Category Archives: Schools

Police charge student after photo with airsoft gun sent to classmate

PROSPECT — Police charged a 13-year-old Long River Middle School student after authorities say the student sent a photo of himself, from the neck down, holding an airsoft gun to…

Electrical issue leads to early dismissal for Woodland

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School students were evacuated and dismissed early on Monday following an electrical issue at the school. A small transformer in an electrical room short-circuited,…

Science project evolves into awareness campaign

NAUGATUCK — What started as a research project in science class for a group of City Hill Middle School seventh-graders turned into a real world civics lesson — one that…

Honor roll: Naugatuck High School

The following students made the honor roll at Naugatuck High School for the third quarter of the 2018-19 school year: High honor Grade 12 Brian Andrade Peter Michael Bigica Hannah…

Region 16 board sends budget to voters

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved sending a roughly $40.73 million budget proposal for the 2019-20 fiscal year to a vote at a district meeting….

Students find knife on playground

BEACON FALLS — Two kindergarten students found a folding knife on the playground at Laurel Ledge Elementary School earlier this month, leading school officials to start locking the gate again…

Region 16 facing complex AC project at middle school

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School is the only one of Region 16’s four schools that isn’t fully air conditioned, and it’s likely to stay that way in the short…

Region 16 budget goes to hearing

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education will hold a hearing on its 2019-20 budget proposal Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Woodland Regional High School in…

Long River student issued juvenile summons

PROSPECT — Police referred a 12-year-old Long River Middle School student to Waterbury Juvenile Court following an incident involving another student at the school on March 22. Police said the…

Finance board moves ahead with school budget proposal

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Finance opted last week to move a roughly $64.06 million school budget proposal for the 2019-20 fiscal year forward for a final review. The budget…