Beacon, Haldane Honored

Named ‘schools of excellence’

Beacon and Haldane high schools were each named Schools of Excellence by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association for 2019-20.

To qualify, 75 percent of a school’s varsity teams must receive the association’s Scholar-Athlete award, in which 75 percent of the roster has a GPA of 90 or better.

Beacon had 13 of its teams meet that standard and Haldane had nine. Beacon qualified in 2018-19 with 19 teams and Haldane with five. If every team qualifies, the school is named a School of Distinction.

The Current is a member of The Trust Project, a consortium of news outlets that has adopted standards to allow readers to more easily assess the credibility of their journalism. Our best practices, including our verification and correction policies, can be accessed here. Have a comment? A news tip? Spot an error? Email [email protected].

Comments are closed.