Tag Archives: Region 16

Breakdown: High school football state playoff picture

You’ve heard the talk about this week’s Thanksgiving games — you know, how important these games are, especially in terms of the state playoffs. Well, now it’s time to transform…

Region 16 committee to discuss new school

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 Board of Education has authorized the formation of a building committee to begin the process of planning for a new elementary school on the…

Region 16 starting One Region, One Book

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School is introducing a new reading initiative called “One Region, One Book.” The program is a reading exercise designed to get students, as well…

Aliciene named region’s Teacher of the Year

PROSPECT — Work hard and you can become a star. That message is one which Karen Aliciene, a sixth-grade language arts teacher at Long River Middle School, communicates to her…

Region 16 cuts back on unhealthy foods

Local students will have to go outside of their schools if they hope to satisfy their junk food fixes. Region 16, along with the state of Connecticut, is cracking down…

School board won’t fund waterline project

The Region 16 school board last week rejected Prospect Mayor Robert Chatfield’s request for a $40,000 payment to help defray the cost of installing a new waterline, which will abut…

Prospect must raise funds to secure grant

PROSPECT — The town is looking to put in a two-mile waterline on New Haven Road (Route 69). Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) contacted Mayor Robert Chatfield in January and April…

Recently adopted books exemplify new tech

Heavy backpacks might not be a concern of local doctors and parents for too much longer. The Region 16 Board of Education recently approved the adoption of three new Glencoe…

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Textbook funding on a “maintenance budget”

The Region 16 school district will spend about three times as much as Naugatuck Public Schools, per pupil, on textbooks in 2010-11. Region 16, which serves 2,584 Beacon Falls and…

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Region 16 budget squeaks by at referendum

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/R16-Referendum.mp3″ text=”Split Decision”] PROSPECT — The support of Prospect voters was enough to counteract Beacon Falls’ rejection, and a $36.6 million Region 16 school budget passed at referendum Tuesday,…