Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

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Spending plan, appropriation set for vote

REGION 16 — Beacon Falls and Prospect voters will decide the fate of Region 16’s proposed $40.53 million budget at a district meeting Monday night. The district meeting is at…

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Best Buddies to get full prom experience

BEACON FALLS — For students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, attending a prom can be a high school experience they miss out on. That won’t be the case this year…

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School boards set graduation dates  

Graduation ceremonies for Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School have been set for June 16. The Naugatuck Board of Education and the Region 16 Board of Education, which…

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Plan cuts ECS grant to Beacon Falls, Prospect

REGION 16 — With Region 16’s proposed 2016-17 school budget set for a vote in just over a week’s time, the impact of the spending plan on Beacon Falls and…

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Prospect man hired as Long River principal

PROSPECT — After spending his entire career in the Bethel public schools system, Derek Muharem is coming home — actually to the town he’s called home the past 12 years….

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Manufactured lessons

BEACON FALLS — Faculty members at Woodland Regional High School who may be in need of a new garbage bin or cornhole set need to look no further than room…

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Spending stays steady

Region 16 budget proposal carries no increase, costs to towns changing REGION 16 — Spending in Region 16 is set to stay flat in the 2016-17 fiscal year, but the…

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Board revises honor roll criteria

REGION 16 — Starting next school year, the criteria for making the honor roll will be the same for Woodland Regional High School and Long River Middle School students. The…

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New district office ready for business

REGION 16 — With a certificate of occupancy in hand, Region 16 officials are preparing to move into the new district office. The new office for the region, which oversees…

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Wiffleball tournament to support foundation

PROSPECT — Woodland Regional High School senior Mike Tuohy is working to help “Wiff Out Myeloma.” Tuohy, a Prospect resident, is organizing a five-on-five wiffleball tournament, called “Wiff Out Myeloma,”…