Tag Archives: Region 16

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Plan for new office takes another turn

REGION 16 — The smallest part of the three-phase building project in Region 16 continues to be a large thorn in the side of school officials. A new district office…

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School chief proposes $40.8M budget

REGION 16 — Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin presented a 2015-16 spending plan last week that would increase Region 16’s budget by 2.72 percent. Yamin’s budget proposal is $40.8 million,…

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School up for sale

Prospect eyes Center Street property REGION 16 — Region 16 school officials are moving forward with the process of selling Community School and they already have an interested buyer —…

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Board votes to implement full-day K

REGION 16 — After years of discussing full-day kindergarten, the Region 16 Board of Education took the plunge last week. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect,…

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School board takes step towards transfer

REGION 16 — For the second time in as many years, school officials are looking to appropriate some surplus funds into a capital non-recurring account. The Region 16 Board of…

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Long River ready for breakfast week

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School is planning to celebrate National School Breakfast Week. National School Breakfast Week is a weeklong celebration aimed at increasing awareness of the school breakfast…

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Burst pipe closes Woodland

BEACON FALLS — A pipe in the sprinkler system at Woodland Regional High School burst forcing the school to close on Monday. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin said…

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Audit shows surplus in school budget

REGION 16 — Region 16 officials are targeting surplus funds to continue roof repairs at Woodland Regional High School. An audit of the 2013-14 school budget showed Region 16, which…

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Board returns to original office plan

REGION 16 — The plan for a new Region 16 district office has come full circle. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect,…

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School board, administrators reach new deal

REGION 16 — The Board of Education has approved a new three-year contract for administrators. The deal was approved at the board’s Feb. 11 meeting. The contract with The Region…