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WILLSBORO | Grade four at Willsboro Central School made history recently, planting the first seeds in the first Adirondack tray “fields” of an indoor vegetable garden to provide food for the cafeteria all winter. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | This year, Johnsburg High School has taken a significant step forward in their engineering and information technology instruction — as they have hired a teacher to focus on these fields. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | “Pushing the Limits” is a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) program designed for older adults. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Voters will be asked to approve a proposed $19,388,637 budget for Lake Placid Central School (LPCS), up 0.5 percent. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh, in conjunction with SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury, will participate in the SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) at SUNY Adirondack April 26-27. Read more

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MORIAH | Students from Moriah Central School’s sixth and seventh grades participated in the TERRA Northeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair at SUNY Potsdam the weekend of March 30. Read more

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KEENE | After community outreach and input, Keene Central School has decided on which elements to keep in their proposed capital building project. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week announced a new initiative to increase the diversity of faculty at state universities. Read more

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CROWN POINT | One of the first things students want to hear about when Dr. John Fortune walks into their classroom is his most shocking cases as a trauma surgeon. Read more

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HINESBURG | Last week, Gov. Phil Scott recognized eight Vermont high school teams which participated in this year’s CyberPatriot XI competition, part of the nation’s largest youth cyber-education program. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | In a project to explore aspects of natural science while promoting health, a group of about 16 sixth-grade students at Warrensburg Elementary School have been building greenhouses on wheels to raise vegetables year-round. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh’s Upward Bound program received $80,000 in grant money from the U.S. Department of Education to enhance student experiences in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) related activities. Read more

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CHAMPLAIN | A pair of Northeastern Clinton students have received high marks for their design of an app that helps designers bring 3-D images off of their phone screens and into real life. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | This past summer, Declan Valentine, of Moriah Central School, joined middle school students from across the nation to take part in the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF): Read more

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ESSEX | An Essex organization that has helped more than 100,000 young people attend college since its inception in 1991 stands to build appreciably on that number after receiving an $11.6 million GEAR UP grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Students at Crown Point Central School got a rare opportunity last week to work alongside a renowned trauma surgeon. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Kids can be anything they want to be when they grow up. Read more

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ESSEX | As students calculated and programmed information into their robotic vehicles, a familiar face was there to help them on their way. Read more

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ESSEX | Ticonderoga Central School graduate Brody Rocque, who now attends the United States Military Academy at West Point, will return to the North Country to co-lead a robotics workshop for middle school students. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Students in Ticonderoga Middle School’s sixth grade science classes are getting hands-on mechanical experience thanks to community donors. Read more

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