Tag Archives: Parents

West Pawlet schoolhouse on National Register

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By Jaime Thomas The parents of Braintree did not want to give up their one-room schoolhouse. It wasn’t until the state of Vermont forced the remaining nine students and their teacher out of the West Pawlet structure in 1934 that they moved. “They defied the state and didn’t start sending their children to public school; […]

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Clothing and backpack give-a-way Saturday

Parents looking to complete some back-to-school shopping will have a very affordable and close-to-home opportunity to do so this weekend. Grace Baptist Church will host a Kids’ Clothing Closet and Backpack and school supplies giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the church on Queen Street. Fall and winter clothing for […]

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Granville names new principal

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By Jaime Thomas Less than three weeks after Granville Principal Jim Donnelly announced his resignation, the board of education found and approved a replacement for him. Camille Harrelson, who is currently serving as director of special education for the district, will be the new junior/senior high school principal effective Aug. 1 of this year with […]

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Grace Baptist Church to host VBS July 7-9

Grace Baptist Church in Whitehall will be holding a Hay Day Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 7-9. During the three-day VBS children will lean more about Jesus and the Bible. They will participate in games, sing songs from the Bible and participate in outreach projects dubbed “Projects with a Purpose.” Parents, […]

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Parenting classes offered

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Washington County is offering a parenting class for separated or divorced parents. The class will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on April 24 and 25 and will focus on helping parents understand the impact divorce is having on their children as well as what their children are experiencing and […]

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Pre-K registration announced

An informational meeting for parents of prospective Pre-K students will be held next month at Whitehall Elementary School. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 15, in the Pre-K classroom and is intended for parents who are interested in enrolling their students in the program for the 2013-2014 school year. Registration […]

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Historic building eyed for destruction

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Large piece of Granville history to be demolished There were two classrooms, two cloakrooms and two teachers in the old school house on Quaker Street in Granville, and some grades consisted of only a handful of students. Everyone started the day by singing a patriotic anthem and saying the Lord’s Prayer, and then the teachers […]

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Bullying presentations at schools

The administration and guidance office at Whitehall High School will host an information program on bullying and conflict resolution for parents and other members of the community later this month. The program will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, inside the library at Whitehall High School. The program will focus […]

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Big Lots open for business

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A line formed out the door of the new Big Lots for its grand opening on Friday, Nov. 16. District Manager Vincent Zaluski and store manager Bill Ringer kicked off the event by presenting a $2,500 check to the Granville elementary school as the school’s students of the month and their parents watched. Mayor Brian […]

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District smooths out bus kinks

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By Bill Toscano Nine days into the school year, Granville’s school bus issues appear to have been resolved. John Steves, the district’s transportation supervisor, told the school board Sept. 10 that there had been some serious issues with the buses arriving late, especially in the afternoon. Since then, according to both Steves and Diane Dumas, […]

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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

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By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]

Officials concerned with property

By Dan King “My son was riding his bike and almost got hit by a car, because he could not […]

WIC finds new home

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By Dan King The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program in Whitehall will now be hosted in the Rec Center. […]

100 years of Whitehall football

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By Dan King Whitehall High School has been fielding an interscholastic varsity football team since before the start of World […]

Volleyball team beats Glens Falls

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Granville’s volleyball team picked up a big non-league win over Glens Falls on Monday. After winning the first two games, […]

Soccer coach pleased with effort

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Girls soccer coach Jane Havens may not have been happy with the final score but she was pleased with her […]

Horde edged by Corinth in overtime thriller

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Sometimes a loss feels as good as a win. Granville’s field hockey team may have come out on the wrong […]