Tag Archives: Whitehall High School

Heather Michaud to have art displayed at the Hyde

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By Dan King A Whitehall High School student will have her artwork displayed at one of the region’s greatest art galleries. Senior Heather Michaud has been selected as one of 187 artists to have their work shown at the Hyde Collection in Glens Falls. “It’s an honor,” Michaud said. “At the same time, it’s confidence […]

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‘Peace Week’ a big hit

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By Dan King Whitehall High School Principal Kelly McHugh wants her students to be able to solve conflicts peacefully, and so she dedicates an entire week annually to that cause. This year’s Peace Week was filled with programs, concerts and lesson plans designed to encourage peace. “We have done this for several years now,” McHugh […]

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WHS graduate honored by Red Cross

Kassi Blood Drives

A 2013 graduate of Whitehall High School has been honored for her work organizing a number of local blood drives. The American Red Cross has announced that Kassi VanGuilder is the recipient of a $4,200 scholarship for sponsoring four separate blood drives in the community. “Blood drives are important to me because it is an […]

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Shirley E. Wood, 79

Shirley E. Wood, 79, of Clemons Center Road, passed away on Aug. 14, 2013 at her home following a long illness. Born on March 23, 1934 in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Henry R. and Evelyn E. (Dussault) Brown. Shirley attended the Elbow School, Williams Street School and graduated from Whitehall High […]

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Local actors to perform Aug. 24

Nine Whitehall actors will appear with professional performers in the “Civil War Celebration — 1863″ to be staged by the Bridge Theater at the Whitehall Athletic Center beginning at noon on Saturday, Aug. 24, in a “19th century picnic atmosphere” that comes with lunch for guests. Veteran local performers Susan Ingerson, Colin Thompson, Lucretia Ingerson, […]

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Flynn second at Drive, Chip and Putt event

SPORTS Flynn 2nd at golf

Cullen Flynn, a freshman at Whitehall High School, finished second overall at a Drive, Chip and Putt qualifying event held Sunday at The Links at Lang Farm in Essex, Vt. The PGA and USGA sanctioned event tests participants’ skills driving, putting and chipping a golf ball. Each competitor takes several shots from varying distances and […]

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Board to begin interviewing superintendent candidates

The Whitehall Board of Education expects to begin interviewing candidates for district superintendent next week. Board president Virginia Rivette said last week members selected six candidates from those that applied and interviews will begin Monday and Tuesday. “We met with Mr. (James) Dexter (WSHWE BOCES Superintendent) Monday evening, reviewed the applications and selected who we […]

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Town puts in place background check policy

The Town of Whitehall has put in place a policy that requires all Recreation Center employees undergo full criminal background checks. Officials believe the policy will safeguard against the hiring of convicted felons and sex offenders. The Town of Moreau instituted a similar policy in earlier this year after a convicted sex offender lied on […]

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Fourth quarter honor roll students announced at WHS

Whitehall High School has announced its list of students named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2012-13 school year. The students, listed by grade level are: Grade 12 Highest Honors: Alfred Aubin, Jordan Eggleston, Casey Garner, Joshua Hoagland, Alycia Hollister, Megan Lane, Rebecca Lavin, Alexandra LeClair, Maia McDonald, Ashley Millett, Paxton […]

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Grads told to define themselves

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When U.S. Air Force Technical Sergeant Michael Greenwood graduated from Whitehall High School in 1998 he never thought he’d return years later to address the Class of 2013. At the time, he didn’t even know what he’d be doing that fall. “I didn’t know what to do. I didn’t prepare and I didn’t care,” Greenwood […]

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Classifieds 05/27/14

Hampton Firehouse sale looms

Hampton firehouse

By Joshua Bassett Barring someone petitioning for a public referendum within 30 days of May 20, the Hampton Town Board […]

Whitehall Elementary honors fallen heroes

Winners of the citizenship awards

By Dan King Although the weather started chilly on Thursday, it turned nice just in time for the annual Whitehall […]

Huge turnout for Whitehall parade

Charles Austin and Henry Gurney escort Cathy Aiken to place the wreath

By Dan King “I didn’t even know there were this many people in Whitehall,” a spectator said as he watched […]

Granville High School honors fallen soldiers

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By Joshua Bassett Granville High School’s gym was quiet Friday afternoon as many gathered there to give thanks to the […]

Hot dog contest next weekend

By Joshua Bassett After a one-year hiatus, the “What’s Up Dawgs Hot Dawg Eating Contest” is back. The event will […]

Hundreds join in Granville parade

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By Joshua Bassett Hundreds gathered Monday on Granville’s Main Street and in Veterans Park to honor and celebrate those lost […]

Car rally to boast more than just cars

According to organizers of the Penrhyn Engine Co. Car Rally in Middle Granville, they’ve seen it all over the years. […]

Beauty will be rewarded

The Slate Valley Garden Club is taking submissions for the organization’s annual beautification awards from now until August. Anyone with […]

Pratts question Hampton coverage

By Joshua Bassett During the public participation portion of a Hampton Town Board meeting last week, Arnie Pratt and his […]

Slate Valley Museum to host ‘spring tasting’

By Laura McCusker The Slate Valley Museum in Granville will host its first-ever Spring Tasting on the Alley on Saturday, […]

Granville FFA goes to convention

Granville FFA Convention pic

By Tara Cook New York State FFA 2014-2015 vice-president Seth Browe, was elected to be the 2015-2016 District 3 FFA […]

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