A holiday tradition grows in Schuylerville

The last day of school before the holiday recess is always a special one for Schuylerville Elementary School students. That’s because for the past 18 years, students and teachers have gathered for a holiday sing-along, led by music teacher Christopher Tucker. “It started with me and a synthesizer in the cafeteria, but over the years …

Middle school honor roll for the first marking period

Schuylerville Middle School Principal Katie Elsworth has announced the high-achieving students who have made the honor roll for the first marking period. The High Honor Roll shows students with an average for the first quarter between 95 and 100, the Honor Roll students’ averages are 90 to 94.9 and Merit averages are between 85 and …

High school students recognized for academic success in the first quarter

Schuylerville High School Principal Matthew Sickles has announced students accomplishing notable achievement during the first marking period. The High Honor Roll shows students with an average for the first quarter between 95 and 100, the Honor Roll students’ averages are 90 to 94.9 and Merit averages are between 85 and 89.9. When determining grade point …

Sophomore speaks of forgiveness in winning “Character First” essay

Cody Durr, a sophomore at Schuylerville High School, is being recognized across the county for an essay he wrote about forgiveness for the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors’ “Character First” essay series. The series features one student essay per month on a topic related to character. Fifteen students from Schuylerville High School submitted essays of …

Middle school students donate 1,013 food items to SAFER

Schuylerville Middle School students involved in the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) club have exceeded their goal, with help from their classmates: Students in FBLA challenged their classmates to collect 800 non-perishable food items for the Schuylerville Area Food and Emergency Relief (SAFER); they collected more than 1,000 items. “SAFER has a great need …

Middle school students learn to write code

Schuylerville Middle School students were a part of history Dec. 8-12, as they took part in an event held nationwide to mark Computer Science Education Week. More than 100 million students worldwide in 170 countries participated in “The Hour of Code.” The annual event serves as an introduction to computer science, designed to help students …

Schuylerville junior named Saratogian’s “Athlete of the Week”

Zack Pierce, a junior on the Schuylerville High School boy’s basketball team, has been named “Athlete of the Week” by the Saratogian. Pierce, a guard, received the recognition following two big rivalry games last week. The Black Horses head into the Foothills Council schedule undefeated (4-0). Click here to read the Saratogian’s article.

Schuylerville fall athletes named Foothills Council All-Stars

Several Schuylerville fall athletes were among those selected for the recently announced Foothills Council all-star team. FOOTBALL Josh Thomas – Player of the Year Will Griffen – Offensive Player of the Year Joe Vanderhoof – First Team Offense Skylar Bateman – First Team Defense Zach Pierce – First Team Defense Ben Phillips – Second Team …

Fifth grade student wins Schuylerville Spelling Bee

On Thursday, Dec. 4, Clare Sacks, a Schuylerville fifth grader, battled her way through 12 rounds of words during the Schuylerville Central School District’s Spelling Bee. Sacks correctly spelled the word “churros” to secure her first place victory. She will compete at the regional spelling bee in spring 2015 at Proctor’s Theater in Schenectady. Participants …