Local BOCES sponsors fair day

The Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex (WSWHE) Board of Cooperative Educational Services oversees 31 school districts in a five-county region and was the sponsor of Friday, Aug. 26 at the Washington County Fair. Turina…

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Read more about the article Teacher shortage hits home, fear is ‘it’s going to get worse’
Schools around the area struggle to find teachers to fill open positions. Whitehall schools have turned to having educators cover other classes as substitutes when they are needed.

Teacher shortage hits home, fear is ‘it’s going to get worse’

The national teacher shortage has been one of the most prevalent issues among school districts this year and now it is affecting local schools' ability to fill teaching vacancies as…

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Read more about the article Meade leaving for job in Schenectady schools
Granville Junior/Senior High School principal Lisa Meade has recently accepted a job at Schenectady City Schools. Photo courtesy of Stacie Arnhold.

Meade leaving for job in Schenectady schools

After three years as principal of Granville High School, Lisa Meade is stepping down to take a position as assistant director of special education for the Schenectady city schools. “My…

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Read more about the article 3 school budgets OK’d, board members elected
Photo courtesy of Caton Deuso. The setup at Granville Junior/Senior High School for the 2022-2023 Board of Education election and budget vote on May 17.

3 school budgets OK’d, board members elected

May 17 marked the annual election of Boards of Education and the vote on the 2022-23 school budgets for Granville, Hartford and Whitehall Central School Districts. Hartford superintendent Andy Cook…

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Read more about the article Granville schools focus on ‘positive behavior’
Model courtesy of Paul Morcone. The three-tiered Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports model followed by Mary J. Tanner School and Granville Elementary School assessing interventions at a universal, targeted and intensive approach based on a student’s needs.

Granville schools focus on ‘positive behavior’

The three Granville Central School District principals delivered a presentation on the importance of character education and how their respective schools are aiming to reinforce and implement positive behavioral development.…

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Read more about the article School budget hearing May 9
The Granville Central School District sign outside of Granville Junior/Senior High School.

School budget hearing May 9

The Granville Board of Education has unanimously approved the 2022-23 budget to be set for a public hearing on May 9 before the budget is voted on by the public…

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Read more about the article School districts changed football plan: Irion was to be co-coach, but declined
Former Granville varsity football coach John Irion. Photo courtesy of NYVTmedia.

School districts changed football plan: Irion was to be co-coach, but declined

The Granville-Whitehall newly merged varsity football program has one coach, Darin Eggleston of Whitehall, but the school districts changed plans during the interview process and decided to have co-coaches after…

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Read more about the article Gift to fund Granville High scholarships
Photo courtesy of Kilmer Funeral Home. Loren Allen " Mike" Hart's obituary photo.

Gift to fund Granville High scholarships

The Granville Board of Education has been informed that the school district will be receiving a contribution to be used as scholarship funds for more than 90 years’ worth of…

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Read more about the article Illnesses curtail school bus service
A Granville Central School District bus makes a stop at Granville Junior Senior High School.

Illnesses curtail school bus service

Granville Central School District has been forced to adopt the “hybrid” method of instructing and operating because of a virus-related shortage of bus drivers since Nov. 9. The district hopes…

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