Tag Archives: St. Francis – St. Hedwig School


Revived carnival now in third year

NAUGATUCK — Rides, games and food will help support the borough’s only Catholic school. The third annual St. Francis-St. Hedwig School Carnival will take place Thursday through Saturday on the…

The St. Francis-St. Hedwig School Home School Association’s held a carnival from May 9 to May 11 on the St. Francis Field on Church Street in Naugatuck. –Elio Gugliotti
The Ali Baba ride elicits screams of pleasure and fear from riders during the St. Francis-St. Hedwig School’s carnival in Naugatuck last June.-FILE PHOTO

St. Francis-St. Hedwig carnival back in town

NAUGATUCK — The carnival is back in the borough. The St. Hedwig-St. Francis School carnival opens today and runs through Saturday. The carnival is open from 5 to 9 p.m….

St. Francis-St. Hedwig School teacher Leslie Biggins helps students in the Naugatuck Catholic school’s new technology and media center Monday morning. The center was made possible with a $50,000 donation from the St. Francis School Foundation and the work of volunteers. –LUKE MARSHALL

St. Francis-St. Hedwig gets technological

NAUGATUCK — The borough’s only Catholic school has received an infusion of technology. St. Francis-St. Hedwig School unveiled and dedicated its new technology and media center on Sunday. “This gives…

St. Francis-St. Hedwig School eighth-grader Jessica Sanchez, of Naugatuck, poses for a picture during a trip to Ecuador. Sanchez bas been chosen to take part in the People to People’s Student Ambassador Program.-CONTRIBUTED

Borough girl chosen as student ambassador

NAUGATUCK — A young Naugatuck resident will represent the nation and the borough in Europe next summer. Twelve-year-old Jessica Sanchez, an eighth-grader at St. Francis-St. Hedwig School, has been chosen…

Bob Kifer of Marenna Amusements stands next to the Expo Wheel Tuesday morning as the crew sets up for the St. Francis-St. Hedwig School Carnival on the St. Francis Field in Naugatuck. The carnival opens Thursday night and runs through Tuesday. –LUKE MARSHALL

Home School Association revives borough tradition

NAUGATUCK — After a five-year hiatus, the St. Francis-St. Hedwig School is bringing an annual tradition back to Naugatuck — only this time it’s returning as a carnival. The St….

St. Francis–St. Hedwig School.

Merger proves fruitful for Catholic schools

NAUGATUCK — One year ago, Naugatuck’s only two Catholic schools faced a possible demise. Since the schools merged, however, the year-old St. Francis–St. Hedwig School is flourishing in enrollment and…

Archbishop to bless St. Francis-St. Hedwig School

HARTFORD — St.Franics-St. Hedwig School will receive a special blessing on Wednesday. Archbishop Henry J. Mansell with Father Michael J. Slusz, pastor of St. Francis a special mass and blessing…

School association hosting golf tourney

NAUGATUCK — The St Francis-St Hedwig School Home and School Association will be hosting a golf tournament to raise funds for the newly-merged school. The tournament is scheduled for Friday,…

Seventh grade math teacher Louise Stack hangs a painting in her classroom at the new St. Francis - St. Hedwig school Tuesday. -LARAINE WESCHLER

Borough Catholic school ready for joint venture

NAUGATUCK — A new Catholic school is preparing to open its doors to students for the first time Aug. 31. After the borough’s two Catholic schools merged last year due…