Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

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…

Forum brings candidates, students together

BEACON FALLS — Politicians and students came together last Thursday at Woodland Regional High School to share ideas and debate important issues. Woodland hosted an information forum for gubernatorial and…

Scores show gains for Naugatuck, Region 16 students

Results from last spring’s Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium tests showed Naugatuck and Region 16 students in grades three to eight are making gains overall in math and English language arts….

Region 16 announces guidelines for meals programs

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

Slideshow: Back-to-School Picnic

The Laurel Ledge Elementary School PTO hosted a Back-to-School Picnic Aug. 22 at the school in Beacon Falls. The picnic, which included games, crafts, food and music, celebrated the end…

Heat prompts early dismissal at schools  

NAUGATUCK — Classes in the first week of school will be shorter for many schools in the area after excessive heat prompted school officials to dismiss school early. The National…

Armed guards, expanded alternative program among changes in Region 16

PROSPECT — Armed guards and a new model for alternative education are two of the largest changes in store in Region 16 when schools open next week. The first day…

School board hires new assistant principal for Woodland

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education last week appointed Ryan Mackenzie to fill an assistant principal position at Woodland Regional High School. Mackenzie, a Prospect resident, has been…

Region 16 2018-19 bus routes

The first day of school for Region 16, which is comprised of Beacon Falls and Prospect, is Aug. 27. For bus routes click on a school’s name below. The bus…