Tag Archives: Schools


Salem School used as model for resource book

NAUGATUCK — Salem Elementary School is now a model for the teaching community. The school is featured prominently in the teaching resource book “Lessons & Units for Closer Reading” by…


Plan for new office takes another turn

REGION 16 — The smallest part of the three-phase building project in Region 16 continues to be a large thorn in the side of school officials. A new district office…


Borough to expand summer school

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck schools will expand summer school offerings to serve about 200 more students over the summer. Assistant Superintendent of Schools Chris Montini last week told the Board of…


Forum to discuss technology, literacy

NAUGATUCK — Parents of elementary school students in Naugatuck are invited to a technology/literacy forum on March 24. The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at…


Superintendent lays out spending plan

NAUGATUCK — When crafting the budget proposal for the 2015-16 school year, Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke told borough officials her focus was on putting together a financial plan that…


Discipline issues down in schools

NAUGATUCK — The school system is on pace to reach its goal of improving student behavior. Last year, the district reported 862 behavioral offenses to the state Department of Education….


School up for sale

Prospect eyes Center Street property REGION 16 — Region 16 school officials are moving forward with the process of selling Community School and they already have an interested buyer —…


Board votes to implement full-day K

REGION 16 — After years of discussing full-day kindergarten, the Region 16 Board of Education took the plunge last week. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect,…


Nominations sought for Foley Award

NAUGATUCK — Nominations are currently being accepted for the annual Raymond K. Foley Award. The award, presented by the Naugatuck Parent School Council, honors an individual or group who has…


School board takes step towards transfer

REGION 16 — For the second time in as many years, school officials are looking to appropriate some surplus funds into a capital non-recurring account. The Region 16 Board of…