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 Granville to continue double bus runs
A Granville Central School District bus makes a stop at Granville Junior Senior High School.

Granville to continue double bus runs

The Granville Board of Education has agreed unanimously to continue operating its double-bus-runs established during the Covid-19 pandemic, even though it will cost more to do so. Providing the pros…

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Read more about the article School resource officer’s contract renewed
Photo courtesy of Lisa Meade. Granville School Resource Officer T.J. Zovistoski speaking with a child.

School resource officer’s contract renewed

After weighing two options, the Granville Board of Education has agreed to maintain a school resource officer (SRO) through the Granville police department. The active SRO for Granville Central School…

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Read more about the article Granville begins fashioning school budget
Granville Central School District.

Granville begins fashioning school budget

A special Granville Board of Education meeting on Feb. 28 served as the first 2022-23 budget workshop session. District business manager Cathy Somich’s first of several presentations over the next…

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Read more about the article Virus guidance to schools ever-changing
Granville Central School District.

Virus guidance to schools ever-changing

Granville school superintendent Tom McGurl’s monthly report to the Board of Education on Jan. 10 was centered around Covid-19, including state guidance he received earlier that day. “Everything I’m about…

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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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Read more about the article Masks, presence at school mandatory
Granville Central School District building on Quaker Street

Masks, presence at school mandatory

School superintendent Tom McGurl has informed the Granville Board of Education and community of updated protocols, regulations and the district’s reopening plan for this fall, which will require masks for…

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Read more about the article 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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Read more about the article Except in cafeteria, vaccinated students won’t need masks
Photo courtesy of Granville Central School District. Key changes in the reopening plan at Granville schools.

Except in cafeteria, vaccinated students won’t need masks

A special Granville schools community forum was held recently via Google Meet to announce the most current and up-to-date changes in terms of COVID-19 restrictions and the tentative 2021 reopening…

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