Tag Archives: Whitehall Elementary School

Students earn Tae Kwon Do promotions

The Whitehall Tae Kwon Do Association held its first promotion of the year on Nov. 14. The following students were successfully promoted: Yellow: Jennifer Carson, Nicole Kuba Green: Christopher Bakerian Green/Blue: Cody Garner Green-Blue-Blue/Red: Michael Mattison (double promotion) Red/Brown: Beau Blanchard, Brionna Wells Adrian Hollister achieved the rank of first degree black belt. Black Belt […]

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5th grade honor roll students named

The following fifth-grade students have recognized by the Whitehall Elementary School as earning honor roll status during the first quarter of the school year   Highest honors: Emily Arquette, Nora Blohm.   High honors: Mattison Cole, Brendan Covey, Keriona Davis, Jacob Gosselin, Fred Ingalls, Evan Laubach, Lukas Longtin, Kurt Mayfield, Matthew Redmond, Olivia Ruby, Sadie […]

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Students read for record

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A few dozen local students joined with their counterparts across the country to promote literacy and in the process try to set a new world record. Prekindergarten and kindergarten students at Whitehall Elementary School joined millions of students across the country in reading, or in their case, listening to a story about a group of […]

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Girls soccer drops pair of league contests

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Whitehall’s soccer team opened its Adirondack League season last week with losses to perennial power Lake George and Salem. The Railroaders fell to Lake George 4-1 on Sept. 11 as Kelsey Alfonso scored two goals and an assist. Brittney Putorti tallied Whitehall’s lone goal on a penalty kick after Carianna Jones was fouled near the […]

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Falls sports start dates released

Although it’s still summer, student athletes at Whitehall High School will be returning to the practice fields in the following weeks. Members of the varsity and junior varsity football teams will begin practice on Monday, Aug. 13. Players will be fitted and receive equipment at Whitehall High School at 3:30 p.m. Practice will be held […]

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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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Elementary Science Fair attracts 85 student entries

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The Whitehall Elementary school gymnasium was transformed into a science lab last Thursday as the school’s fifth- and sixth-grade students held their annual Science Fair. This year’s event, which librarian Sara Lestage described as the largest to date, featured more than 50 different projects displayed on tables throughout the gymnasium. She said more than 85 […]

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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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School honors students

The following are the latest students to be named Railroader of the Day at Whitehall Elementary School. Students received the honor for behaving in a positive way. The students and the teacher who nominated them are: Andrew Genier, Chris Hoagland; Tristan Foote, Sandy Lavin; Rian Thomas, Donna Larson; Jessica Bruce, Beth Williams; Blake Bird, Karen […]

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Garage steals headlines…again

Poultney Street garage

By Matthew Saari The garage located at 45 Poultney St. is proving to be akin to a bad penny for […]

Village now owns River Valley Drive

Washington County transferred ownership of the parcel containing River Valley Drive to the village last week.

By Krystle S. Morey The village of Granville now owns 2.1 acres of the former Mettowee Fields subdivision off North […]

Students’ graffiti defended

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By Matthew Saari A Whitehall “tradition” came under heavy fire from an irritated resident at a town board meeting last […]

Attendance at summer concerts ‘good’

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By Krystle S. Morey The 2017 Granville Summer Concert Series will come to a close tonight with a performance by […]

Firefighter to run 5K in full gear

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By Matthew Saari In an effort fueled by a devotion to fitness, one Whitehall firefighter is hoping to inspire others […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 08/18/17

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North Country Freepress – 08/18/17

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Lakes Classifieds – 08/18/17

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Weekender – 08/18/17

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518 Wheels – 08/16/17

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Fire Company, village resolving their quarrel

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By Matthew Saari The months-long feud between the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company and the village of Whitehall may soon come […]

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