Read more about the article School bans cell phones, backpacks ‘in proactive approach to managing’
Granville superintendent Tom McGurl delivered his monthly report to the Board of Education on Sept. 13 just five days after the implementation of new standards set in the high school building to improve academic learning. (Photo by Austin Crosier)

School bans cell phones, backpacks ‘in proactive approach to managing’

In the first Board of Education meeting since the start of the new school year, Granville superintendent Tom McGurl announced major changes at the high school to accomplish the “tremendous…

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Read more about the article School opens on Sept. 8 ‘come hell or high water’
The Granville Board of Education met on Aug. 29 and were briefed by superintendent Tom McGurl on the pressure the district is faced with completing renovations on time with the first day of school for all grades set for Sept. 8.

School opens on Sept. 8 ‘come hell or high water’

Even with the pushback of two days for Granville Junior Senior High School’s first day of school, the countdown to have classrooms ready for Sept. 8 is too close for…

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Read more about the article As school year looms, interim principal hired, building ‘very much still under construction’
The Granville Board of Education was informed by superintendent Tom McGurl of the progress with construction during the summertime at Granville Junior/Senior High School during its meeting on Aug. 8.

As school year looms, interim principal hired, building ‘very much still under construction’

A new interim principal at the high school and an update on summer construction at the Junior/Senior High School showcased the Aug. 8 Granville Board of Education meeting. Beecher Baker…

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Read more about the article School medical services debated by board
Granville Junior Senior High School

School medical services debated by board

Discussion rose from Granville Board of Education members following the consideration of who the district would contract as its school physician on July 5. The decision to contract Community Health…

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Read more about the article School board reorganizes, puts emphasis on ‘continuity’
Granville Board of Education president Audrey Hicks. Photo courtesy of NYVTmedia Staff Files.

School board reorganizes, puts emphasis on ‘continuity’

The annual Granville Board of Education reorganizational meeting took place on July 5 and maintained several consistencies from last year. Following the swearing in of victorious May election board members…

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Read more about the article ‘Expensive’ school track ‘continues to move’
Granville superintendent Tom McGurl. Photo courtesy of Ashlee Zinn.

‘Expensive’ school track ‘continues to move’

In the words of Granville school superintendent Tom McGurl, hearing the track that was completed in 2020 “continues to move” is “not really something anyone wants to say about a…

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Read more about the article Review school safety plans, concerned parents urged
Members of the Granville Board of Education and superintendent Tom McGurl were asked on June 13 for their thoughts and feelings of the district’s safety plans following recent mass shootings across the nation.

Review school safety plans, concerned parents urged

Coming on the heels of tragic mass shootings around the country, two concerned Granville Central School District mothers asked the Board of Education at its June 13 meeting about the…

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Read more about the article McGurl, with new contract, sets goals
Granville superintendent Tom McGurl.

McGurl, with new contract, sets goals

After having his contract approved for another year, Granville school superintendent Tom McGurl delivered his monthly report to the Board of Education that included his three “clear, simple and direct”…

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Read more about the article BREAKING: Granville picks Eggleston as football coach
The Granville and Whitehall football helmets. Photo courtesy of NYVTmedia staff files.

BREAKING: Granville picks Eggleston as football coach

Darin Eggleston was appointed by the Granville Board of Education on March 14 to be the head coach of the Granville-Whitehall varsity football program for the 2022-23 fall season, pending…

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