Capital project bids come in under budget, construction to begin in March

The Schuylerville Central School District is moving forward with its $24.7 million capital project, after construction bids came back under budget. The bids were opened on Tuesday, Feb. 5 and allowed for $190,000 in contingencies. Alternates include refinishing the high school bleachers, high school window replacements and paving at the bus garage. Work is scheduled …

Students vote on new food for cafeteria

Schuylerville Middle School students are getting their wish: a new hamburger in the school cafeteria. Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students voted for the cafeteria to switch to a new burger and Food Services listened. A representative from ACOSTA Foodservice visited campus on Feb. 6 and let students sample two different burgers during lunch periods. …

Students take part in workshop with jazz musician

A group of Schuylerville Middle and High School student musicians had the opportunity to participate in a workshop with renowned jazz musician and educator Keith Pray on Monday, Feb. 11. Pray worked with each of the two jazz bands and the high school vocal ensemble, providing feedback on pieces each group is rehearsing and leading …

Klingebiel advances to skiing state championships for third straight year

Schuylerville High School junior Hannah Klingebiel is heading back to the State Alpine Skiing Championships for the third straight year, after she finished first in both Slalom and Giant Slalom at the Section II Alpine Skiing Championships at Gore Mountain on Monday, Feb. 11. She finished with a time of 1:11.73 in Giant Slalom, 0.92 …

Elementary students to ‘Read for Ronald McDonald House’

Schuylerville Elementary School students are being challenged 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 …

Teddy bear sale to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Mrs. Jordan’s elementary Life Skills class is selling teddy bears for Valentine’s Day to benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital. For those students who weren’t able to pre-order, the class will be selling them at lunch on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Each bear costs $2.50 and all profits are being donated to the hospital. Cash and checks …

Two students advance to Capital Region Spelling Bee

Sixth-graders Grace Lail and Hannah Citron will represent the district at the 37th annual Capital Region Spelling Bee at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady on Tuesday, March 5 after winning the elementary and middle school spelling bee in December. The local spelling bee went 16 rounds with nearly two dozen students competing. Lail finished in first …

Boys Basketball Game Moved to Feb. 11

Please be advised that due to inclement weather forecasted for Tuesday, Feb. 12, the boys JV and varsity basketball games will be played Monday, Feb. 11 at Amsterdam. JV will play at 5:30 p.m. and varsity will play at 7 p.m. Also, a reminder that the girls JV and varsity basketball teams will face Amsterdam …

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