Category Archives: Schools

Rose Hennessey, left, and Patti Bates check in voters Paul Merriman, right, and Deanna Merriman at Laurel Ledge Elementary School in Beacon Falls on Tuesday.
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Region 16 budget makes the grade

Prospect voters carried the $36.77 million budget for the Region 16 school system to success, despite the budget being rejected in Beacon Falls. Unofficial numbers showed the budget passed 783-659…

Lisa DeGoes

Leader of Region 16 board moving to Netherlands

PROSPECT — After serving for more than three years on the Region 16 Board of Education, the chairwoman is resigning to move with her family overseas. Lisa M. DeGoes, 43,…

Candidate profile: Deby Brackett

Deby Brackett Democrat Board of Education candidate Watch Deby’s campaign video Why are you running for this position? “I’m concerned about the education of our students and want to be…

Glen Connan

Candidate profile: Glenn Connan

Glenn Connan Republican Board of Education candidate Watch Glenn’s campaign video. Why are you running for this position? “I am running for the Board of Education because I know we…

Candidate profile: Deanna Krzykowski

Deanna Krzykowski Democrat Board of Education candidate Watch Deanna’s campaign video Why are you running for this position? “I think it is important for more young people to get involved….

James Jordan

Candidate profile: James Jordan

James Jordan Democrat BOE candidate Why are you running for this position? “I recognize and appreciate the opportunities and positive impacts that education has brought to my life.  I cannot…

Diana Malone

Candidate profile: Diana Malone

Diana Malone Diana Malone Republican Board of Education candidate Why are you running for this position? “I am running because I care greatly about the children of Naugatuck. I believe…

David Heller

Candidate profile: David Heller

David M. Heller Republican Board of Education candidate Why are you running for this position? “I’m running for reelection to the Board of Education because I continue to want to…

Graduation dates set for area schools

The Naugatuck and Region 16 school boards have approved the graduation dates for their respective high schools. Due to an abnormally large number of snow days this year, graduations will…

Important

Region 16 school board backs $36.77 million budget

BEACON FALLS — After a lengthy public hearing and some last-minute cuts, the Region 16 Board of Education approved a $36.77 million budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. However, it…