Tag Archives: Region 16


Region 16 hires technology director

REGION 16 — The Board of Education has appointed Matthew Brennan as Region 16’s new director of technology. Superintendent of Schools Tim James announced the hire in a letter last…


Running to honor fallen soldiers

  BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School Principal Kurt Ogren admits he has lost a step since the days he ran cross country and track at Hamden High School…


Schools announce guidelines for programs

The Naugatuck and Region 16 school districts have announced their policies for determining eligibility of children who may receive free or reduced price meals or free milk. The income guidelines…


Business as usual at Long River

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School has reopened completely, a month after the school was forced to close due to asbestos exposure. As of Aug. 11, it was business as…


Board, new school chief agree to terms

REGION 16 — The Board of Education has reached a contract agreement to officially make Michael Yamin Region 16’s next superintendent of schools. The contract, which runs through June 30,…


Work begins on safety improvements

REGION 16 — A series of security improvements in Region 16 schools is under way. Work to install tamper-resistant glass at Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls has started….


Board OKs changes to evaluation plan

REGION 16 — After seeing a new teacher evaluation plan in practice, Region 16 officials have revised the process for the coming school year. Evaluating teachers is nothing new in…


Facilities head resigns

REGION 16 — The number of administrative positions that need to be filled in the Region 16 district office rose to three last week after the resignation of Supervisor of…


School board picks next superintendent

REGION 16 — The Board of Education reached into the Waterbury school system to find Region 16’s next superintendent of schools. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and…


Start of a renovation

Budget overrun leaves board with decisions to make BEACON FALLS — Construction began this week at Laurel Ledge Elementary School, but some aspects of the project remain to be decided…