Tag Archives: Region 16

Voters support Dey to fill school board seat

BEACON FALLS — Voters on Wednesday unanimously backed Democrat Erik Dey to fill a vacancy on the Region 16 Board of Education at a town meeting. Dey was the only…

Emergency repairs made to underground pipe at school

BEACON FALLS — Region 16 officials are looking to address old underground piping at Laurel Ledge Elementary School after a pipe sprung a leak in November. Director of Facilities and…

Inspections detail corrosion of sprinkler pipes

REGION 16 — An inspection of the pipes for the sprinkler system at Woodland Regional High School found 110 locations that are corroded and need to be fixed. Director of…

School board elects Hiscox chair

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week elected Robert Hiscox as its chair for the next two years. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls…

Town meeting set to fill BOE vacancy

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen has scheduled a special town meeting for Wednesday to vote to fill a vacancy on the Region 16 Board of Education. The town…

Superintendent eyes slight shift in start times

REGION 16 — Fifteen minutes is all it will take to resolve a long-standing busing issue in Region 16, according to Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin. Actually, 15 minutes at…

Drama club to present swashbuckling tale

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School drama club will take the stage to tell a tale of pirates and swashbuckling that students in Region 16 know well. The…

Region 16 and state settle reimbursement issue

REGION 16 — Region 16 will receive some reimbursement for the land bought for Prospect Elementary School after all. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin said school officials met…

Huk resigning from Region 16 school board

BEACON FALLS — Two weeks after winning his first term on the Region 16 Board of Education, Democrat James Huk resigned from the volunteer board due to an unexpected job…

Administrators, Region 16 board agree to new deal

REGION 16 — Administrators in the Region 16 school district have a new three-year contract. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, approved…