Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

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Region 16 ready to roll out one-to-one program

REGION 16 — When the 2018-19 school year begins in Region 16, every student in grades six through 12 will have their own Chromebook to use in class — that’s…

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Initiative funds Region 16 proposals 

REGION 16 — A dozen proposals were funded this year under Region 16’s innovative grant initiative. The initiative was started by the Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools…

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Drama club takes cue from history

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School drama club will take audiences back to a time when accusations of witchcraft led to hysteria and death. The club’s production of…

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Woodland earns continued accreditation under NEASC

BEACON FALLS — The New England Association of Schools and Colleges recently awarded Woodland Regional High School continued accreditation status. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges is a…

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Program gives students taste of world languages

REGION 16 — A world language program in the elementary schools has been on the Region 16 Board of Education’s wish list for several years now. That wish hasn’t quite…

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Bullying program moves students to act

PROSPECT — Three Long River Middle School students went yellow to fight bullying. The school recently hosted a program on bullying presented by John Halligan, whose son, Ryan, committed suicide…

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WRHS Hall to hold first induction ceremony

BEACON FALLS — Five years after the Woodland Regional High School Hall of Fame honored its first group of inductees, the group is set to hold its first official induction…

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School board forms building committee for roof project

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved the formation of a building committee for a roof project at Woodland Regional High School. In the fall…

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Cleaning initiative comes under question

REGION 16 — Derek Muharem has introduced a number of new initiatives in the brief time he’s been principal at Long River Middle School. A new color scheme on the…

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Region 16 collecting food donations

The Region 16 Board of Education and the Woodland Regional High School Student Council are sponsoring a Fill the Bus food drive to help families in need. Student government volunteers…