Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

Region 16 offering classes for adults

REGION 16 — Region 16 is offering a host of adult education courses beginning in September. The classes are open to anyone 16 years old or older, who live in…

State releases SAT scores

Across the state, the percentage of students meeting or exceeding the achievement standard on the SAT climbed slightly in math and English language arts. The same can be said, for…

Students’ scores in English outpace math

The scores of Naugatuck and Region 16 students on the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) paralleled trends across the state: students continue to perform better at English than math. The…

Board hires new curriculum director

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved hiring Michele Raynor as the district’s new director of curriculum, instruction and assessments. Raynor started in the district,…

Attrition opens up jobs for staff cut

REGION 16 — Eight Region 16 staff members were laid off due to the 2017-18 school budget. As of last week, all but one of them had new jobs in…

Board approves transfer with eye on 18-19 budget

REGION 16 — As the 2016-17 fiscal year came to a close, school officials made a financial move with an eye on the 2018-19 budget. Last week, the Region 16…

A teacher of many talents

Region 16 taps Amato as teacher of the year BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School English teacher James Amato likes to maintain a mystique around his age within the…

Slideshow: WRHS graduation

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School Class of 2017 graduated June 19 inside the gym at the school.

WRHS Class of 2017 ‘always came through’

BEACON FALLS — As the weather turned stormy outside, laughter, cheers and tears filled the Woodland Regional High School gym on Monday as the members of the Class of 2017…

No clear answers for sprinkler system mishap

BEACON FALLS — With no firm answers, Aquarion Water Company took full responsibility for the missteps that led up to the sprinkler system at Laurel Ledge Elementary School not being…