Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

No clear answers for sprinkler system mishap

BEACON FALLS — With no firm answers, Aquarion Water Company took full responsibility for the missteps that led up to the sprinkler system at Laurel Ledge Elementary School not being…

Students’ goodwill brings singer to school 

NAUGATUCK — For an hour Monday, the sweltering gym of Hop Brook Elementary School was transformed into a concert venue with young fans screaming the lyrics to “Beautiful Life” along…

Graduation ceremonies set

Graduation ceremonies for the class of 2017 at Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School are coming up. The Naugatuck High ceremony will be on the turf field at…

‘Helping Hands’ to aid Prospect family

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School DECA chapter will lend a helping hand this weekend to a Prospect family. On Saturday, the chapter will hold the first “Helping…

Changes coming to schedule, classes at Long River

PROSPECT — A new class schedule will be in effect when students return to Long River Middle School after summer break. Officials have been working for months to craft a…

Laurel Ledge Class of 1967 holding reunion

BEACON FALLS — The Laurel Ledge School Class of 1967 is holding its 50th reunion in June. On June 23, classmates will meet at The River’s Edge Pub & Grille,…

Officials turn to audit following spike

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved a $34,000 contract with Sarraco Mechanical Services to conduct an energy audit at Woodland Regional High School to…

New bus contract in place for Region 16

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education and All-Star Transportation have agreed to terms on a new five-year busing contract. The school board, which oversees schools in Beacon…

Board takes step toward cooler school

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week took a step toward installing air conditioning at Woodland Regional High School. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon…

Board adds kindergarten teacher

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved an additional kindergarten teacher position at Prospect Elementary School for the 2017-18 school year due to increasing enrollment….