Tag Archives: Schools

Naugatuck, Region 16 see little movement in scores 

The overall scores for the Naugatuck and Region 16 school districts under the state’s Next Generation Accountability System remained relatively flat. The state this month released the 2016-17 results under…

School placed in lockdown after report of gunshots in area

NAUGATUCK — Maple Hill Elementary School was placed in lockdown for precautionary measures Wednesday afternoon after police received complaints of gunshots heard in the area of Longview Terrace. Naugatuck police…

Naugatuck schools see increase in ELL students

NAUGATUCK — The number of borough students who need help with speaking English has risen significantly over the past few years. In 2014, there were 155 English-language learner students in…

Heating issues impact schools

NAUGATUCK — A borough school and classrooms at another were left in the cold this month due to heating issues. Hop Brook Elementary School was closed Tuesday because there was…

Superintendent eyes slight shift in start times

REGION 16 — Fifteen minutes is all it will take to resolve a long-standing busing issue in Region 16, according to Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin. Actually, 15 minutes at…

Borough schools facing substitute shortage

NAUGATUCK — When a Naugatuck teacher is out this year, borough schools are left scrambling due to a shortage of substitutes. Assistant Superintendent of Schools Christopher Montini said the district…

Student enrollment dips slightly in borough

NAUGATUCK — Enrollment in the borough’s public schools is down slightly this year. Districtwide, enrollment is down 29 students overall from the beginning of last year, according to an enrollment…

Elementary students to get new-look report cards

NAUGATUCK — Elementary school students will still be learning their ABCs this coming school year, but the familiar letters will no longer be found on their report cards. The district…

Naugatuck schools announce guidelines for programs

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck school system announced its policy for determining eligibility for free or reduced-price meals under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs. The income guidelines (pictured…

State releases SAT scores

Across the state, the percentage of students meeting or exceeding the achievement standard on the SAT climbed slightly in math and English language arts. The same can be said, for…