Tag Archives: Whitehall Elementary School

New principal hopes to bring ‘stability’

Rich Trowbridge

By Dan King Whitehall Central School has seen significant turnover in administrative roles over the past year, something new elementary school principal Rich Trowbridge hopes to stop. “I’m really excited to be here,” Trowbridge said. “I turned down another position to take this one, because I can see myself staying here for a while, as […]

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Whitehall teacher eyes new playground

Holly Pelky, a first-grade teacher at Whitehall Elementary School, is hoping to build a new playground behind the school. Pelky told the Board of Education that she has applied to KaBOOM! for a $15,000 grant to build a new playground. KaBOOM! is a national non-profit organization that helps build playgrounds. The grant would provide $9,000 […]

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Tae Kwon Do begins Monday

The Whitehall Tae Kwon Do Association begins its 33rd year on Monday, Sept. 23. Classes are held in the Whitehall Elementary School gymnasium on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Classes concluded approximately the third week in May. Students of all ages are welcome, although students under age 6 are accepted on […]

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WES honor roll announced

Whitehall Elementary School has released it list of fifth grade honor roll students for the final marking period of the 2012-13 school year. The students are:   Highest Honors: Emily Arquette, Nora Blohm, Freddie Ingalls, Lukas Longtin, Kurt Mayfield III, Matthew Redmond, Hannah Schmeelke   High Honors: Mattison Cole, Brendon Covey, Jacob Gosselin, Sadie Hasler, […]

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Reading program offered at library

Dig Into Reading is the theme for the summer reading program that will be held at the Whitehall Library. Children are asked to stop in the library this week to register. They will be able to sign up for the program that is geared towards their specific age group. Pre-school through grade 2 will meet with Kathi […]

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Students conduct own verison of Mythbusters

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If you eat a piece of food that’s been on the floor less than five seconds, can you avoid ingesting any germs? And which bounces higher, a frozen tennis ball or a heated tennis ball? These questions and many more were considered, hypothesized, and tested as part of Whitehall Elementary School’s annual Science Fair, held […]

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Local students, faculty observe Memorial Day

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The student and faculty at Whitehall Elementary School paid tribute last Thursday to one of the community’s fallen heroes during its annual Memorial Day Ceremony. More than a hundred parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles and a dozen Legionnaires looked on as students recited poems, sang songs and received awards. But the most touching moment was […]

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People to People basket party Saturday at PK Hill

A fundraiser for a local student who will be traveling to Western Canada as a People to People student ambassador will be held later this month at PK Hill in Comstock. The basket party will benefit Sadie Sheldrick, a fifth grade student at Whitehall Elementary School who will travel to the Canadian west as a […]

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Basket party to benefit People to People

A benefit basket party for a local student who will be traveling as a People to People student ambassador will be held later this month at PK Hill in Comstock. The event will benefit Sadie Sheldrick, a fifth grade student at Whitehall Elementary School who will travel to the Canadian west as a People to […]

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Pre-K registration announced

An informational meeting for parents of prospective Pre-K students will be held next month at Whitehall Elementary School. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 15, in the Pre-K classroom and is intended for parents who are interested in enrolling their students in the program for the 2013-2014 school year. Registration […]

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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

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By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

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