Category Archives: Schools

Police investigate report of student with knife at Naugatuck High

NAUGATUCK — Police responded to Naugatuck High School Wednesday afternoon following a report that a student had been seen with a knife. Police said officers were dispatched to the school…

Superintendent presents $66.23M draft budget

NAUGATUCK — Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke last week presented a draft 2019-20 school budget proposal to the Board of Education that would increase the district’s spending by nearly 7…

Naugatuck announces kindergarten registration

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools is holding kindergarten registration for the 2019-20 school year. Children must turn 5 years old on or before Jan. 1, 2020 to be eligible for…

Naugatuck High looking to add CNA program

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School upperclassmen interested in pursuing a career in a medical field could get a head start as early as next school year. Naugatuck High administrators plan…

Audit shows slight surplus for school budget

PROSPECT — The 2017-18 Region 16 school budget finished with a year-end balance of $328,887, an audit showed. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees public schools in Beacon…

Honor roll: Naugatuck High School

The following students made the honor roll at Naugatuck High School for the second quarter of the 2018-19 school year: High honor Grade 12 Brian Andrade Peter Michael Bigica Hannah…

Finance director leaving Region 16 for new job  

PROSPECT — After more than six years working in the Region 16 school district, Director of Finance and Business Operations Pamela Mangini is leaving the district to take a job…

Malfunction leads to leak at Prospect Elementary

PROSPECT — A malfunction in some HVAC units at Prospect Elementary School caused some water damage in the school. The incident occurred as a result of power outages in town…

NHS teacher placed on leave

Police investigating allegations of ‘inappropriate relationships with students’ NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police are investigating allegations that a Naugatuck High School teacher had “inappropriate relationships with students.” Superintendent of Schools Sharon…

School board renews food services contract

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education this month approved renewing its food services contract with Sodexo for another year. The contract stipulates that the board has to approve each year…