Category Archives: Schools

Ceremony celebrates Woodland history, community

PROSPECT — A lot can happen in 16 years — two state football titles, one Connecticut teacher of the year, 14 graduating classes, an endearing tradition of the spirit shovel…

Region 16 ready to roll out one-to-one program

REGION 16 — When the 2018-19 school year begins in Region 16, every student in grades six through 12 will have their own Chromebook to use in class — that’s…

Initiative funds Region 16 proposals 

REGION 16 — A dozen proposals were funded this year under Region 16’s innovative grant initiative. The initiative was started by the Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools…

Teen arrested after trespassing at school

NAUGATUCK — A Seymour teenager was arrested Monday after gaining access to Naugatuck High School over the weekend. Naugatuck police spokesman Lt. Bryan Cammarata said the 16-year-old jump a fence…

Drama club takes cue from history

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School drama club will take audiences back to a time when accusations of witchcraft led to hysteria and death. The club’s production of…

Woodland earns continued accreditation under NEASC

BEACON FALLS — The New England Association of Schools and Colleges recently awarded Woodland Regional High School continued accreditation status. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges is a…

Program gives students taste of world languages

REGION 16 — A world language program in the elementary schools has been on the Region 16 Board of Education’s wish list for several years now. That wish hasn’t quite…

Bullying program moves students to act

PROSPECT — Three Long River Middle School students went yellow to fight bullying. The school recently hosted a program on bullying presented by John Halligan, whose son, Ryan, committed suicide…

WRHS Hall to hold first induction ceremony

BEACON FALLS — Five years after the Woodland Regional High School Hall of Fame honored its first group of inductees, the group is set to hold its first official induction…

Vote on changing school times pushed back

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education will not vote on a proposal to change the times schools start this year. Under the proposal, elementary schools would start at 9 a.m.,…