The Granville Board of Education accepted a couple of resignations and approved the termination of two positions during a meeting Monday night. After 24 years of service, JoAnn Williams, Elementary Teaching Assistant, is resigning for retirement purposes at the end of June. Phillip Clark, a 4-hour bus driver, is also resigning effective this past Saturday. [...]
The Whitehall Board of Education has presented a $13.2 million budget that would increase the tax levy by 1.98 percent. The proposed spending plan is $257,963, or 1.92 percent less than the 2011-12 budget, but a reduction in revenues and an increase in the cost of employee benefits forced administrators to raise the tax levy [...]
By Bill Toscano Sara Collins isn’t afraid to admit it. “I know I used the word ‘retarded’ when I was in high school,” said Collins, a special education teacher at Granville High School, who recalled using the word in Lee Vigeant’s art class. “I said it, and she said to me, ‘You know, some of [...]
Mrs. Leah Leibacher, high school science teacher, and Mrs. Lori Dufrain, Jr./Sr. high school special education teacher, each received an extra special holiday gift this year: recognition as nationally board certified teachers. The process of obtaining national board certification isn’t easy. There are four portfolio entries that are about 10 pages long with supporting documentation [...]
There will be several new faces at Whitehall Central School next year.