Tag Archives: Whitehall Elementary School

Shadow for a day: Sixth-graders get a look at life in grade 7

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Jessica Bruce was nervous as she approached the four metal and glass doors that serve as the main entrance to Whitehall high school. Behind those doors were an unfamiliar world, high school, where students were bigger and classes harder. “I thought I would get trampled by the big guys,” Bruce, a sixth-grader at Whitehall elementary […]

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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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Grade 6 students may move to high school

This year’s fifth-grade class at Whitehall Elementary School may be making the move to high school a year earlier than expected. School officials are considering moving the sixth-grade class to the high school building beginning next year. Superintendent James Watson said the district is considering the idea and will recommend the proposal to parents during […]

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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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Whitehall names honor roll students

Whitehall High School and Whitehall Elementary School have announced the names of students who were named to the honor roll for the first quarter. They were: Grade 12 Highest Honors: Alexandra Abbott, Margaret Benjamin, Janelle Cahee, Brett Christian, Abby Connors, Zachary Diekel, Marion Gendron, Shelby Patnode, Emily Sweeney. High Honors: Chantel Baker, Kathryn Barrett, Marissa […]

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Whitehall Elementary School to participate in reading program

    Educators at the Whitehall Elementary School are about to begin a program they hope will foster a lifelong passion for reading. On Nov. 15, the 1000 books reading program will begin for students in preschool through second grade.  The mission of this Book Club program is to provide quality literature students while fostering […]

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Penny Wars

Apathy is one vocabulary word Olivia Ruby hasn’t learned this year. Ruby, a student in Michael Thorton’s third grade class at Whitehall Elementary school, was instrumental in starting a fundraising effort that rose $2400 for victims of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan. Students at the school spent the week before spring break collecting […]

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Local news briefs

Pre-kindergarten registration Whitehall Elementary School is accepting registrations for its pre-kindergarten classes for the 2011-2012 school year. Registration packets are available at the elementary school from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The following documentation is needed for registration: birth certificate, immunization record, dental screening and physical. The parent information meeting will be held at 6 […]

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Two Basket Parties Coming Up

The Whitehall Elks Lodge No. 1491 will hold a benefit dinner and basket party from 4 to 7 p.m. to benefit the family of a local sixth-grader who has chronic Lyme Disease. Cullen Flynn, who is 12, has been unable to attend Whitehall Elementary School because of his illness. His parents are Heather & Mike […]

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Basket Party for Cullen Flynn

The Whitehall Elks Lodge No. 1491 will hold a benefit dinner and basket party from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 2 to benefit the family of a local sixth-grader who has chronic Lyme Disease. Cullen Flynn, who is 12, has been unable to attend Whitehall Elementary School because of his illness. His parents are […]

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Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

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By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

Whitehall water

By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

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By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]

Town to host hearing on fire protection

By Derek Liebig The town board will hold a public hearing later this month on proposed contracts for fire protection […]

School board discusses data, expenses

By Dan King The Whitehall Board of Education examined test data Monday and the analysis revealed the district still has […]

Village sewer fund gets $600,000 more

By Dan King The Village of Whitehall has received another $600,000 to work on sanitary and storm sewer separation in […]

All-star game for Milletts

Millett goes to Allstar game

By Dan King Whitehall-native Justin Millett, offensive lineman for the Glens Falls Green Jackets, represented his team at the Minor […]

Boys hoops fall in season opener

Greenwich’s ability to hit the outside shot sunk Granville in its season opener Friday night. The Witches hit 11 3-pointers […]

Commercial farming being redefined

The Town of Granville is in the process of updating its Right-to-Farm Law so that is differentiates between commercial and […]