Tag Archives: Western Elementary School

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Bus routes: Western Elementary School

Western Elementary School Bus: 1 Starts: 8:29 a.m.        933 Rubber Ave. 844 Field St. 803 Field St. 37 Crofut Road 756 Field St. 740/739 Field St. 716 Field St. Bus:…

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Heart transplant recipient returns to school

NAUGATUCK — Second-grader Olivia Thompson pushed her wheelchair with pride into the rear entrance of Western Elementary School on Thursday morning. She joked with staff and Principal Brenda Goodrich before…

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A heart for the holidays

Borough girl recovering following transplant surgery NAUGATUCK — On the day before Thanksgiving, a young borough girl received something she had been waiting months for — a new heart. Olivia…

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Hearts and thoughts with borough girl

NAUGATUCK — Western Elementary School second-grader Gracie Hossein walked up to a table in the hallway of the school last Friday morning and dumped a bag of loose change into…

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Board OKs new hires to combat class sizes

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved two new teaching positions to reduce class sizes at Salem and Western elementary schools. Assistant Superintendent of Schools Christopher Montini presented…

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Update given on roof projects

NAUGATUCK — Controller Bob Butler updated the Board of Education last week on the status of two upcoming school construction projects. Butler said the roof at Hillside Intermediate School needs…

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Schools need roofs

NAUGATUCK — An elementary school on the borough’s west side may soon go green. Education officials are considering placing solar panels on Western Elementary School as part of a roof…

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Back to where it all began

Career comes full circle for new Western principal NAUGATUCK — Western Elementary School’s new principal will be headed back to the place her career started 18 years ago. Brenda Goodrich,…

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Western principal submits resignation

NAUGATUCK — Western Elementary School Principal Laura Main will resign after this school year. Newtown resident Main tendered her resignation during a special Board of Education meeting April 24. Board…

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Western students help Orange school

  NAUGATUCK — When a water pipe burst at Peck Place Elementary School in Orange, the school lost more than a place to hold class. Hundreds of books and piles…