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From the Islands to the North Country

Hawaiian students visit local school as part of CFES exchange program

On a day when wind chill made the outside temperature feel below zero, six students from Hawaii made their way around the North Country and through the halls of Crown Point Central School.

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On Common Ground Troupe speaks student-to-student in W’boro, Westport

A local group of students is hoping to teach their peers about the dangers of bullying and its consequences.

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Students step up at College For Every Student summit as leaders, teachers take back seat

“Raise your hands high,” said College For Every Student vice president Tara Smith during her welcoming remarks to 80 students at the recent CFES Adirondack Leadership Summit.

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Community rallies for family of beloved resident

Ward Lumber employee Mark Peduzzi passed away unexpectedly last month. A campaign to raise funds for his children’s education has raised nearly $7,500, with Ward contributing an additional $2,500.

Board of Education petitions announced

Petitions and information to run as a candidate for the ELCS Board of Education may be obtained by contacting Lauri Cutting, district clerk, in the main office of the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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“Poppins” to float to AuSable Valley this weekend

AuSable Valley Central students will bring whimsy to the community this weekend with a production of the classic tale about a magical nanny.

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No play? No problem! ELCS students spearhead senior production

When a pair of Elizabethtown-Lewis Central students learned that no plans were in the works for the district's annual play, they decided to produce their own.

Herkimer honors Emily Rascoe

On Campus

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NYSUT, school districts blast Cuomo on proposed education reforms

The controversy roiling school districts across the state reached Elizabethtown last week when unions met to discuss Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed education reforms.

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Willsboro Central School releases honor roll

High Honors and Honors

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Moricette on Dean’s List | On Campus

Recognizing student achievements

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McGrath honored with Chancellor’s Award for Excellence

An adjunct professor at the Ticonderoga Campus of North Country Community College received a statewide award in a surprise ceremony Feb. 26.

Westport Central School seeks BOE candidate

The Westport Central School District is seeking a candidate to fill one (1) five-year term vacancy on the Board of Education.

Saranac Lake High to present “Bye Bye Birdie”

Saranac Lake High School Music Theatre is pleased to announce their 2015 spring musical, “Bye Bye Birdie,” with a book by Michael Stewart, lyrics by Lee Adams and music by Charles Strouse.

ELCS, Westport teacher associations to hold forum on Gov. Cuomo's proposed education policies

Teachers associations from ELCS and Westport will host an evening of dialogue next week to discuss Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed education policies.