Category Archives: Schools

Borough school board elects vice chairman

NAUGATUCK — A month after deadlocking on a vote to elect a vice chairman, the Board of Education elected Democrat Jason Celozzi, 5-3, to serve in the role at its…

Naugatuck school chief not seeking new contract 

NAUGATUCK — Superintendent Sharon Locke’s time leading Naugatuck schools will come to an end in June. The Board of Education announced at its meeting Thursday that Locke won’t seek to…

Drama club puts western twist on Shakespeare comedy

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School drama club is adding its own twist to a Shakespeare comedy. The club will present three productions of William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado…

School board, non-certified employees agree to new contract

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education and the Naugatuck Non-Certified Employees Union have reached an agreement on a new, four-year contract. The contract is retroactive to July 1, 2018 and…

Woodland to offer CNA, health sciences learning pathways  

PROSPECT — The Bureau of Labor Statistics projected that health care fields will add more jobs — about 1.9 million — than any other field over a 10-year period from…

School board OKs new ECE courses

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education has approved three new University of Connecticut early college experience (ECE) courses at Woodland Regional High School. The new courses — ECE…

Region 16 funds innovative grants

PROSPECT — Region 16 awarded about $5,490 to fund 11 innovative grant proposals for teachers in the district. The innovative grant initiative, which was approved by the Board of Education…

Borough bringing back bonfire celebration

NAUGATUCK — The borough is hosting a bonfire celebration Wednesday night to rekindle what was once a tradition in Naugatuck. The event, which is hosted by Mayor N. Warren “Pete”…

School board hires new athletic director, interim dean

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools is adding one new and one familiar face to its team of administrators. The Board of Education appointed Gianni Perugini the district’s new director of…

Alliance Grant increases for Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools received an additional $711,427 in its Alliance Grant this fiscal year. The Alliance Grant is state funding that is targeted for Connecticut’s lowest-performing school districts….