Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

Region 16 announces kindergarten registration

REGION 16 — Prospect Elementary School and Laurel Ledge Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration from Jan. 28 through Feb. 1. On these dates, parents can pick up a packet…

Long River named Spotlight School

PROSPECT — The New England League of Middle Schools recently designated Long River Middle School as a Spotlight School. NELMS is a nonprofit organization based in Massachusetts and an affiliate…

Region 16 lays out STEM paths

PROSPECT — Woodland Regional High School students interested in pursuing careers in STEM fields will soon have paths to guide them on their way. Starting next school year, Woodland will…

Woodland senior chosen for youth senate program

BEACON FALLS — As a freshman, Bayan Galal joined the Woodland Regional High School student government as a way to get involved in the school and organize events for her…

School board OKs new courses

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved five new courses at Woodland Regional High School for the 2019-20 school year. The new courses includes two University…

Honor roll: Woodland Regional High School

The following students made the honor roll at Woodland Regional High School for the first quarter of the 2018-19 school year. High honors Grade 12 Nia Allen Zachary Arisian Hana…

Student charged after bringing BB gun to school

BEACON FALLS — Police arrested a Woodland Regional High School student last week after he brought a BB gun to school. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin said school…

New deal for teachers

Three-year contract expected to net savings for Region 16 PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education and teachers’ union have reached an agreement on a new, three-year contract. “It’s…

Enrollment in courses, internships rises at Woodland

BEACON FALLS — More Woodland Regional High School students are choosing to take advantage of opportunities to challenge themselves in and out of the classroom. The number of Woodland students…

Vandals strike at school playground

BEACON FALLS — School officials have started locking the gate to the playground area at Laurel Ledge Elementary School following a few vandalism incidents. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael…