Tag Archives: St. Francis

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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…

Letter to the editor: Keep saints’ names on Catholic schools

Taking away the names of St. Francis and St. Hedwig schools is a huge mistake for Naugatuck history. Combining the names would be a better solution. Other Catholic schools have…

Letter to the editor: Preserve the St. Francis name

I have such cherished memories of my childhood. Vacationing at the beach with my parents every summer and shopping every year for my uniform when school started. Looking back at…

Letter to the editor: Preserving names, preserves legacy

I am a graduate of St. Francis School in Naugatuck. My two daughters are alumni. My mother and grandmother are graduates. Four generations of my family went there. I am…

Letter to the editor: Facebook group’s actions appalling

Although I am not an alumni, I am a friend and a parent of three children who attend St. Francis. I have been added to the Facebook group (opposed to…

Letter to the editor: Respect history

Strong schools have strong alumni who financially support them and serve as good will ambassadors promoting the school by word of mouth. That support is extremely valuable as it amounts…

Letter to the editor: The making of a perfect storm

I have been following the coverage of the Catholic School merger in the media the last two weeks. As a public school teacher and a parent of two children in…

Another season in the books

The St. Francis of Assisi Girls Varsity Basketball team recently finished a fun season and played their hearts out. The team was coached by Alyson Cook.

Editorial: ‘What’s in a name?’

Shakespeare put it best when he penned, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” The great playwright wrote those…

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New name for Catholic school draws ire, concerns

T-H-E-R-E-S-A could spell “disaster” for Catholic education in Naugatuck, according to a group opposed to the proposed name for the new, merged Catholic school in the borough. The Archdiocese of…