Category Archives: Schools

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…

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…