Category Archives: Schools

Life experiences shape top teacher

BEACON FALLS — In the early 1960s, when Region 16 Teacher of the Year Award recipient John Polletta was in elementary school, there were “no labels for kids,” he said….

Woodland’s AP scores outpace state’s, nation’s

BEACON FALLS — The percentage of Woodland Regional High School Advanced Placement (AP) test-takers who were eligible for college credit due to qualifying scores (three or higher on a five-point…

Obama address gets mostly warm reception

BEACON FALLS — At Woodland Regional High School, President Barack Obama’s contentious address to schoolchildren Tuesday was met more with enthusiasm than with the vitriol propagated by right-wing pundits for…