Tag Archives: Algonquin School


Algonquin School set to be razed

PROSPECT — The abatement and demolition of Algonquin School is slated to start July 6. The school at 30 Coer Road was closed after the 2014-15 school year ended. All…


Society, Region 16 working to preserve history

PROSPECT — Before the final school bells ring at Algonquin and Community schools, the Prospect Historical Society wants to ensure the history of the schools is preserved for generations to…


Region 16 holding registration for kindergarten

REGION 16 — Kindergarten registration for Laurel Ledge and Algonquin schools will be held Jan. 26 through Jan. 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the schools. Registration is…

School administrators holding meeting for parents

PROSPECT — A parent share evening will be held next week for parents of Community and Algonquin schools students to learn about the new administrative makeup for the schools. The…

Jeff Haddad works with fourth-graders at Gainfield Elementary School in Southbury in 2009. Haddad has been hired as the assistant principal for Algonquin and Community schools in Prospect. –RA ARCHIVE

Assistant principal hired for Algonquin and Community schools

REGION 16 — The new assistant principal for Algonquin and Community schools in Prospect is ready to get to work. Jeffrey Haddad, 36, of Southbury, has been hired by the…


Region 16 holding kindergarten registration

REGION 16 — Kindergarten registration for Laurel Ledge and Algonquin schools will be held Jan. 22 through Jan. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration is open to those…

As part of a three-part school building project in Region 16, Algonquin School in Prospect will be demolished and a new district office will be built on the site. However, school officials have not ruled out the possibility of selling the land and changing the plans for the new office. –FILE PHOTO

School board keeps options open with Algonquin

PROSPECT — As the three-part school building project forges ahead in Region 16, the Board of Education is keeping its options open as far as the Algonquin School property is…

Algonquin School Principal Rima McGeehan visited each classroom on the first day of school Wednesday handing out Popsicles and telling students about herself. –RA ARCHIVE

Getting to know each other

New Algonquin principal greets students with treat PROSPECT — Students received more than just a sugar free grape, orange or cherry Popsicle from Algonquin School’s new principal on the first…

Algonquin School Principal Rima McGeehan (left) introduces herself to Benjamin Pucci, 8, and his mother Sue Pucci during a reception Monday night at the school in Prospect. McGeehan will officially start her job as principal Wednesday. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

New Algonquin principal receives warm welcome

PROSPECT — Rima McGeehan’s education career has come full circle. Two decades ago McGeehan got her start in the field as a student-teacher in Prospect. On Wednesday she will start…

Rima McGeehan

Reception Monday for new Algonquin principal

PROSPECT — The public will get a chance to meet Algonquin School’s new principal, Rima McGeehan, during a reception July 30. The reception will be held from 6 to 7:15…