Tag Archives: Region 16

Adult Ed seeking instructors

Region 16 Adult Education is searching for course instructors to enhance its program offerings. Anyone with a special skill or hobby that they would like to share with others is…

Nonresident students not just Norwalk’s problem

Enrolling a child in public school isn’t as simple as driving up to a school, handing over a lunch box and sending the child on his or her way. Parents…

Region 16 challenging state over magnet school tuition

BEACON FALLS — Legislation requiring school districts, not parents, pay tuition for part-time magnet school programs has Region 16 officials looking to confront the state. “I want to fight the…

Region 16 survey discovers teens want to be heard

BEACON FALLS — Building self-esteem. Encouraging parents to talk to their children. Improving student relationships with the community. These key steps and more came out of a survey taken of…

Region 16 school board ponders shift to full-day kindergarten

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 building project could bring more than new bricks and mortar to the school district. The project could usher in a fundamental change in kindergarten…

Results of Region 16 student survey to be unveiled

BEACON FALLS — Prospect and Beacon Falls residents and Region 16 students can attend an event Tuesday where results of a youth survey on student attitudes and behaviors will be…

Rose Hennessey, left, and Patti Bates check in voters Paul Merriman, right, and Deanna Merriman at Laurel Ledge Elementary School in Beacon Falls on Tuesday.
Important

Region 16 budget makes the grade

Prospect voters carried the $36.77 million budget for the Region 16 school system to success, despite the budget being rejected in Beacon Falls. Unofficial numbers showed the budget passed 783-659…

Lisa DeGoes

Leader of Region 16 board moving to Netherlands

PROSPECT — After serving for more than three years on the Region 16 Board of Education, the chairwoman is resigning to move with her family overseas. Lisa M. DeGoes, 43,…

Important

Region 16 school board backs $36.77 million budget

BEACON FALLS — After a lengthy public hearing and some last-minute cuts, the Region 16 Board of Education approved a $36.77 million budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. However, it…

Grant brings hands-on science program to Region 16 schools

BEACON FALLS – The Parks and Recreation Commission secured a $4,000 grant from the Connecticut Community Foundation to bring Eli Whitney technical workshops to Beacon Falls students. The money will…