Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news


New year, new school

Region 16 marks opening of Prospect Elementary, work continues on Laurel Ledge and district office REGION 16 — The first day of school in Region 16 isn’t until Monday. Nevertheless,…


Usage fee at center of debate

REGION 16 — An ongoing discussion on the school usage fee for a before and after-school program at Laurel Ledge Elementary School was once again a topic of debate among…


School board adds kindergarten class

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has approved hiring another kindergarten teacher at Prospect Elementary School to reduce class sizes. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon…


Dates set for kindergarten orientation

REGION 16 — Kindergarten orientations will be held at Laurel Ledge Elementary School and Prospect Elementary School this week. The orientation at Laurel Ledge is Aug. 25 at 9 a.m….


Full-day K on the horizon

REGION 16 — When Region 16 students return to class Aug. 31, the first day will be more than the start of another school year — it will mark the…


Region 16 to cut ribbon for new school

PROSPECT — Region 16 will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Prospect Elementary School Aug. 22. The ceremony is at 10 a.m. at the school, 75 New Haven…


Backpack giveaway coming up

NAUGATUCK — The Verizon Wireless store at 1007 New Haven Road is taking part in The Cellular Connection’s national School Rocks Backpack Giveaway. Between 12 and 2 p.m. on Aug….


Board awards contract for new office

REGION 16 — The final piece of the Region 16 school building project is set to move ahead. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls…


Committee seeks ideas

PROSPECT — The Community School Purchase Committee is seeking suggestions from the public on potential uses for the school. The school, which is located at 12 Center St., will not…


Surplus subject of query

BEACON FALLS — A projected surplus in the Region 16 school budget was at the center of discussions Monday night at the Board of Selectmen meeting. The $39.7 million 2014-15…