By Bill Toscano It’s an easy downhill walk from Whitehall Elementary School to Whitehall Central School, but for sixth-graders leaving sixth grade for seventh in the other building, it can seem like scaling a cliff. That’s why, after the winter break, each of the 58 sixth-graders will get a chance to spend a full […]
After 20 years in education, Gregg Chappell had never seen anything like it. “We had a situation with a student who was known to be a bully,” Chappell, dean of students at Whitehall Central School, told a crowd of close to 40 at “Bullying Prevention Night” on Jan. 6. “He started in on another student, […]
Sixteen years of teaching will convince anyone that bullying is everywhere. It’s in every school, in the classrooms, in the hallways, in the locker rooms, and on the Internet. It can leave scars that will last a lifetime and create patterns of behavior that lead to a lafe-long pattern of bullying. It’s not just the […]
For the first time, the Whitehall Central School District is exceeding expectations in all levels of state testing.