Tag Archives: Western Elementary School

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:…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…