Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

Superintendent presents options to add world language at elementary schools

PROSPECT — As the Region 16 Board of Education puts the finishing touches on its 2019-20 budget proposal, officials are weighing a couple of options to introduce world language at…

Vandalism issues persist at Laurel Ledge

BEACON FALLS — Recent acts of vandalism at the playground area at Laurel Ledge Elementary School led school officials to lock the gate to the playground at night and on…

Honor roll: Woodland Regional High School

The following Woodland Regional High School students made the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2018-19 school year: High honor Grade 12 Luke Allen Jillian Bachleda Hana Bojka…

Exhibit portrays women of Woodland

BEACON FALLS — The women of Woodland Regional High School are at the center of a new exhibit that adorns the lobby of the school’s auditorium. The Women of Woodland…

Dinner to benefit Woodland grad diagnosed with cancer

NAUGATUCK — A benefit pasta dinner for Danielle Broderick Joubert will be held Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Jesse Camille’s Restaurant, 615 Church St. Joubert, a 2007 graduate…

Region 16 hires interim finance director

PROSPECT — The Region 16 school district has hired James R. Carroll as its interim director of finance and business operations. Carroll started in the role on March 4 and…

Region 16 school chief presents flat budget proposal

PROSPECT — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin’s 2019-20 school budget proposal would keep spending flat, but the same can’t be said for the net education costs for Beacon…

Teen takes charity game to next level

Woodland student organizing ‘Spike for a Cure’ to benefit Seymour Pink BEACON FALLS — Volleyball and charity go hand-in-hand for Emily Laput. Laput, a 14-year-old freshman at Woodland Regional High…

Audit shows slight surplus for school budget

PROSPECT — The 2017-18 Region 16 school budget finished with a year-end balance of $328,887, an audit showed. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees public schools in Beacon…

Finance director leaving Region 16 for new job  

PROSPECT — After more than six years working in the Region 16 school district, Director of Finance and Business Operations Pamela Mangini is leaving the district to take a job…