Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news


Leukemia survivor stages Relay for Life

BEACON FALLS — The first Relay for Life event of the year in the region — and the first one at Woodland Regional High School — was held Saturday afternoon….


Long River students to compete in oratorical contest

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School students in the annual May Oratorical Contest Thursday. All eight-grade students choose topics from a list prepared by teachers, research the topic and prepare…


Board renews superintendent’s contract

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has given Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin three more years at the helm of the district. The school board, which oversees…


School budget, appropriation pass

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education went 2-for-2 at a district meeting Monday night. Voters in the region, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, approved…


Spending plan, appropriation set for vote

REGION 16 — Beacon Falls and Prospect voters will decide the fate of Region 16’s proposed $40.53 million budget at a district meeting Monday night. The district meeting is at…


Best Buddies to get full prom experience

BEACON FALLS — For students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, attending a prom can be a high school experience they miss out on. That won’t be the case this year…


School boards set graduation dates  

Graduation ceremonies for Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School have been set for June 16. The Naugatuck Board of Education and the Region 16 Board of Education, which…


Plan cuts ECS grant to Beacon Falls, Prospect

REGION 16 — With Region 16’s proposed 2016-17 school budget set for a vote in just over a week’s time, the impact of the spending plan on Beacon Falls and…


Prospect man hired as Long River principal

PROSPECT — After spending his entire career in the Bethel public schools system, Derek Muharem is coming home — actually to the town he’s called home the past 12 years….


Manufactured lessons

BEACON FALLS — Faculty members at Woodland Regional High School who may be in need of a new garbage bin or cornhole set need to look no further than room…