Tag Archives: Region 16

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First selectman seeks candidates for vacancy

BEACON FALLS — The town is hoping to attract more candidates to fill a vacancy on the Region 16 Board of Education. Wendy Oliveira resigned from the board, which oversees…

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Club proposes selling sideline ads

REGION 16 — The sidelines may be dotted with advertisements when the fall sports season begins next year at Woodland Regional High School. The Region 16 Board of Education, which…

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Dracula to stalk stage

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School Drama Club is preparing to bring a classic monster back from the undead. The club will present Dracula the first weekend of…

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Full-day K focus of forum

BEACON FALLS — Parents, teachers and community members from Region 16 came together last week to hear about full-day kindergarten. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in…

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Oliveira resigns from school board

REGION 16 — After seven years on the Region 16 Board of Education, Wendy Oliveira has resigned citing personal reasons. Oliveira, a Democrat from Beacon Falls, submitted her resignation letter…

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Woodland makes AP honor roll

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School has made the College Board’s 5th Annual AP District Honor Roll. Woodland is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada…

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Forum to discuss full-day K

REGION 16 — Kindergarteners in Region 16 could be going to school for a full day as soon as next year. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools…

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Flex time coming back

Administrators adjust schedule in response to concerns REGION 16 — Flex time will be reinstated at Long River Middle School after parents spoke out on how a schedule change had…

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Scope change means new grant request

REGION 16 — If Region 16 officials eventually want to move forward with demolishing Algonquin School and building a district office on the site, they will have to submit a…

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School board issues RFP for program

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education is searching for a provider to run a before and afterschool program at the new Prospect Elementary School when it opens…