Tag Archives: School Year

School Opens Tuesday

The thermometer may read like mid-July, but next Tuesday will come the words that children and teenagers will either love or dread. “Welcome back to school.”

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Many Surprises Await Returning Students

‘New’ school year Regardless of where you matriculate within the Granville School District this school year, a few surprises await returning students as classes begin Sept. 8.

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As the summer season officially starts, people are looking for a way to cool off.

One of the local cool spots will again be open for the season as the Washington County Park at Huletts Landing will open full-time starting this weekend.

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Fundraisers Halted

Please, don’t ask for anything more. That’s the message that was sent out by Whitehall Central School Superintendent James Watson last week as he announced a “freeze” on school organizations fundraising throughout the rest of the school year.  

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‘So far, so good’ as far as school flu

    While other communities surrounding Whitehall have seen high increases in illness, the news here is so far, so good.  

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Principals set for school year

The school bus doors will open Tuesday, and there will be a number of expressions on the faces of those who walk up the steps.  

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School levy set

The Whitehall School Board has set the tax rate for the 2009-10 school year.   The collection of school taxes will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 1, and continue through Nov. 6, with the board dividing $4,244,153 between each of the five towns that it serves. The school spending plan was approved by voters in May. […]

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Test scores up for Whitehall

For the first time, the Whitehall Central School District is exceeding expectations in all levels of state testing.

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School budget numbers will not change

The Whitehall Central School Board of Education is proposing school budget with zero increases for the 2009-2010 school year, the board announced on Monday.  

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Spam-a-lot

The only responses I’ve been getting to this thing have been attempt to send spam or spread viruses. LOL It’s a between sports time. Little to report as the teams have just begun gearing up for the home stretch of the school year and the final sports seasons of some of their careers.   Things […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]