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Paul Smith’s to install wood pellet system

Paul Smith’s College is installing a highly sustainable, state-of-the-art wood-pellet boiler system, which will heat its three academic buildings.

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Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union offering 2015 scholarships

The Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (TFCU) is again offering local high school seniors the opportunity to win several scholarships toward tuition at a two or four-year accredited college.

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Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School creating Hall of Fame

Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School is creating a Hall of Fame recognition program.

Willsboro educator honored

Laura Bridge

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ELCS, Westport Central agree to examine shared admin, transportation programs

Elizabethtown-Lewis Central and Westport Central have authorized their superintendents to look into a shared administration and transportation network.

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CFES conference impact many in region

Fifty educators and students from the Adirondack region played a prominent role at the College For Every Student (CFES) National Conference in Burlington, VT. The two-day event gathered 430 educators, students, community and corporate leaders representing 78 schools and 32 colleges across the United States and Ireland. The event, titled “One Million More,” focused on strategies to help one million more low-income students attain post-secondary education and become workforce ready by 2025.

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CVES Mineville students receive unique history lesson with time capsule excavation

CVES students received a firsthand look at history with the excavation of a time capsule.

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Schroon, Crown Point hold cancer awareness benefit games

Two local schools recently changed out of their traditional colors and went pink to help support cancer awareness and research.

‘Peter Pan’ coming to Willsboro Central School

The Willsboro Drama Club (WDC) will present the classic musical “Peter Pan” in a series of four performances this month.

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Lions screen Keeseville eyes

On Oct. 17th the Peru Lions Club, in cooperation with the Keeseville Elementary School, held a free eye screening for children in kindergarten.

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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.

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