Photo: Improv theater class meets outside. Nature is our master teacher at North Country School, and this week our students and teachers could be found exploring and learning around our mountain campus during [...]
Photo: Arden, Lucy, Julia, and Josh pose during the Senior Hunt out-time. Winter is an incredible time in our Adirondack home, filled with skiing, sledding, snowball competitions, and ice skating, but we are [...]
MARCH 2021 — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed North Country School Director Matt Smith about the Lamb Watch program. The school has a working farm, including barn animals, and ninth-grade students spend nights in the barn this time of year to monitor the pregnant ewes and see if they go into labor.
Photo: The Winter Olympic Skills group cross-country skis in the Garden Pasture. This week we ended the Winter Term with one of our favorite special events of the year—Intersession week. During Intersession, students choose [...]
FEBRUARY 2021 — North Country School interns Hania and Melody dropped off a dinner to ninth-grader Arden around 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18. She wasn’t in the cafeteria because she’s a day student, and she was on Lamb Watch that night.
Photo: Lucy makes pasta dough. At North Country School, many of our favorite activities and lessons bring together different aspects of our program, and this week we saw an abundance of interdisciplinary learning [...]
Photo: Alice at the Mount Baker summit. For many North Country School alumni, one of the most memorable aspects of their NCS experience was the time spent braving blustery weather conditions while exploring [...]