Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

Investigation into racial taunts complete

School officials say complaints couldn’t be substantiated NAUGATUCK — An investigation concluded Tuesday did not substantiate complaints that Region 16 participants used racial taunts against Naugatuck players during a basketball…

Audit identifies causes for electricity spike

BEACON FALLS — An energy audit of Woodland Regional High School pointed to an outdated energy management system as the main cause for a recent spike in electricity costs. “Our…

Region 16 schools to carry Narcan soon

REGION 16 — Narcan, a drug used to combat an opioid overdose, will soon be accessible in Region 16 schools. In November, the Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees…

Region 16 closes the books on fiscal year

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education finished the 2016-17 fiscal year with a year-end balance of just over $1 million. The Board of Education, which oversees schools…

Agency removes CreditWatch from Region 16’s rating

REGION 16 — Region 16 earned a AA- rating from Standard and Poor’s financial ratings agency in its December assessment. S&P Global Ratings placed the district on CreditWatch Sept. 28…

Board hires company to replace rusting sprinkler pipes

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week agreed to waive the bid process in order to move ahead with replacing corroded sprinkler pipes and fittings at…

Board awards contract for AC work at Woodland

REGION 16 — If everything goes as planned, most of Woodland Regional High School will have air conditioning when the new school year starts in the fall. The Region 16…

Superintendent hosting panel discussion

REGION 16 — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin will host a panel discussion on Jan. 27. The panel discussion starts at 9:30 a.m. at district office, 30 Coer…

Plan includes world language for elementary students 

REGION 16 — Region 16 took its first step in offering world languages to elementary students last school year. If everything goes as planned, the district will take a couple…

Region 16 announces kindergarten registration

REGION 16 — Prospect Elementary School and Laurel Ledge Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration from Jan. 22 through Jan. 26. On these dates, parents can pick up a packet…