Tag Archives: Regional Competition

Granville students advance to state level history competition

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By Jaime Thomas You can’t change the past, but you can discuss big changes that seriously affected history. That’s just what a group of eighth grade girls in Granville did with their recent participation in National History Day Contest. The seven students focused on different topics to demonstrate this year’s theme: a turning point in […]

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Odyssey team finishes seventh at state competition

Whitehall’s Odyssey of the Mind team show off the certificates they earned for finishing seventh at the New York State Odyssey of the Mind competition in Binghamton. Pictured (L to R) are: Jessica Bruce, Colby LaChapelle, Jazmyn McCall, Morgan O’Dell, Courtney Wiskoski and Victoria Davis.

Whitehall’s Odyssey of the Mind team returned from Binghamton with memories and fresh ideas after it finished seventh at the state-wide competition held last Saturday on the SUNY campus. The team compiled just over 247 points, finishing ahead of 10 teams in Division II that chose Pet Project as their long-term problem. Canajoharie Middle School […]

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Whitehall students win regional Odyssey of the Mind contest

Whitehall’s Odyssey of the mind team won a regional competition Saturday at Queensbury. The team earned the chance to participate at the state competition in Binghamton on March 23. Pictured are: Jessica Bruce, Courtney Wiskoski, Jazmyn McCall, Morgan O’Dell, Victoria Davis and Logan LaChapelle.

Whitehall’s Odyssey of the Mind team is headed to Binghamton after winning the regional competition Saturday in Queensbury. Whitehall finished first among division II teams in the Pet Project and earned a chance to participate in the state competition on March 23. They are the first team from Whitehall to win a regional Odyssey of […]

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Odyssey students eyeing competition

Members of Whitehall's Odyssey of the Mind team work with paperclips to solve a problem.

An ingenious crew of middle school students from Whitehall is hopeful that the third time is indeed a charm. The six junior high students who are participating in this year’s Odyssey of the Mind program will try to become the first team from Whitehall to win this weekend’s regional competition. The event will be held […]

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Elks Hoop Shoot Winners

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Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491 hosted its annual Hoop Shoot free throw shooting contest on Dec. 8 at Whitehall High School. Matthew Redmond and Olivia Ruby won the 10-11 year old age group of boys and girls, respectively, while Bryce Eddy won the boys 12-13 year old age group. The trio will have an opportunity to […]

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Four students in SkillsUSA competition

 Four Whitehall students will be competing in the regional SkillsUSA competition Wednesday, March 16, in Schenectady. The four students, who attend the the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES’ Southern Adirondack Education Center Winners head for regional competition in Schenectady on March 16 also placed second or third in the local competition to earn entry into the regionals, Marsha […]

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Elks hoop shoot Saturday, Jan. 8

More than 50 young basketball players from all over northeastern New York will be competing at Whitehall Central School Saturday, Jan. 8, in the annual Great Northern District Hoop Shoot sponsoring by Whitehall Elks Lodge No. 1491. “It’s a great day for the kids,” said Elks member Herb Tracy, who coordinated the local, district and […]

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Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

Recycled teens applauded

By Christina Scanlon Nine honorary members of the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens were honored last week at a luncheon filled […]

County opposes pregnant inmate restraint changes

By Dan King The state Legislature passed a bill in June that limits the use of restraints on pregnant inmates, […]

Granville, Hartford low opt outs; Whitehall average

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Students at area school districts opted out of Common Core with less frequency than […]

Eighty-one take part in football camp

By Christina Scanlon Summer football camps for students at Granville are nothing new. Over the years, the players have attended […]

Northshire Freepress – 08/21/15

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