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Agreement adjusts schedule for Region 16 teachers

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education and Region 16 Education Association have approved changes to the work schedule for teachers. The region, which...

Health officials keeping close watch on schools

By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer As some students return back to the classroom amid the COVID-19 pandemic, health and school officials are working more closely...

Mixed emotions as school year begins

By Elio Gugliotti and Andreas Yilma, Staff Naugatuck, Region 16 students return to classroom for first time since March The first day of school can elicit...

COVID prep proves costly for Region 16

By Elio Gugliotti, Editor PROSPECT — From hand sanitizer and plexiglass sneeze guards to iPads and additional staff members, the cost of opening schools in...

State looks to address shortage of child care as schools set to reopen  

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD — State officials are working to alleviate an acute shortage of child care options as many students will be attending...

Region 16 hires new facilities director

PROSPECT — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin announced the district hired Mark Parrino as the new director of facilities. Parrino, a Prospect resident,...

Region 16 school board backs hybrid model

By Elio Gugliotti, Editor PROSPECT — Region 16 students will return to school in September under a hybrid model that combines in-person instruction and distance...

Region 16 superintendent lays out plan for reopening schools 

By Elio Gugliotti, Editor PROSPECT — Region 16 schools will reopen with a blend of in-person instruction and remote learning under a plan Superintendent of...

Teachers express concerns as school year approaches 

By Michael Puffer and Andreas Yilma, Staff Meghan Hatch-Geary, an English teacher at Woodland Regional High School, normally prepares for the start of school by...

Districts release plans for reopening schools

By Elio Gugliotti Editor Naugatuck and Region 16 school officials have released their plans for reopening schools. All school districts were required to submit operating plans...

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