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Region 16 school news

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Woodland’s Geary loses locks for good cause

BEACON FALLS — The buzzing of an electric razor was getting louder and closer to Paul Geary’s head. He had just seconds left to savor the attachment to his iconic…

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Region 16 budget increase dropping

What started as a 6.25 percent increase in Region 16’s school budget for next year quickly fell to a 3.93 percent increase. The Region 16 Board of Education began its…

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Woodland to boast Hall of Fame

PROSPECT — Although Woodland Regional High School is only 10 years old, there’s no shortage of people who have made their mark on the Hawks’ nest. In an effort to…

Region 16 Board of Ed meeting canceled

The Region 16 Board of Education meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. at Woodland Regional High School has been canceled due to inclement weather. The next scheduled…

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School year grows longer with each cancellation

As inch after inch of snow piles up across the region, snow days have been adding up just as fast for area students. This winter has seen a higher than…

Region 16 looking to get lesson in conserving energy

BEACON FALLS-A change in behavior could amount to substantial savings for the Region 16 school district. That’s what Mike Bitar, regional representative for Energy Education, told the Board of Education….

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Region 16 closes out 09-10 fiscal year with $839,000 ‘carryover’

BEACON FALLS-School officials were greeted with better than expected news when Region 16 closed the books on the 2009-2010 fiscal year. An audit of last fiscal year’s school finances showed…

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New Chinese program will teach kids language skills

Ni hao! Starting Jan. 24, Long River Middle School students will learn Mandarin Chinese in a voluntary after school program. The pilot program’s three classes are all full, with 17…

Kindergarten registration

BEACON FALLS-Laurel Ledge School will hold kindergarten registration Monday, Jan. 24 through Friday, Jan. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration is open to those children who will turn…

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School officials look to state to fill ECS hole

With federal stimulus aid set to run out in July, local school officials are hoping the state comes through to make up the difference. Naugatuck superintendent John Tindall-Gibson and Board…