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The Peru Central School District Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for potential candidates. The District Hall of Fame is designed to recognize individuals who have made a significant impact on our school or achieved an outstanding contribution(s) to society as a graduate of Peru CSD. The candidate must have attended, been employed, served or […]
By John T. Ryan Almost 20% of Peru’s property owners may be paying an additional $566 in school taxes in 2014. As of this morning 295 people had not reapplied for the Basic Star Tax Exemption. In an attempt to curb fraud and abuse, New York State has required that all eligible property owners, including […]
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
Like gas, drugs apparently expensive in the North Country « The In Box.
Dick, Marlow pace Div. I boys’ soccer all-stars » Sports » Press-Republican.
Come one, come all to Peru Jr./Sr. High school on December 6th and 7th at 7:30p.m. The Peru Drama Club proudly presents Up the Down Staircase written by Christopher Sergel from the book by Bel Kaufman. Tickets can be purchased for just $5.00 per person. Sylvia Barrett, a young English teacher is offered a position […]
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 […]
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Many haven’t re-registered for STAR yet » Local News » Press-Republican.
Wired Education: Adirondack Learning And The Internet – The Adirondack Almanack
By John T. Ryan (Updated 7:45 AM 10/30/13 to clarify the deleted agricultural lands proposal. The Peru Town Board voted to approve revisions in the Zoning Law at its October 28, 2013 meeting. The changes will not go into effect until approved by the New York Department of State. Formulating and enacting the Zoning Law […]
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.
CCRS named top school in region » Local News » Press-Republican.
By John T. Ryan Peru’s Village Laundry continued its Grand Opening Celebration this morning when Robin Callioras, the laundry’s new owner, presented a new 39” flat screen television to Helen Kellas of Elm Street in Peru. Kellas is one of the many customers who have discovered the Village Laundry’s major improvements. Since August 1st customers […]
Posted: October 2nd, 2013 under Business News, Community Events, Environmental News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru resident news/accomplishments, Peru School News, Peru/Regional History.
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. […]
Over 300 Peru children along with coaches, family and friends crowded into Laphams Mills Park today for the 2013 Peru Youth Commission Soccer Challenge. Youth Commission Chairman Greg Mills and Town of Peru Youth Director John Flynn thanked all the coaches, volunteers, sponsors and parents for their support. Twenty-one teams participated in today’s games. Members […]
The Youth Commission is having their annual soccer shootout this Saturday, September 28, 2913 at Laphams Mills Park. Opening ceremonies are at 10:00 AM with games running through to @ 1:00 PM. There will be a concession stand and members of the Peru Varsity Soccer Boys and Girls team in attendance to assist with whatever is […]
Roger F. Forrence » Obituaries » Press-Republican.
Posted: September 20th, 2013 under Agricultural News, Business News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru resident news/accomplishments, Peru School News, Peru/Regional History.
New director named for Plattsburgh Housing Authority » Local News » Press-Republican.
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 […]
File to keep STAR active – Times Union.
Mannix takes helm at Beekmantown Central School » Local News » Press-Republican.
The CCI-Greenheart Student Cultural Exchange Program is looking for host families for the 2013-14 school year. “Be a part of a rewarding experience for both your family and the exchange student,” local organizer Scarlett McBride said. McBride and her husband have hosted exchange students and found it to be a wonderful experience for their entire family. Mrs. […]
Michael Higgins of Peru Named to Dean’s List at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for Spring, 2013, Semester
TROY, NY (07/30/2013)(readMedia)– Michael Higgins of Peru has been named to the Dean’s list at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for the Spring 2013 semester. The dean’s list recognizes full-time students who maintain grade-point averages of a minimum of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0 and have no grades below “C.” Higgins studies Mechanical Engineering. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, founded […]
Peru Central student goes international » Local News » Press-Republican.
BCSD narrows superintendent candidates » Local News » Press-Republican.
The 4th Annual Leo P. Bourgeois Memorial Golf Tournament has been scheduled for Friday, October 11th at the Adirondack Golf & Country Club in Peru. Proceeds of the tournament fund scholarships in Mr. Bourgeois’ name for Peru Central School students. Mr. Bourgeois or Mr. B as he was affectionately known was a highly respected and much loved […]
Updated Sat. 11 pm. The Peru Central Class of of 1963 celebrated the first night of its 50th Class Reunion Friday night at Geoffrey’s Pub in Plattsburgh and Saturday night at the Quarry Rd. American Legion. Here are a few photos (Click Here)
BURLINGTON, VT (07/18/2013)(readMedia)– Alice . Robinson, of Peru, NY has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at the University of Vermont. Robinson is a senior Professional Nursing major in the College of Nursing & Health Sciences. To be named to the dean’s lists, students must have a grade-point average of […]
Several Peru Central School students along with other north country youth, present a new comic play “Pirate Kings and Drama Queens” at the City Hall Rotunda in Plattsburgh on Friday and Saturday evenings, July 19 and 20, at 7:30 PM. In this play, high school students decide to put on a play written by one […]
Funding supports local health-care, technology education » Local News » Press-Republican.
POTSDAM, NY (06/26/2013)(readMedia)– The State University of New York at Potsdam recently named 827 students to the President’s List, in recognition of their academic excellence in the Spring 2013 semester. The SUNY Potsdam students have been honored for earning top marks by Interim President Dr. Dennis L. Hefner. The students included: Emily Allen of Peru, NY, […]
Syracuse’s Lennon finishes second in 10,000-meter USA Championships » Sports » Press-Republican.
Click here to see graduation rates by county and then by district The State Education Department (SED) today released high school graduation rates for the 2007 cohort (students who entered 9th grade in 2007). These data show that New York’s overall graduation rate continues to rise slowly over time. SED also released outcome data for […]
Douglas Osborne of Peru Named to the University of New Hampshire’s Dean’s List for the 2013 Spring Semester
DURHAM, NH (06/14/2013)(readMedia)– Douglas Osborne of Peru has earned High Honors for the spring semester of the 2012-2013 academic year at the University of New Hampshire. Students named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire are students who have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance. Highest honors are awarded to students […]
By John T. Ryan June 6 – Only a few days ago the Peru Lions Club helped the “Safe Kids Adirondack Program” distribute bike helmets to Peru Central 2nd graders. This week Lions Club members were conducting a “Screening Eyes Early” program at the Peru Primary School. The vision screening program was offered free of […]
OSWEGO, NY (06/05/2013)(readMedia)– Alyssa Estus of Peru, a senior history major, has been named to the President’s List for the spring semester at SUNY Oswego. Students who achieve grade averages of 3.80 and above on the 4.00 scale are named to the President’s List, the top 8.3 percent of Oswego students. Admission to SUNY Oswego is competitive. […]
On Tuesday, May 21, Safe Kids Adirondack held the 3rd Annual F.U.N. Ride (Fittin’ Ur Noggin). Community volunteers traveled to five elementary schools in Clinton & Essex Counties (Lake Placid, Ausable Valley, Holy Name, Keeseville & Peru). Peru Elementary was the largest number of kids, with 150 second graders given helmets. Thankfully, members of the Peru Lions Club […]
BURLINGTON, VT (05/23/2013)(readMedia)– Some 2,557 students were awarded a variety of bachelor’s degrees during the University of Vermont’s 211th Commencement ceremonies on May 19. There were some 575 advanced degrees and certificates awarded by the UVM Graduate College and approximately 106 women and men took the oath of Hippocrates following the awarding of their M.D. […]
In July Dr. Patrick Brimstein will have been at the helm of Peru Central School for one year. He was kind enough to meet with the Peru Gazette to discuss his start as Superintendent. Adele Douglas conducted the interview. What are your impressions of the school? “In general the kids here seem to be very […]
Tupper Lake, Newcomb, Minerva budgets fail » Local News » Press-Republican.
Jonna Marie Peryer , daughter of Sandra Esposito of Peru graduated from Saint Michael’s College with a Bachelor of Science, cum laude degree in Biology at the college’s 106th commencement exercises held on the college campus May 12th. The Commencement speaker was political commentator Mark Shields,
Superintendency attracts fewer educators » Local News » Press-Republican.
Peru Intermediate School families exercising together » Lifestyles » Press-Republican.