Tag Archives: Region 16

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…

Region 16 hires new finance director

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education this month approved the hire of Anthony DiLeone Jr. as the district’s new director of finance and business operations. DiLeone is currently…

Board appoints new AD for Woodland

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education this month appointed Christopher Decker as Woodland Regional High School’s new athletic director and dean of students. Decker will replace Brian Fell,…

Region 16 budget passes at district meeting

PROSPECT — Voters approved Region 16’s 2019-20 school budget at a district meeting May 6 at which only 123 voters cast a ballot. The roughly $40.73 million budget keeps spending…

Region 16 accepting nominations for teacher of the year

PROSPECT — Region 16, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, is seeking nominations for the district’s 2020 teacher of the year. Parents, students, staff and community members are…

District meeting to decide school budget

PROSPECT — Region 16’s roughly $40.73 million budget proposal for the 2019-20 fiscal year will be voted on at a district meeting May 6. The meeting starts at 7 p.m….

School board sets WRHS graduation date

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 Board of Education has set June 12 as the date for Woodland Regional High School’s graduation ceremony. The ceremony starts at 6 p.m. in…

Police charge student after photo with airsoft gun sent to classmate

PROSPECT — Police charged a 13-year-old Long River Middle School student after authorities say the student sent a photo of himself, from the neck down, holding an airsoft gun to…