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Region 16 school news

Drama club puts western twist on Shakespeare comedy

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School drama club is adding its own twist to a Shakespeare comedy. The club will present three productions of William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado…

Woodland to offer CNA, health sciences learning pathways  

PROSPECT — The Bureau of Labor Statistics projected that health care fields will add more jobs — about 1.9 million — than any other field over a 10-year period from…

School board OKs new ECE courses

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education has approved three new University of Connecticut early college experience (ECE) courses at Woodland Regional High School. The new courses — ECE…

Region 16 funds innovative grants

PROSPECT — Region 16 awarded about $5,490 to fund 11 innovative grant proposals for teachers in the district. The innovative grant initiative, which was approved by the Board of Education…

WRHS class of 2009 holding reunion

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School class of 2009 will host its 10-year reunion Nov. 29 at Bad Sons Beer Co., 251 Roosevelt Drive, Derby. Tickets are $45…

Head of the class

Woodland’s Hatch-Geary named Connecticut Teacher of the Year BEACON FALLS — The best day of Meghan Hatch-Geary’s educational career was the day in June 2009 when she was hired as…

Officials want to convert computer lab into auditorium

PROSPECT — The days of Long River Middle School students using the school’s computer lab to do work online are over. Now, officials are hoping to repurpose the lab so…

Town, school officials take precautions to protect against EEE

Local officials are taking precautions to protect people against Eastern equine encephalitis, a virus spread by mosquitoes that has killed three people in the state this year. On Tuesday, state…

Issues persist at school playground

BEACON FALLS — School officials have started locking the gate to the playground at Laurel Ledge Elementary School again after a child fell from the playscape, which officials believe someone…

Region 16 shows growth in SAT performance

PROSPECT — In the four years since the state of Connecticut adopted the SAT as the standard to measure English language arts and math proficiency in high school, Region 16’s…