Category Archives: Schools

NHS Class of 2018 embodies growth, change

NAUGATUCK — Graduating high school can signify something different to each graduate. For Brian Goggin, who graduated from Naugatuck High School on June 19 with nearly 300 other members of…

School board fills new administrative position

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education last week appointed Brian Fell as Woodland Regional High School’s athletic director/dean of discipline. Fell, who is an assistant principal and the…

Board takes next step toward armed guards in schools

PROSPECT — The concept of armed security guards in Region 16 schools is a step closer to reality. School officials have drafted a new policy to cover armed guards. The…

Naugatuck schools collecting instruments

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Public Schools music department is accepting donations of gently-used musical instruments in working condition to provide to students. An instrument drive will be held on June…

Naugatuck to destroy school records

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck school officials announced special education records will be destroyed. The special education records of students from the graduating class of 2012 and students who attended Naugatuck public…

Never too late for a diploma

Naugatuck Adult and Continuing Education celebrates graduation NAUGATUCK — For Lorelee Willets, the path to a high school diploma was neither a typical nor an easy one. The 66-year-old Ansonia…

Region 16 board gives school chief new deal

REGION 16 — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin has a new, three-year contract. The contract, which was approved by the Board of Education last week, runs from July…

Mural preaches kindness

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School students unveiled the school’s “Be Kind” mural during a brief ceremony May 25. Students in the school’s “Kindness Krew” built the mural, which was…

Student charged after fight at middle school

PROSPECT — Police arrested a Long River Middle School student in May following a fight at the school. Police reported two male students got into a fight during lunch time…

Grant funds healthy eating program at school

NAUGATUCK — FoodCorps will embed trained AmeriCorps service members in Western Elementary School as part of an effort to engage students in healthy eating habits. The program is funded through…