Category Archives: Schools

Honor roll: Woodland Regional High School

The following students were named to the Woodland Regional High School honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year: High honors Grade 12 Zachary Bennard Amanda-Lynn Bernardo…

Change in school time up for discussion

REGION 16 — A slight shift in the time the school day starts at Woodland Regional High School isn’t likely to happen soon, if the change is made at all….

Voters support Dey to fill school board seat

BEACON FALLS — Voters on Wednesday unanimously backed Democrat Erik Dey to fill a vacancy on the Region 16 Board of Education at a town meeting. Dey was the only…

Emergency repairs made to underground pipe at school

BEACON FALLS — Region 16 officials are looking to address old underground piping at Laurel Ledge Elementary School after a pipe sprung a leak in November. Director of Facilities and…

Inspections detail corrosion of sprinkler pipes

REGION 16 — An inspection of the pipes for the sprinkler system at Woodland Regional High School found 110 locations that are corroded and need to be fixed. Director of…

School board elects Hiscox chair

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week elected Robert Hiscox as its chair for the next two years. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls…

Honor roll: Long River Middle School

The following students made the honor roll at Long River Middle School for the first term of the 2017-18 school year: High Honor  Grade 8 Sara Alessio Madison Andrews Joshua…

Superintendent eyes slight shift in start times

REGION 16 — Fifteen minutes is all it will take to resolve a long-standing busing issue in Region 16, according to Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin. Actually, 15 minutes at…

Drama club to present swashbuckling tale

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School drama club will take the stage to tell a tale of pirates and swashbuckling that students in Region 16 know well. The…

Region 16 and state settle reimbursement issue

REGION 16 — Region 16 will receive some reimbursement for the land bought for Prospect Elementary School after all. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin said school officials met…