A former music teacher — with years of experience in the state Education Department boosting school performance — has been chosen as the next superintendent of North Warren Central School District.
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Margaret (Peg) Brady, a former music teacher at Ticonderoga and Moriah schools, has been named superintendent of North Warren Central School District.
Board votes against possible consolidation with Ticonderoga
Crown Point and Ticonderoga schools will not merge. The Crown Point Central School board of education rejected a possible merger by a unanimous vote Dec. 17, prompting cheers from those at the meeting.
Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School, in its support of wellness, will be available for those who want to use the school’s hallways for walking especially during inclement weather.
Ancient weapons unearthed in Lake George now on exhibit in NYS Museum — and may be displayed locally
Ancient Native American artifacts uncovered in Lake George and believed to be 8,000 or more years old are now on display in the New York State Museum. Found when conducting a routine pre-emptive dig prior to the start of a construction project at Million Dollar Beach, the artifacts are expected to offer new clues about nomadic life.
IP Foundation grant adds 350 new books
The Ticonderoga Middle School Reading/Literacy Lounge has been re-stocked thanks to a grant. The International Paper Co. Foundation awarded a $2,250 grant to the school, which was used to purchase 350 new books. The reading/literacy lounge now has more than 700 titles.
Students at Mooers Elementary have given up their tradition of exchanging gifts, and instead have worked for weeks to raise food for the local food pantry.
The Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference (MVAC) announces Scholar Athletes for the 2013 Fall Sports Season.
IP, Inter-Lakes support workforce training at Ti High
Teamwork is the key to running a successful business, so that makes teamwork the top attribute employers seek when hiring workers. That was the message delivered to Ticonderoga High School students recently as leaders from the community’s two largest employers — International Paper and Inter-Lakes Health — visited a senior economics class.
Kiwanis sponsor bridge building event
Future engineers had a chance to test their skills in Ticonderoga recently. Students from Ticonderoga High School, Ti Middle School, St. Mary’s School and Crown Point Central School took part in the fifth annual bridge building competition sponsored by the Ti Kiwanis Club. A total of 49 students participated.
Ticonderoga Central School and St. Mary’s School will dismiss early Friday, Dec. 20.
Students in both of Terry Crowningshield’s advanced art classes spent Monday, Dec. 9, putting together 22 panels, made individually, into a sole landscape to hang in the hallways.
Students ask for a baby, gifts, peace
Santa will be especially busy in the Ticonderoga area this Christmas Eve. A survey of local students shows a long and diverse wish list.
‘Fort Fever,’ workshops slated
Fort Ticonderoga is officially closed for the season, but the site of America’s first victory in the Revolutionary War will be a busy place this winter. The “Fort Fever Series” will again be held this winter along with workshops and seminars at the fortress.