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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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 […]