The Learning Arts performs, teaches
Ticonderoga students got a taste of Broadway recently. The Learning Arts, a collaboration of music and education professionals, recently presented “Broadway and Carnegie Hall” to students.
Dec. 7 ceremony set for old Mineville, Moriah bells
A pair of bells — from the old Mineville and Moriah schools — will toll at Moriah Central School thanks to a local Girl Scout. A dedication ceremony for the bells will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, at 1 p.m. at the school. Refreshments will follow in the school cafeteria.
Reflections about library director Sarah Farrar
Richards Library, revered institution in Warrensburg, has only had three directors in its 112-year history — Sarah Farrar, director and librarian for 39 years, is to retire in a few weeks, and area residents will be honoring her at a reception at 1 p.m. Sunday Dec. 1 at the Library.
Minerva Central School has announced its Honor Roll for the first quarter.
The Indian Lake Central School Student Council, the Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce and the Country Christmas Tour (CCT) Steering Committee kicked off the Operation Decoration community service program on Nov. 19 at the Indian Lake Meal Site.
North Warren Central School's Community Thanksgiving Dinner annually brings area residents of all ages together — whether they're affiliated with the school or not — to enjoy good food, socializing, and share a feeling of unity.
Ti, St. Mary’s students selling historic calendars
As Ticonderoga residents look forward to the community’s 250th anniversary, they’re calling on history to help finance the celebration. The First 250 Years Committee is selling 2014 historical calendars. Proceeds from the sale will help pay for the group’s “signature event” during the 2014 celebration.
Hearty food, friends and neighbors getting together, stimulating socializing — what could be better than the North Warren Community Thanksgiving Dinner?
New SUNY Adirondack president KRistine Duffy talks of launching new career-oriented programs at the region's leading community college — minute before Warren County leaders approved a grant application to build a $30 milliion new science and nursing building for the institution.
State officials hear complaints from parents, teachers, school leaders
The Common Core learning standards are not popular in the North Country. About 300 people attended a forum on the education program with state officials in Schroon Lake Nov. 20, delivering a clear message — they don’t like efforts to standardize learning across the country.
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Commissioner of education to visit Schroon Lake
Details of State Education Commissioner John King’s forum at Schroon Lake Central School have been set. King will discuss the new Common Core learning standards Wednesday, Nov. 20, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.
Crash victim to speak in Schroon Lake
Schroon Lake Central School students will hear a first-hand account of the dangers of cell phone use while driving. Jacy Good, who survived a car crash that killed her parents, will speak at the school Monday, Nov. 25, at 8 a.m. Good’s accident was caused by a distracted driver on a cell phone.
Controversial Common Core forums resume
State Education Commissioner John King will hold a forum at Schroon Lake Central School to discus the new Common Core curriculum. King will discuss the new learning standards Wednesday, Nov. 20, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.
Ti vet celebrates 93rd birthday on Veterans Day
Charles “Gusher” Smith has proudly served for decades. A World War II veteran, Smith has long been a civic leader in Ticonderoga — perhaps best known for his work with fellow vets and his years as the local scoutmaster. Smith was honored along with other veterans during a Veterans Day program at Ticonderoga Elementary School. Veterans Day, Nov. 11, just happens to be Smith’s 93rd birthday.