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Naugatuck school news

School board names new early childhood center coordinator

NAUGATUCK — A familiar face in the district will take the reins of the borough’s early childhood education center later this year. The Board of Education last week appointed Kristine…

New roof coming for City Hill Middle School

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials are moving forward with a project to replace the roof at City Hill Middle School. The school was built in 1972, and the roof was last…

Seventh-graders, legislator come together on assignment with real-world connection

NAUGATUCK — City Hill Middle School seventh-grader Amy Morrissey says energy drinks are clearly unhealthy and dangerous — the risks are much too high for children. She was among 350…

BOE awards bid to replace heating units at Andrew Avenue

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education this month approved replacing some of the heating units at Andrew Avenue Elementary School. The board awarded the bid for the work, which will…

Home for the holidays

Soldier surprises mother, brother at Salem School NAUGATUCK — U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicholas Testone wasn’t supposed to be home in time to spend Christmas with his family….

Honor roll: Naugatuck High School

The following students made the honor roll at Naugatuck High School for the first quarter of the 2018-19 school year. High honors Grade 12 Brian Andrade Riley A. Arellano Teresa…

Lockdown lifted after ‘knife’ determined to be vape pen

NAUGATUCK — Administrators placed Naugatuck High School into a partial lockdown Monday afternoon after a student reported seeing another student with what looked like a kitchen knife in a stairwell….

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…