FFA members attend statewide leadership conference

Ten Schuylerville High School FFA members built upon their leadership skills at the annual statewide 212°|360° Conference in Syracuse on Jan. 27 & 28. The conference focuses on growing students as individuals and helping students who want to influence their chapter, school and community. Schuylerville students took part in six sessions ranging from “Growth and …

Students gain hands-on experience through CTE program

Three Schuylerville High School students are sharing their experience with the Career and Technical Education (CTE) program offered through BOCES. Seniors Hannah Diehl, Madison Quinn, and junior McKenzie Dufrain, recently participated in a video series featuring the Culinary Arts & Hospitality program, Cosmetology program and the Auto Body Repair program. “Enrolling in CTE will allow …

Elementary school kicks off Festival of Birds

Schuylerville Elementary School students kicked off the Winter Festival of Birds on Monday, Jan. 29 by taking part in a presentation, hosted by Hudson Crossing Park and Effective Schools, featuring several large raptors. The festival runs through the month of February and includes several classroom activities, including making birdfeeders and participating in the bird of …

Reader’s Workshop builds community of engaged readers

Schuylerville Elementary School students are eager to read, thanks in part to a new instructional approach. “Reading drifts me into a land where it’s not real, but it feels real,” said fourth-grader Brody Janik. During the 2017-18 school year, grades 3-5 fully implemented the Reading Units of Study, authored by Lucy Calkins and her colleagues …

Educating Young Engineers to be held Feb. 10

Schuylerville’s PEP will be hosting its third annual Educating Young Engineers (EYE) day on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the elementary school.  Designed for students in grades K-5, participants will spend the day solving a set of hands-on engineering challenges.  This year’s theme is “All About Engineering.” The cost is $25 per student …

Bucket Fillers for Jan. 26

Ten Schuylerville Elementary School students were recognized as “Bucket Fillers” on Friday, Jan. 26 for exhibiting positive behaviors and doing good deeds. Click here to learn more about the Bucket Fillers program.

Residents to receive tax relief checks

Residents of the Schuylerville Central School District are beginning to see tax relief checks show up in their mailboxes. The new state program, called “the property tax relief credit,” applies to homeowners with an adjusted gross household income of $275,000 or less. To be eligible, residents have to live in a school district that stayed …

Senior honored with Teen Excellence Award

Schuylerville High School senior Derek Willson has been selected as a recipient of The Post-Star’s Teen Excellence Award. Willson will be recognized at an awards breakfast on Wednesday, March 7 at The Great Escape Lodge in Queensbury and will be featured in a special edition of The Post-Star. Willson is one of just 21 students …