Category Archives: Schools

Region 16 hires interim finance director

PROSPECT — The Region 16 school district has hired James R. Carroll as its interim director of finance and business operations. Carroll started in the role on March 4 and…

Store allows students to ‘swap up’

NAUGATUCK — City Hill Middle School students flaunted a variety of fashions from T-shirts and jeans to evening gowns as they walked across the school’s stage for a fashion show…

Borough school officials trim proposed spending plan

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has trimmed the increase in its draft budget for 2019-20 and will look to continue to make reductions in the coming weeks. At the…

Region 16 school chief presents flat budget proposal

PROSPECT — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin’s 2019-20 school budget proposal would keep spending flat, but the same can’t be said for the net education costs for Beacon…

Changes intended to make report cards easier to understand

NAUGATUCK — Parents of elementary school students will see some changes to their child’s report cards soon. Before the start of the 2017-18 school year, the Board of Education changed…

Teen takes charity game to next level

Woodland student organizing ‘Spike for a Cure’ to benefit Seymour Pink BEACON FALLS — Volleyball and charity go hand-in-hand for Emily Laput. Laput, a 14-year-old freshman at Woodland Regional High…

Nominations sought for Foley Award

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Parent School Council is accepting nominations for the annual Raymond K. Foley Award. The award honors an individual or group that has demonstrated outstanding service and…

Police investigate report of student with knife at Naugatuck High

NAUGATUCK — Police responded to Naugatuck High School Wednesday afternoon following a report that a student had been seen with a knife. Police said officers were dispatched to the school…

Superintendent presents $66.23M draft budget

NAUGATUCK — Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke last week presented a draft 2019-20 school budget proposal to the Board of Education that would increase the district’s spending by nearly 7…

Naugatuck announces kindergarten registration

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools is holding kindergarten registration for the 2019-20 school year. Children must turn 5 years old on or before Jan. 1, 2020 to be eligible for…