Tag Archives: Sixth Grade Students

Camp focuses on school, life changes

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

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

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

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

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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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, […]