NACS School Board to hold budget session Feb. 10
ELLENBURG – The Northern Adirondack School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at the District Office conference room for a public budget session.
An executive session associated with the performance history of particular employees and collective negotiations will take place at about 6:30 p.m. The board will reconvene for public session at about 7 p.m.
The board will recognize Colleen Anstett for being awarded the Arts in Education Mosaic Project for the 2014 school year.
The board will also review the Elementary Response to Intervention Plan and discuss the veterans tax exemption.
The full agenda is available on the district’s website, www.nacs1.org.
The meeting is open to the public.
PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh High School’s Select Vocal Choir will sing with classic rock band Foreigner on Sunday, Feb. 16, at the Flynn in Burlington.
The choir won the opportunity in an online contest by radio station 106.7 WIZN, submitting a self-made YouTube video of a performance, earning 4,531 votes from viewers over eight days.
Also competing were groups from Willsboro Central School and two Vermont schools.
Along with performing with Foreigner at the sold-out show, the PHS choir wins a $500 donation from the band to their choral program.
“The kids are super, super excited,” Choral Director William Verity said in a press release.
The choir will sing backup on Foreigner’s biggest hit of the 1980s, “I Want To Know What Love Is.”
The concert is part of WIZN’s 30th-birthday celebration; the station reaches Vermonters and northern New York.
PERU — The Peru Central School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the School District’s Community Room, near the main entrance of Peru Junior/Senior High School.
And executive session associated with particular personnel matters will take place immediately following the meeting’s start. The board is slated to reconvene for public-session business at about 7 p.m.
Agenda items include the features and content of the district’s new website, fiscal stress scoring and a Transportation Department overview.
The public is welcome.
BEEKMANTOWN — Beekmantown Central School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the auditorium.
Agenda items include health insurance fact sheet and options, along with appointments, retirements and policies.
A complete agenda is available on the district website at www.bcsdk12.org.
The public is being encouraged to attend.
CHAZY — The Chazy Central Rural School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11.
Topics of discussion will be the track merger, GAP Elimination Adjustment, the budget, capital project and policies.
The public is invited to attend.
WILLSBORO — The Willsboro Central School Board will hold a public hearing on the alternative veterans exemption at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the school auditorium.
The regular board meeting will follow, with agenda items that include business and finance and a budget discussion.
All meetings open to the public.
LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, for a budget session in the Board of Education Conference Room, Administrative Services Building, 50 Cummings Road.
Agenda items include a budget update and setting the dates for two other Tuesday workshops: 7 p.m. Feb. 18 and 6 p.m. March 11.
The meetings are open to the public.
AVSC changes date for veterans-exemption hearing
CLINTONVILLE — The AuSable Valley Central School Board has changed the date of its public hearing on the alternative veterans exemption from Feb. 13 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the Middle School-High School auditorium
Everyone is welcome.