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Naugatuck school news

School board re-elects Neth-Kunin as chair

NAUGATUCK — Republican Dorothy Neth-Kunin was re-elected as chairwoman of the Board of Education last week. Neth-Kunin chaired the board the last two years after serving as vice chair for…

Report praises early childhood center

NAUGATUCK — The Early Childhood Center at Central Avenue received high marks in its accreditation report from the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The school received 100…

Candidate profiles: Naugatuck Board of Education

The Citizen’s News asked candidates running for Board of Education in Naugatuck in the Nov. 7 municipal election four questions. There are eight candidates running for eight seats on the…

Soft drinks stolen from school concession stand

NAUGATUCK — Police are investigating the theft of soft drinks from the concessions stand at Naugatuck High School. Police said the suspect or suspects broke into the concessions stand, known…

Borough school chief gets good grade

NAUGATUCK — Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke earned high marks on her evaluation for the 2016-17 school year. The Board of Education gave Locke an overall score of 4.14 out…

New schedule brings ‘super block’ to NHS

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School implemented a new class schedule this year that includes a “super block.” The schedule is seven periods per day, six of which are 40-minute classes…

Borough schools facing substitute shortage

NAUGATUCK — When a Naugatuck teacher is out this year, borough schools are left scrambling due to a shortage of substitutes. Assistant Superintendent of Schools Christopher Montini said the district…

Police seek suspect in school burglary

NAUGATUCK — Police are seeking information on a suspect who they say burglarized Maple Hill Elementary School on Sept. 28. The suspect entered the school at 641 Maple Hill Road…

School board opts not to request surplus funds

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week decided against moving forward with a plan to set aside surplus funds to cover the possible loss of a state grant. The…

Student enrollment dips slightly in borough

NAUGATUCK — Enrollment in the borough’s public schools is down slightly this year. Districtwide, enrollment is down 29 students overall from the beginning of last year, according to an enrollment…