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Naugatuck school news

Focus on math pays off

NAUGATUCK — Three years after implementing a strategic plan for borough schools that put a focus on improving math scores, the data shows it’s working. The percentage of borough students…

NHS Class of ’62 holding reunion

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Class of 1962 is planning its 55th reunion. The reunion is scheduled for two nights in September. The cost is $40 per person, and…

Schools announce summer registrations

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools announced the times for registering students over the summer for the 2017-18 school year. Parents of students entering grades kindergarten through eight can register at…

Program aims to ensure no child left hungry

NAUGATUCK — When Naugatuck Public Schools started participating in the summer meals program seven years ago, 367 lunches were served over 10 days at one location. By 2013, the program…

Enthusiastic about education

Burns named Naugatuck’s teacher of the year NAUGATUCK — After 16 years teaching in Naugatuck schools, Jodie Burns hasn’t lost any energy or enthusiasm for the job. “When I come…

Slideshow: NHS graduation

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Class of 2017 graduated June 14 on Veterans Field at the school.

NHS grads ‘ready to take on the world’

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School Class of 2017 Valedictorian P.J. Morrissey draws motivation from a desire to see a positive outcome in everything he does, and there have been quite…

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…

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…