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Wind and snow swirl Feb. 13 in front of Community School in Prospect as schools were closed for the day. The amount of days cancelled so far in Region 16, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, means two days of April vacation will be school days. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Snow days eat into April break

REGION 16 — Due to the amount of snow days that have piled up this winter, the Region 16 Board of Education faced a decision last week — stick to…


Schools holding kindergarten registration

The time of year has come for parents to register their children for kindergarten. To be eligible for kindergarten for the 2014-15 school year, a child must have turned 5…

Borough schools holding registration

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck public school system has scheduled summer registration dates. Registration for students entering elementary, intermediate and middle school is Aug. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m….

Judy Bryk, cook manager, sets up breakfast at Andrew Avenue School in Naugatuck last Wednesday. Naugatuck is one of two school systems in the state that had the most expansion in its breakfast programs last year. –RA ARCHIVE

Growth of breakfast program nets grant

NAUGATUCK — Before this school year, fifth-graders came to Cross Street Intermediate School and realized they could not buy breakfast, as they had at their elementary schools. That changed when…

School bells will soon be ringing

A new school year is just days away. Students from Naugatuck and Region 16, which is the district for Beacon Falls and Prospect, will head back to school on Wednesday….

Teachers Amy Zappone, top row left, Kathy Mucha, top row right, and members of the student council wore pajamas to school Feb. 3 to raise money to support children with cancer. - CONTRIBUTED

Cross Street students don pajamas to give back

NAUGATUCK — For one day, students at Cross Street Intermediate didn’t have to worry whether their t-shirts matched their jeans. They simply rolled out of bed and went to school…

Raymond Lucarelli from Hillside Intermediate School won first place for fifth grade in the borough's fire prevention poster contest.
Daniel DiLeo, right, teaches Mike Santos a lesson on hair styling Tuesday afternoon at DiLeo's School of Hair Design in Naugatuck. DiLeo and his family own and operate the barber shop and school. - LARAINE WESCHLER

Borough barber shop passes on family legacy

NAUGATUCK — A third generation of local hair stylists are training eager minds in the art of the coiffure. DiLeo’s School of Hair Design is gearing up for a new…

The Rimmon Schoolhouse on Pinesbridge Road in Beacon Falls once housed students in elementary school students but has fallen into disrepair over recent years. What the future holds for the schoolhouse remains uncertain.

Future of historic schoolhouse up in the air

BEACON FALLS — The fate of one of the oldest buildings in town rests on its crumbling foundations. When Nadeem and Naila Khalid purchased the Rimmon Schoolhouse at 101 Pinesbridge…

This artistic rendering shows what a typical classroom at Naugatuck High School could look like after renovation.

Looking ahead to 2012 : Naugatuck Schools

NHS Renovation No more dungy locker rooms and perennially flooded fields for Greyhound athletes. No more outdated science labs and sharing scarce technology. No more cracks in the walls and…