Tag Archives: Naugatuck Education Foundation

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Grants give education a boost

NAUGATUCK — Robotic blocks, a news show, a science team, and peer-reviewed writing are all coming to Naugatuck schools with help from the Naugatuck Education Foundation. The Naugatuck Education Foundation…

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NEF to award round of grants

NAUGATUCK — A live morning broadcast led by middle school students and a peer editing program where students help their classmates with writing assignments are two of the interesting programs…

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Road race set for another year  

NAUGATUCK — The sixth annual Ion Bank St. Patrick’s Day Road Race and Festival is just around the corner. The race, which will be held in downtown Naugatuck, is March…

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Road race running solo

NAUGATUCK — For the first time since its inception, the sixth annual Ion Bank St. Patrick’s Day Road Race will be the only game in town on race day. Every…

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Tournament honors longtime coach, teacher

NAUGATUCK — Fred Scheithe started coaching middle school girls basketball as favor to a fellow teacher who stepped down to start a family. That was 32 years ago. Scheithe has…

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NEF elects Bottinick as new leader

NAUGATUCK — A longtime community volunteer will take the reins as president of the Naugatuck Education Foundation. Attorney Andrew Bottinick, 55, has been elected unanimously by the NEF board to…

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NEF elects new board members

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Education Foundation recently elected five new members to its Board of Directors. Lisa Oliveira, Cathy Kulmann, Rhonda Lord, Jessica Nichols and Cathie Mauritz were unanimously elected…

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Grants open door to innovation

NAUGATUCK — The inability to sit still in class may lead to a detention for some students. For Hillside Intermediate School sixth-grader Jay Barth it led to a $3,500 grant….

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Snow no match for runners

NAUGATUCK — The weather was cold and wet but the faces of hundreds of runners and volunteers shined bright during the Ion Bank St. Patrick’s Day Road Race and Festival…

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Road race ready for another run

(Editor’s note: The St. Patrick’s Day Road Race and Festival has been postponed from March 14 to March 21.) NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Education Foundation will ring in St. Patrick’s…