Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

Board hires new curriculum director

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved hiring Michele Raynor as the district’s new director of curriculum, instruction and assessments. Raynor started in the district,…

Attrition opens up jobs for staff cut

REGION 16 — Eight Region 16 staff members were laid off due to the 2017-18 school budget. As of last week, all but one of them had new jobs in…

Board approves transfer with eye on 18-19 budget

REGION 16 — As the 2016-17 fiscal year came to a close, school officials made a financial move with an eye on the 2018-19 budget. Last week, the Region 16…

A teacher of many talents

Region 16 taps Amato as teacher of the year BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School English teacher James Amato likes to maintain a mystique around his age within the…

Slideshow: WRHS graduation

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School Class of 2017 graduated June 19 inside the gym at the school.

WRHS Class of 2017 ‘always came through’

BEACON FALLS — As the weather turned stormy outside, laughter, cheers and tears filled the Woodland Regional High School gym on Monday as the members of the Class of 2017…

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…