Fourth-graders bring Iditarod to Schuylerville

Schuylerville Elementary School students in Peter Carner’s fourth grade class have been using this month’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska to study technology, math, social studies and science. “The kids truly love following the race and are very excited about it each year,” Carner said. Since March 6, students have been studying the …

Board recognizes robotics club, championship athletes

The Schuylerville Central School District Board of Education spent part of its regular meeting on Monday, March 20 recognizing recent student achievements. The Board congratulated the robotics club on its second place finish at the FIRST New York Tech Valley Regional Robotics Competition on Saturday, March 18 and wished them well at nationals in St. …

Robotics club advances to nationals

The Schuylerville High School robotics club will advance to the 2017 FIRST Robotics Championship in St. Louis after finishing second at the FIRST New York Tech Valley Regional Robotics Competition on Saturday, March 18. “Preparation, teamwork and sticking to a plan led to our success at regionals,” said club advisor Mark Belden. “Our students and …

First-graders and high school students share written stories

Schuylerville Elementary School students in Mrs. Weed’s first grade class and students in Mrs. Sorrentino’s high school creative writing class swapped stories on Monday, March 13. First-graders traveled to the high school to share their non-fiction stories with the creative writing class. “The first grade students have been working very hard on creating non-fiction stories,” Weed …

Bucket Fillers for March 16, 2017

Ten Schuylerville Elementary School students were recognized as “Bucket Fillers” on Thursday, March 16 for exhibiting positive behaviors and doing good deeds. Click here to learn more about the Bucket Fillers program.

A Battle of the Books victory, five years in the making

Nearly a dozen Schuylerville Elementary School fourth-graders are celebrating a victory, after their reading and memorization skills helped them take first place at the sixth annual Battle of the Books competition on Monday, March 13 at Skidmore College. While the joy of winning was evident on the faces of the students, the first-place finish meant …

Watch robotics club compete live

The Schuylerville High School robotics club will compete against 35 teams from four countries at the FIRST New York Tech Valley Regional Robotics Competition on Thursday, March 16 through Saturday, March 18. The competition will be streamed live on Friday and Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. Click here to watch.

Robotics club receives $2,000 Stewart’s grant

The Schuylerville High School robotics club has received a $2,000 grant from the Stewart’s Holiday Match program. According to club mentor Todd Kehley, the money will be used to advance the capabilities of the team, enter future competitions and expand the components and materials available to the team for future robots. This is the fourth …

Bucket Fillers for March 10

Ten Schuylerville Elementary School students were recognized as “Bucket Fillers” on Friday, March 10 for exhibiting positive behaviors and doing good deeds. Click here to learn more about the Bucket Fillers program.

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