Category Archives: Schools

Region 16 lays out STEM paths

PROSPECT — Woodland Regional High School students interested in pursuing careers in STEM fields will soon have paths to guide them on their way. Starting next school year, Woodland will…

Woodland senior chosen for youth senate program

BEACON FALLS — As a freshman, Bayan Galal joined the Woodland Regional High School student government as a way to get involved in the school and organize events for her…

Possible ‘swatting’ incident led to school lockdown

NAUGATUCK — An anonymous call to police Wednesday afternoon led to an extensive search for a man with a gun and the lockdown of an elementary school, but police say…

Broadcast program blossoms at City Hill

NAUGATUCK — After receiving a nearly $10,000 grant to build a broadcast studio at City Hill Middle School in the spring of 2016, paraeducator Joseph Savarese recalled the venture got…

School board names new early childhood center coordinator

NAUGATUCK — A familiar face in the district will take the reins of the borough’s early childhood education center later this year. The Board of Education last week appointed Kristine…

New roof coming for City Hill Middle School

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials are moving forward with a project to replace the roof at City Hill Middle School. The school was built in 1972, and the roof was last…

Seventh-graders, legislator come together on assignment with real-world connection

NAUGATUCK — City Hill Middle School seventh-grader Amy Morrissey says energy drinks are clearly unhealthy and dangerous — the risks are much too high for children. She was among 350…

BOE awards bid to replace heating units at Andrew Avenue

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education this month approved replacing some of the heating units at Andrew Avenue Elementary School. The board awarded the bid for the work, which will…

School board OKs new courses

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved five new courses at Woodland Regional High School for the 2019-20 school year. The new courses includes two University…

Home for the holidays

Soldier surprises mother, brother at Salem School NAUGATUCK — U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicholas Testone wasn’t supposed to be home in time to spend Christmas with his family….