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Naugatuck school news

Planning Commission OKs land purchase

NAUGATUCK — The Planning Commission has given a positive referral to the borough’s proposal to buy land off Country Hollow Road. The borough is planning to buy about 30 acres…

School board sets NHS graduation date

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has set the graduation date for Naugatuck High School’s Class of 2018. The graduation ceremony is scheduled for June 19 on the turf field…

School officials decry move to flat fund budget

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education’s budget may remain flat once again in the coming fiscal year. The Joint Boards of Finance and Mayor and Burgesses last week approved a $121.4…

Much more than T-shirts

Show of support for longtime coach ends with donation to St. Jude’s NAUGATUCK — What started out as a show of unity and support culminated last week with a $4,000…

Author tells students tale of perseverance

NAUGATUCK — Students at City Hill Middle School learned about the importance of perseverance from a published author who spoke about her latest novel to eighth-graders last week. Chandra Prasad…

NHS Grad Nite Committee seeks donations

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Grad Nite Committee is seeking donations for the annual post-graduation celebration. The committee sponsors an all-night celebration for Naugatuck High School graduates. This year,…

Hale named Foley Award recipient

NAUGATUCK — In 2006, Doug Hale saw an advertisement that would not only change his life but have a positive impact on the community. The ad, which was on the…

Scholarships

League of Women Voters offering scholarship  PROSPECT — The Cheshire Wallingford League of Women Voters is offering a scholarship to women who are going back to school after taking a…

Grants go beyond the classroom

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School teachers John Forish and Beth Lancaster wanted to start a fishing club at the school. For Forish, a graphic arts teacher, the club is a…

Naugatuck High going to block scheduling

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School will make the change to block scheduling in the 2018-19 school year. Under the new schedule, there will be eight, 81-minute periods. Students will have…