Tag Archives: Schools

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…

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…

Naugatuck to destroy school records

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck school officials announced special education records will be destroyed. The special education records of students from the graduating class of 2012 and students who attended Naugatuck public…

Grant funds healthy eating program at school

NAUGATUCK — FoodCorps will embed trained AmeriCorps service members in Western Elementary School as part of an effort to engage students in healthy eating habits. The program is funded through…

Schools hosting music festival

NAUGATUCK — The 37th annual Borough Music Festival sponsored by the Naugatuck public schools music department is Wednesday. The festival, which features over 300 Naugatuck students from grades four through…

School board lays out budget proposal 

NAUGATUCK — School officials presented a 2018-19 budget proposal to the Board of Finance Monday night that would increase spending by less than 1 percent. The Board of Education’s proposed…

Borough taking another look at facilities plan

NAUGATUCK — Years after officials approved a long-term plan to overhaul school and borough facilities, the borough is taking another look at the plan due to concerns at the district’s…

Armed guards for Region 16 schools on the table

REGION 16 — Officials are proposing hiring armed security guards for each of Region 16’s schools in the wake of last month’s shooting at a Florida high school. “I think…

Naugatuck, Region 16 see little movement in scores 

The overall scores for the Naugatuck and Region 16 school districts under the state’s Next Generation Accountability System remained relatively flat. The state this month released the 2016-17 results under…

School placed in lockdown after report of gunshots in area

NAUGATUCK — Maple Hill Elementary School was placed in lockdown for precautionary measures Wednesday afternoon after police received complaints of gunshots heard in the area of Longview Terrace. Naugatuck police…