Tag Archives: Granville Central School

Sawyer released; area schools on high alert

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By Matthew Saari and Krystle S. Morey Area schools are taking no chances following the release of Jack Sawyer, a Poultney teen who threatened a mass shooting at Fair Haven Union High School. Sawyer, 18, was released last Friday from the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility. In February, police arrested him for allegedly plotting an […]

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Rival schools merge cross-country teams

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By Matthew Saari Granville and Whitehall, two communities which were longtime time fierce rivals – some say the football rivalry is the oldest in the state – will now share a cross-country program. “Who would have thought: two rival schools you know,” said Whitehall athletic director Keith Redmond. “The rivalry was many years ago of […]

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Granville raises tuition for Vermont students

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Board of Education, after considering the loss of designation and other changes in Vermont education under Act 46, has voted to increase tuition for Vermont students. Still unknown, though, is if out-of-of state students will be transported to Granville High School. Current Vermont students pay $8,750 in tuition to […]

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Locals eye board seats in three school districts

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By Matthew Saari and Krystle S. Morey Whitehall There will be a bit of a race this year as three individuals have thrown their hats in the ring to contest two Board of Education seats in Whitehall. Current board president Frank Barber Jr. confirmed he will seek reelection and he’ll be challenged by newcomers Stiling […]

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‘School threat’ teen appears before judge

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By Krystle S. Morey The 17-year-old Granville High School student who allegedly made “threatening and intimidating statements” to several of his school peers appeared in village court Tuesday. Facing child endangerment charges, he sat in the third row, wearing a light blue collared shirt, alternately staring at his phone and the fluorescent lights and rafters […]

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School Board petitions available

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By Matthew Saari and Krystle Morey School board elections will be held in May which means petitions are being made available at area schools now. Whitehall   Anyone interested in campaigning for the Whitehall Board of Education can pick up petitions in the office of Kim Manney, district clerk, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. […]

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Granville school to review testing procedures

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By Krystle S. Morey To ensure its staff members are “all on the same page” when it comes to testing regulations and protocols, Granville Central School District will host a training session to avoid improprieties such as the one that was suspected last year. Students will be released early on March 26 so school staff […]

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Assistant principal job cut just months after it began

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By Krystle S. Morey Just months after establishing the role, the Granville Central School District has decided to eliminate its elementary school assistant principal position. The assistant principal was added as part of the district’s restructuring of its administration last summer following “a careful and complete survey of the district goals and objectives.” Colleen Jennings, […]

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State: Local schools not fiscally stressed

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By Matthew Saari & Krystle S. Morey Local school districts received excellent marks for fiscal health in the state Comptroller’s Office’s latest fiscal stress reports for New York’s public schools. In fact, two of the districts – Granville and Hartford – earned perfect scores. Each district received two scores, the first of which addresses factors […]

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Act 46: Pawlet-Rupert merger committee votes for choice

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By Krystle S. Morey The seven-member committee tasked with merging Pawlet and Rupert school districts under Vermont’s Act 46 voted 4 to 3 last week to abolish designation to New York schools, meaning that students in those Vermont communities will get a choice between Vermont private schools or Granville and Salem high schools. However, Pawlet […]

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North Country Freepress – 09/21/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 09/21/18

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518 Wheels – 09/20/18

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Bomb squad called to Granville village

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By Krystle S. Morey Mettowee Street was abuzz with law enforcement activity Sunday afternoon. “They found a grenade,” said Granville […]

Class C looms as enrollment jumps

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall athletes may be looking at a future of competing against the likes of Cambridge, Greenwich, Hoosick […]

Safety officers take to school hallways

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By Krystle S. Morey and Matthew Saari   A new school year has begun, and with it comes a new […]

Dresden firemen seek more funds

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By Matthew Saari The firemen in Dresden are seeking a budget increase – potentially the first in 15 years. Members […]

Sasquatch Calling Festival returns Sept. 29

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By Matthew Saari The hills and vales of the bucolic Whitehall countryside will be resonating with the deep, sonorous calls […]

North Country Freepress – 09/14/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 09/14/18

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518 Wheels – 09/13/18

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Village debates, OKs pig farm

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall trustees had to roll out extra chairs last Thursday to accommodate everyone interested in the proposed […]

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