Tag Archives: Schools

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Changes to greet NHS students

NAUGATUCK — Changes await Naugatuck High School students when they head back to school Wednesday. The majority of the changes come as part of the $81 million high school renovation…

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Project progresses as school approaches

BEACON FALLS — As the first day of school gets closer, construction crews are hard at work at Laurel Ledge Elementary School. The crux of the renovation and addition project…

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Classes ready to resume

Students in Region 16 and Naugatuck will return to school after one last, long summer weekend. The new school year starts Tuesday in Region 16, which covers Beacon Falls and…

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Tenure ends for superintendent

REGION 16 — After more than two and half years at the helm of the Region 16 school district, Superintendent of Schools Tim James is passing the torch. Aug. 29…

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Region 16 hires technology director

REGION 16 — The Board of Education has appointed Matthew Brennan as Region 16’s new director of technology. Superintendent of Schools Tim James announced the hire in a letter last…

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Board OKs plan for grant

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has approved a plan on how to use its share alliance district funding. The Naugatuck school district is considered an “alliance district,” one of…

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Schools announce guidelines for programs

The Naugatuck and Region 16 school districts have announced their policies for determining eligibility of children who may receive free or reduced price meals or free milk. The income guidelines…

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Evaluations follow state guidelines

NAUGATUCK — The borough’s public schools have adopted similar guidelines as the state, with some slight modifications, for how to evaluate teachers. Assistant Superintendent of Schools Chris Montini showed the…

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Business as usual at Long River

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School has reopened completely, a month after the school was forced to close due to asbestos exposure. As of Aug. 11, it was business as…

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Board, new school chief agree to terms

REGION 16 — The Board of Education has reached a contract agreement to officially make Michael Yamin Region 16’s next superintendent of schools. The contract, which runs through June 30,…