Earth Science students have lunch with Bob Kovachick

A group of Schuylerville Middle School students is learning about the weather from a meteorologist they’ve seen on television. Eighth grade Regents Earth Science students spent their lunch break on Thursday, Feb. 26 talking with NewsChannel 13’s Chief Meteorologist Bob Kovachick. Kovachick explained the steps involved in weather forecasting and told students how difficult it …

Four varsity winter sports teams recognized for academic achievement

Four Schuylerville varsity winter sports teams have 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 be …

Schuylerville senior named state Dairy Princess

Stephanie McBath, a senior at Schuylerville High School, has been named the New York State Dairy Princess for 2015-16. McBath will serve as the primary spokesperson for the dairy industry throughout the state for the next year. She was chosen after a two-day event in which 22 county dairy princesses competed. The contestants took tests …

Second-grader named ‘Kid of the Week’

A second grade student at Schuylerville Elementary School has been named Kid of the Week by B95.5, Time Warner Cable News and the Times Union. Erin Kelleher was nominated by her teacher Terri Sullivan. Sullivan nominated Erin after Erin told her that instead of gifts for her birthday, she asked for money, which she then …

Fourth grade students learn about local history

Schuylerville fourth grade students in Laura Foehser and Peter Carner’s classes are stepping back in time to learn about the American Revolution. On Friday, Feb. 6, Sean Kelleher, a historian in the Town of Saratoga, visited both classes. Kelleher showed up wearing clothing from the time period and took on the role of a colonel …

Two Schuylerville wrestlers named sectional champions

The Schuylerville Central School District is sending congratulations to Orion Anderson and Tyler Green on their Division II Section II wrestling championship victories. Anderson, a freshman, won the 99-pound weight class, and Green, a junior, won the 170-pound title. This is the first time Schuylerville High School has had two sectional wrestling champions in the …

Black Horses Booster Club donates $4,000 to Schuylerville Athletics

The Black Horses All-Sports Booster Club presented a $4,000 check to the Schuylerville Athletic Department on Thursday, Feb. 12. The donation will benefit all Schuylerville athletes. Last year the booster club donated $3,000. “Their generous donation is greatly appreciated, especially when budgets are tight and the cost of items continues to rise,” Athletic Director Heath …

Four Schuylerville wrestlers to compete in Section II Tournament

The Schuylerville varsity wrestling team was among the top performers at the Class CC Tournament at Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School on Saturday, Feb. 7. Orion Anderson, a 99-pound freshman, pinned Brandon Mogul of Ravena, the third ranked wrestler in Section II, in 33 seconds in the finals. Anthony Cardinuto, a 113-pound junior, beat Connor Paige of …

Varsity bowling team rallies back to finish third

Schuylerville’s varsity bowling team finished third in the 2015 Foothills Council tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at Perry Lanes in Johnstown. Despite being seventh overall after the morning block, the Black Horses rallied to finish third overall, just behind Council/Tournament Champion Johnstown. Schuylerville was led by Carter Fritch’s 610 afternoon series. The following bowlers earned …

Schuylerville athlete verbally commits to Cornell

Max Comer, a senior at Schuylerville High School, has verbally committed to attend Cornell University in the fall and will join their track team as a hurdler. Comer looked at several top academic schools including Duke, North Carolina and Villanova before deciding on Cornell in December. “It was the only college I visited that really …