Category Archives: Schools

Region 16 board gives superintendent good grade, raise

PROSPECT — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin received a glowing performance evaluation from the Board of Education to go along with a raise. The school board evaluated Yamin…

Region 16 hires new finance director

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education this month approved the hire of Anthony DiLeone Jr. as the district’s new director of finance and business operations. DiLeone is currently…

Naugatuck to destroy school records

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck school officials announced that the special education records of students from the graduating class of 2013 and students who attended Naugatuck public schools but did not graduate…

Board appoints new AD for Woodland

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education this month appointed Christopher Decker as Woodland Regional High School’s new athletic director and dean of students. Decker will replace Brian Fell,…

Donations sought for ‘summertime fun’

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Public Schools family liaisons are collecting new or gently-used “summertime fun” items for children through June 10. The liaisons are seeking donations of various items, including…

Students turn lobbyists

HARTFORD — A group of six City Hill Middle School seventh grade students visited the Capitol May 15 to discuss their concerns about the effects consuming energy drinks have on…

Honor roll: Long River Middle School

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

Officials pursuing alternative plan for NHS roof repair

NAUGATUCK — The failure of solar panels built into the roof of Naugatuck High School may not mean the roof has to be replaced immediately after all. Officials discovered earlier…

Number of borough schools enrolled in meals program to grow

NAUGATUCK — Two more Naugatuck schools will participate in a federal program that provides free breakfast and lunch to all students, as the percentage of students eligible for free meals…

Region 16 budget passes at district meeting

PROSPECT — Voters approved Region 16’s 2019-20 school budget at a district meeting May 6 at which only 123 voters cast a ballot. The roughly $40.73 million budget keeps spending…