Tag Archives: St. Hedwig

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

St. Hedwig Honor Roll

High Honors Grade 8: Elizabeth Gargano, Matthew Gumprecht, Mikayla Lydon, Natalie Macchio. Grade 7: Rebecca Anderson, Cecilia Sousa. Grade 6: Andrew Gumprecht. Grade 5: Jessica Komacki, Sophia Troanska. Grade 4:…

Jeff Chipokas, President of the Naugatuck YMCA board and Michele McDougallm also from the YMCA, talk during the Naugatuck Savings Bank Awards reception May 11. The YMCA received $3,037 in grants from the bank.

Customers vote on how charity should distribute grants

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Savings Bank Foundation announced last week it would give $53,000 in grants to area nonprofit organizations as chosen by the bank’s customers.   The bank’s customers…

Saint Francis of Assisi School to host open house

St. Francis Assisi School, a pre-k through 8th grade parochial school, located at 294 Church St. in Naugatuck, is hosting an open house on tonight from 6 to 7:30 p.m….

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Merged borough Catholic school to combine names

NAUGATUCK — A new, merged Catholic school in Naugatuck will not be called St. Theresa after all. On Monday, the Archdiocese of Hartford officially announced the name for the combined…

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: 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…

Name change disrespectful to donors

I am writing to express my concern about the renaming of the newly merged St. Francis and St. Hedwig’s school in Naugatuck. As an alumna of St. Hedwig’s, I feel…