Tag Archives: St Germain

Students help Newtown one penny at a time

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

  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

              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

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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Police seek grant for vests

By Dan King Bulletproof vests get old and worn out after about five years, so the village of Whitehall is […]

Village requires officers leave near Whitehall

Police forces exist to “serve and protect” the jurisdiction that they serve and village officials think that can be done […]

Officials debate framework of law

By Dan King A contentious discussion about a potential nuisance law led one village trustee to contemplate his role on […]

School years begins with purpose

Vivid maroon banners with the phrase, “Excellence is our standard, not our goal,” are now draped upon all buildings on […]

Village tardy in submitting discharge reports

By Dan King Whitehall is behind on submitting the Discharge Monitoring Report for the wastewater treatment plant, dating back to […]

Boy Scout seeks to revitalize cemetery

By Dan King John Hollister, a tenth grader at Whitehall High School has come up with a unique community service […]