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Naugatuck school news


Intramural program formed at City Hill

NAUGATUCK — Students who will lose spots on their athletic teams when City Hill Middle School absorbs Hillside Middle School will be given another alternative to stay active. An intramural…


NHS will need to up the ante by 2014

NAUGATUCK — New and stringent state-imposed graduation standards for Connecticut’s public schools could have educational leaders scrambling when they take effect in 2014. At Naugatuck High School, current students must…


NHS class of 2010 graduates

NAUGATUCK — The commencement ceremony for the Naugatuck High School Class of 2010 was held Thursday evening. 324 graduates received their diplomas and began the next chapters of their lives…


Drums for Troops: Students’ efforts lauded

BEACON FALLS — Capping a week of owning up to one’s activities—or lack thereof—during the Vietnam conflict, Woodland Regional High School Principal Dr. Arnold Frank marched to the podium in…


Students showcase talents at Pride Night

NAUGATUCK — Exploratory education took center stage at Naugatuck High School recently, as educators reminded the community that a cash-strapped school district does not equate to a talent-strapped student body….

Board of Ed. presents budget

[wpaudio url=”″ text=”Redistricting, state mandates and ‘scare tactics’”] NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last Thursday presented its 2010-11 budget request—which represents an $899,000, or 1.6 percent, increase over the…

Borough expects $1.2m decline in revenue

NAUGATUCK — Mayor Bob Mezzo learned of a projected $1.2 million revenue loss for the 2010-11 fiscal year shortly before the Board of Education met Monday night to pare its…

Parents worry about class sizes

NAUGATUCK — Even though enrollment in the borough’s public school system is at a low ebb—it has dwindled by about 15 percent since 2001—the closure of Salem school, which has…

BOE votes to keep Salem open, for now

[wpaudio url=”″ text=”Board rescinds Salem vote, approves budget request”] NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education voted, 4-3, Monday to overturn its March 30 vote to close Salem School, but members…

CN Headlines 4-16-10

[wpaudio url=”″ text=”CN Headlines April 16″] State Rep. Theresa Conroy (D-15th District) announces her reelection bid, and the Naugatuck Board of Education budget situation continues to intensify.