Tag Archives: Naugatuck Education Foundation


Golf tournament to benefit education foundation

NAUGATUCK — The third annual NEF Invitational golf tournament is set to tee off Sept. 24. The tournament benefits the Naugatuck Education Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides grants for…


Carnival to benefit NEF

NAUGATUCK — The carnival is coming to town next week. The Middletown-based Coleman Brothers Shows Inc. will set up rides and games from May 18 through May 22 on Parcel…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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….