Tag Archives: Schools

Grant helps put emotion in learning

NAUGATUCK — Hillside Intermediate School sixth-grader Jaeden Barnes slowly walked through Maureen Greene’s classroom a week before Christmas with a RULER mood meter in hand. He asked a few of…

Borough schools serving more meals

All students can get free breakfast, lunch for first time NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck schools have served considerably more meals so far this school year, which happens to be the first…

Alliance Grant increases for Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools received an additional $711,427 in its Alliance Grant this fiscal year. The Alliance Grant is state funding that is targeted for Connecticut’s lowest-performing school districts….

Lessons aim to cultivate little scientists

NAUGATUCK — Second-graders in Laura Sergi’s class at Western Elementary School huddled around glasses with melting ice inside Wednesday afternoon as they learned about different states of matter — in…

Music department holding instrument drive

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Public Schools music department is seeking donations of gently-used musical instruments. Instruments of any type will be accepted as long as they are in playing condition….

Free breakfast, lunch for all borough students

Naugatuck school board opts for districtwide participation in federal program NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck schools will offer free lunch and breakfast to all students in the coming school year through a federal…

Number of borough schools enrolled in meals program to grow

NAUGATUCK — Two more Naugatuck schools will participate in a federal program that provides free breakfast and lunch to all students, as the percentage of students eligible for free meals…

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…

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…