Category Archives: Schools

Grant funds healthy eating program at school

NAUGATUCK — FoodCorps will embed trained AmeriCorps service members in Western Elementary School as part of an effort to engage students in healthy eating habits. The program is funded through…

‘Helping Hands’ event back for encore

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School’s DECA chapter organized its first “Helping Hands” event last year as way to help a local family and assist the fledgling club to…

Graduation ceremonies set for NHS, WRHS

A storm that ripped through the area last week has pushed back the last day of school in Naugatuck and Region 16, though the graduation ceremony for Naugatuck High School…

Second time the charm for school budget

  PROSPECT — Voters overwhelmingly approved Region 16’s 2018-19 school budget the second time around. The roughly $40.73 million budget passed by 664 votes, 926 to 262, at a referendum…

Region 16 budget to go back before voters

REGION 16 — A little more than a week after voters discarded Region 16’s proposed budget, school officials sent the same spending plan to another vote saying they can’t legally…

Administrative restructuring planned for Woodland

REGION 16 — The administrative positions at Woodland Regional High School will be restructured next school year. Woodland has a principal, assistant principal, a combined assistant principal and athletic director,…

Plan brewing for new private school

NAUGATUCK — A group of parents is hoping to pick up where the borough’s only Catholic school is leaving off. St. Francis-St. Hedwig School will close its doors at the…

Public makes plea for school funds

NAUGATUCK — School funding dominated the discussion Monday night as parents, residents and school officials implored the Joint Boards of Finance and Mayor and Burgesses to restore a requested increase…

Drama club to take audiences to the land of Oz

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School drama club wants to take audiences somewhere over the rainbow next weekend with its production of “The Wizard of Oz.” The show…

Planning Commission OKs land purchase

NAUGATUCK — The Planning Commission has given a positive referral to the borough’s proposal to buy land off Country Hollow Road. The borough is planning to buy about 30 acres…