Tag Archives: Parents

Mettawee’s founding principal retiring

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Two quotes, heard decades apart, sum up the relationship Nancy Mark and the Mettawee Community School have forged with the people of Pawlet, West Pawlet and Rupert over the last 14 years. “The first day the school opened, we had a celebration. We do every year, but this one was special,” said Mark, who will […]

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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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School asks for parents help in curbing cell phone use

School officials are trying to cut down on cell-phone related distractions and are asking parents to lend a helping hand. High School principal Kelly McHugh said the school has a policy of no cell phone use between7:30 a.m.and2:30 p.m.Students are permitted to carry a cell phone with them but they aren’t supposed to be visible. […]

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Pre-K

The Universal Pre-Kindergarten program will conduct a pre-registration screening April 14 and 15 at the Mary J. Tanner Primary School in Middle Granville. The screening will take place for Granville School District children who will be four years old by Dec. 1, 2011. Parents are asked to bring proof of age, immunizations records, proof of […]

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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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Kindergarten registration information

Whitehall Elementary School will hold a meeting for parents of incoming kindergarten students from 6:30 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 2 in the school cafetorium. School staff members will discuss kindergarten expectations with the parents. Children who will turn five by Dec. 1, 2011 are eligible for kindergarten. Child care will not be available for […]

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Students tackle tough issues

When the Council of Prevention wants to know about issues concerning teenagers, it goes directly to the students, surveying seventh- through 12th-graders at schools throughout Washington and Warren counties. So when prevention educator Melissa Thomas wondered what could be done to deal with some of those issues, she went right to the source and talked […]

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Whitehall “Shadowing” program set

  By Bill Toscano  It’s an easy downhill walk from Whitehall Elementary School to Whitehall Central School, but for sixth-graders leaving sixth grade for seventh in the other building, it can seem like scaling a cliff.  That’s why, after the winter break, each of the 58 sixth-graders will get a chance to spend a full […]

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Survey says student drug use down

The day after she had to suspend four students for drug-related offenses, Whitehall Central School Principal Kelly McHugh and her staff found out they also had something to be proud about. “I got some good news,” said McHugh, who received the results of a survey of 313 Whitehall students compiled by the Council For Prevention, […]

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Youth League seeks fund-raising ideas

By Bill Toscano The Whitehall Youth League, which provides more than 225 youths in grades 3-6 the chance to play baseball and offers football and cheerleading to about 70, has lost one-third of its funding because of the ban on coin drops. “If you add everything up, we probably spend about $20,000, and about one-third […]

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518 Wheels – 11/21/19

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Classifieds 11/20/19

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Manchester Newspapers sold

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Capital Region Independent Media has acquired Manchester Newspapers and all associated digital and print products, according to John Thomas Cribb, […]

Officials, residents skeptical of waste-to-energy plant

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By PJ Ferguson   Tuesday night’s presentation from Airgid Global and Edison Energy representatives regarding the proposed waste-to-energy plant was […]

Scotties’ has new owner

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By Matthew Saari After a wait that didn’t seem likely to ever end, a vacant building on Granville’s Main Street […]

Whitehall launches e-sports at school

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By PJ Ferguson Not all sports are athletic in nature. E-sports, online video game-based competitions, are becoming the way of […]

School board to discuss mergers

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By Matthew Saari The Granville Central School District will continue mulling potential mergers with other nearby school districts, despite the […]

Obituary: Carmela Mary Scott

Granville, NY – Carmela Mary Scott, age 94, passed away quietly and at peace on Saturday morning, November 9, 2019. […]

Obituary: Harold Thomas Craig

Harold Thomas Craig North Hebron, NY – Harold Craig passed away in Glens Falls Hospital on November 13, 2019. “He […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 11/15/19

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Lakes Classifieds – 11/15/19

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North Country Freepress – 11/15/19

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