Reading skills tested at Battle of the Books

More than two-dozen Schuylerville Elementary School students in third, fourth and fifth grade put their reading and memorization skills to the test, taking part in the fifth annual Battle of the Books on March 14 at Skidmore College. More than 300 students from 13 school districts took part in the competition. Students at each grade … Continue reading “Reading skills tested at Battle of the Books”

Fundraiser to benefit robotics team trip to Nationals

Members of the Schuylerville robotics team are hosting a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, April 2 to help fund their trip to the FRC USFIRST Robotics National Championship in St. Louis April 27-30. The dinner will be held at the American Legion on Clancy Street in Schuylerville from 4:30 to 8 p.m. The cost of the … Continue reading “Fundraiser to benefit robotics team trip to Nationals”

Sixth grade class uses Google Apps to collaborate with students in Vietnam

Schuylerville Middle School students in Laurie Guyon’s sixth grade ELA class are partnering with a school in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on a poetry project. Mrs. Guyon met Abena Bailey, a sixth grade ELA teacher at the Saigon South International School (SSIS), during an online Google Apps for Education chat. They decided to work … Continue reading “Sixth grade class uses Google Apps to collaborate with students in Vietnam”

Quiz team takes second at Viking Challenge

The Schuylerville High School quiz team took home second place at the annual Viking Challenge at Hudson Valley Community College on March 16. Schuylerville beat out eight other schools to secure its third consecutive podium finish. The competition is a computerized trivia challenge, based on the popular board game, Trivial Pursuit. The Viking Challenge is … Continue reading “Quiz team takes second at Viking Challenge”

Board of Education adopts 2016-17 budget proposal

The Schuylerville Board of Education adopted the proposed $34.13 million budget at its regular meeting on Monday, March 21. The budget proposal will result in a zero percent tax levy increase. “The district consistently puts forth a budget allowing us to remain fiscally strong,” Business Manager Marian Chrisman said. “We remain committed to the goal … Continue reading “Board of Education adopts 2016-17 budget proposal”

Board recognizes student athletes

Six Schuylerville High School student athletes were recognized by the Board of Education at its meeting on Monday, March 21. The boys 4×200 meter relay team was recognized for its success during the winter season. The team, Ethan Gray, Ben Phillips, Ian Luhmann and Joe Barber, advanced to the state indoor track and field championships … Continue reading “Board recognizes student athletes”

Elementary school receives state plaque for GRS program

Schuylerville Elementary School has received a plaque from the State Education Department for being named the 2016 New York State Green Ribbon School. Rosanne Groff, senior architect in the State Education Department’s Office of Facilities Planning, presented the plaque at Schuylerville’s Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 21. In January, the State Education Department … Continue reading “Elementary school receives state plaque for GRS program”

FFA members showcase career development skills, advance to sub-state competition

Eleven members of the Schuylerville FFA club are advancing to compete in the Sub-State FFA Career Development Competitions. Thirteen Schuylerville students prepared and competed in skill and public speaking events at the district competition at Greenwich High School on March 18. The top five contestants from each round will move on to the sub-state competition … Continue reading “FFA members showcase career development skills, advance to sub-state competition”

Robotics team advances to Nationals

The Schuylerville Robotics Team has won its first-ever bid to the FRC USFIRST Robotics National Championship in St. Louis April 27-30. Team 4508 Nuts & Bots, founded in 2011, is made up of eight Schuylerville High School students and nine mentors. The team has been to four years of competitions, including five regional competitions. At … Continue reading “Robotics team advances to Nationals”