Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

School board OKs new courses

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved five new courses at Woodland Regional High School for the 2019-20 school year. The new courses includes two University…

Honor roll: Woodland Regional High School

The following students made the honor roll at Woodland Regional High School for the first quarter of the 2018-19 school year. High honors Grade 12 Nia Allen Zachary Arisian Hana…

Student charged after bringing BB gun to school

BEACON FALLS — Police arrested a Woodland Regional High School student last week after he brought a BB gun to school. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin said school…

New deal for teachers

Three-year contract expected to net savings for Region 16 PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education and teachers’ union have reached an agreement on a new, three-year contract. “It’s…

Enrollment in courses, internships rises at Woodland

BEACON FALLS — More Woodland Regional High School students are choosing to take advantage of opportunities to challenge themselves in and out of the classroom. The number of Woodland students…

Vandals strike at school playground

BEACON FALLS — School officials have started locking the gate to the playground area at Laurel Ledge Elementary School following a few vandalism incidents. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael…

Survey shows vaping on the rise among teens

NAUGATUCK — Layne Bartek was introduced to vaping at his bus stop when he was an 11-year-old Hillside Intermediate School sixth-grader. The second time was when another student offered it…

Drivers suffer minor injuries in crash involving school bus

BEACON FALLS — Officials say there were no students on board a school bus when it was struck head-on by an oncoming vehicle on Bethany Road on Monday morning. Region…

Capital projects on the horizon in Region 16

PROSPECT — With a major capital project in the books, the Region 16 Board of Education is looking ahead to several projects on the horizon, including the possibility of installing…

Elks running scholarship contest

The Elks National Foundation announced the start of the 2019 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest. The scholarship is available to high school seniors who are United States citizens. Male and…