Category Archives: Schools

School board sets NHS graduation date

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has set the graduation date for Naugatuck High School’s Class of 2018. The graduation ceremony is scheduled for June 19 on the turf field…

Region 16 condensing preschool sites  

REGION 16 — Region 16 will condense its preschool programs at Prospect Elementary School and Laurel Ledge Elementary School into one site next school year. The programs will be housed…

Voters reject Region 16 budget proposal

BEACON FALLS — Region 16’s 2018-19 proposed budget failed at a district meeting Monday night as Beacon Falls voters overwhelmingly rejected the school spending plan. Voters rejected the $40,731,402 budget…

School officials decry move to flat fund budget

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education’s budget may remain flat once again in the coming fiscal year. The Joint Boards of Finance and Mayor and Burgesses last week approved a $121.4…

Fate of Region 16 budget rests with voters

REGION 16 — Voters will decide the fate of Region 16’s 2018-19 proposed school budget next week. The $40,731,402 budget proposal decreases spending by $205,880, or 0.5 percent, over the…

Much more than T-shirts

Show of support for longtime coach ends with donation to St. Jude’s NAUGATUCK — What started out as a show of unity and support culminated last week with a $4,000…

Author tells students tale of perseverance

NAUGATUCK — Students at City Hill Middle School learned about the importance of perseverance from a published author who spoke about her latest novel to eighth-graders last week. Chandra Prasad…

NHS Grad Nite Committee seeks donations

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Grad Nite Committee is seeking donations for the annual post-graduation celebration. The committee sponsors an all-night celebration for Naugatuck High School graduates. This year,…

Hale named Foley Award recipient

NAUGATUCK — In 2006, Doug Hale saw an advertisement that would not only change his life but have a positive impact on the community. The ad, which was on the…

Scholarships

League of Women Voters offering scholarship  PROSPECT — The Cheshire Wallingford League of Women Voters is offering a scholarship to women who are going back to school after taking a…