Category Archives: Schools

Changes on the horizon for alternative education program

PROSPECT — Woodland Regional High School’s alternative education program will have a new home and expanded hours next school year. The Helping All Woodland Kids Succeed (HAWKS) alternative program started…

Hughes hits all the right notes

NAUGATUCK — Robert Hughes was in the Naugatuck High School band room June 19 getting students ready to perform at graduation when he got the news. “Suddenly I turned around…

St. Francis-St. Hedwig remembered for ‘family’ atmosphere   

NAUGATUCK — As students walked out of St. Francis-St. Hedwig School and into summer vacation last week, the mood on Church Street wasn’t typical of the last day of the…

Slideshow: WRHS Class of 2018

The Woodland Regional High School Class of 2018 graduated June 22. –PHOTOS BY CITIZEN’S NEWS

Opportunity, responsibility lie ahead for WRHS Class of 2018

BEACON FALLS — Emotions ran the gamut as the members of Woodland Regional High School’s Class of 2018 came together for their final night as high school students. “This is…

School board hires new administrators

NAUGATUCK — New administrators are set to step into their roles at Naugatuck High School and City Hill Middle School. The Board of Education this month hired Kristina Wallace as…

NHS Class of 2018 embodies growth, change

NAUGATUCK — Graduating high school can signify something different to each graduate. For Brian Goggin, who graduated from Naugatuck High School on June 19 with nearly 300 other members of…

School board fills new administrative position

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education last week appointed Brian Fell as Woodland Regional High School’s athletic director/dean of discipline. Fell, who is an assistant principal and the…

Board takes next step toward armed guards in schools

PROSPECT — The concept of armed security guards in Region 16 schools is a step closer to reality. School officials have drafted a new policy to cover armed guards. The…

Naugatuck schools collecting instruments

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Public Schools music department is accepting donations of gently-used musical instruments in working condition to provide to students. An instrument drive will be held on June…