Category Archives: Schools

School board extends assistant school chief’s contract

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved a three-year contract extension for Assistant Superintendent of Schools Christopher Montini. “The board feels that Chris is doing an exceptional job…

Board adds teacher at Salem Elementary School

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved hiring an additional fourth-grade teacher to alleviate class size issues at Salem Elementary School. There are 55 fourth-graders and two fourth-grade…

Crossing the finish line

NHS teacher rides in benefit event a year after being diagnosed with cancer NAUGATUCK — When Tim Walsh crossed the finish line of the Smilow Cancer Center Closer to Free…

Association to honor alumni at banquet

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Alumni Association will honor five NHS alumni at its 45th annual banquet this weekend. This year’s honorees are John Gaspar, Frank Edmonds, Marty-Lee Fenton,…

Scores show gains for Naugatuck, Region 16 students

Results from last spring’s Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium tests showed Naugatuck and Region 16 students in grades three to eight are making gains overall in math and English language arts….

Region 16 announces guidelines for meals programs

PROSPECT — Region 16 Public Schools recently announced its policy for determining eligibility for free or reduced-price meals under the national school lunch and school breakfast programs. The income guidelines…

Slideshow: Back-to-School Picnic

The Laurel Ledge Elementary School PTO hosted a Back-to-School Picnic Aug. 22 at the school in Beacon Falls. The picnic, which included games, crafts, food and music, celebrated the end…

Heat prompts early dismissal at schools  

NAUGATUCK — Classes in the first week of school will be shorter for many schools in the area after excessive heat prompted school officials to dismiss school early. The National…

Naugatuck schools to dismiss early due to heat

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck schools that don’t have air conditioning will dismiss early Tuesday and Wednesday due to the heat. Temperatures are expected to get in the 90s on Tuesday and…

Party to kick off new school year

NAUGATUCK — The annual Naugatuck Back to School Block Party is Sunday. The event, which is sponsored by Calvary Chapel Naugatuck, Naugatuck United Methodist Church and Naugatuck Youth Services, runs…