Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

School board transfers funds to absorb cuts

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week transferred $939,279 to contingency to cover cuts in state education funding. A prolonged state budget stalemate came to an…

State denies reimbursement for school land

REGION 16 — School administrators are hoping that a meeting with state officials will change their minds on a decision to deny any reimbursement for the land bought for Prospect…

Inspection of school’s sprinkler pipes underway  

REGION 16 — School officials will soon know the extent of an issue with sprinkler pipes rusting at Woodland Regional High School. Between June 6 and Oct. 9, seven different…

Region 16 to keep Narcan in schools

REGION 16 — In a step officials described as being proactive, Region 16 schools will soon keep a drug used to combat an opioid overdose on hand. The Region 16…

Candidate profiles: Region 16 Board of Education (Prospect)

The Citizen’s News asked candidates running for Board of Education in Prospect in the Nov. 7 municipal election four questions. There are four candidates running for two seats on the…

Board debates how to handle rusting sprinkler pipes

REGION 16 — Region 16 officials are determining the next step to take to deal with sprinkler system pipes that are rusting and rotting at Woodland Regional High School. Superintendent…

Candidate profiles: Region 16 Board of Education (Beacon Falls)

The Citizen’s News asked candidates running for Region 16 Board of Education in Beacon Falls in the Nov. 7 municipal election four questions. Their responses are below: Name: Christine M….

Region 16 defers towns’ payments  

REGION 16 — In the absence of a state budget, the Region 16 Board of Education has revised the state education aid payment schedule for Beacon Falls and Prospect. “We…

Lab helps students do the math

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School students are getting the extra help they need in a new math lab this year. Since the beginning of the school year, there…

Timeline laid out for AC project

BEACON FALLS — The plan is to have air conditioning throughout most of Woodland Regional High School by the time the 2018-17 school year starts. When Woodland was built in…