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Naugatuck school news

NHS adapts to meet accreditation standards

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School is hoping to earn a passing grade as it awaits the results of its five-year review by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges…

Mike DeCerbo, left, asks his group, including Ryan Shemanaski, right, what it means to be a leader. The group discussed the importance of confidence in leadership.
At left, Austin Scatena, 16, of Naugatuck looks over historical documents with classmates at Naugatuck High School in Naugatuck Wednesday. A group of about 20 high school students are producing an online museum for the Naugatuck Historical Society. They are photo-documenting and archiving documents from the society's Civil War collection including letters, artifacts, and entries from the Grand Army of the Republic memory book that documented veterans living in Naugatuck in the 1890s. - Steven Valenti Special to the Citizen's News

Bringing Civil War vet into the computer age

NAUGATUCK — Austin Scatena, a tenth-grader at Naugatuck High School, will have spent 40 hours transcribing the journals of a borough Civil War veteran by the time this school year…

Naugatuck Student Government Day was held May 17. Twenty-two Naugatuck High School students participated in the annual event, learning from Town Hall officials and department heads about the roles they play in town government. Pictured above, Naugatuck High School students Chris Gombos, left, and Thomas O'Connell visit with Registrar of Voters, Louise Sheedy and Janice Dambowski during Student Government Day. O'Connell, who turns 18 before the next election, took the opportunity to register to vote. -CONTRIBUTED

Naugatuck schools may extend deadline for early retirement

NAUGATUCK — Not enough teachers and administrators signed up for the Board of Education’s early retirement incentive program, but the board is considering extending the deadline. “Why not go ahead…

From left, Naugatuck High School senior Ruben Ferreira, senior Alisha Casiano, sophomore Lauren Blum, and junior Christina Costa were among 10 NHS students to attend a DECA leadership conference in Florida last week.
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DECA trip all business

Ten Naugatuck High School students joined another 15,000 blue-blazered students in Orlando, Fla. last week at the International Career Development Conferences. The event was hosted by the Distribution Education Clubs…

Committee working to shape future of borough schools

What will the Naugatuck school system look like in 2025? That is the central question members of the Long Term School Facility Planning Committee are attempting to answer. “We’re looking…

Candidate profile: Deby Brackett

Deby Brackett Democrat Board of Education candidate Watch Deby’s campaign video Why are you running for this position? “I’m concerned about the education of our students and want to be…

Glen Connan

Candidate profile: Glenn Connan

Glenn Connan Republican Board of Education candidate Watch Glenn’s campaign video. Why are you running for this position? “I am running for the Board of Education because I know we…

Candidate profile: Deanna Krzykowski

Deanna Krzykowski Democrat Board of Education candidate Watch Deanna’s campaign video Why are you running for this position? “I think it is important for more young people to get involved….