Tag Archives: Schools


Program eyed for gifted students

REGION 16 — In an effort to ensure all students are given an opportunity to reach their full potential, Region 16 is moving toward the implementation of a talented and…


‘Building subs’ proposed for classroom stability

NAUGATUCK — Principals in local public schools want more stability with substitute teachers who visit their classrooms. To help in that effort, the Board of Education wants to assign building…


Almost showtime for drama club

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School drama club will christen the stage in the school’s new auditorium with stories of love and loss. The club’s production of “Almost, Maine” opens…


Region 16, teachers union agree to contract

REGION 16 — Teachers in Region 16 have a new three-year contract. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, approved the contract with…


Grant to pay for school upgrades

NAUGATUCK — A state grant is helping the district pay for some much needed work at borough schools. Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke announced last week that the district received…


City Hill gets grant for enrichment

NAUGATUCK — City Hill Middle School has received a grant to help students experience the arts. The Board of Education voted on Jan. 14 to accept a $25,000 grant from…


Groups sought for Community Showcase

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Parent School Council is seeking local businesses, nonprofit groups, community organizations and clubs to participate in its first Community Showcase. The event, which is scheduled for…


Audit shows $1.4M school budget surplus

REGION 16 — For the second straight time, the Region 16 school budget ended with an unreserved year-end balance of more than $1 million. An audit of the $39.7 million…


Administrators want to add theater courses

NAUGATUCK — The next Golden Globe winner or Oscar nominee may be walking the halls of Naugatuck High School. If the Board of Education moves forward with a plan to…


Water back on at Woodland

School to open as usual on Monday BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School will be open Monday after closing for two days this week due to a water issue….