Tag Archives: Board of Education

Region 16 facing complex AC project at middle school

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School is the only one of Region 16’s four schools that isn’t fully air conditioned, and it’s likely to stay that way in the short…

Region 16 budget goes to hearing

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education will hold a hearing on its 2019-20 budget proposal Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Woodland Regional High School in…

Finance board moves ahead with school budget proposal

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Finance opted last week to move a roughly $64.06 million school budget proposal for the 2019-20 fiscal year forward for a final review. The budget…

Superintendent presents options to add world language at elementary schools

PROSPECT — As the Region 16 Board of Education puts the finishing touches on its 2019-20 budget proposal, officials are weighing a couple of options to introduce world language at…

School board OKs solar plan

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has approved a plan to place solar panels on the roof of Maple Hill Elementary School. The board voted, 7 to 2, March 14…

School board backs $64.27M budget proposal

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education will present a 2019-20 budget proposal to borough officials that increases school spending by a little more than $2 million. The board last week…

Vandalism issues persist at Laurel Ledge

BEACON FALLS — Recent acts of vandalism at the playground area at Laurel Ledge Elementary School led school officials to lock the gate to the playground at night and on…

Borough school officials trim proposed spending plan

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has trimmed the increase in its draft budget for 2019-20 and will look to continue to make reductions in the coming weeks. At the…

Region 16 school chief presents flat budget proposal

PROSPECT — Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin’s 2019-20 school budget proposal would keep spending flat, but the same can’t be said for the net education costs for Beacon…

Changes intended to make report cards easier to understand

NAUGATUCK — Parents of elementary school students will see some changes to their child’s report cards soon. Before the start of the 2017-18 school year, the Board of Education changed…