Tag Archives: Region 16

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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…

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Snows days pile up

Snow days are adding up in Naugatuck and Region 16. As of Monday, Naugatuck public schools had used seven snow days. Region 16, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and…

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Board seeks technology grant

REGION 16 — Region 16 will pursue a state grant that will allow for technology upgrades in the district. The Board of Education on Wednesday authorized the district to apply…

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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…