Tag Archives: Schools

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Graduation moving back to high school

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Class of 2015 will graduate on its home turf. Graduation was held at the Palace Theater in Waterbury the last two years due to…

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Burst pipe closes Woodland

BEACON FALLS — A pipe in the sprinkler system at Woodland Regional High School burst forcing the school to close on Monday. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin said…

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Board returns to original office plan

REGION 16 — The plan for a new Region 16 district office has come full circle. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect,…

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School board, administrators reach new deal

REGION 16 — The Board of Education has approved a new three-year contract for administrators. The deal was approved at the board’s Feb. 11 meeting. The contract with The Region…

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Snows days pile up

Snow days are adding up in Naugatuck and Region 16. As of Monday, Naugatuck public schools had used seven snow days. Region 16, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and…

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Proposed budget removes home ec

NAUGATUCK — Nutrition, cooking, sewing, budgeting, using a checkbook. These are among the skills that won’t be taught at Naugatuck’s only public middle school if the proposed education budget is…

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Board seeks technology grant

REGION 16 — Region 16 will pursue a state grant that will allow for technology upgrades in the district. The Board of Education on Wednesday authorized the district to apply…

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Club offering scholarships

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Woman’s Club is accepting applications for two college scholarships. The club will award two $1,000 scholarships. The scholarships are available to Naugatuck residents. Applicants must be…

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Committee recommends full-day K

REGION 16 — The recommendation is in and it’s unanimous — Region 16 should implement full-day kindergarten in the 2015-16 school year. “We were really careful to examine both the…

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School board, union agree to deal

REGION 16 — The Board of Education unanimously approved a new, three-year contract with The United Public Service Employees Union Local 424 last week. The contract is retroactive to July…