Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

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Region 16 expands technology

REGION 16 — Region 16 wants to reinforce and expand its students’ technological skills by integrating new media tools, both inside and outside the classroom. This school year, Region 16,…

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Parents air concerns at forum

PROSPECT — Parents spoke out last week on the loss of flex time at Long River Middle School and the impact the change has had on their children. A new…

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Staff get glimpse of new school

PROSPECT — Excitement was in the air Monday as staff from Algonquin and Community schools got their first look at their soon-to-be new home away from home. Dozens of staff…

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Common Core concerns

School chief speaks to parents’ issues with standards REGION 16 — As Region 16 shifts its curriculum to adjust to the Common Core State Standards, Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin…

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Rachel’s Challenge coming to Region 16

REGION 16 — Rachel’s Challenge will be in Region 16 for four days this week. Rachel’s Challenge is a series of programs and strategies that equip students and adults to…

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Story spawns senior project

BEACON FALLS — When Woodland Regional High School senior Alicia Rafferty was first introduced to the children’s book, “A Thirst for Home,” the story immediately captured her. The story tells…

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Parents want flex time back

REGION 16 — A scheduling change implemented at Long River Middle School this year has parents concerned that their children are being overburdened. Melissa O’Neil, a parent from Prospect, presented…

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Fair to highlight careers in art

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School art teacher Christopher Misuraca wants students to know there are viable career options in the arts and he’s working to spread the word….

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Run for a Revolution goes super

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Worldwide’s annual Run for a Revolution just got a little more super. The group, a Woodland Regional High School-based nonprofit organization with a mission to advance…

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School project budget gets tight

REGION 16 — A big question remains unanswered as the school building project moves ahead — the cost for the new district office. The new district office is the smallest…