Tag Archives: Granville Elementary School

Changes welcome students

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The usual start-of-school jitters may be even more intense than usual next week, as the Granville schools open the year with new principals in two schools, a new director of special education, a new chief information officer and a second-year principal at the high school. Add to that the addition of new state regulations for […]

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Granville Elementary welcomes new leader

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By Bill Toscano   One of the most successful programs at Granville Elementary School with Diane Dumas as principal was the school’s Positive Behavior Intervention System, which focuses on rewarding students when they are “caught” following the rules. That’s not going to change under the new principal, Jane O’Shea, who is a certified PBIS trainer. […]

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School board faces change, challenges

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By Bill Toscano   For schools and boards of education, the new year didn’t start in January, but rather on July 1. In Granville, that meant a new principal at Granville Elementary School, a veteran principal moving from GES to Mary J. Tanner, a new director of special education and two new Board of Education […]

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Community Calendar 3/22/12

  Thursday March 22   Daffodils Sale RUTLAND American Cancer Society volunteers will sell daffodils from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, March 22 and 23, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. And on Saturday, March 24, they will sell the flowers at Walmart in Rutland. Proceeds will help the ACS fund groundbreaking […]

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Two contests in Hampton elections

Three candidates, one of whom has more than a decade of experience on the Granville Board of Education and two who are relative newcomers to the political scene, are vying for two open seats on the Hampton Town Council. Tamme Taran who was appointed to board earlier this summer will run against fellow Republican David […]

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Autumn Leaves turn silver (anniversary)

It is the annual event for area car enthusiasts and anyone who appreciates a nicely shaped fender as the 25th Autumn Leaves Car Show returns to Granville Sunday Sept. 25. For one quarter of a century auto enthusiasts have been gathering on a (hopefully) sunny and warm fall day to admire everything there is to […]

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Fewer changes for new school year

The start of the school year in Granville will be unique in some respects in 2011 as relatively little will change (for a change). Major additions have been completed for the three buildings in the school district from Mary J. Tanner to Granville Elementary School to the junior senior high school. The gymnasium floor is […]

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Town summer rec starts July 6

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Time remains to sign up youth for the Town of Granville Summer Recreation Program organizers said recently. The program will be led by directors Megan Mead along with about a half dozen helpers including Katie Beecher, Chanleigh Casey, Sarah Bixby, Meghan O’Brien, Julianne Edwards and Jamie Hicks.  The program will offer indoor and outdoor activities […]

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Last week of school

“School’s out for summer, school’s out forever” – well, not quite. The Granville School District will have students in session for a few more days at Graduation for the class of 2011 nears. At the Mary J. Tanner Primary School work on the second grade mural project finishes up tomorrow with a visiting artist and […]

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Science and Art Fair number 19 at GHS

First grader Katie McEachron from Mrs. Gadway's class enjoys her popcorn experiment along with brothers Jack and Connor Farrell.

PTA science and arts fair a success  Students shine at annual fair  A huge crowd strolled through the doors at the Granville Central School’s 19th Annual PTA Science, Technology, and Art Fair to observe this and over 175 other science, technology, and art exhibits.  There were plant demonstrations, experiments with static electricity and simple circuits, […]

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Putortis discuss LGBTQ issues in the Church


By Dan King Being gay in the Catholic Church is not an easy thing. With Pope Francis making his first-ever […]

Karas leaves


By Dan King Whitehall Central School business manager Joe Karas has left the district, leaving Gregg Chappell, director of special […]

Dry summer takes toll on area water supplies


By Dan King and Christina Scanlon A record-dry summer has taken its toll throughout the country, and Northern Washington County is […]

New Schoony’s owners look to return to general store roots


By Christina Scanlon A 1911 photo of what is today Schoonys Country Store shows a long two-story building with expanded […]

First Friday to be frighteningly good

By Christina Scanlon The rescheduling of First Friday events at the Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum […]

A ‘really great student’ sets her sights on goal

By Christina Scanlon Lidia Medrano-Garcia had almost forgotten about a form she’d filled out at the end of her junior […]

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