Commissioner of education to visit Schroon Lake
Details of State Education Commissioner John King’s forum at Schroon Lake Central School have been set. King will discuss the new Common Core learning standards Wednesday, Nov. 20, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.
Crash victim to speak in Schroon Lake
Schroon Lake Central School students will hear a first-hand account of the dangers of cell phone use while driving. Jacy Good, who survived a car crash that killed her parents, will speak at the school Monday, Nov. 25, at 8 a.m. Good’s accident was caused by a distracted driver on a cell phone.
Nov. 16 in Moriah
The Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program, formerly the Junior Miss, has returned to Moriah Central School.
Controversial Common Core forums resume
State Education Commissioner John King will hold a forum at Schroon Lake Central School to discus the new Common Core curriculum. King will discuss the new learning standards Wednesday, Nov. 20, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.
Ticonderoga Central School recently received a grant from the Glenn & Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation supporting the school’s backpack program.
Ti vet celebrates 93rd birthday on Veterans Day
Charles “Gusher” Smith has proudly served for decades. A World War II veteran, Smith has long been a civic leader in Ticonderoga — perhaps best known for his work with fellow vets and his years as the local scoutmaster. Smith was honored along with other veterans during a Veterans Day program at Ticonderoga Elementary School. Veterans Day, Nov. 11, just happens to be Smith’s 93rd birthday.
The Ticonderoga Elementary-Middle School has been nominated for a “Together for Safer Schools” grant from Stanley Security.
The 51st Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program will be held in Ticonderoga Saturday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. at the Ticonderoga High School auditorium.
There will be no school for students of Ticonderoga Central School District
Study completed; presentation Nov. 12 in Crown Point
If Crown Point and Ticonderoga school districts merge, taxpayers will save money and students will have more opportunities. That’s the conclusion of a report by Castallo & Silky-Education Consultants, a Syracuse-based firm hired by the two districts to study a possible merger.
College For Every Student (www.collegefes.org), a national nonprofit that helps underserved students prepare for, gain access to, and succeed in college, is honoring 25 schools in 11 states as “Schools of Distinction” for their efforts in creating high levels of college readiness and for raising aspirations among their students.
The Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union has completed its fourth annual school supply drive.
There will be an early dismissal for Ticonderoga Central School students Tuesday, Oct. 29, for staff development activities.
National Honor Society plans Oct. 29 program
Dr. Richard Seegal, scientist emeritus at the Wadsworth Center of the New York State Department of Health and a professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Albany, will speak at Schroon Lake Central School as part of the school’s National Honor Society lecture series.
Fort Ticonderoga will launch a new program for schools later this fall with support from the Lake Placid Education Foundation.