Category Archives: Schools

NHS teacher placed on leave

Police investigating allegations of ‘inappropriate relationships with students’ NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police are investigating allegations that a Naugatuck High School teacher had “inappropriate relationships with students.” Superintendent of Schools Sharon…

School board renews food services contract

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education this month approved renewing its food services contract with Sodexo for another year. The contract stipulates that the board has to approve each year…

Region 16 announces kindergarten registration

REGION 16 — Prospect Elementary School and Laurel Ledge Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration from Jan. 28 through Feb. 1. On these dates, parents can pick up a packet…

Long River named Spotlight School

PROSPECT — The New England League of Middle Schools recently designated Long River Middle School as a Spotlight School. NELMS is a nonprofit organization based in Massachusetts and an affiliate…

School board, police department eye resource officer for City Hill

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education and the Naugatuck Police Department want a school resource officer for City Hill Middle School. “In short, the significant changes during middle school sometimes…

Region 16 lays out STEM paths

PROSPECT — Woodland Regional High School students interested in pursuing careers in STEM fields will soon have paths to guide them on their way. Starting next school year, Woodland will…

Woodland senior chosen for youth senate program

BEACON FALLS — As a freshman, Bayan Galal joined the Woodland Regional High School student government as a way to get involved in the school and organize events for her…

Possible ‘swatting’ incident led to school lockdown

NAUGATUCK — An anonymous call to police Wednesday afternoon led to an extensive search for a man with a gun and the lockdown of an elementary school, but police say…

Broadcast program blossoms at City Hill

NAUGATUCK — After receiving a nearly $10,000 grant to build a broadcast studio at City Hill Middle School in the spring of 2016, paraeducator Joseph Savarese recalled the venture got…

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…