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 …

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 …

District names elementary school principal

The Schuylerville Central School District is welcoming Rose Beckett as its new elementary school principal. Beckett was unanimously appointed by the Board of Education at its meeting on Feb. 7. She will begin on May 28, 2019 and take over for Gregg Barthelmas, who has served as elementary principal since 2010, on July 1, 2019. …

NYSSMA students to perform community recital

Nearly two dozen Schuylerville Elementary and Middle School students will be performing solos for the community on Monday, Feb. 11 as they prepare for the upcoming New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Solo Festival in March. The second annual Schuylerville Solo Recital Night will be held at the Schuylerville Public Library. The event is …

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