Tag Archives: Region 16

School board OKs new ECE courses

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education has approved three new University of Connecticut early college experience (ECE) courses at Woodland Regional High School. The new courses — ECE…

Region 16 funds innovative grants

PROSPECT — Region 16 awarded about $5,490 to fund 11 innovative grant proposals for teachers in the district. The innovative grant initiative, which was approved by the Board of Education…

Head of the class

Woodland’s Hatch-Geary named Connecticut Teacher of the Year BEACON FALLS — The best day of Meghan Hatch-Geary’s educational career was the day in June 2009 when she was hired as…

Candidate profiles: Region 16 Board of Education   

The Citizen’s News asked candidates running for Region 16 Board of Education in the Nov. 5 municipal election four questions. The responses from candidates are below: Ben Catanzaro Age: 44…

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…

Region 16 shows growth in SAT performance

PROSPECT — In the four years since the state of Connecticut adopted the SAT as the standard to measure English language arts and math proficiency in high school, Region 16’s…

Region 16 celebrates golden milestone

PROSPECT — When Priscilla Cretella moved to Beacon Falls, there was talk about dissolving the regional school district the town formed with Prospect. Rather than join a committee that was…

Region 16 announces guidelines for free, reduced meals 

PROSPECT — Region 16 announced its policy for determining eligibility for free or reduced-price meals under the national school lunch and school breakfast programs. The income guidelines (pictured in the…

Region 16 celebrating 50th anniversary

PROSPECT — Region 16 is holding a celebration on Friday to mark the school district’s 50th anniversary. The celebration is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Long River Middle…

Change made to sixth-grade schedule 

PROSPECT — Administrators have slightly changed the schedule for sixth-grade students at Long River Middle School. Previously, sixth-graders had four core classes — language arts, science, social studies and math…