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April 9th, 2014

North Country Students Prepare For The Real World With Interview Day

April 9, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Getting a job today without a good skill set is nearly impossible. That’s why the North Country Career Center mandates each senior to go through a mock interview. This year’s interviews took place at the school and at the Harold Haynes Land Lab. Most took place Wednesday, but some occurred Tuesday.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

NC Career Center Students Win At Statewide Skills Competition

April 9, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Several North Country Career Center students participated in, and brought back medals, in a statewide skills competition in Chittenden County last week.
Although some qualified for the national competition the students and faculty involved have not asked for funding to go to, nor have they asked the school board permission to hold a fundraiser.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

Celine Champine Awarded SkillsUSA Advisor Of The Year

April 9, 2014

Celine Champine is a health careers teacher at North Country Career Center. She was recently awarded Advisor of the Year by the SkillsUSA organization as well as Teacher of the Year at the career center. Champine has been involved with the SkillsUSA organization for several years and recently started a club at the school. SkillsUSA promotes high school and college age students ability to learn skills such as how to write a resume, complete a job application, interview, and demonstrate proficiency in their career choices.

April 8th

Newport Council Bans Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

April 8, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – The city council Monday evening unanimously approved a bylaw change to prohibit a medical marijuana dispensary in their community.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete story.

The Express Celebrates 1960s With Commemorative Book

April 8, 2014

The Sixties Generation: peace, love, and rock-n-roll. Sometimes referred to as the Swinging Sixties, this decade conjures up images of wild and rebellious times. But the sixties were much more than that. It was a defining chapter in history. It was a time of profound social and political change, and a time of very significant historical events in the U.S. and around the world.
The Newport Daily Express is publishing a book highlighting the era. Individuals will be able to read the firsthand accounts of what was happening throughout the entire decade.

LR Students Propose Mentoring Program For Freshmen

April 8, 2014

BARTON - Lake Region Union High School students Sydney Whipple, Emily Millar, and Kayla Poginy outlined a program to the school board Monday night that would match freshmen with seniors to help them acclimate to the school environment.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete story.

West Charleston Man Held On Bail After Denying Charge He Drugged, Sexually Assaulted School Girl

April 8, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - A West Charleston man was held at the Northern State Correctional Facility on $500,000 bail Tuesday after pleading not guilty to felony charges of kidnapping, sexual assault, and sexual assault using drugs to impair.
If Michael McFarland, 30, makes bail he must stay at least 300 feet away from his alleged victim, her family, her home, her vehicle, and her school, and he may not initiate or maintain contact with any female under 18 unless otherwise approved by the court.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Wednesday for the complete story.

April 7th

John Castle Accepts NCSU Superintendent Position

April 7, 2014

DERBY - A successful weekend of negotiating with John Castle, superintendent of Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union, has resulted in his hiring as superintendent of North Country Supervisory Union (NCSU). Robert Kern submitted his resignation a month ago after deciding to retire from the position.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the complete story.

Lowell Firefighters Train For Wind Tower Rescue

April 7, 2014

LOWELL - A handful of Lowell firefighters plus one from Troy spent their weekend training on a 30-foot tower type structure in the event they need to rescue someone on one of the Kingdom Community Wind Farm towers.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the complete story.

April 6th

Trish Sears Quits NCRC

April 6, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Trish Sears, executive director of the Newport City Renaissance Corporation, (NCRC) stepped down from her post on Friday.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Monday for the complete story.

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