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Saranac Lake High School nets media center literacy grant

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded the Saranac Lake High School Library Media Center a $3,000 grant to support youth literacy.

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Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School moving forward with roof

At a recent school board meeting, the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School District Board of Education received positive news regarding the school’s roof renovation currently underway.

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DEC: Youth Hunt event, smart phone apps show agency's commitment to outdoor sports

As the North Country comes alive with the sound of gunshots, the state’s Department of Conservation has launched a publicity campaign to remind the public of a pair of hunting-related initiatives designed to broaden interest in the state’s sporting industry.

Willsboro Central School to hold Fifth Grade Theatre Summit

The Common Core has been a controversial topic for educators, parents, students, and political leaders.

Local teachers wrap summer homework

This July, approximately 120 teachers from across the North Country gathered at Champlain Valley Educational Services (CVES), Beekmantown and Willsboro schools to participate in one or more summer institutes with their colleagues.

Last call for Green volunteers

This will be the last call for volunteers to assist Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School with the construction of their new green classroom.

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ACAP after school programs find needed funding for 2014-15

Adirondack Community Action Programs, Inc. (ACAP) is pleased to announce that its Advantage After School program has received funding.

ELCS to construct green classroom

Students, families and community members, mark your calendars to join ELCS on Sept. 27 and 28 for the actual construction of the school’s Green Classroom.

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CFES kids dish on summer vacays

As students go back to school with stories about what they did over the summer break, nine students from the Adirondacks will return with much more than a story.

Annual fire inspection set

Notice is hereby given that the annual Fire Inspection for 2014 of the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School...

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College For Every Student: Six schools in region recognized

Six Adirondack schools are among 33 schools nationwide that are beginning the new school year by celebrating last year’s success.

On Campus

The following area students have been named to the University at Albany Dean’s List of Distinguished Students for Spring 2014:

Westport Honor Roll

Grades 9 through 12

Lake Placid Central School benefits from book signing

Twenty people attended an Au Sable Forks Free Library book signing event on Aug. 2.

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Senator Charles Schumer stumps in Saranac Lake for high-tech grant money

Funds would establish degree program at NCCC, fill in-demand jobs at local businesses

“Mechatronics” might be this fall’s local buzzword if North Country Community College locks in federal funds to establish a new degree program.