Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

Scholarships

League of Women Voters offering scholarship  PROSPECT — The Cheshire Wallingford League of Women Voters is offering a scholarship to women who are going back to school after taking a…

Region 16 board sends school budget to vote

REGION 16 — Although spending in Region 16 is going down under the 2018-19 proposed budget, one of the school district’s member towns will see its cost go up. The…

Board backs plan for armed guards in schools

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has reached a consensus — though not unanimously — to move forward with a proposal to hire armed security guards for…

School budget proposal decreases spending

REGION 16 — After some final adjustments, the Region 16 Board of Education last week approved a budget proposal that would cut school spending slightly. The roughly $40.86 million spending…

Scholarships

Chip Aldrich Memorial Scholarship NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School is accepting applications for the Chip Aldrich Memorial Scholarship. Aldrich, who died in 2016, was a special education teacher in the…

Budget proposal keeps school spending flat

REGION 16 — Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin’s 2018-19 spending plan looks a lot like Region 16’s current budget as far as the total figure is concerned. Yamin last week…

Armed guards to be on school board’s agenda

REGION 16 — The Board of Education is slated to discuss a proposal to hire armed security guards at its March 28 meeting. Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin has proposed…

Naugatuck, Woodland DECA well-represented at state conference

Students from the DECA chapters at Woodland Regional High School and Naugatuck High School will compete on the national stage in April. DECA is an organization designed to prepare students…

Students walk out to send message

BEACON FALLS — Students poured out of the doors of Woodland Regional High School and into the courtyard on the morning of March 14. Despite the freezing temperature and cold…

Scholarships

Naugatuck Portuguese Club NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Portuguese Club is offering three scholarships to students whose parents or guardians are members of the club. Applicants must be completing their senior…