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Region 16 school news

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…

Malfunction leads to leak at Prospect Elementary

PROSPECT — A malfunction in some HVAC units at Prospect Elementary School caused some water damage in the school. The incident occurred as a result of power outages in town…

Region 16 announces kindergarten registration

REGION 16 — Prospect Elementary School and Laurel Ledge Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration from Jan. 28 through Feb. 1. On these dates, parents can pick up a packet…

Long River named Spotlight School

PROSPECT — The New England League of Middle Schools recently designated Long River Middle School as a Spotlight School. NELMS is a nonprofit organization based in Massachusetts and an affiliate…

Region 16 lays out STEM paths

PROSPECT — Woodland Regional High School students interested in pursuing careers in STEM fields will soon have paths to guide them on their way. Starting next school year, Woodland will…

Woodland senior chosen for youth senate program

BEACON FALLS — As a freshman, Bayan Galal joined the Woodland Regional High School student government as a way to get involved in the school and organize events for her…