Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

Honor roll: Long River Middle School

The following students made the honor roll at Long River Middle School for the first term of the 2017-18 school year: High Honor  Grade 8 Sara Alessio Madison Andrews Joshua…

Superintendent eyes slight shift in start times

REGION 16 — Fifteen minutes is all it will take to resolve a long-standing busing issue in Region 16, according to Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin. Actually, 15 minutes at…

Drama club to present swashbuckling tale

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School drama club will take the stage to tell a tale of pirates and swashbuckling that students in Region 16 know well. The…

Region 16 and state settle reimbursement issue

REGION 16 — Region 16 will receive some reimbursement for the land bought for Prospect Elementary School after all. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin said school officials met…

Huk resigning from Region 16 school board

BEACON FALLS — Two weeks after winning his first term on the Region 16 Board of Education, Democrat James Huk resigned from the volunteer board due to an unexpected job…

Administrators, Region 16 board agree to new deal

REGION 16 — Administrators in the Region 16 school district have a new three-year contract. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, approved…

School board transfers funds to absorb cuts

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week transferred $939,279 to contingency to cover cuts in state education funding. A prolonged state budget stalemate came to an…

State denies reimbursement for school land

REGION 16 — School administrators are hoping that a meeting with state officials will change their minds on a decision to deny any reimbursement for the land bought for Prospect…

Inspection of school’s sprinkler pipes underway  

REGION 16 — School officials will soon know the extent of an issue with sprinkler pipes rusting at Woodland Regional High School. Between June 6 and Oct. 9, seven different…

Region 16 to keep Narcan in schools

REGION 16 — In a step officials described as being proactive, Region 16 schools will soon keep a drug used to combat an opioid overdose on hand. The Region 16…