Armstrong edges Murdock for board seat
Schroon Lake Central School’s 2013-14 budget has been approved by voters. Residents OKed the spending plan, 200-144, in balloting May 21.
Jobs, programs eliminated, reduced
Ticonderoga Central School District voters have approved a 2013-14 budget that cuts employees and academic programs. The budget was approved, 550-382, in balloting May 21.
Voters OK spending plans
Voters have approved area school district budgets for 2013-14. Spending plans for Crown Point, Moriah, Putnam, Schroon Lake and Ticonderoga all got the OK from residents during voting May 21.
'White space’ access tests conducted
Residents of Thurman are used to either extremely slow 'dial up' Internet access or having their satellite Web connection interrupted by sunspot activity or storms. However, in a project that's gained national attention, a new broadband Internet broadcast technology is coming to Thurman that will connect the town's rural households to the modern digital world.
The Johnsburg Central School recently received a silver medal from U.S. News and World Report.
Group to visit Europe in 2014
A Crown Point teacher recently led a group of local students and adults on a tour of Costa Rica. Jayna Andersen led the nine-day Education First adventure.
Voters in the five True North school districts will be heading to the polls Tuesday, May 21 to choose school board candidates and decide whether to approve their 2013-14 budgets.
Question of the Month
Randal Madison was a fifth- and sixth-grade teacher at Lake George Elementary who inspired his students to achieve in academics and to lead fulfilling lives. He died unexpectedly in 2001 of a brain aneurism, and since then hundreds of people have participated in a footrace to honor the beloved instructor. Randy's Run is to take place Saturday on the Warren County Bikeway. It starts at 8:30 a.m. at Lake George Elementary School.
The North Creek Mosaic Project will be offering classes and camps for all ages this spring and summer as Kate Hartley and many students and volunteers begin the second mural wall.
Several Indian Lake Central School students had a great day at the 20th Annual High School Business Day at SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury.
In preparation of the annual school budget vote on May 21, school officials in the True North districts are set to hold public hearings on their spending plans on May 13 and 14.
Joanne Ellsworth of Chestertown is known both for nurturing patriotism, and responsibility in children through her pre-school — and for her work in leading the local American Legion Post, which is an influential organization locally. After years of service to her community, Ellsworth has been honored for her efforts — she's been named the local V.I.P. of the Year.
25 positions eliminated or reduced
Facing a $540,000 budget gap, the Ticonderoga Central School board of education was forced to make tough decisions when preparing the proposed 2013-14 budget. The spending plan calls for the elimination of 11.6 full-time equivalent jobs and cuts in academic programs.
The Johnsburg Central School will be hosting an art show reception and concert the night of the annual budget vote, Tuesday, May 21.