Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

Region 16 announces guideless for free, reduced meals 

PROSPECT — Region 16 announced its policy for determining eligibility for free or reduced-price meals under the national school lunch and school breakfast programs. The income guidelines (pictured in the…

Region 16 celebrating 50th anniversary

PROSPECT — Region 16 is holding a celebration on Friday to mark the school district’s 50th anniversary. The celebration is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Long River Middle…

Change made to sixth-grade schedule 

PROSPECT — Administrators have slightly changed the schedule for sixth-grade students at Long River Middle School. Previously, sixth-graders had four core classes — language arts, science, social studies and math…

Region 16 officials investigating after porn link sent to students

PROSPECT — Region 16 officials are investigating an incident involving a link to pornography being sent to several groups of students via Schoology, a web-based management system used by the…

Honor roll: Long River Middle School

The following students were named to the honor roll at Long River Middle School for the fourth term of the 2018-19 school year. High honor  Grade 8 Kenneth Arnold April…

Three BOE seats, not two, up for election in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — Turns out that three of town’s four seats on the Region 16 Board of Education will be up for election in November. The Region 16 Board of…

School board OKs replacing tennis courts

BEACON FALLS — The tennis courts at Woodland Regional High School are set to get a makeover. The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved moving forward with replacing…

Unconventional path led Hatch-Geary to teaching

BEACON FALLS — The path Meghan Hatch-Geary followed to becoming a teacher at Woodland Regional High School was an unconventional one. “I spent a long time searching for what career…

Slideshow: WRHS graduation

Woodland Regional High School’s Class of 2019 graduated June 12 at the school in Beacon Falls. –PHOTOS BY ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Woodland grads urged ‘to be the hope’  

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School Class of 2019 Valedictorian Bayan Galal learned many lessons from her parents — Egyptian immigrants who came to the United States to build…