March 21, 2012
Lake Placid High School
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The Lake Placid Central School District’s previous year was highlighted by a tough budget process, taxpayer animosity toward the school superintendent and the untimely departure of the middle/high school principal.
Dr. Richards will continue to serve through 2012-2013 school year
Superintendent of the Lake Placid Central School District, Dr. Randy Richards announced in a press release he will no longer serve as superintendent after the 2012-2013 school year.
Police say more arrests are anticipated
Two Lake Placid high school students have been arrested in connection with the June 7 vandalism of the high school.
Richards expected to keep job
The long-running saga involving Lake Placid Central School District Superintendent Randy Richards and High School Principal Katherine Mulderig took another turn last week, when word broke that Mulderig went on an extended leave of absence beginning Monday, April 16.
Faced with negotiated spending increases on salaries and benefits and the state’s new tax cap, Lake Placid Central School officials made budget cuts this spring.
Lake Placid Central School Board members will try to stay within the state-mandated 2 percent tax cap limit when drafting their 2012-13 spending plan. Otherwise, it could force them to cut even more from the budget.