Tag Archives: Schools

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New school nearly finished

PROSPECT — The new Prospect Elementary School is ready to make its public debut. Punch-list items are the only things left to be done at the new school at 75…

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Pilot program aims to prepare students

NAUGATUCK — The number of students not prepared to enter kindergarten has school officials concerned. Board of Education Curriculum Director Caroline Messenger said of the 194 students registered to enter…

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Club sparks interest in robotics

NAUGATUCK — Fourth-graders at Hop Brook Elementary School watched in anticipation last week as their robot rolled its way down a hallway. After traveling about 10 feet the robot made…

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Commissioner talks education in Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — Andrew Avenue School Principal Taran Gruber wishes he had more time in the school day to implement enrichment programs, such as a robotics club or even guitar lessons,…

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Teaching a passion for Foley Award winner

NAUGATUCK — This year’s Raymond K. Foley Award recipient is passionate about being able to work with students every day. “I just love what I do,” Naugatuck High School marketing…

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NHS celebrates decision day

NAUGATUCK — For longtime friends Abby Karbowicz and Bianca Rigoli, the decision for both to attend Southern Connecticut State University was a coincidence. “It kind of happened that way,” Karbowicz…

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Voters to decide budget, appropriation

Referendum forced on Region 16 spending plan REGION 16 — Voters will have the final say on the proposed Region 16 school budget and a supplemental appropriation next week. The…

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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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Committee plans for Phase 2

NAUGATUCK — A committee looking into the long-term needs of the borough’s school system is moving forward with a plan to build a new grades 5-to-8 complex at the site…

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Board sends budget to district meeting

Petition in the works to force referendum on school spending plan REGION 16 — The fate of a Region 16’s proposed $40.5 million 2015-16 school budget now rests in the…