Category Archives: Schools

Naugatuck announces kindergarten registration

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools is holding kindergarten registration for the 2020-21 school year. Children must turn 5 years old on or before Jan. 1, 2021 to be eligible for…

Senior project brings message of acceptance to stage

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School senior Mary Pelkey wants to spread a message of love and acceptance through her senior project. Pelkey is directing a production of “The…

Proposed changes would open Region 16 up to non-resident students

PROSPECT — As enrollment declines in Region 16, Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin has proposed changing a district policy to allow students that don’t live in Beacon Falls or Prospect…

BOE renews food services contract

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education this month renewed its food services contract with Sodexo for the 2020-21 school year. Sodexo, a private company, runs the cafeteria program in each…

Naugatuck High adds Southern, Post to college partners

NAUGATUCK — Starting next school year, Naugatuck High School seniors and juniors will be able to take college courses on campus at Post University and Southern Connecticut State University. The…

School board holds off on sex offender policy for further review

NAUGATUCK — At the request of Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess, the Board of Education tabled action on a proposed policy that would ban sex offenders from school grounds. The…

Borough school board hires assistant principal for Maple Hill

NAUGATUCK — Maple Hill Elementary School will soon be the first borough elementary school with an assistant principal. The Board of Education this month unanimously appointed Zachary Monroe assistant principal…

Grant helps put emotion in learning

NAUGATUCK — Hillside Intermediate School sixth-grader Jaeden Barnes slowly walked through Maureen Greene’s classroom a week before Christmas with a RULER mood meter in hand. He asked a few of…

Naugatuck school board names Montini next superintendent

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education didn’t have to look far to find the next superintendent for Naugatuck Public Schools. The board Thursday unanimously appointed Assistant Superintendent of Schools Christopher…

Honor roll: Woodland Regional High School

The following students made the honor roll at Woodland Regional High School for the first quarter of the 2019-20 school year: High honor Grade 12 Nora Ameti Kelly Arnold Kyle…