Tag Archives: Freshman Year

School exam scores up dramatically

Students at Whitehall High school demonstrated across-the-board improvement on this June’s Regents exams. The percentage of students who passed their exams increased in every subject except one and educators believe efforts to help the poorest-performing students is a big reason why. Principal Kelly McHugh said students who fail an exam are automatically enrolled into the […]

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Where are they now…Mary LaPlante Nairn

By Michael Emond “I wanted to be a teacher early on, and played teacher with my siblings.” Said Mary recently, “I was all set to attend a local Vermont college, but while working my senior summer at Rutland Hospital, the nurses there persuaded me to go into nursing.” And so began her career.       She […]

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Railroader preview: cheerleading

The Whitehall varsity cheerleading squad is ready for its most challenging season under coaches Lindsey Brown and Rachel Sharrow. “This is our strongest squad to date,” said Brown, who is coaching solo while Sharrow is on maternity leave. “We have very strong seniors and juniors and equally strong upcoming freshman and sophomores.” Brown said the […]

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Weekender 08/29/14

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North Country Freepress – 08/29/14

Northshire Freepress 08/29/14

Lakes Classifieds – 08/29/14

Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]