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Education

Parents urge LPCSD to accept private school athletes

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Central School District Board of Education fielded letters and public comments on Tuesday, Feb. 6 about the district’s decision not to pursue an athletic merger with a local private school. The district was approached by Northwood School, a Lake Placid-based ...

LPHS Winter Carnival starts on Feb. 29

LAKE PLACID — The 81st Annual Lake Placid High School Winter Carnival will take place on Thursday, Feb. 29 and Friday, March 1. The opening ceremony will be held on Feb. 29 during school hours. Coronation will be at 6 p.m. that evening in the gymnasium. This year’s Winter Carnival ...

EYE ON EDUCATION: Keene Central students compete in Science Olympiad at MIT

KEENE VALLEY — Last month, 18 high school students from Keene Central School traveled to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to compete in the MIT Science Olympiad Invitational, a single-day academic tournament packed with 23 science competitions and 72 teams from across the country. ...

BOCES selling student-built tiny house

SARANAC LAKE — Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES has a tiny house for sale again. The house, built by local high school juniors and seniors, was put up for auction in the fall but didn’t get high enough bids to cover the cost of construction materials, so the FEH BOCES Board of Education ...

Lake Placid school district could lose $617k in state aid

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Central School District is bracing for a potential $617,000 hit to its state aid. The LPCSD Board of Education discussed the possible state aid cut, the result of policy changes in Gov. Kathy Hochul’s executive budget plan, at its meeting on Jan. 23 — the ...