Tag Archives: Region 16

Region 16 officials investigating after porn link sent to students

PROSPECT — Region 16 officials are investigating an incident involving a link to pornography being sent to several groups of students via Schoology, a web-based management system used by the…

Three BOE seats, not two, up for election in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — Turns out that three of town’s four seats on the Region 16 Board of Education will be up for election in November. The Region 16 Board of…

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…

Unconventional path led Hatch-Geary to teaching

BEACON FALLS — The path Meghan Hatch-Geary followed to becoming a teacher at Woodland Regional High School was an unconventional one. “I spent a long time searching for what career…

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…