Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

Region 16 board gives school chief new deal

REGION 16 — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin has a new, three-year contract. The contract, which was approved by the Board of Education last week, runs from July…

Mural preaches kindness

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School students unveiled the school’s “Be Kind” mural during a brief ceremony May 25. Students in the school’s “Kindness Krew” built the mural, which was…

Student charged after fight at middle school

PROSPECT — Police arrested a Long River Middle School student in May following a fight at the school. Police reported two male students got into a fight during lunch time…

‘Helping Hands’ event back for encore

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School’s DECA chapter organized its first “Helping Hands” event last year as way to help a local family and assist the fledgling club to…

Graduation ceremonies set for NHS, WRHS

A storm that ripped through the area last week has pushed back the last day of school in Naugatuck and Region 16, though the graduation ceremony for Naugatuck High School…

Second time the charm for school budget

  PROSPECT — Voters overwhelmingly approved Region 16’s 2018-19 school budget the second time around. The roughly $40.73 million budget passed by 664 votes, 926 to 262, at a referendum…

Region 16 budget to go back before voters

REGION 16 — A little more than a week after voters discarded Region 16’s proposed budget, school officials sent the same spending plan to another vote saying they can’t legally…

Administrative restructuring planned for Woodland

REGION 16 — The administrative positions at Woodland Regional High School will be restructured next school year. Woodland has a principal, assistant principal, a combined assistant principal and athletic director,…

Region 16 condensing preschool sites  

REGION 16 — Region 16 will condense its preschool programs at Prospect Elementary School and Laurel Ledge Elementary School into one site next school year. The programs will be housed…

Voters reject Region 16 budget proposal

BEACON FALLS — Region 16’s 2018-19 proposed budget failed at a district meeting Monday night as Beacon Falls voters overwhelmingly rejected the school spending plan. Voters rejected the $40,731,402 budget…