Category Archives: Schools

Naugatuck kicking off program with block party

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools is participating in the federally-funded Seamless Summer Food Program and getting things started with a party. The program provides free meals to all children 18…

No clear answers for sprinkler system mishap

BEACON FALLS — With no firm answers, Aquarion Water Company took full responsibility for the missteps that led up to the sprinkler system at Laurel Ledge Elementary School not being…

Changing of the guard at Catholic school

NAUGATUCK — Come the end of the month, St. Francis-St. Hedwig School Principal John Salatto will hand off the reins. Salatto, 67, will retire this month after more than four…

Officials disagree on transfer of school funds

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved transferring $600,000 in excess funds in this year’s budget to pay for services and supplies down the road. The $600,000 comes…

Students’ goodwill brings singer to school 

NAUGATUCK — For an hour Monday, the sweltering gym of Hop Brook Elementary School was transformed into a concert venue with young fans screaming the lyrics to “Beautiful Life” along…

Invention carries student to national expo

NAUGATUCK — When snow clogged her boot bindings and briefly interrupted her skiing during a family vacation last winter, 11-year-old Emily Fine didn’t complain. She started thinking, and when she…

Graduation ceremonies set

Graduation ceremonies for the class of 2017 at Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School are coming up. The Naugatuck High ceremony will be on the turf field at…

Adult education grads persevere

NAUGATUCK — Devin Dows struggled to find success in the traditional classroom setting at Naugatuck High School. “I started to accept the fact that school wasn’t for me and I’d…

‘Helping Hands’ to aid Prospect family

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School DECA chapter will lend a helping hand this weekend to a Prospect family. On Saturday, the chapter will hold the first “Helping…

Changes coming to schedule, classes at Long River

PROSPECT — A new class schedule will be in effect when students return to Long River Middle School after summer break. Officials have been working for months to craft a…