NCS BLOG2021-04-02T17:58:41+00:00

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April 16, 2021

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 [...]

April 9, 2021

 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 [...]

April 2, 2021

Photo: Carrying sap buckets in the maple sugarbush. Sugaring season at North Country School arrives with the first warm, sunny days of spring. It is a time we look forward to each year, [...]

March 26, 2021

Photo: Zachary visits the lambs down at the barn. This past week we welcomed our boarding students back to campus for a week spent grouped together by residential houses while we cleared New [...]


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.

March 1, 2021

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 19, 2021

Photo: Colton makes a wooden bowl on the lathe. This week marked the end of our regular Winter Term programming, and was filled with our talented students putting the finishing touches on art [...]

February 12, 2021

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 [...]

February 5, 2021

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 [...]

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