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Students help Newtown one penny at a time

Penny Wars

Students at Whitehall Elementary School are hoping several thousand pennies will provide some relief for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, Connecticut. Students recently dedicated the proceeds from this year’s Penny Wars to the grief-stricken community. Over the course of a single week, students raised a total of $1001.01, mostly […]

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WHS Honor Society Inductions

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  The Whitehall Chapter of the National Honor Society recently held its induction ceremony. The students selected were : Ryan St.Clair, Brandon Steves, Kendra Rocque, Christopher Leipfert, Paxton DeLorme, Joshua Hoagland, Kassandra VanGuilder, Cariana Jones, Olivia Sweeney, Taryn Tracy, Mackenzie Fiorini, Megan Lane, Paxton Peterson, Rebecca Lavin, Ariel Ayers, Casey Garner, Alycia Hollister, John Diekel […]

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Test scores have district looking for answers

Administrators at Whitehall Central School District are reacting to the results of the latest math and English assessment exams and have begun implementing strategies they hope will improve students’ scores. The results from the exams, which are taken in April by every student in grades 3 through 8, show that fewer than half the students […]

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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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Students pay homage to fallen soldiers

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              Joe Capron was a young teacher in 1972 when he walked into the principal’s office at Whitehall Elementary School and asked a simple question: Can we have a Memorial Day ceremony at the school? The principal said yes and a 40-year tradition was born. “When I first started […]

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Fun and Fitness Fair this weekend

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An active and healthy lifestyle will be the focus of a free community event this weekend. The 10th annual Fun and Fitness Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, at the Skenesborough Park. The event features field games, a bicycle giveaway, and presentations from a number of civil […]

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WES names second quarter honor roll students

The Whitehall Elementary School has announced the list of students named to the honor roll for the second quarter.   Sixth grade Highest Honors: Makayla Ashline, Anna Kenyon, Jensen Keough, Dawson Procella, Kaylyn Rehm, James Rozell, Daniel St. Clair.   High Honors: Shane Amerio, Hannah Bascue, Jessica Bruce, Andrew Genier, Michael LaRose, Morgan O’Dell, Courtney […]

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Railroaders of the Day named

The following are the latest students who have named Railroader of the Day at Whitehall Elementary School. Students receive the honor by behaving in a positive way. The students and the teacher who nominated them are: Jocelyn Flynn, Penny Whiting; Mary Gomes, David St.Germain; Kamryn Baldwin, Ethan Burgess; Marybeth Millington, Annette Parrott; Michael Schwab, Amanda […]

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Railroaders of the day named

The following students have been named Railroader of the Day at Whitehall Elementary School. Students receive the state by behaving in a positive manner. The students and the teacher who nominated them are:   Morgan Stevens, Stacey Trevellyam; Matthew Gould, Amy Durkee; Morgan Austin, Amy Durkee; Gavin Kramer, Shea Whiting; Nicole Stoodley, Brittany Ferguson; Justin […]

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WCS listed as last in county: Depsite ranking, school looks at test scores for true measurement

The Whitehall Central School district was recently rated as the poorest performing district in Washington County by a weekly business publication in Buffalo, but administrators say the rankings don’t necessarily tell the whole story. Buffalo Business First ranked 431 school districts across 48 counties in upstate New York and Whitehall received a ranking of 379. […]

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Low income grants available

Residents in the Town of Hartford with “very low income” can qualify for Rural Development Grants. The grants are part […]

Decision to arm probation officers shelved

By Derek Liebig A proposal to allow probation officers to carry firearms has been shelved for now by the Washington […]

How to deal with winter weather

Winter weather tips 4

By Dan King With the snowy season starting in the Northeast, there are some helpful guidelines to follow and there […]

Grapplers finish 11th at own tournament

Granville’s wrestling team finished 11th at the Ken Harrison Memorial Lions Tournament. The tournament, held Saturday at Granville High School, […]

Horde falls to Mechanicville

A poor second quarter doomed the Granville boys basketball team in their only game played last week. The Horde was […]

New laws effect seniors, solar power

By Dan King Whitehall has two new laws on the books, one of which helps seniors by raising the income […]