Tag Archives: Naugatuck Education Foundation


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….


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…


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…


NEF on pace for largest allocation

NAUGATUCK — Attention guests: In lieu of gifts, please make a monetary donation to the nonprofit Naugatuck Education Foundation. That is what Naugatuck Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke told guests…


Rossi running for NEF

NAUGATUCK — Deputy Mayor Tamath Rossi is running the New York Marathon on Nov. 2 to raise money for the Naugatuck Education Foundation, which gives grants to public school educators…


NEF elects new board members

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Education Foundation elected Lori Czajkowski and Anna Merrill recently to the board of directors for a three-year term. Czajkowski of Naugatuck is the healthy initiatives director…


Grants boost school programs

NAUGATUCK — Borough educators received some financial assistance in bringing their program ideas to life. The Naugatuck Education Foundation presented six grants totaling $19,000 to six groups of educators during…