Category Archives: Schools

Laurel Ledge School in need of children’s books

Beacon Falls — A pilot reading program at Laurel Ledge Elementary School has children going through books so fast the school is looking for help to keep up. “We need…

Public opinion on the future of Naugatuck schools sought

NAUGATUCK — The borough is seeking the input of residents and other community stakeholders on what they would prefer Naugatuck schools to look like a decade or more from now….

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Woodland’s Geary loses locks for good cause

BEACON FALLS — The buzzing of an electric razor was getting louder and closer to Paul Geary’s head. He had just seconds left to savor the attachment to his iconic…

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Region 16 budget increase dropping

What started as a 6.25 percent increase in Region 16’s school budget for next year quickly fell to a 3.93 percent increase. The Region 16 Board of Education began its…

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Woodland to boast Hall of Fame

PROSPECT — Although Woodland Regional High School is only 10 years old, there’s no shortage of people who have made their mark on the Hawks’ nest. In an effort to…

Region 16 Board of Ed meeting canceled

The Region 16 Board of Education meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. at Woodland Regional High School has been canceled due to inclement weather. The next scheduled…

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School year grows longer with each cancellation

As inch after inch of snow piles up across the region, snow days have been adding up just as fast for area students. This winter has seen a higher than…

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Fresh faces fill school board race

Come May, there will be a lot of new faces on the Naugatuck Board of Education. Only three of the current board members are running for reelection, meaning there will…

Local residents named to Honor Roll at Cheshire Academy

CHESHIRE-The Upper School of Cheshire Academy in Cheshire, announced its Honor Roll for the first quarter of the 2010-2011 academic school year. Emma Gawronski, Grade 9, of Beacon Falls, received…

Local students named on Dean’s Lists nationwide

Fall 2010 Dean’s Lists Western New England College Naugatuck Nicole M. Wrigley, a senior majoring in Psychology Thomas Tousignant, a senior majoring in Secondary Education Students are named to the…