Sophomore Orion Anderson wins state wrestling title

Sophomore Orion Anderson earned Schuylerville High School’s first wrestling state championship on Saturday, Feb. 27. Anderson had an 8-1 win over Phoenix freshman Cahal Donovan in the Division II 106-pound final at the Times Union Center. Anderson went into the tournament with a season record of 29-1, a career record of 99-6, and was ranked …

Local illustrator visits first grade classes

First-graders at Schuylerville Elementary School were visited by a local illustrator on Friday, Feb. 26. Carol Quirk stopped by three classrooms to read “Janie Presents: Philip’s Snowman,” a book she illustrated. Quirk shared her experience as an illustrator, answered questions and offered students tips on drawing and painting.

Middle school students donate 1,242 food items to SAFER

Schuylerville Middle School students donated more than 1,000 non-perishable food items to the Schuylerville Area Food and Emergency Relief (SAFER). It was all part of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) club’s annual food drive challenge, which ran from Jan. 4 to Feb. 12. This year, the seventh-grade class won the donation challenge by …

Catching Character program recognizes 130 students

More than 130 students were recognized during the three-week Catching Character program at Schuylerville High School. The goal of the annual program is to promote good character and reward students who demonstrate responsibility, perseverance, citizenship, self-discipline, honesty, courage, fairness, respect, integrity, volunteerism, reliability, caring, cooperation, and tolerance. During the course of the program, 15 students …

State now requires meningitis vaccination in grades 7, 12

Beginning Sept. 1, 2016, students entering seventh and 12th grades must be vaccinated against meningococcal disease in order to attend school in New York state. The state Department of Health notified school districts that a new law, approved by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in October, requires immunizations against meningococcal disease for children at ages 11 or …

Boys indoor track team takes second place at tournament

The Schuylerville boys indoor track team took home second place in the Section II Division III championships at the University at Albany on Saturday, Feb. 20. The boys team finished only two points behind Scotia-Glenville. The top three finishers for both the boys and girls teams are listed below. FIRST PLACE Ashley Watson – 1500m …

Sophomore named Most Outstanding Wrestler at tournament

Schuylerville High School sophomore Orion Anderson was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler at the Section II Tournament Feb. 13-14. Anderson earned a first place finish at the tournament after pinning all three of his opponents in the first period. Anderson has a current season record of 29-1, a career record of 99-6, and is currently …

Two wrestlers qualify for state championships

Two Schuylerville High School wrestlers are advancing to the New York State High School Wrestling Championships, after they both earned a first place finish at the Section II tournament Feb. 13-14. Orion Anderson pinned all three of his opponents in the first period and Tyler Green finished with four wins. Anderson has a current season …

Relay team qualifies for state meet

The Schuylerville High School boys 4×200 meter relay team is advancing to the state indoor track and field championships after winning at the Section II Indoor Track and Field Qualifier on Monday, Feb. 15. Ethan Gray, Ben Phillips, Ian Luhmann and Joe Barber finished the race in 1 minute, 37.84 seconds, beating out Shenendehowa, Shaker, …