Tag Archives: Sixth Grade Students

Camp focuses on school, life changes

Sixth grade students participate in a team-building exercise called “one-timer” as Heidi Terry from the Office for Prevention looks on.

Middle School is about transitions. There’s the transition from the comfortable and strictly-structured world of elementary school to the less-structured and unfamiliar environment of middle school. There are also the mental and physical transitions from childhood to adolescence and the confusion and difficulties that may accompany those changes. In an effort to ease those anxieties […]

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WCS fifth-graders gearing up for shadowing program

Most students at Whitehall Central School are probably thinking more about their upcoming summer break in two months than they are the next school year, but at least one subset of students is getting a jump start on what to expect come September. The district will begin its annual shadowing program on Monday, April 29. […]

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Mettawee celebrates community

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By Jaime Thomas The young served over 300 of their elders during an annual meal last Tuesday at the Mettawee Community School in West Pawlet. The holiday feast, which the school has been hosting since it opened about 14 years ago, was a collaborative effort. “They really feel because they contribute, they take ownership of […]

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Students honor teacher

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Sixth-grade students wore pink recently in honor of Carrie Arquette, a teacher at the school who battled breast cancer two years ago. Nick Thomas, a student, came up with the idea with his mom Donna and kept it a secret from Arquette. “I was very surprised when I came in this morning,” Arquette said. Pictured […]

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Whitehall Elementary names honor students

The Whitehall Elementary School has released its list of fifth- and sixth-grade students named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter.   Grade 6 Highest honors: Makayla Ashline, Anna Kenyon, Jensen Keough, Michael LaRose, Dawson Procella, Kaylyn Rehm, James Rozell, and Daniel St. Clair.   High honors: Shane Amerio, Hannah Bascue, Jessica Bruce, Tressa […]

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Elementary Science Fair attracts 85 student entries

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The Whitehall Elementary school gymnasium was transformed into a science lab last Thursday as the school’s fifth- and sixth-grade students held their annual Science Fair. This year’s event, which librarian Sara Lestage described as the largest to date, featured more than 50 different projects displayed on tables throughout the gymnasium. She said more than 85 […]

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Shadow for a day: Sixth-graders get a look at life in grade 7

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Jessica Bruce was nervous as she approached the four metal and glass doors that serve as the main entrance to Whitehall high school. Behind those doors were an unfamiliar world, high school, where students were bigger and classes harder. “I thought I would get trampled by the big guys,” Bruce, a sixth-grader at Whitehall elementary […]

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Plans set into place for schools’ final weeks

It’s the moment they’ve been looking forward to for months: the end of the school year. Summer vacation is quickly approaching, but before it’s here there’s plenty to be done, such as final exams and a little thing called graduation. At Whitehall Central High School, the final day of school was Tuesday and most students […]

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FHGS news

Fourth grade students in Ms. Griffin’s class spent some time with Mr. Crane in the middle school science lab looking at microorganisms. The students had to record the types of organisms they saw in the pond water Mr. Crane brought in.  They also looked at tap water for comparison.  The students took notes, illustrated the […]

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Classifieds 09/02/15

Charges linger for 10 months, Man in limbo after arresting cop quits

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By Christina Scanlon When former Granville Police Officer Marc D. Morrill resigned abruptly in April, several cases were still to […]

Trump, Cruz, Carson, Sanders top Washington County straw poll

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By Dan King The Washington County Fair met politics last week, as 737 people came out to vote in a […]

Naval Militia volunteers receive award

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By Dan King A group of seven area maritime veterans, including two from Whitehall and one from Granville, will be […]

Friendships formed at fair live on

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By Christina Scanlon Shortly after the gates opened at the Washington County Fair Friday morning, tractors were moving and stirring […]

First Friday this Friday

This month’s First Friday event, hosted by The Slate Valley Museum and Pember Museum and Library will features an unveiling […]

Teens’ summer jobs pay off

By Christina Scanlon As the summer of 2015 winds down and local youth prepare to head back to school, 50 […]

Hampton primary could decide election

By Christina Scanlon November’s election could be decided next week in Hampton, depending how the votes play out at the […]

Back to school in Hartford

By Christina Scanlon Teachers in the Hartford are headed back to school this week, while students across the district will […]

Backpack program, We Care Project join forces

By Dan King Last November the inaugural Mom Prom raised thousands of dollars for the We Care Project, which is […]

Changes everywhere as school begins today

By Dan King As students arrive at Whitehall Central School today, there will be abundant changes around them. Whether at […]

Bus routes honed as school looms

By Christina Scanlon The floors are gleaming with new wax, while outside the leaves are beginning to turn colors and […]

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