Youth leadership program open to sophomores

Schuylerville High School sophomores are being encouraged to apply to take part in the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership conference at SUNY Oneonta in June. School counselor Janine O’Brien spoke to students on Friday, Feb. 17 about the program and how to apply. Students selected to attend the conference, from June 2-4, will participate in …

Students donate 3,650 items as part of 100 days celebration

Schuylerville Elementary School students celebrated 100 days of school on Thursday, Feb. 16 by giving back to the community. Students in the Kindness and Compassion (KC) club challenged each elementary classroom to bring in 100 food items to donate to the Schuylerville Area Food and Emergency Relief (SAFER). Club members reminded their classmates about the …

Bowling team finishes fifth at sectionals

Schuylerville High School’s bowling team finished fifth out of 19 participating schools in the Class B Sections on Thursday, Feb. 16 at Boulevard Bowl in Schenectady. The Black Horses were fifth at the midway (three game) point, but slipped to eighth after game four. Schuylerville rebounded in game five with its best team score of …

Water restored at all schools

Please be advised that a water line was ruptured Wednesday, Feb. 15 during soil core drilling in preparation for the building project. As of 9 p.m. on Feb. 15 water has been restored and everything is back to normal.

Student artwork made part of permanent district collection – Feb, 2017

New student artwork will soon grace the halls of Schuylerville Elementary and Middle Schools. The district recently purchased four pieces of student artwork to become part of its permanent collection. The pieces of art were shown at the Washington County Fair over the summer and then voted on by teachers in the district. “It’s great …

Freshman advances to skiing state championships

Schuylerville High School freshman Hannah Klingebiel is advancing to the skiing state championships after she finished second in Slalom and 10th in Giant Slalom during sectionals at West Mountain. Klingebiel will compete in both events at the state championship meet on Feb. 27 & Feb. 28 at Bristol Mountain in Canandaigua. “Hannah is a humble, …

Life Skills class raises $1,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through flower sale

Schuylerville Elementary School students in Amy Jordan’s Life Skills class helped raise more than $1,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through their Valentine’s Day carnation sale on Feb. 14. Jordan says the students were involved in every step of the process, from sorting request forms, to building an Excel sheet of recipients, to prepping, …

Schuylerville celebrates school bus drivers during ‘Love the Bus’ month

The Schuylerville Central School District is recognizing the dedication of its bus drivers during ‘Love the Bus’ month, a movement to raise awareness and appreciation for bus drivers nationwide. “Our bus drivers are committed to making sure our students arrive to and from school safely,” said Peter Riggi, Interim Director of Transportation. “One of our …

KC club spreads Valentine’s Day cheer

Schuylerville Elementary School’s Kindness and Compassion (KC) club helped spread some Valentine’s Day cheer on Tuesday, Feb. 14, by putting positive messages on every student locker/cubby in the elementary building. The messages were handwritten on paper hearts and reminded students to “make a difference,” and “try your best,” among other messages. Club members came into …

District’s 95 percent graduation rate ranked No. 2 in the region

The Schuylerville Central School District is continuing its trend of having one of the highest graduation rates in the region. According to a Feb. 10 report issued by the New York State Education Department (NYSED), the district’s 2016 graduation rate of 95 percent tied for the second-highest graduate rate among schools in the ten-county Greater …

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