Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

Woodland hosting spring concert

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School will host a spring concert on Tuesday night. The concert will feature performances of a wide variety of music by the school’s chamber…

School officials see need to increase cultural awareness

BEACON FALLS — School officials are planning workshops in an effort to increase cultural awareness among students at Laurel Ledge Elementary School in response to culturally-insensitive incidents. “We want to…

A new ‘mayor’ at school

PROSPECT — As part of World Down Syndrome Awareness Day on Tuesday, more than 500 students gathered in the gym at Prospect Elementary School to watch as Mayor Robert Chatfield…

Slideshow: Disney Dinner

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School students last week made Disney characters come to life for eager children with a Disney Dinner on March 10. Woodland senior Samantha Lacy…

Schools get scores under new system

Local school officials are still adjusting to the state’s Next Generation Accountability System. “As we learn about it there are parts about it that I really like and find informative,…

Slideshow: Read Across America

Schools in Naugatuck and Region 16 celebrated Read Across America Day, a celebration of reading in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, the first week of March with activities and guest…

Project would build ‘wall of remembrance’

BEACON FALLS — A Woodland Regional High School senior is working to ensure graduates who went on to serve in the military are remembered. Alec Feducia, of Beacon Falls, is…

Scholarships

Portuguese Club NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Portuguese Club is offering three scholarships to students whose parents or guardians are members of the club. Applicants must be completing their senior year…

Music classes dwindle as interest wanes

BEACON FALLS — Prior to 2010, Woodland Regional High School ran six full-year music classes and seven semester-long music electives. Choir courses averaged 23 students each and the school employed…

Superintendent presents $41.4M budget proposal

REGION 16 — The starting point for Region 16’s 2017-18 school budget is a 2.26 percent increase. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin last week presented a $41.4 million…