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Education

Schools can choose to ditch masks when outdoors

After a weekend of mixed messages on mask-wearing at schools, Gov. Andrew Cuomo released an official guidance on Tuesday, June 8 allowing districts to choose to lift mask requirements for students and staff when they are outdoors. Starting Wednesday, June 9, all of the school districts ...

St. Agnes students, staff raise money in honor of Lou Gehrig Day

LAKE PLACID — St. Agnes School students and staff came together on Wednesday, June 2 to raise money for a nonprofit that helps support people diagnosed with ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. In honor of Lou Gehrig Day — named after the New York Yankees player who was forced to ...

LPCSD appoints new superintendent

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Central School District has a new superintendent, officially. The Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Timothy Seymour to the job on Tuesday, June 1. The current superintendent, Roger Catania, will retire at the end of the school ...

New Lake Placid school superintendent looks forward to job

LAKE PLACID — St. Regis Falls Central School District Superintendent Timothy Seymour has been named the top candidate to replace Roger Catania as Lake Placid Central School District’s superintendent. Catania, of Saranac Lake, plans to retire at the end of this school year after a 37-year ...

Malone resident tapped for Lake Placid school superintendent

LAKE PLACID — St. Regis Falls Central School District Superintendent Timothy Seymour has been named the top candidate to replace Roger Catania as Lake Placid Central School District’s superintendent. Catania, of Saranac Lake, plans to retire at the end of this school year after a ...

High school seniors reflect on vaccinations, pandemic year

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid High School seniors Isabella Armstrong, Rylee Preston and Natalie Tavares have spent their last years in high school learning under the constraints of a global pandemic. When they graduate from college, they all want to get a job in health care. “I think I ...