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Education

EYE ON EDUCATION: Reading … is delicious

LAKE PLACID — Around 45 kindergarten students sat on the floor, legs crossed, and surrounded Alicia Brandes as she read the book, “We Don’t Eat Our Classmates,” by Ryan T. Higgins. “Penelope Rex was nervous,” the teaching assistant read Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 13 at the Lake ...

Northwood School begins 117th year

LAKE PLACID — Northwood School recently began its 117th year with a full complement of 191 students from 24 countries and 21 U.S. states. The school is historically known for strong academics and athletics with last year’s class attending some of the country’s most prestigious ...

U.S. News and World Report ranks Paul Smith’s

PAUL SMITHS — On Sept. 12, Paul Smith’s College was ranked the top regional college for best undergraduate teaching by U.S. News and World Report’s 2023 Best Colleges Rankings. Paul Smith’s College was also ranked fifth for best value in the region. “Today’s rankings confirm ...

Back to school

LAKE PLACID — Schools around Lake Placid are expected to close anywhere from one to three weeks in January during the 2023 FISU Winter World University Games, and local schools are altering their calendars and adding new programming to account for the time off. The Lake Placid Central ...

Students go back to school at NCCC

SARANAC LAKE - North Country Community College welcomed new and returning students back to its campuses on Aug. 29 with new program offerings, a combination of in-person, hybrid and online classes, full residence halls and athletic teams, and a series of upcoming capital projects planned on ...