Dates set for kindergarten orientation


REGION 16 — Kindergarten orientations will be held at Laurel Ledge Elementary School and Prospect Elementary School this week.

The orientation at Laurel Ledge is Aug. 25 at 9 a.m. at the school, 30 Highland Ave., Beacon Falls. Prospect Elementary School will hold orientation Aug. 28 at 1 p.m. at the school, 75 New Haven Road, Prospect.

The coming school year is the first year with a full-day kindergarten program in Region 16, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect. During the orientation sessions, students will get the chance to meet their teachers, see their classrooms, learn about bus safety and take a ride on a school bus.