Category Archives: Schools

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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…

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State mandates new graduation standards

Sweeping new state legislation intended to reform public education could cause big headaches for local students and administrators when it comes to graduation requirements. Public Act No. 10-111, which Gov….

Woodland updates evaluation model

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School administrators have developed a new teacher evaluation model in hopes of better assessing the competency and performance of the district’s teachers. The model…

CN Headlines 07-02-10

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/podcast-070210.mp3″ text=”CN Headlines July 2″] CN Headlines is back after a month-long hiatus; tune in for reports on new developments in the Renaissance Place project and a local musician…

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WRHS class of 2010 graduates despite rain

BEACON FALLS – As a light rain fell a half hour before the graduation ceremonies at Woodland Regional High School were set to begin Tuesday night, principal Dr. Arnold Frank…

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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…

Recently adopted books exemplify new tech

Heavy backpacks might not be a concern of local doctors and parents for too much longer. The Region 16 Board of Education recently approved the adoption of three new Glencoe…

Committee recommends new school

PROSPECT — An ad-hoc committee formed to study options for the Talmadge Hill property has recommended a preschool-through-grade-five facility for the 47.2-acre site. The committee was formed in December 2009…

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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…

Local Iraq veteran returns to students’ cheers

Children at Laurel Ledge Elementary School greeted U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Gregg Baluha of Beacon Falls as he arrived home Wednesday from his tour of duty in Iraq. Hundreds…