Category Archives: Schools

Honor roll: Naugatuck High School

The following students were named to the honor roll at Naugatuck High School for the second quarter of the 2017-18 school year:  High honor  Grade 12 Vanessa Elizabeth Archacki Austin…

Board OKs change to public comment policy

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has declared employees and students off limits for public discussion. The board last week approved a change to the public comment policy that prohibits…

Program designed to help struggling freshmen

NAUGATUCK — About 25 percent of Naugatuck High School freshmen failed at least one course during the first semester this school year, and officials are hoping a new program will…

Board works on budget proposal

NAUGATUCK — After making some adjustments, the Board of Education Monday night backed a $63 million budget proposal for 2018-19 to send to a public hearing, though final figures are…

Push to save school continues

NAUGATUCK — The borough’s only Catholic school is still making plans to move forward despite questions about its future. St. Francis-St. Hedwig School held an open house Saturday to register…

Investigation into racial taunts complete

School officials say complaints couldn’t be substantiated NAUGATUCK — An investigation concluded Tuesday did not substantiate complaints that Region 16 participants used racial taunts against Naugatuck players during a basketball…

Naugatuck announces kindergarten registration

NAUGATUCK —Naugatuck Public Schools is holding kindergarten registration in March. Children must turn 5 years old on or before Jan. 1, 2019 to be eligible for kindergarten for the 2018-19…

Audit identifies causes for electricity spike

BEACON FALLS — An energy audit of Woodland Regional High School pointed to an outdated energy management system as the main cause for a recent spike in electricity costs. “Our…

Nominations sought for Foley Award

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Parent School Council is accepting nominations for the annual Raymond K. Foley Award. The award honors an individual or group that has demonstrated outstanding service and…

Region 16 schools to carry Narcan soon

REGION 16 — Narcan, a drug used to combat an opioid overdose, will soon be accessible in Region 16 schools. In November, the Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees…