Tag Archives: Region 16

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Program puts minds in motion

PROSPECT — Waving a wand, sporting a black robe and affecting a British accent, Deb Flaherty disguised as Professor Bubbly Brew brought the fictional world of Harry Potter to Long…

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Algonquin parents seek answers from school board

PROSPECT — Dozens of parents of Algonquin School children came before the Board of Education seeking answers following two recent incidents that have disrupted the atmosphere at the pre-kindergarten through…

Region 16 to undergo revision plan

PROSPECT — Region 16 is undergoing a revision of the way curriculum along with the growth and evaluation of faculty members all ties together to form a unified plan to…

Wright named to Region 16 school board

PROSPECT — Robin Wright of Prospect is returning to the Region 16 Board of Education. The Prospect Republican Town Committee named Wright to the board to fill the vacant seat…

Nominations open for Region 16 teacher of the year

PROSPECT — The Region 16 school district is seeking nominations for the 2013 Teacher of the Year. Parents, students, and staff members are encouraged to nominate a tenured teacher, who…

Region 16 BOE approves breathalyzer policy

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 school board backed a new policy that would give school officials the authority to issue breathalyzer tests to students. The Board of Education unanimously…

Former principal rescinds request for unpaid leave

PROSPECT — Days after submitting a request for an unpaid leave of absence, former Algonquin School Principal rescinded it. However, the rescission doesn’t change the fact the long-time Region 16…

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Prospect, school board partner to install water line

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 Board of Education has agreed to partner with the town of Prospect to install a water main on Route 69. Prospect Mayor Robert Chatfield…

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Algonquin principal put on administrative leave

PROSPECT — Algonquin School Principal Lynn Patterson was placed on administrative leave Wednesday morning pending the outcome of an investigation into a personnel matter. “I’m reviewing a personnel matter,” interim…

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Region 16 school board introduces breathalyzer policy

PROSPECT — Region 16 students may soon be subject to breathalyzer testing under a new, proposed Board of Education policy. “It’s all about education and deterrents and helping the kids…