Education

Saranac Lake High School Graduation

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Friday evening marks the Saranac Lake High School Graduation, among others, including Lake Placid and Tupper Lake.. We invite you to Join us for the K&J show on Monday as we speak with family members, students, and administrators. We’ll also listen in on the ceremony. K&J – 063014 – Saranac Lake High School Graduation  

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SUNY – Mayor’s Cup Reunion 2014

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PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 26, 2014) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Alumni Association will bestow awards of merit to a retired dean of nursing and a director in the U.S. Department of Justice. The Awards will be handed down at Reunion 2014 during Mayor’s Cup weekend. The event celebrates graduates from classes ending in 4 and 9…

Mountain Lake PBS Announces 20th Annual Kids Writers Contest Winners

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Mountain Lake PBS is proud to announce the winners of the 20th Annual Mountain Lake PBS Kids Writers Contest, and the winners of the Oh the Places You’ll Go with Reading Video Contest. The celebration honoring these students will air on Mountain Lake PBS on Thursday, July 3, at 9 PM. For 20 years, Mountain…

CCC Names Smith Interim President

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The Clinton Community College Board of Trustees announces that Fred Smith has been appointed Interim President for the College. Mr. Smith’s appointment is subject to the approval of the SUNY Board of Trustees. Prior to SUNY approval, he will serve as Officer-In-Charge, a position that grants all the responsibilities and powers of the presidency.  Smith…

Saranac Lake Middle School To Schedule Quarters in Fall 2014

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The Saranac Lake Middle School heads into testing this week and when students return in the fall, they’ll have a new “Special” or Elective to take advantage of… Middle School Principal Bruce VanWeelden says old habits die hard because students can’t really choose electives, “But when we were doing budget proposals and developing a vision,”…

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Three New Trolleys on Lake Placid’s Streets this Summer

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Three New Trolley’s made their way to the lake Placid Elementary School Parking Lot on Friday Morning.. That’s where Kindergarten Classes were able to have their pictures taken next to the Trolleys. Each of the Classes helped to name the Trolleys… and Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randal says that’s been happening since the inception of…

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Olympic Speed Skating Oval May Get New Fence

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The Lake Placid School Board is moving forward on a project which could give the Olympic Oval a brand new look from the outside.. In October last year, Connie Devlin Cross gave a presentation to the School Board proposing to replace the Fencing.. She proposed having the community raise money for a new fence around…

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Lennon Resigns from Saranac Lake School Board

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After ten years of service to the Saranac Lake School Board with many as President, Deb Lennon will be stepping down as of June 30th..  The School Board’s Vice President Clyde Baker read her letter to the board during their regular meeting on Wednesday evening. “The board will begin the work of filling Deb’s shoes…

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NCCC Acknowledges Local Students

North Country Community College (NCCC) acknowledges the many local students who were among 73 honored at NCCC’s 32nd annual awards ceremony celebrating student excellence held on May 16. Awards were given to the following area students:  Gabriels Andrew James, Associate Degree Nursing Award for Clinical Excellence Brianna Meyer, Grace Nesbitt Strauss Award and Ramez Durham…

Blue Bomber Hockey Team wins Scholar/Athlete Championship

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Even though Hockey Season is over, 13 of the Lake Placid Blue Bombers are celebrating another kind of championship because these students have won the Statewide Scholar / Athlete Championship.. For a perspective on the team’s accomplishment we go to Lake Placid’s Athletic Director, Matt Walentuk “These students have won both on the ice but…

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Lake Placid School Board says goodbye to Departing Members

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The Lake Placid School Board says goodbye to two members who attended their final board meeting on Tuesday evening… The school board’s president Mary Dietrich presented Herb Stoerr and Phil Baumbach with a reminder of the school.. A bouquet of flowers and a special Blue Bomber T-Shirt and then proceeded to thank them for their…

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CVPH Radiologic Students Graduate June 26th

The CVPH School of Radiologic Technology will conduct its 2014 Commencement Exercises Thursday, June 26 in the Medical Center’s auditoriums. Nine students have completed the program and will receive diplomas. Graduating are Barry J. Barrows, Keeseville; James T. Frazier, Medfield, MA; Rachael M. Long, Plattsburgh; Suzanne Elizabeth Morrow, Keeseville; Katelyn H. Reid, Plattsburgh; Rebecca E.…

New Names for LP Trolleys

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If you’re having trouble naming your trolleys, The Lake Placid Village Board suggests turning to the Kindergarten Students at Lake Placid Elementary School..  Trustee Jason Leon Explains “The Kinergarten Class at Lake Placid Elementary has previously named the trolleys and they’ve named three this year…”   The Red and Green Trolley will be named “Sprinkles.”…

Senate Expands NY Massage Therapy Instruction Policies

The State Senate on Thursday approves legislation sponsored by Senator Betty Little to permit licensed massage therapists from other states and countries to provide hands-on clinical instruction at continuing education programs in New York. Senator Little says “This change in law would broaden the field of instructors, benefiting licensed therapists participating in the continuing education…

K&J – Exploring the Shipman Youth Center

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In 2012, the Executive Director of the Shipman Youth Center spent some time with us inside the K&J show talking about the youth center and the activities that take place in the Community over the summer, including the I Love Bar B Que Festival, the Horse Show and others. We’re talking about volunteerism, the Summer…

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Clinton Community College President Resigns

Board of Trustees Announces Jablonski’s Resignation Clinton Community College’s Board of Trustees announced on Monday that John E. Jablonski has resigned as President of the College, effective June 12, 2014. Fred Smith, current Interim Vice President for Student Affairs has been named Administrator in Charge. Mr. Smith has been the Interim VP for this past academic…

Code X – Coming to the Saranac Lake Middle School

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The Saranac Lake Middle School has a new text book series for the middle school ELA department.. Suzanne Nicholas is a teacher in the 6th grade and also the reading specialist at the middle school… She says the new series will be aligned with the common core, and designed to provide continuity between the 6th…

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SLCS Business Manager Dan Bower Heading to Tupper Lake

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The Saranac Lake Central School District’s Assistant Superintendent and Business Manager Dan Bower is heading to a similar position in Tupper Lake…  Bower Announced his resignation from Saranac Lake to the School Board on Wednesday evening in Bloomingdale and we caught up with him Thursday in his office in Saranac Lake.. AUDIO – 060614 –…

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Which Dessert Would You Choose?

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Would you Choose Ice Cream, Brownies or Chocolate Chip Cookies for Dessert. If you can’t make up your mind, three students presented their arguments to the Saranac Lake Central School Board.. The three first graders  presented their reasons to the Saranac Lake School Board on Wednesday evening at a special location; Every once and a while…

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25% of 3rd – 8th Graders Opting Out of State Testing

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It seems like testing never ends for students in all grade levels, whether mandated by the state or otherwise and Saranac Lake Superintendent Diane Fox says the number of students who opted out of the English Language Arts test in grades 3 through 8 was 90 out of 600.. Interestingly she says, ELA comes first and…

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