Category Archives: Schools

Police arrest NHS student after threatening Snapchat post

NAUGATUCK — Police arrested a Naugatuck High School student Monday night after the student posted threatening statements on Snapchat. The student’s post read, “School got me stressed out… I hate…

Scholarships

Chip Aldrich Memorial Scholarship NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School is accepting applications for the Chip Aldrich Memorial Scholarship. Aldrich, who died in 2016, was a special education teacher in the…

Borough taking another look at facilities plan

NAUGATUCK — Years after officials approved a long-term plan to overhaul school and borough facilities, the borough is taking another look at the plan due to concerns at the district’s…

Budget proposal keeps school spending flat

REGION 16 — Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin’s 2018-19 spending plan looks a lot like Region 16’s current budget as far as the total figure is concerned. Yamin last week…

Armed guards to be on school board’s agenda

REGION 16 — The Board of Education is slated to discuss a proposal to hire armed security guards at its March 28 meeting. Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin has proposed…

Naugatuck, Woodland DECA well-represented at state conference

Students from the DECA chapters at Woodland Regional High School and Naugatuck High School will compete on the national stage in April. DECA is an organization designed to prepare students…

Students walk out to send message

BEACON FALLS — Students poured out of the doors of Woodland Regional High School and into the courtyard on the morning of March 14. Despite the freezing temperature and cold…

Naugatuck school board awards bid for busing

NAUGATUCK — The cost to bus borough students will go up more than $427,000 over the next five school years. On Monday, the Board of Education unanimously awarded the bid…

Scholarships

Naugatuck Portuguese Club NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Portuguese Club is offering three scholarships to students whose parents or guardians are members of the club. Applicants must be completing their senior…

Another tree falls on borough home

NAUGATUCK — Alice Clark was asleep when a large oak tree came crashing through her living room at the end of October. Last Friday afternoon, about four months later, a…