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Showing 12/19/2021 to 9/14/2021

NPS presents safety committee; vocal mom disapproves

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools has announced the members of its Districtwide Safety and Security Task Force. Norwalk... (Read more)

12 / 19 / 2021

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Yordon: Central Office turnover contributes to Norwalk teachers exiting

NORWALK, Conn. — Teacher shortages are being reported nationwide, but some Norwalk-specific issues are contributing to the problem here,... (Read more)

12 / 16 / 2021

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NPS Finance team lays out Estrella’s proposed 2022-23 budget ask

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk Public Schools’ budget would jump nearly $10 million in the recommendation presented Tuesday by NPS... (Read more)

12 / 15 / 2021

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Norwalk education notes: New hire; BoE member explains; budget season debuts

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk Public Schools-related information for you: Rios has left NPS; new safety coordinator named Flaherty-Ludwig... (Read more)

12 / 14 / 2021

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Norwalk parents complain about fights in schools, SRO shortage

NORWALK, Conn. — The frightening threats at Norwalk High School have come amidst reports of fights and other problems... (Read more)

12 / 10 / 2021

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NPD: Juvenile had foreign co-conspirator in hoax threats

NORWALK, Conn. — The juvenile arrested Wednesday and charged with threatening in the hoaxes perpetuated on Norwalk High School... (Read more)

12 / 9 / 2021

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Norwalk teacher resigns; NPS cites ‘no tolerance for offensive racial slurs’

NORWALK, Conn. — A Norwalk teacher has resigned after a school district investigation into allegations of racist language. Two... (Read more)

12 / 7 / 2021

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Some Norwalkers disappointed: Brookside Dem appointed to BoE

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Democrats have selected a retired teacher to fill out the Board of Education term left... (Read more)

12 / 7 / 2021

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Norwalk leaders promise ‘more to come’ on NHMS teacher

NORWALK, Conn. — A Norwalk teacher accused of using ‘the n-word’ in front of Nathan Hale Middle School students... (Read more)

12 / 7 / 2021

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Norwalk teacher on leave after accounts of ‘racist language’

NORWALK, Conn. – A Nathan Hale Middle School employee has been put on administrative leave due to “concerning allegations,”... (Read more)

12 / 6 / 2021

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Norwalk BoE: Columbus renamed; possible changes to attendance zones detailed

NORWALK, Conn. — From renaming schools to welcoming a new Chief Financial Officer, the Norwalk Board of Education has... (Read more)

11 / 22 / 2021

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National Native American Heritage Month

The Norwalk Board of Education is proud to recognize November as National Native American Heritage Month. National Native American... (Read more)

11 / 21 / 2021

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Norwalk legal department negotiates compromise with Cranbury neighbors; ZBA grants variance

NORWALK, Conn. — Cranbury Elementary School got the green light it needed Thursday, allowing City leaders to move ahead... (Read more)

11 / 19 / 2021

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Forcellina said to have made a difference in thousands of Norwalk lives

NORWALK, Conn. — There are people who go above and beyond what’s required, and James Forcellina was one of... (Read more)

11 / 19 / 2021

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Norwalk BoE gives Columbus the go-ahead to move into Ponus

NORWALK, Conn. — Columbus Magnet School has been greenlighted to move to the lower Ponus building in September, in... (Read more)

11 / 18 / 2021

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Norwalk political notes: BoE officers, NPS retirements and an expected 6TD selection

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk education and political developments: Norwalk BoE stays the course NPS works to fill open... (Read more)

11 / 17 / 2021

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Cranbury School plan faces big obstacle in ZBA hearing

NORWALK, Conn. — The plan to build a new Cranbury Elementary School, desperately desired by many Norwalk families, hinges... (Read more)

11 / 16 / 2021

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BoE to appoint Asmani as new NPS CFO

NORWALK, Conn. – Lunda Asmani is set to return to City Hall, this time as Norwalk Public Schools Chief... (Read more)

11 / 15 / 2021

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Norwalk BoE looks to shift Columbus to new Ponus building

NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk Board of Education is looking at a sudden new option – moving Columbus Magnet... (Read more)

11 / 12 / 2021

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NPS showcases choices for middle and high school students

NORWALK, Conn. – Cayden Benitez walked into the first Norwalk Public Schools Choice Fair thinking he’d like to enroll... (Read more)

11 / 7 / 2021

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CYL students interview Norwalk BoE candidates

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s Board of Education candidates answered questions posed by high school students this week in a... (Read more)

10 / 29 / 2021

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An ‘in their words’ NoN Voter Guide – BoE candidates

NORWALK, Conn. — NancyOnNorwalk has compiled candidate profiles by summarizing the bios provided on their websites. Here you will... (Read more)

10 / 27 / 2021

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NPS set to lose CFO: Hamilton is retiring

NORWALK, Conn. – Tom Hamilton is retiring after 18 years of shepherding Norwalk’s budgets as a chief administrator. Hamilton,... (Read more)

10 / 26 / 2021

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Norwalk BoE votes to honor Barbis

NORWALK, Conn. — Late Board of Education member Mike Barbis will be memorialized with a buddy bench at Rowayton... (Read more)

10 / 6 / 2021

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NPS students recognized nationally for academic achievements

NORWALK, Conn. — Four Norwalk high school students have earned national academic honors, according to Norwalk Public Schools. Brien... (Read more)

10 / 6 / 2021

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P-Tech sees success in guiding seniors to seek federal student aid

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s P-Tech Academy was honored Friday as a Commissioner’s Award winner for the 2021 Connecticut Free... (Read more)

9 / 25 / 2021

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A look at the decision to reverse NPS high school start time move, and its ‘complex’ origins

NORWALK, Conn. — Even as Norwalk Public Schools works to revert to its 2019-20 bell time schedule the outcry... (Read more)

9 / 21 / 2021

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Columbus Magnet School student Skye Martin named a National Invention Convention winner

The Norwalk Board of Education is proud to recognize Columbus Magnet School Student Skye Martin for having placed first... (Read more)

9 / 18 / 2021

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Norwalk BoE reverses course, reverts to 7:30 a.m. high school start time

NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk Board of Education is turning back the clock on its “bell times” and will... (Read more)

9 / 15 / 2021

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NPS considers ‘cost neutral’ plan to alleviate traffic gridlock

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools’ leadership is proposing that NPS elementary students go to school earlier and middle... (Read more)

9 / 14 / 2021

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