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Tag Archives: Schools

Robots go from program to curriculum

NAUGATUCK — A group of three Hop Brook Elementary School fourth-graders crowd around a computer and small gray robot, eagerly making suggestions to each other. Suddenly the robot shouts “forward”…

School times staying the same

NAUGATUCK — While some officials believe a later start to the school day would be beneficial for older students, the Board of Education won’t pursue a proposal to make the…

Vote on changing school times pushed back

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education will not vote on a proposal to change the times schools start this year. Under the proposal, elementary schools would start at 9 a.m.,…

Plan to change school times draws criticism

NAUGATUCK — A proposal to change the times schools start in the borough has struck a nerve with parents, students and teachers. The Board of Education is proposing starting the…

Times they could be a-changin’

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education is looking for a way to help older students arrive to school more alert and ready to learn. Officials believe they may have found…

NHS back in session after report of gas odor

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School was evacuated for about an hour Thursday morning following a report of a gas odor coming from the culinary department. Police and firefighters responded to…

School board introduces BoardDocs

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has gone paperless. The board in September began using BoardDocs, an online program that allows officials to make meeting agendas and supporting documents available…

Posts prompt added police presence at schools

NAUGATUCK — Police are investigating “creepy clown” posts on social media mentioning Naugatuck schools. In one post, someone with the handle “KillAllTheseBitches,” wrote “Naugatuck is our favorite place to be,”…

Early childhood center has new look, name 

NAUGATUCK — The public can get an up-close look at the newly revamped Early Childhood Center at Central Avenue during a ribbon cutting celebration next week. The ribbon cutting is…

District announces eligibility guidelines for free or reduced lunch

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck public school system recently announced its policy for determining eligibility for free or reduced-price meals under the national school lunch and school breakfast programs. The income…