Muno Chirovamavi’s visit inspires Schuylerville students

Schuylerville Middle and High school students are eager to take action following a visit from Rev. Muno Chirovamavi on Friday, Nov. 7. Chirovamavi is a project manager for To Love A Child, a nonprofit organization based in Clifton Park. To Love A Child provides humanitarian assistance to impoverished children and their families throughout Haiti and … Continue reading “Muno Chirovamavi’s visit inspires Schuylerville students”

John Halligan brings anti-bullying message to Schuylerville students

Schuylerville Middle School and High School students learned the importance of being an upstander and not a bystander when it comes to bullying and harassment during a presentation on Monday, Nov. 24. The message came from John Halligan, a parent whose son committed suicide. Halligan lost his son, Ryan, to suicide on October 7, 2003 … Continue reading “John Halligan brings anti-bullying message to Schuylerville students”

FBLA members challenge middle school students to donate

Schuylerville Middle School students involved in the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) club are challenging their classmates to bring in non-perishable food items for the Schuylerville Area Food and Emergency Relief. The third annual food drive runs from Nov. 18-Dec. 12. “The students in FBLA see our school as a family and they are … Continue reading “FBLA members challenge middle school students to donate”

Two Schuylerville clubs receive grants from Saratoga Casino and Raceway Foundation

On Tuesday, Nov. 18, two Schuylerville Central School District clubs each received a $1,000 grant from the Saratoga Casino and Raceway Foundation. The Schuylerville Robotics Team plans to use the grant toward the team’s $5,000 entry fee to compete at the second annual Tech Valley Regional Robotics Competition at RPI, March 18-21. The team hopes … Continue reading “Two Schuylerville clubs receive grants from Saratoga Casino and Raceway Foundation”

Schuylerville’s Green Ribbon School project receives recognition

Schuylerville Central School District’s Green Ribbon School (GRS) Project has received national recognition from Green Ribbon Schools (www.greenribbonschools.org), a grassroots project based in Texas, which offers a web-based platform for recording and rewarding a school’s accomplishments in four cornerstone areas: natural classrooms, health and fitness, nature and adventure, and EcoCampus. Schuylerville was one of just … Continue reading “Schuylerville’s Green Ribbon School project receives recognition”

Schuylerville chorus featured on Big Fez and the Surfmatics holiday CD

The 2013-14 Schuylerville fifth-grade chorus is featured on a new Christmas card/CD that was created to help raise money for the Melodies Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Albany Medical Center. The project was put together by three Schuylerville School District employees: John Guay, high school guidance counselor, John Haggerty, director of student … Continue reading “Schuylerville chorus featured on Big Fez and the Surfmatics holiday CD”

High school students learn the power of leadership

More than 180 Schuylerville High School students put their leadership skills to the test on Tuesday, Nov. 18, by participating in the first Schuylerville Student Leadership Training. The mini-conference offered students the opportunity to learn about the power of student leadership and how it shapes the school culture. “The students invited to this conference were … Continue reading “High school students learn the power of leadership”

Five Schuylerville student artists recognized by Board of Education

Five Schuylerville eighth grade students were recognized on Monday, Nov. 17 by the Schuylerville Board of Education for their participation in the Lions Club’s Peace Project art show. The five students had their work chosen from among more than 100 pieces created and displayed by Schuylerville students. Lindsey Fish’s peace poster won the local and … Continue reading “Five Schuylerville student artists recognized by Board of Education”

Varsity fall sports teams recognized for academic achievement

Schuylerville’s eight varsity fall sports teams have all qualified to earn the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s (NYSPHAA) Scholar Athlete Team Award. To qualify, a percentage of student athletes on the same team must maintain a grade point average of 90 or better. Each team member who helped in this achievement will … Continue reading “Varsity fall sports teams recognized for academic achievement”

Fourth-graders organize donation drive for SAFER

Schuylerville fourth graders are organizing a donation drive for the Schuylerville Area Food and Emergency Relief (SAFER). The students will be collecting items Nov. 13-25 and sorting and delivering the donations to the food pantry on Dec. 2 and Dec. 4. Members of the SAFER Board of Directors will be on hand to take the … Continue reading “Fourth-graders organize donation drive for SAFER”