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Naugatuck school news

Growing NHS band takes home state title

NAUGATUCK — Just seven years ago the Naugatuck High School marching band numbered less than 60 members. Today that number stands at 108, an unprecedented growth spurt that culminated earlier…

Injured Naugatuck teen displays determination, grit

NAUGATUCK — In the eyes of Naugatuck’s Avery Moore, it was always a matter of when, not if, he would walk again. Two months after sustaining traumatic injuries during a…

Survey shows vaping on the rise among teens

NAUGATUCK — Layne Bartek was introduced to vaping at his bus stop when he was an 11-year-old Hillside Intermediate School sixth-grader. The second time was when another student offered it…

NHS Alumni Association to give out patriotism awards

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Alumni Association will honor six people next weekend with the Robert L. Genovese Patriotism Award. The award is given to individuals for their outstanding…

Borough looking to put solar panels on school’s roof

NAUGATUCK — The borough is moving forward with a plan to install solar panels on the roof of Maple Hill Elementary School through a state program. The Board of Mayor…

Naugatuck schools warn of surge in coxsackie virus

NAUGATUCK — Schools officials are warning of an increased prevalence of a flu-like virus among students. On Wednesday morning, Naugatuck High School nurses sent a letter to parents asking them…

Elks running scholarship contest

The Elks National Foundation announced the start of the 2019 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest. The scholarship is available to high school seniors who are United States citizens. Male and…

NHS rolls out one-to-one program

NAUGATUCK — The number of Chromebooks available to borough students has been growing over the past several years. It got to the point last year where administrators at Naugatuck High…

NHS Class of 1946 holding reunion

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School Class of 1946 is planning its 72nd reunion. The reunion luncheon is Oct. 20 at 12 p.m. at The Station Restaurant, 195 Water St. The…

Borough gets boost in Alliance Grant

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education’s 2018-19 Alliance Grant allocation is about $1.3 million, an increase of $235,729 over last school year. The funding initiative was started by the state…