Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….