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Naugatuck school news

Lessons aim to cultivate little scientists

NAUGATUCK — Second-graders in Laura Sergi’s class at Western Elementary School huddled around glasses with melting ice inside Wednesday afternoon as they learned about different states of matter — in…

NHS associate principal leaves for Avon job

NAUGATUCK — Kristina Wallace resigned this month as associate principal of Naugatuck High School to take another job. Wallace’s last day was Nov. 1. She left to take the assistant…

Music department holding instrument drive

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Public Schools music department is seeking donations of gently-used musical instruments. Instruments of any type will be accepted as long as they are in playing condition….

School solar project takes step forward

NAUGATUCK — The borough is one step closer to installing solar panels on the roof of City Hill Middle School. The Board of Education this month approved architectural plans for…

Program brings borough boys together

NAUGATUCK — Sixty boys from the borough’s middle and intermediate schools sat spread out in the auditorium at Naugatuck High School last Tuesday morning, although it didn’t take long before…

Town, school officials take precautions to protect against EEE

Local officials are taking precautions to protect people against Eastern equine encephalitis, a virus spread by mosquitoes that has killed three people in the state this year. On Tuesday, state…

School board OKs additional teacher

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education unanimously voted Sept. 12 to hire an additional third grade teacher to alleviate large class sizes at Maple Hill Elementary School. There are four…

Board finds right fit for Andrew Avenue

LaChance appointed principal at elementary school NAUGATUCK — After six years working as an administrator in the Naugatuck school system, Lisa LaChance will soon lead her own school. The Board…

School board OKs budget transfers

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved three budget transfers to balance the books for the 2018-19 fiscal year. The board approved transferring a total of about $310,500…

Police investigate report of suspicious person near school

NAUGATUCK — Police investigated a report of a suspicious person with an object, possibly a firearm, in the woods outside Salem Elementary School on Thursday afternoon. Officers responded to the…