Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

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Full-day K focus of forum

BEACON FALLS — Parents, teachers and community members from Region 16 came together last week to hear about full-day kindergarten. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in…

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Oliveira resigns from school board

REGION 16 — After seven years on the Region 16 Board of Education, Wendy Oliveira has resigned citing personal reasons. Oliveira, a Democrat from Beacon Falls, submitted her resignation letter…

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Woodland makes AP honor roll

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School has made the College Board’s 5th Annual AP District Honor Roll. Woodland is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada…

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Forum to discuss full-day K

REGION 16 — Kindergarteners in Region 16 could be going to school for a full day as soon as next year. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools…

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Flex time coming back

Administrators adjust schedule in response to concerns REGION 16 — Flex time will be reinstated at Long River Middle School after parents spoke out on how a schedule change had…

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Scope change means new grant request

REGION 16 — If Region 16 officials eventually want to move forward with demolishing Algonquin School and building a district office on the site, they will have to submit a…

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School board issues RFP for program

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education is searching for a provider to run a before and afterschool program at the new Prospect Elementary School when it opens…

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BOE seeks compromise on easement

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 Board of Education has granted the town of Beacon Falls a conditional easement at Woodland Regional High School for local equestrians. The board, which…

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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…