WEEKLY BLOG

WEEKLY BLOG2024-04-12T19:37:17+00:00

April 12, 2024

Photo: Rosalie, Kate, Ivy, and Laurie watch the solar eclipse.   It was a momentous week for our community, as we were fortunate to be in the path of totality during Monday's total solar eclipse. [...]

April 5, 2024

Photo: The 5th-grade Writing class visits different spots on campus.  Hands-on, place-based learning has been at the heart of North Country School's educational philosophy since our founding in 1938. We provide students with opportunities [...]

March 29, 2024

Photo: Nadya pets a baby lamb.  This past week may have marked the start of Spring Term, but a fresh snowfall made for a wintry return to our mountain campus following the recent break. [...]

March 4, 2024

Photo: Students carry buckets of maple sap through the sugarbush. It was a memorable week on our Adirondack campus—one that included some of the special programming we look forward to each year, including Intersession, [...]

February 23, 2024

Photo: Lilly, Elizabeth, and Megan at Skimeister. Each year we mark the final week of the Winter Term with our day-long Skimeister event, which takes place at Mt. Pisgah Recreation Center in nearby Saranac [...]

February 16, 2024

Photo: Students practice their calligraphy skills during Spring Festival.  Throughout the academic year we find many ways to recognize the backgrounds and cultures represented within our school community, including the various holidays and traditions [...]

February 9, 2024

Photo: Adela enjoys the sunny summit of Wright Peak.  One thing students come to learn during their time on our mountain campus is that there really isn't such a thing as a "typical" winter [...]

February 2, 2024

Photo: Edison gives a presentation in Social Studies class.  The “in-between years” are an exciting time in a child’s education, when every day involves learning new things and seeing the world through a different [...]

January 26, 2024

Photo: Ziggy and Octa in Lighting Design class.  Since our founding in 1938, the performing arts have played a central role in our students' experiences. Whether taking to the stage as an actor, building [...]

January 19, 2024

Photo: A student group at Whiteface Mountain.  Each Winter Term, our students and staff participate in a long-held and beloved tradition: Whiteface Days. Every Tuesday for five weeks our community spends half of the [...]

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