Category Archives: Schools

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Officials agree: LRMS roof a necessity

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/LRMS-Roof.mp3″ text=”Soggy Days at Long River”] PROSPECT — A quarter of an inch. It’s a seemingly negligible measurement, in the scheme of a 59,736 square-foot roofing project, but it…

Parents speak out at BOE forum

NAUGATUCK — The school board believes it can save between $1.2 million and $1.6 million through a reconfiguration plan that would close one school building. But parents who flocked to…

Schools: Many questions, few answers

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education invited 26 representatives of its 11 schools to share their thoughts about four proposed redistricting plans with the Facilities Subcommittee Tuesday night. Those 26…

BOE probes options with new insurance agent

NAUGATUCK — In a battery of committee meetings in recent weeks, the Board of Education has explored an array of cost-savings measures to bridge a potential operating deficit topping $4…

Retiring educator helped establish Woodland

BEACON FALLS — Assistant Principal Maureen Carroll, who was part of the pioneering group of staff and teachers to open Woodland Regional High School nine years ago, is retiring at…

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Budget watchdogs still hound BOE

NAUGATUCK — Last Thursday’s regular meeting of the Board of Education was slated to be just that: a regular meeting. The agenda comprised mostly routine, procedural items like subcommittee reports…

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NHS stageplay reflects schools’ problems

NAUGATUCK — The borough’s public school system has engaged in a fair amount of debate with various stakeholders over the last several months. Last weekend, theatergoers in the Naugatuck High…

Stakes high in Woodland’s CAPT testing

BEACON FALLS — Standardized test-taking season is approaching for students across the state, and this year the pressure is on for students at Woodland Regional High School. “If we fail…

School closing among cost-savings options

NAUGATUCK — Prospect Street Elementary School could be shut down under a new school reconfiguration plan being considered by the Board of Education. The board’s facilities planning committee met last…