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Naugatuck school news

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…

NHS announces open house

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School is holding an open house Thursday night for parents. The open house begins at 6 p.m. with a presentation in the school’s auditorium. Following the…

School staff rides to support teacher

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School staff members came together to ride for one of their own. On Saturday, a group of 23 took part in the Smilow Cancer Center’s Closer…

Program provides lessons on healthy eating

NAUGATUCK — Healthy choices are on the menu at Hop Brook Elementary School as a new program this year aims to convince students to fall in love with healthy food…

Directing dreams at Naugatuck High

NAUGATUCK — As teens streamed through the halls on Tuesday, Justin Zeigler handed out high-fives, Mardi Gras beads and granola bars. At lunch, he blasted pop music from his “party…

Provision allows for free meals at two schools  

NAUGATUCK — All students at Andrew Avenue Elementary School and Salem Elementary School will receive breakfast and lunch at no charge this coming school year because the school district is…