Ashley Jean Peters and Katie Gagnon
Newcomb Central School and Minerva Central School
Local business students were part of 11 schools taking part in the 21st Annual High School Business Day at SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury.
It doesn’t matter what you have done in the past, Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants more when it comes to municipalities working together.
The school, in conjunction with the Essex-based College For Every Student, hosted a College Day celebration at the school with several local colleges on hand to enjoy a day of games, events, music and fun - a key word according to CFES staffer Andrea McDonald.
Local school districts received their own passing grades from the community May 20, as all five districts were given approval to move ahead with the school board-adopted 2014-15 budget plans with accompanying tax levies.
Dr. Raymond Guydosh, dean of the SUNY Plattsburgh School of Business and Economics, has announced that he will leave the post at the end of the 2014-2015 academic year in order to return to teaching.
National History day ushers collaboration
Moriah Central School history club students ranging from grades 8 to 12 attended the National History Day competition in Cooperstown.
The proposed spending plan for the Schroon Lake Central School District will meet its threshold under the New York State tax levy cap.
“We have already consolidated all that we can,” Boucher said. “We are at a minimum to function in our business office, and the comptroller reminds us of that every year. The town already helps us with winter plowing and summer work and our transportation is contracted out. If they ask for past consolidation efforts, then we are fine. If they want anything new, the only thing left is the school.”
Such is the case at Crown Point Central School, where the district’s school board adopted a 2014-15 proposed spending plan that will remain within the state’s tax levy cap of 1.36 percent.
Superintendent Bill Larrow said increases in retirement and insurance coupled with the loss of state aid have made the 2014-15 budget process another long one for he, the business office and the board of education.
A changing of the guard is in the works at Chazy’s venerable Alice T. Miner museum.
Kasey Rosselli and Marissa Carey Titus
Taylor Galusha, Taylor Cronquist, Julia Andryuk, Bianca Braman, Anthony Powers and Michael Andersen