Winter sports teams recognized for academic achievement – Feb, 2016

Congratulations are extended to four winter 2016 varsity sports teams that have achieved the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Scholar Athlete Team Award. To qualify, each team must maintain a GPA of 90 or better. The teams are: Boys Basketball Girls Basketball Boys Indoor Track Girls Indoor Track

Third-graders learn new technology skills on Apple field trip

Schuylerville Elementary School students are taking a science lesson to the next level after a high-tech field trip. On Feb. 3, students in Mrs. Thivierge’s third grade class visited the Apple Store at Crossgates Mall in Albany. The field trip was scheduled as part of Apple’s initiative to foster relationships with area schools to assist …

‘Soup Off’ raises $1,500 for teacher battling cancer

A friendly soup competition between Schuylerville faculty and staff helped raise more than $1,500 for a teacher battling cancer. On Thursday, Feb. 11, faculty and staff members gathered to sample soups made by their colleagues. The event was created to help raise donations for Jessica Sorbero, a kindergarten teacher, who was recently diagnosed with breast …

Life Skills class donates to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

A group of Schuylerville Elementary School students is using the skills they learned in class to help give to sick children. Students in Amy Jordan’s life skills class donated $500 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital from the profits they earned by running the Holiday Shoppe in December. “We were very excited when PEP asked …

Elementary students get ready to ‘Read for Ronald McDonald House’ – Feb, 2016

Schuylerville Elementary School students plan to read as many minutes as they can in the month of March, in an effort to help seriously ill children and their families. It’s all part of the “Read for Ronald McDonald House” program, which raises funds to support the Albany Ronald McDonald House. Students attended a kickoff assembly …

Schuylerville senior wins anti-tobacco Youth Advocate Award

Schuylerville High School senior Naahomae “Mae” Hailu has been named the New York State Tobacco Control Program’s Youth Advocate of the Year. The award was announced Tuesday, Feb. 9 at a ceremony at the Legislative Office Building in Albany and presented by program director Dana Isabella. Hailu is president of the Schuylerville High School Reality …

Schuylerville wrestling finishes third at Class CC meet

The Schuylerville varsity wrestling team took third place at the Section II Class CC Wrestling Championships on Saturday, Feb. 6, and qualified seven wrestlers for the Section II Tournament. Orion Anderson, Tyler Green and Xavier Jones all had first place finishes; Anthony Cardinuto took second place; Tristan Anderson came in third; and Scott Salls and …

Catching Character program recognizes high school students

Schuylerville High School students are being recognized for demonstrating excellent character. The school’s annual Catching Character program kicked off on Jan. 25 and will run through Feb. 12. The goal of the program is to promote good character and recognize students who demonstrate responsibility, perseverance, citizenship, self-discipline, honesty, courage, fairness, respect, integrity, volunteerism, reliability, caring, …

District Launches Mobile App

The Schuylerville Central School District has a new way to help parents, students and community members stay connected with its schools. The district launched a mobile app on Feb. 1. The app, created in conjunction with ParentLink, is available free for download in the App Store for iPhone users and on Google Play for Android …

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