Category Archives: Schools

Region 16 accepting nominations for teacher of the year

PROSPECT — Region 16, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, is seeking nominations for the district’s 2020 teacher of the year. Parents, students, staff and community members are…

Honor roll: Long River Middle School

The following students made the honor roll at Long River Middle School for the second term of the 2018-19 school year: High honor  Grade 8 Kenneth Arnold April Bell Ella…

District meeting to decide school budget

PROSPECT — Region 16’s roughly $40.73 million budget proposal for the 2019-20 fiscal year will be voted on at a district meeting May 6. The meeting starts at 7 p.m….

Borough joint boards back plan for NHS roof replacement

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials last week gave final approval to a plan to create a property and casualty loss reserve fund and bond money to replace the roof at Naugatuck…

School board sets WRHS graduation date

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 Board of Education has set June 12 as the date for Woodland Regional High School’s graduation ceremony. The ceremony starts at 6 p.m. in…

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….