Enrollment decline continues at WCS

Enrollment continues to decline within the Whitehall Central School District, reflecting what has become a countywide trend. The New York State Education Department released its district report cards for the…

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Granville robotics team competes in California

By Jaime Thomas More than 400 teams from all over America and the world gathered in Anaheim, Calif., last week for the Vex Robotics World Championship. Four students and a…

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Poucher named New York’s Asst. Principal of the Year

By Jaime Thomas Out all the school districts in New York State, Granville High School’s own Dan Poucher was recently named Assistant Principal of the year. High School Principal Jim…

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Districting eyeing program cuts

The Whitehall school district could one day face educational insolvency if increases in expenses continue to outpace state aid. According to a survey conducted by the Council of School Superintendents,…

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County schools seek to pool resources

As cuts to funding affect many schools across the country, several local districts are turning towards each other for help. Administrators who say they are left with no other options…

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STAR change

Residents not taking advantage of the school tax payment delay have been finding something odd with the school tax relief program or STAR, school officials report. Although taxpayers might take…

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Board talks consolidation

The announcement of a retirement has Granville School officials talking about shared services. Monday night the Granville Board of Education accepted the retirement of long-time Transportation Manager Bob Jones, effective…

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Schools wary of tax cap impact

  The last day of the recent state legislative session was a momentous one and saw state lawmakers make sweeping changes to state law. And those changes went far beyond…

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