Tag Archives: Board of Education

Officials want to convert computer lab into auditorium

PROSPECT — The days of Long River Middle School students using the school’s computer lab to do work online are over. Now, officials are hoping to repurpose the lab so…

School board OKs additional teacher

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education unanimously voted Sept. 12 to hire an additional third grade teacher to alleviate large class sizes at Maple Hill Elementary School. There are four…

Board finds right fit for Andrew Avenue

LaChance appointed principal at elementary school NAUGATUCK — After six years working as an administrator in the Naugatuck school system, Lisa LaChance will soon lead her own school. The Board…

School board OKs budget transfers

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved three budget transfers to balance the books for the 2018-19 fiscal year. The board approved transferring a total of about $310,500…

School board appoints Mariano dean of students at NHS

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education didn’t have to look far to find a new dean of students for Naugatuck High School. The school board this month appointed Brian Mariano…

School board OKs replacing tennis courts

BEACON FALLS — The tennis courts at Woodland Regional High School are set to get a makeover. The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved moving forward with replacing…

DARE program returning to borough schools

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department and Board of Education are bringing back the DARE program starting next school year. “We’re not immune to the problems facing the state and…

Board eliminates new aide position

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education voted last month to eliminate a newly-created instructional aide position. The 2019-20 budget for the region, which is comprised of Beacon Falls…

School board makes math lab permanent

PROSPECT — The math lab at Woodland Regional High School is now a permanent fixture at the school. The Region 16 Board of Education May 22 approved making Carissa Richardson…

Region 16 board gives superintendent good grade, raise

PROSPECT — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin received a glowing performance evaluation from the Board of Education to go along with a raise. The school board evaluated Yamin…