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The Peru Central School Board of Education will conduct its regular meeting on Monday, December 10, 2013 at 6 PM in the district community room. An Executive Session will be held to discuss personnel matters. The public session will reconvene at approximately 7:30 PM. Anticipated topics include: Health and Wellness NYSED Career Credential Building Conditions
Lake George to get 24-hour guard against invasives – Times Union.
PLATTSBURGH, NY (11/24/2013)(readMedia)– Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York & the Alpha lota Chapter of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. will present “The Art of Public Speaking” on Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 1pm-3pm at SUNY Plattsburgh, Sibley Hall 100. The event is FREE and is open to all girls through grade 12 – girls do […]
By Adele Douglas The well-attended November 12, 2013 Board of Education meeting had a full agenda. These are the highlights of the evening. Renaming the reorganized Peru Central School was decided. Grades K to 6 will be called Peru Elementary School and grades 7 to 12 will be called Peru Junior/Senior High School as selected […]
Peru Central renames secondary grades » Local News » Press-Republican.
By John T. Ryan Since 2009, Knights of Columbus Councils in the United States and Canada have distributed more than 115,000 new winter jackets to needy children through the organization’s Coats for Kids Program. On November 6th, St. Augustine’s Council 7273 Grand Knight Anthony Andrews presented twenty-four jackets to Peru Elementary School Guidance Counselor Susan […]
From the Office of Congressman Bill Owens PLATTSBURGH, NY—For Veterans Day, Congressman Bill Owens thanked veterans and encouraged them to hand salute the flag during the national anthem and other flag ceremonies. Many veterans are unaware that in 2008 Congress authorized veterans out of uniform to hand salute the flag at appropriate events, including the […]
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens invites fifth graders to showcase their artistic talents and help to increase public awareness about trees in New York by participating in the annual national Arbor Day Poster Contest. “Trees play a vital role in the lives of New Yorkers and are […]
May 18, 1921 Peru, NY – “Almost an entire block of residences, stores, garages and barns in the Peru Village were burned to the ground early this morning…” These were the first words in a Plattsburgh Daily Press story that described the tragic fire that destroyed almost all the buildings in the block between today’s […]
PAUL SMITHS, NY Peter Forrence of Peru has joined the board of trustees of Paul Smith’s College in Paul Smiths, N.Y. Forrence is co-owner and head of sales, marketing and storage at Forrence Orchards, an 1,100-acre farm in Peru that has been honored by the New York State Agricultural Society for its century-long history. The fourth-generation family […]
Beef Nutrition Program Inspired by Study of World War II Survivors is Focus of Northern NY Beef Week Presentation
An exciting new beef nutrition program inspired by a study of World War II concentration camp survivors is focus for the Fall 2013 Northern New York Beef Week program organized by the Cornell Cooperative Extension Northern New York Regional Livestock Team. In a November 7 webcast to four locations across the Northern NY region, Ted […]
Wired Education: Adirondack Learning And The Internet – The Adirondack Almanack
PERU — Jonathan Ruff, a member of the Peru Central School Board of Education has resigned, and the board would like to hear from district residents willing to fill the vacancy. The board intends to appoint a new member at the meeting set for Tuesday, Nov. 12. The appointment will expire on May 21, 2014. Those interested […]
State to reduce standardized tests » Local News » Press-Republican.
Area shaken by the core – Times Union.
October 22, 2013 - Letter to Editor Peru Gazette Dear Editor: Friday, Oct. 11th was a beautiful warm autumn day for the 72 golfers who took to the tees for the 4th annual Leo Bourgeois Memorial Golf Tournament to raise money for Mr. B’s scholarship fund for Peru Central School seniors. Because of the generosity of sponsors, […]
Posted: October 23rd, 2013 under Community Events, Education News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru resident news/accomplishments, Peru School News, Peru/Regional History, Youth News.
Lake George to Lake Champlain: The LaChute River Trail – The Adirondack Almanack
Afternoon read: High emotion in Common Core debate « The In Box.
State education commissioner cancels appearances – City & Region – The Buffalo News.
Harvest Weekend at the Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum in Peru was a great time for both kids and adults. What a wonderful job the Babbie family and the volunteers are doing. I give the museum a Five Star Rating! Click here for more photos.
Dimock Farms in Peru was one of four North Country farms holding an open house today. There was a big turnout to see this very modern, progressive farm. How dairy farming has changed! Dimock’s has been a family-run dairy since 1971 with three generations helping to operate the 600-acre farm with a herd of 270 […]
CCRS named top school in region » Local News » Press-Republican.
Title: Autumn Wine Tasting Tonight Location: Peru Free Library Description: Autumn Wine Tasting ( wines will be brought in from California and Europe) Friday, October 11 6:00-8:00pm Tickets $10.00 Tickets may be purchasesd or pre-ordered at the library. Start Time: 18:00 Date: 2013-10-11 End Time: 20:00
Dear Editor, The United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. is dedicated to helping people in our community by focusing on Education, Income and Health. As our 2014 Campaign begins we want to first thank you for your previous support. It is only through your generous contributions that the United Way of the Adirondack Region, […]
Story updated to include biographies The Peru Athletic Hall of Fame will have six new members on October 12th. This year’s inductees are Matt Bezio, Elmer Duprey, Mike Hogan, John Neyenhouse, Steve St. Clair and Scott Woodward. The Hall of Fame Banquet will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the Keeseville Elks Lodge. […]
Evans Mills, NY – Country Cousins Farm in Evans Mills will be showcased among 51 farms opening their barn doors on October 13 from 11am to 2pm for the 2013 Open Farm Sunday across New England and New York state. This is the third such event to introduce the public to some of the more […]
SUNY, Cuomo back tougher standards for teaching programs | Democrat and Chronicle
Naughty images dodge state computer scrub test; Comptroller finds data not properly removed from surplus state computers
Naughty images dodge state computer scrub test – Times Union.
Each year Peru Middle School students celebrate the International Day of Peace by placing pin wheels at the school’s entrance. Thanks to Lynn and Ann Wilke’s phone call the Gazette was able to take a few photos. Click here for a 2011 story which explained the school’s participation in the program. […]
By John T. Ryan The highlight of today’s Battle of Plattsburgh Celebration was the parade which began at 1 PM. A very large crowd lined City Hall Place for the almost two hour parade. This year’s parade theme was “The Canadian Connection.” It featured many bagpipe bands, community organizations and our own Peru Central High […]
Campus Notebook: ‘Developing’ label disheartens teacher – Times Union.
NanoCollege ups the chip fab ante – Times Union.
Brown’s Raid At Fort Ticonderoga This Weekend – The Adirondack Almanack – The Adirondack Almanack.
Enrollment declines present financial challenges for most Upstate New York School Districts Ticonderoga School District Audit
Study: Wetlands Key to Revitalizing Acid Streams – The Adirondack Almanack – The Adirondack Almanack.
Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Associations of Northern New York will hold free workshops on the new federal healthcare insurance options at six regional sites starting September 24 sessions in Plattsburgh and Westport. Sessions will be offered September 25 in Malone and Canton and on September 26 in Watertown and Lowville. Specially trained Extension Educators Kirk […]
Clinton Community College Listed among top community colleges, SUNY Plattsburgh one of “Best Bangs for the Buck” in the nation
PLATTSBURGH, NY— Today, Congressman Bill Owens congratulated Clinton Community College and SUNY Plattsburgh for earning national recognition from Washington Monthly. The publication ranked Clinton Community College 49th on its Best Community Colleges List. SUNY Plattsburgh ranked as the 10th “Best Bang for the Buck” for Master’s Universities and 30th under the All Schools list in the same category. “I […]
First-graders and Mesopotamia? New York’s model lesson plan asks too much, critics say | syracuse.com.
File to keep STAR active – Times Union.
Northern New York – The Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) associations of Northern New York are asking growers to report any findings of leek moth, a pest that prefers onions, garlic, chives, shallots, leeks and other Allium crops. Cornell University and CCE researchers working with a Northern New York Agricultural Development Program grant to trap the […]
The 3rd Annual Kids Fair & Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday September 7-8 at Babbie Rural and Learning Museum, 250 River Road, Peru, NY. from 10am to 4pm. Old time games with prizes, stagecoach rides, face painting, animals, Champlain Valley Woodcarvers with special demonstrations for kids. Kat’s Catering – enjoy our picnic […]
Red tape a barrier to school’s opening; Education Department says voter approval for the change is required
Red tape a barrier to school’s opening – Times Union.
Cuomo sees ‘death penalty’ to deal with failing schools – City & Region – The Buffalo News.
Monarch butterfly population plummets | News from North Country Public Radio.
Adirondack Architectural Heritage Preservation Tours – The Adirondack Almanack
By Jean & John Ryan Part One of Three Parts Click here for photos. A short description is included with individual photos. After learning about others’ trips to our western national parks and viewing photos of that beautiful area since our childhood, we decided to participate in a bus trip to several national parks of […]
New PSU building to host fall classes » Local News » Press-Republican.
President Obama will highlight ‘Say Yes to Education’ in Syracuse | syracuse.com.
Amy Ivy: An August Garden Report – The Adirondack Almanack – The Adirondack Almanack.