Category Archives: Schools

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Final chapter for ‘One Region, One Book’

BEACON FALLS – For Sgt. Helman Roman, war didn’t just change his outlook on life. It made his friends and family appreciate things they used to take for granted at…

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Region 16 proposes $260,000 budget increase

PROSPECT – The Region 16 Board of Education lobbed off another three percent from the increase on its proposed budget and is set to bring it to the people. The…

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Greyhounds cook up winning recipes

For Naugatuck High School senior Kristina Lintgeris, winning gold was just icing on the cake. Lintgeris’ bright pink birthday cake earned her top points at a culinary competition She competed…

Naugatuck High School announces parent-teacher conferences

Naugatuck High School will be holding parent-teacher conferences at the high school as follows: March 29, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. March 30, 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. March 31,…

Union voices displeasure with BOE’s hiring practices

NAUGATUCK — Union members expressed their disappointment with the way the Board of Education has handled recent position openings during last week’s board meeting. Sarah Poynton, president of American Federation…

Region 16 seeking nominations for teacher of the year

Region 16 parents, students, and staff members are encouraged to participate in the nomination process for the 2012 Region 16 Teacher of the Year. Teacher of the Year nomination forms…

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New program will give Naugy students professional experience

NAUGATUCK – High school students who take certain non-credit certificate classes at Naugatuck Valley Community College will be able to receive high school elective credit next year. The program will…

Bullying program coming to Beacon Falls and Prospect

The towns of Prospect and Beacon falls have won a grant to foster a community dialogue about bullying. The grant, a Community Conversations About Education grant, is funded by the…

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Woodland dancers cap off stellar season

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland dance team just completed another fantastic season, yet it seems like nobody noticed—again. But it’s time to take notice because the Hawks once again placed…

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New name for Catholic school draws ire, concerns

T-H-E-R-E-S-A could spell “disaster” for Catholic education in Naugatuck, according to a group opposed to the proposed name for the new, merged Catholic school in the borough. The Archdiocese of…