Tag Archives: St Germain

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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Classifieds 09/02/15

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

Morrill resignation

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

Straw Poll

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

Naval Militia

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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