Tag Archives: Schools

Schools hosting music festival

NAUGATUCK — The 37th annual Borough Music Festival sponsored by the Naugatuck public schools music department is Wednesday. The festival, which features over 300 Naugatuck students from grades four through…

School board lays out budget proposal 

NAUGATUCK — School officials presented a 2018-19 budget proposal to the Board of Finance Monday night that would increase spending by less than 1 percent. The Board of Education’s proposed…

Borough taking another look at facilities plan

NAUGATUCK — Years after officials approved a long-term plan to overhaul school and borough facilities, the borough is taking another look at the plan due to concerns at the district’s…

Armed guards for Region 16 schools on the table

REGION 16 — Officials are proposing hiring armed security guards for each of Region 16’s schools in the wake of last month’s shooting at a Florida high school. “I think…

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…