Category Archives: Schools

Students find knife on playground

BEACON FALLS — Two kindergarten students found a folding knife on the playground at Laurel Ledge Elementary School earlier this month, leading school officials to start locking the gate again…

Region 16 facing complex AC project at middle school

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School is the only one of Region 16’s four schools that isn’t fully air conditioned, and it’s likely to stay that way in the short…

Region 16 budget goes to hearing

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education will hold a hearing on its 2019-20 budget proposal Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Woodland Regional High School in…

Long River student issued juvenile summons

PROSPECT — Police referred a 12-year-old Long River Middle School student to Waterbury Juvenile Court following an incident involving another student at the school on March 22. Police said the…

Finance board moves ahead with school budget proposal

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Finance opted last week to move a roughly $64.06 million school budget proposal for the 2019-20 fiscal year forward for a final review. The budget…

Dean’s list

Nazareth College ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Prospect residents Cassandra Dupre and Sarah Dupre and Matthew Corona of Naugatuck were named to the fall 2018 dean’s list at Nazareth College. Paul Smith’s…

Failure of solar panels means replacing school roof

NAUGATUCK — A catastrophic failure of the solar panels built into Naugatuck High School’s roof has the borough looking at a costly, emergency project to replace the roof just nine…

Naugatuck High accepting applications for 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 Naugatuck school district from…

Superintendent presents options to add world language at elementary schools

PROSPECT — As the Region 16 Board of Education puts the finishing touches on its 2019-20 budget proposal, officials are weighing a couple of options to introduce world language at…

Graduates

University of Northern Colorado GREELEY, Colo. — Jayme Schledewitz of Beacon Falls graduated from the University of Northern Colorado during fall 2018 commencement ceremonies with a Bachelor of Science in…