Programs, staff remain in tact
Crown Point Central School District voters have approved a 2013-14 budget that mirrors the present spending plan. The budget, approved 97-10, maintains all existing programs and staff. There are no cuts.
The following students have been named to the honor roll at Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School for the third marking period of the 2012-13 school year:
Superintendents and board members of the five True North school districts recently met to discuss sharing services to keep costs and taxes down while maintaining scholastic standards for local children.
State aid boost helps district
There was little drama in preparation of the 2013-14 Moriah Central School District budget. After several years of struggling to meet the state-mandated tax cap, Moriah caught a break when the state increased aid to the district. The result is a $15 million budget that was approved by voters, 238-50, during balloting May 21.
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 Elizabethtown-Lewis Central Board of Education appointed Cheryl Hutchins to an administrative position as part of the School district’s recent restructuring of administrative personnel.
Current board member Susan Richards will face Charles A. Potthast Jr. for a three-year term on the AVCS board, with voting from noon until 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 at the AuSable Valley Middle High School cafeteria.
Director Margaret Gibbs announced the 2013 summer schedule recently, which will include the return of the “Worked/Wild,” exhibit along with “The Human Face of the Adirondacks in the Civil War.” Events and speeches throughout the summer will also focus on the Civil War, which was waged 150 years ago.
The Johnsburg Central School recently received a silver medal from U.S. News and World Report.
The Northern Lights School announced that it has been selected by the Saranac Lake Central School District to provide Universal Pre-Kindergarten Programming for eligible four year-old students living in the school district.
Bridget Simpson of Mineville received a master of business administration degree.
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.