Olympic fever in the classroom

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I just can’t help myself. I have to watch. All that fun in the snow, all that glory, all that agony. Yes, it’s the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and there is so much to learn from it, long after the Games are over. I am right there (on the couch) cheering, yelling, screaming, night after […]

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North Country parents host testing forum

The Petrova Parents Club wants to shine a light on standardized testing issues. “Every spring, students and teachers spend hours and hours preparing” for standardized tests, club President Zoe Smith writes. “Student scores are a fundamental part of teacher evaluations and the testing represents a significant expense to districts. But we find parents are generally […]

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The back of my head

My Favorite Photo Editor in ACTION!! You are the Best Betsy!!

Michele Bushey sent pics she took of folks lobbying Feb. 15. Michele has a great eye and I like how she took this photo: She captures Don Carlisto’s intensity as he talks about what cuts would mean in the Saranac Lake schools. She captures the image on the iPhone, and you all get to see […]

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Celebrating School Related Professionals

Did you know that today is SRP recognition day? Here’s a shout-out for all the School-Related Professionals who make being in school safer, healthier, cleaner, more efficient, more nutritious and more educational, too.

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