At Hartford Elementary School, Principal Beth Mannix says the first week will be focused on getting students back into a routine. In a change from previous years, the prekindergarten classes will start on Sept, 5, along with all the other grades. The school held a kindergarten orientation for parents and students that allowed the new [...]
Administrators at Whitehall Central School District are reacting to the results of the latest math and English assessment exams and have begun implementing strategies they hope will improve students’ scores. The results from the exams, which are taken in April by every student in grades 3 through 8, show that fewer than half the students [...]
Joe Capron was a young teacher in 1972 when he walked into the principal’s office at Whitehall Elementary School and asked a simple question: Can we have a Memorial Day ceremony at the school? The principal said yes and a 40-year tradition was born. “When I first started [...]
An active and healthy lifestyle will be the focus of a free community event this weekend. The 10th annual Fun and Fitness Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, at the Skenesborough Park. The event features field games, a bicycle giveaway, and presentations from a number of civil [...]
The thermometer may read like mid-July, but next Tuesday will come the words that children and teenagers will either love or dread. “Welcome back to school.”
While other communities surrounding Whitehall have seen high increases in illness, the news here is so far, so good.
The school bus doors will open Tuesday, and there will be a number of expressions on the faces of those who walk up the steps.
For the first time, the Whitehall Central School District is exceeding expectations in all levels of state testing.