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ACAP: Funding for afterschool programs in jeopardy

ACAP has reported that they were unsuccessful in obtaining the state funding that would allow them to continue afterschool programs this fall in Moriah, Schroon and Westport.

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Midway through year abroad, Keene Central exchange students riding high

Nearly six months after Keene’s group of six foreign exchange students touched down to spend the next year nestled in the High Peaks, they’re doing just fine.

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Lake Placid Central chooses Thompson king, Bushy queen of Winter Carnival

Lake Placid Central wrapped up their Winter Carnival last week with the selection of a King and Queen.

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AFES kids, faculty laud new “No Excuses” initiative

Staff, kids at Au Sable Forks Elementary are lauding the No Excuses University network, a national program based on instilling the merits of higher learning from the ground floor.

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W’boro Central kids to present “Cinderella” this weekend

Willsboro Central students to perform “Cinderella” on Friday, Feb. 6 and Saturday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m.

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Westport, ELCS move closer to shared superintendent, administrative services

Westport and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central held a joint board meeting last week to discuss the future of shared services between the two districts.

Lake Placid High School preparing for winter carnival

The 72nd Lake Placid High School Winter Carnival will take place from Thursday, Feb. 5 through Saturday, Feb. 7.

SUNY Canton recognizes student achievements | On Campus

Students are being recognized for their outstanding achievement at SUNY Canton during the fall 2014 semester.

Grants to help Saranac Lake High School purchase Chromebooks

Saranac Lake High School has successfully raised $2,500 to purchase six Chromebook laptops for a new mobile computer cart.

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College for Every Student search for schools

A national nonprofit, College For Every Student (CFES), is searching for five schools to participate in a high-impact program that will help low-income students become college and career ready.

Herkimer honors Emily Rascoe | On Campus

Herkimer College awarded academic honors to Emily Katherine Rascoe of Westport.

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St. Andrew’s scholarships now available

The St. Andrew’s Society of the Adirondacks will again offer scholarships for piping, drum, and dance lessons, pipe band and competition fees, as well as for research in Scottish history and culture.

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Moriah family focused on helping others after lawsuit win

“We wanted to seek justice for our son (Joshua) and we wanted to hold a large company like that accountable,” Lori Drake said. “But we really wanted to raise awareness for families where they may be considering something like this as a treatment for their children or themselves. We are hoping we can get away from the monetary part.”

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CV-Tech class helps to create new home for High Peaks Hospice

Members of two classes as the Champlain Valley Educational Services Mineville campus have been putting their classroom learning to real-life application, working to build and landscape the future of High Peaks Hospice and Palliative Care.

Willsboro Central, town, move forward on shared garage

The Willsboro Central School District and the Town of Willsboro are continuing their efforts to work together by incorporating both a school bus garage and a town highway department in a new facility using the consulting services of the architectural firm AES Northeast in Plattsburgh.