Category Archives: Schools

Scholarships

League of Women Voters offering scholarship  PROSPECT — The Cheshire Wallingford League of Women Voters is offering a scholarship to women who are going back to school after taking a…

Grants go beyond the classroom

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School teachers John Forish and Beth Lancaster wanted to start a fishing club at the school. For Forish, a graphic arts teacher, the club is a…

Naugatuck High going to block scheduling

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School will make the change to block scheduling in the 2018-19 school year. Under the new schedule, there will be eight, 81-minute periods. Students will have…

Region 16 board sends school budget to vote

REGION 16 — Although spending in Region 16 is going down under the 2018-19 proposed budget, one of the school district’s member towns will see its cost go up. The…

School board names new principals

NAUGATUCK — Two familiar faces will step into new leadership roles in the Naugatuck School District come July. The Board of Education last week hired John Harris as the new…

Students speak to meaning of wingman

NAUGATUCK — Sitting with someone who is alone at lunch and sticking up for someone who is being bullied are a couple of actions a wingman would take, City Hill…

Schools hosting music festival

NAUGATUCK — The 37th annual Borough Music Festival sponsored by the Naugatuck public schools music department is Wednesday. The festival, which features over 300 Naugatuck students from grades four through…

Board backs plan for armed guards in schools

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has reached a consensus — though not unanimously — to move forward with a proposal to hire armed security guards for…

School budget proposal decreases spending

REGION 16 — After some final adjustments, the Region 16 Board of Education last week approved a budget proposal that would cut school spending slightly. The roughly $40.86 million spending…

School board lays out budget proposal 

NAUGATUCK — School officials presented a 2018-19 budget proposal to the Board of Finance Monday night that would increase spending by less than 1 percent. The Board of Education’s proposed…