Tag Archives: Region 16

Laurel Ledge School in need of children’s books

Beacon Falls — A pilot reading program at Laurel Ledge Elementary School has children going through books so fast the school is looking for help to keep up. “We need…


Region 16 budget increase dropping

What started as a 6.25 percent increase in Region 16’s school budget for next year quickly fell to a 3.93 percent increase. The Region 16 Board of Education began its…

Honor Roll: Long River Middle School

Long River Middle School submitted the following Honor Roll for the second marking period: Grade 8 Highest Honors Leigh-Anne Barreira, Amber Beliveau, Annalie Bouchard, Nicole Buckley, Jaimie Cormier, Tyler Daddio,…


School year grows longer with each cancellation

As inch after inch of snow piles up across the region, snow days have been adding up just as fast for area students. This winter has seen a higher than…

Region 16 looking to get lesson in conserving energy

BEACON FALLS-A change in behavior could amount to substantial savings for the Region 16 school district. That’s what Mike Bitar, regional representative for Energy Education, told the Board of Education….


Region 16 closes out 09-10 fiscal year with $839,000 ‘carryover’

BEACON FALLS-School officials were greeted with better than expected news when Region 16 closed the books on the 2009-2010 fiscal year. An audit of last fiscal year’s school finances showed…


New Chinese program will teach kids language skills

Ni hao! Starting Jan. 24, Long River Middle School students will learn Mandarin Chinese in a voluntary after school program. The pilot program’s three classes are all full, with 17…

Overtime with Kyle Brennan

All I want for Christmas … Err, I want a Jets win Sunday! Round of Applause Mike Wilson and the Naugatuck boys basketball team got off the schneid by earning…


School officials look to state to fill ECS hole

With federal stimulus aid set to run out in July, local school officials are hoping the state comes through to make up the difference. Naugatuck superintendent John Tindall-Gibson and Board…


A look ahead – what to expect from Region 16 schools in 2011

Region 16 Schools New elementary to replace outdated buildings A newly-formed building committee will look at options for a new school on Talmadge Hill off of Route 69 in Prospect….