Tag Archives: High School Students

State issues school test scores: Whitehall doing well in middle school, lagging elsewhere

Middle school students in the Whitehall School district are outperforming their peers statewide and more students are graduating but elementary and high school students continue to score lower than their peers across the state. The percentage of sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students in the Whitehall School district who are meeting the basic standards on state […]

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Solo concert show give kids an audience

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              Music teacher Tim Patrick knows his Granville High School students get plenty of chances to sing together, so he’s now asking them to go out on their own. Patrick is planning a free community concert at 7 p.m., Monday, April 30, in the high school auditorium. The “Solos […]

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Rain can’t stop the celebartion for Class of 2011

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  Into every life a little rain must fall and fortunately for Granville’s Class of 2011, all of that rain fell outside while the soon-to-be alumni stayed cool and dry in the high school gymnasium. Although Friday’s  125th graduation ceremony was forced inside by rain nothing could dampen the spirit of the graduates who sang, […]

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Work gets done on Granville Community Service Day

New projects highlight service day   The fruits of the labor from Saturday just might be vegetables. Groups from around Granville gathered in Veterans Park to kick off Granville Community Service Day for 2011 with a list of projects for the day. Along with the typical spring cleanup task like raking, picking up downed limbs […]

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Whitehall continuing its campaign against violence

By Derek Liebig When Kendall Jeter speaks of tolerance and understanding, it’s a good idea to listen. Jeter, who has served as president and first vice president of the Glens Falls chapter of the NCAAP and is a co-founder of the non-violence group Northern NY Call 2 Men, spoke to students at Whitehall High School […]

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Gov. Peter Shumlin the highlight of the 6th annual Rotary Club Dinner

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By Catherine M. Oliverio The 6th annual Rotary Club Community Dinner highlighted keynote speaker Gov. Peter Shumlin at Green Mountain College’s Withey Hall, Sat., March 26. Club President Jon Mathewson welcomed a sold-out event after the social hour. He jokingly said, “Jeanne Root is fantastic, but please don’t tell GMC President Paul Fonteyn that she […]

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PTA Science and Art Fair set for April 14

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19th Annual Granville PTA Science and Art Fair Have you ever wondered how a honeybee makes honey or how one would wire a lighthouse?  Can you tell the difference between animal DNA and human DNA?  These are just a few of the projects that have been displayed in the past at the Granville PTA Science […]

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Saturday night trivia…don’t wait until the last minute

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What NFL team, known as the “Ain’ts” finally won the Super Bowl in 2010? What sport used the term “home run” long before baseball? If you know these or any other obscure facts gather up a group of friends and head for the Forum Saturday night. The 2011 Granville Rotary Club Trivia Night starts at […]

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Rotary Trivia Night tweaked to allow younger participants

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The 2011 version of the popular Granville Rotary Club Trivia Night fundraiser will have an important new wrinkle: younger participants. Trivia Night will be held at The Forum on Jan. 22 starting at 7 p.m. with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Rotary Club member Dave O’Brien said the club made the move for the […]

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Forum to ‘Rave’ Fridays

Friday nights are going to be a little different at the Forum in Granville, N.Y., starting Oct. 29. Forum owner Kevin Daigle announced he plans to bring a New York City-style nightclub to Granville to change the nightlife landscape of the entire area. “It’s going to be different, something this area has never seen,” Daigle […]

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Rivals speak on sports’ success

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By Derek Liebig When the Granville Board of Education decided last week to abandon the school district’s 30-year affiliation with […]

Landlord says he is remedying properties

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By Dan King A Queensbury man, who owns multiple properties in Whitehall, says he has been working on getting all […]

District to reevaluate schedule

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By Dan King Whitehall School District Superintendent Liz Legault said the district will begin working toward a new block schedule […]

Probation officers to carry firearms

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By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation […]

Two close losses for boys’ hoops

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team lost two games by a combined nine points last week. On Friday evening, the Railroaders […]

No new leads in case of missing man

By Derek Liebig It’s been a year since Jonathan Schaff was last seen walking from a Main Street bar toward […]