Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

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New year, new school

Region 16 marks opening of Prospect Elementary, work continues on Laurel Ledge and district office REGION 16 — The first day of school in Region 16 isn’t until Monday. Nevertheless,…

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Usage fee at center of debate

REGION 16 — An ongoing discussion on the school usage fee for a before and after-school program at Laurel Ledge Elementary School was once again a topic of debate among…

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School board adds kindergarten class

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has approved hiring another kindergarten teacher at Prospect Elementary School to reduce class sizes. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon…

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Dates set for kindergarten orientation

REGION 16 — Kindergarten orientations will be held at Laurel Ledge Elementary School and Prospect Elementary School this week. The orientation at Laurel Ledge is Aug. 25 at 9 a.m….

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Full-day K on the horizon

REGION 16 — When Region 16 students return to class Aug. 31, the first day will be more than the start of another school year — it will mark the…

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Region 16 to cut ribbon for new school

PROSPECT — Region 16 will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Prospect Elementary School Aug. 22. The ceremony is at 10 a.m. at the school, 75 New Haven…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…