Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Slideshow: WRHS graduation

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