Category Archives: Schools

Honor roll: Naugatuck High School

The following students made the honor roll at Naugatuck High School for the first quarter of the 2018-19 school year. High honors Grade 12 Brian Andrade Riley A. Arellano Teresa…

Lockdown lifted after ‘knife’ determined to be vape pen

NAUGATUCK — Administrators placed Naugatuck High School into a partial lockdown Monday afternoon after a student reported seeing another student with what looked like a kitchen knife in a stairwell….

Honor roll: Woodland Regional High School

The following students made the honor roll at Woodland Regional High School for the first quarter of the 2018-19 school year. High honors Grade 12 Nia Allen Zachary Arisian Hana…

Growing NHS band takes home state title

NAUGATUCK — Just seven years ago the Naugatuck High School marching band numbered less than 60 members. Today that number stands at 108, an unprecedented growth spurt that culminated earlier…

Student charged after bringing BB gun to school

BEACON FALLS — Police arrested a Woodland Regional High School student last week after he brought a BB gun to school. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin said school…

New deal for teachers

Three-year contract expected to net savings for Region 16 PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education and teachers’ union have reached an agreement on a new, three-year contract. “It’s…

Injured Naugatuck teen displays determination, grit

NAUGATUCK — In the eyes of Naugatuck’s Avery Moore, it was always a matter of when, not if, he would walk again. Two months after sustaining traumatic injuries during a…

Enrollment in courses, internships rises at Woodland

BEACON FALLS — More Woodland Regional High School students are choosing to take advantage of opportunities to challenge themselves in and out of the classroom. The number of Woodland students…

Vandals strike at school playground

BEACON FALLS — School officials have started locking the gate to the playground area at Laurel Ledge Elementary School following a few vandalism incidents. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael…

Survey shows vaping on the rise among teens

NAUGATUCK — Layne Bartek was introduced to vaping at his bus stop when he was an 11-year-old Hillside Intermediate School sixth-grader. The second time was when another student offered it…