Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news


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…


Algonquin School set to be razed

PROSPECT — The abatement and demolition of Algonquin School is slated to start July 6. The school at 30 Coer Road was closed after the 2014-15 school year ended. All…


Selectmen OK appraisal of school

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen voted last week to have an appraisal done on Community School in Prospect. The Board of Selectmen awarded a $4,500 contract to Shelton-based…


Hawks leave the nest

BEACON FALLS — The advice Woodland Regional High School Principal Kurt Ogren offered to the Class of 2015 boiled down to four words: “live like a hawk.” Ogren, speaking to…


Survey seeks opinions on uniform policy

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education wants to hear from the public before making a decision on a school uniform policy. The school board, which oversees schools…


Budget balance eyed for supplies, projects

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has approved a lengthy list of items and projects that officials are hoping to tackle using a projected budget balance. The…


Slideshow: WRHS graduation

The Woodland Regional High School Class of 2015 graduated June 24. -PHOTOS BY ELIO GUGLIOTTI