Schuylerville plans allergy awareness activities

The Schuylerville Central School District is planning several activities to educate its students about food allergies during the first week in November as part of the school’s Allergy Awareness Week. In Schuylerville, there are nearly 40 students and staff who have severe allergies to foods ranging from peanuts, eggs and tree nuts to eggplant, strawberries …

Schuylerville families uncover healthy habits at health fair

More than 100 kids and their families put on disguises, grabbed secret agent briefcases and magnifying glasses and inspected how to be healthy at the fourth annual Parents as Education Partners (PEP) Kids’ Health Fair. The event was held Oct. 17 at Schuylerville Elementary School. “Our goal was to provide families with an opportunity to …

Middle school students get lesson on making better choices

Schuylerville Middle School students are giving rave reviews to “Healthy Visions,” a weeklong program that visited the school Sept. 22-26. The program, taught by Cincinnati-based teen-focused educator Dean Kirker, focused on helping teenagers make better choices and build stronger relationships. Seventh graders spent one period each day attending Healthy Visions presentations that covered self-image, technology, …

Greenwich Elks Lodge donates dictionaries to Schuylerville third-graders – Oct, 2014

Third grade students at Schuylerville Elementary School each received a free student dictionary on Wednesday, Oct. 22. The dictionaries were delivered by Greenwich Elks Lodge members Karen and Ted Hogan. “This is our fourth year delivering dictionaries to Schuylerville,” Karen Hogan said. “We love coming to the school and the students seem to enjoy getting …

Schuylerville’s Carter Fritch ends high school golf career

Schuylerville High School senior Carter Fritch finished his golf season Thursday, Oct. 16 at the ABCD sectional round at Orchard Creek in Altamont, NY. His run through the postseason began Oct. 1 at Stadium Golf Course in the Foothills Council Invitational. Fritch placed second scoring a 74. Fritch then entered sectional play at Ballston Spa …

Varsity volleyball team raises $1900 for cancer research

The Schuylerville varsity volleyball team competed in the sixth annual “Power of Pink” volleyball tournament at Queensbury High School on Saturday, Oct. 11. The goal of the tournament was to raise money for the American Cancer Society and 25 different schools from across the region took part. Players on the Schuylerville team each collected two …

Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office launches new sex offender registration website

The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office has launched a new sex offender registration and public notification website called OffenderWatch®. The new website allows Saratoga County residents to search for potentially dangerous sex offenders and predators who may be in close proximity to their homes, places of work, schools, churches and day care centers. The information is …

Literacy, poverty among topics of superintendent’s conference day

Schuylerville staff members spent Friday, Oct. 10 taking part in several school- and curriculum-related workshops and lectures. Elementary staff spent part of their morning focused on literacy. Teachers from each grade level had an opportunity to look at several different model literacy stations. Each group was able to review teaching examples of sight words, reading …

Students help run Pony Express

Students in Mrs. Jordan’s class are encouraging parents, students and staff to participate in an exciting program called the Pony Express. It is an in-school postal service which aims to help improve the reading and writing skills of students in the entire elementary school. Letters may be written to anyone in the school. Each room …