Football merger talks back on, Granville, Whitehall to meet Dec. 1
The Granville and Whitehall football programs could potentially be merging. A meeting on Dec. 1 between the athletic committees of each board of education will look into possible action.

Football merger talks back on, Granville, Whitehall to meet Dec. 1

For those who thought a Granville-Whitehall football merger was completely off the table for next fall – not so fast. It was revealed on Nov. 18 that the athletic committees…

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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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Football merger ‘options’ sought, Corinth, Hadley-Luzerne a no-go
Many members of the Granville Golden Horde football team showed up to the Granville Board of Education meeting on Nov. 8 to listen to Athletic Director Justin Nassivera present the possibility of a football merger with Corinth/Hadley-Luzerne in 2022.

Football merger ‘options’ sought, Corinth, Hadley-Luzerne a no-go

Following a "lengthy conversation" in executive session at its Nov. 8 meeting, the Granville Board of Education decided to continue looking at potential football mergers but rejected pursuing an arrangement…

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School upgrades displayed; Poucher retires
(Left to right) Granville Board of Education president Audrey Hicks, board members Michele O’Brien and Ed Vladyka and superintendent Tom McGurl speak in the cafeteria about potential plans while construction is ongoing (Photo by Austin Crosier)

School upgrades displayed; Poucher retires

An update on the construction project at Granville High School and the acceptance of the retirement of an appreciated administrator were the highlights of the July meeting of the Granville…

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Mask ‘shenanigans’ confusing for schools
Granville superintendent Tom McGurl

Mask ‘shenanigans’ confusing for schools

Recent scuttlebutt and back-and-forth decision-making on mask mandates inside and outside school and camp settings by New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) officials has created a massive headache…

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School board candidates make their cases
Granville Central School District

School board candidates make their cases

In an opportunity to introduce the five candidates running for three Granville Board of Education seats, NYVT Media hosted a “Meet the Candidates Night” discussion panel on May 6 via…

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Granville schools ‘living within our means’
Granville Central School District sign.

Granville schools ‘living within our means’

While addressing the budget topics of instructional, technology, special education and interscholastic sports, the Granville Board of Education was informed at the second tentative budget workshop on March 15 of…

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McGurl: Waive standardized testing

The focal point of the March 9 Granville Board of Education meeting stemmed from a question posed by board member Ed Vladyka to school superintendent Thomas McGurl during Junior/Senior High…

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State aid to affect school budget
Granville Central School District

State aid to affect school budget

The first of five budget-related Granville Board of Education meetings took place on Monday to primarily discuss the expenditures in the cafeteria, maintenance and operation and transportation funds for the…

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