Christian

Teacher shaves head to support student NAUGATUCK — Team Christian. It’s a group of Naugatuck school faculty, staff and students ranging from kindergarten through high school who support a 10-year-old…


Rededication honors vet

NAUGATUCK — This past Memorial Day, Hillside Intermediate School Principal Johnna Hunt noticed Frank Johnson Jr. and his son, Matthew, staring at the flagpole in front of her school building….


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…


Board approves bid for abatement work

NAUGATUCK — Asbestos abatement work at Hillside Intermediate School is slated to begin this summer. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses awarded a contract for $190,000 to Hartford-based Oscars Abatement,…


Administrative accolade

Hillside principal earns state honor NAUGATUCK — Ever since Johnna Hunt was a child, she knew she wanted to be a teacher. That passion is part of what lead Hunt,…

Hillside Intermediate School sixth-grader Jordyn Hunt takes a math quiz Jan. 13 at the school in Naugatuck. Over the past four years, Hillside has risen from being labeled a failing school under the federal No Child Left Behind act to the top performing school in the district. –LUKE MARSHALL

Hillside moves to head of the class

NAUGATUCK — A local school with a history of poor performance on standardized tests has risen to become the district’s shining star. Hillside Intermediate School, which was labeled a “failing”…