Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news


Grad answers Peace Corps’ call

BEACON FALLS — For one Woodland Regional High School graduate, helping other people is more than a job — it’s a way of life. Shannon Rafferty, 20, is currently serving…


Region 16 seeks teacher of the year nominations

REGION 16 — Region 16 is accepting nominations for the 2016 Teacher of the Year. Parents, students, staff and community members in the region, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls…


New school nearly finished

PROSPECT — The new Prospect Elementary School is ready to make its public debut. Punch-list items are the only things left to be done at the new school at 75…


Tasks given to school purchase committee

PROSPECT — The town has formed a committee to look into the purchase of Community School. The Community School Purchase Committee was officially created on May 11. The committee, which…


WRSC gets gold again

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional Student Council is making achieving the gold standard a routine occurrence. The council has been selected as a 2015 National Gold Council of Excellence…


Appropriation for roof repairs passes

REGION 16 — A supplemental appropriation of $384,882 in surplus funds was approved at a district meeting Monday night. The appropriation was approved, 27-14. Beacon Falls voters approved the appropriation,…


Committee to review potential purchase of school

PROSPECT — A nine-member committee will begin its work next week on the town’s proposed purchase of Community School. The Community School Purchase Committee is to represent the community in…


Region 16 budget passes at referendum

REGION 16 — Region 16’s $40.5 million budget for fiscal year 2015-16 passed at a referendum Tuesday by 139 votes. “It’s always great when we pass a budget on the…


Voters to decide budget, appropriation

Referendum forced on Region 16 spending plan REGION 16 — Voters will have the final say on the proposed Region 16 school budget and a supplemental appropriation next week. The…


Club puts personal twist on Godspell

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School drama club is taking on one of its biggest productions. The club will present the musical Godspell the first weekend of May….