Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

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School project budget gets tight

REGION 16 — A big question remains unanswered as the school building project moves ahead — the cost for the new district office. The new district office is the smallest…

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School chief hosting meet and greets

REGION 16 — Superintendent of School Michael Yamin will be conducting some “Meet and Greets” with various groups over the next few weeks. Yamin started as superintendent in the region,…

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New school chief on the job

REGION 16 — A new school year brings with it plenty of new faces. Among the new faces when Region 16 started class this month was Superintendent of Schools Michael…

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Board looks to expand program

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education is working to have a before and afterschool program in place at the new Prospect Elementary School when it opens next…

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Project progresses as school approaches

BEACON FALLS — As the first day of school gets closer, construction crews are hard at work at Laurel Ledge Elementary School. The crux of the renovation and addition project…

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Classes ready to resume

Students in Region 16 and Naugatuck will return to school after one last, long summer weekend. The new school year starts Tuesday in Region 16, which covers Beacon Falls and…

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Tenure ends for superintendent

REGION 16 — After more than two and half years at the helm of the Region 16 school district, Superintendent of Schools Tim James is passing the torch. Aug. 29…

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Region 16 hires technology director

REGION 16 — The Board of Education has appointed Matthew Brennan as Region 16’s new director of technology. Superintendent of Schools Tim James announced the hire in a letter last…

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Running to honor fallen soldiers

  BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School Principal Kurt Ogren admits he has lost a step since the days he ran cross country and track at Hamden High School…

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Schools announce guidelines for programs

The Naugatuck and Region 16 school districts have announced their policies for determining eligibility of children who may receive free or reduced price meals or free milk. The income guidelines…