Category Archives: Region 16

Region 16 school news

New administrators settling in at WRHS

BEACON FALLS — The new school year at Woodland Regional High School is off to a start without incident, thanks in part to a seamless transition to a pair of…

Aliciene named region’s Teacher of the Year

PROSPECT — Work hard and you can become a star. That message is one which Karen Aliciene, a sixth-grade language arts teacher at Long River Middle School, communicates to her…

VFTM: Speaking of education …

View From the Middle is Editor Brendan Cox’s semi-regular news column. It contains pertinent state and national news in additional to local news, the occasional glimpse into the reporting process,…

Region 16 cuts back on unhealthy foods

Local students will have to go outside of their schools if they hope to satisfy their junk food fixes. Region 16, along with the state of Connecticut, is cracking down…

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Woodland football alumni club making strides

BEACON FALLS — It wasn’t long ago that the Woodland Hawks were crowned kings of the Naugatuck Valley League on the gridiron, putting together a torrid, 24-1 record while capturing…

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State mandates new graduation standards

Sweeping new state legislation intended to reform public education could cause big headaches for local students and administrators when it comes to graduation requirements. Public Act No. 10-111, which Gov….

Woodland updates evaluation model

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School administrators have developed a new teacher evaluation model in hopes of better assessing the competency and performance of the district’s teachers. The model…

CN Headlines 07-02-10

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/podcast-070210.mp3″ text=”CN Headlines July 2″] CN Headlines is back after a month-long hiatus; tune in for reports on new developments in the Renaissance Place project and a local musician…

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WRHS class of 2010 graduates despite rain

BEACON FALLS – As a light rain fell a half hour before the graduation ceremonies at Woodland Regional High School were set to begin Tuesday night, principal Dr. Arnold Frank…

Recently adopted books exemplify new tech

Heavy backpacks might not be a concern of local doctors and parents for too much longer. The Region 16 Board of Education recently approved the adoption of three new Glencoe…