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Education

A ‘Wonderful’ time of the year

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid High School senior Hannah Wylie wants to be a theater educator and director when she grows up. “I strongly believe in the power of theater and the arts to change the world for the better,” she said. So, as part of her required senior project, she helped ...

Lansing, Spotts named to CVAC All-Academic Team

LAKE PLACID — Two Lake Placid High School seniors who excel in sports were recently honored because of their excellence in the classroom. Ellen Lansing and Tristan Spotts were named to the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference’s Fall 2021 John J. Herbert All-Academic Team. The award ...

Elves or reindeer?

LAKE PLACID — Students in Patricia Damp’s Lake Placid Elementary School third-grade class recently took part in a Christmas project that highlighted some of Santa’s closest co-workers. They were asked to write a brief essay answering the following question: “Which do you think is ...

Lake Placid school board to consider dress code changes

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Central School District’s ad hoc dress code committee has recommended changes to the district dress code policy that would allow students to wear hats in the high school and amend policies that say “tops should be able to be tucked into bottoms.” School ...

Lake Placid school board to meet Dec. 7

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Central School Board of Education will hold a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, with board members attending at the administration building, 50 Cummings Road, and via Zoom from their homes, as needed. Board meetings are open to the public (face ...

Ed Op Fund begins campaign to raise $45K for Lake Placid students

LAKE PLACID — The Educational Opportunity Fund, spearheaded by a local organization that raises money for student field trips and programs in the Lake Placid Central School District, is kicking off a capital campaign to raise $45,000 in grant money for the next school year. The Ed Op Fund ...