Category Archives: Schools

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…

Partnership to help student transition

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools is partnering with the Rise Network, a non-profit organization, to help make the transition from middle school to high school easier for students. Under the…

Borough schools show growth on state accountability index

NAUGATUCK — Student performance improved at seven of the borough’s nine schools under the state’s latest assessment. The state Department of Education’s grading program, the Next Generation Accountability System, was…

NHS Class of ’59 seeking classmates

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Class of 1959 is preparing for its 60th reunion and seeking help to locate several classmates. The reunion is planned for Sept. 15 at…

School board OKs solar plan

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has approved a plan to place solar panels on the roof of Maple Hill Elementary School. The board voted, 7 to 2, March 14…

Borough schools hosting music festival

NAUGATUCK — The 38th annual Borough Music Festival sponsored by the Naugatuck Public Schools music department is Tuesday night. The festival, which features over 250 Naugatuck students from grades four…

School board backs $64.27M budget proposal

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education will present a 2019-20 budget proposal to borough officials that increases school spending by a little more than $2 million. The board last week…

Enrollment in ECE courses up at NHS

NAUGATUCK — The number of Naugatuck High School students enrolled in University of Connecticut Early College Experience courses more than doubled from the 2017-18 school year to this school year….

Cooking up something healthy

NAUGATUCK — Five Naugatuck fourth-graders put their cooking skills and healthy recipes to the test last week during the Future Chef competition. The competition is sponsored by Sodexo, a national…