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Quiet but Strong
Behind the scenes of every non-profit organization is a group of individuals whose work maintains both the mission and the future of the institution. Ours is no different, and the Board of Trustees of North Country School and Camp Treetops is comprised of 24 remarkably committed and talented individuals, most of whom are themselves School ...More
Video Screenings of From Alarm to Action: What Works?
If you missed the event last October in New York City, video screenings this spring in Portland, ME, Washington, DC, and Alta, UT, may be just for you. Join other alums to watch and discuss a 20-minute film of the panel discussion that featured three nationally prominent figures in the fight against climate change. Bill ...More
With many public schools on vacation this week, we skip our usual Whiteface day, foregoing the crowds and long lines for our own on-campus Skimeister, a 30+ year NCS tradition. The fun and only mildly competitive event (winners receive as medals chocolate chip cookies on a string) includes cross country, paintball biathlon, slalom, and freestyle. ...More
‘What Machines Can’t Do’
Earlier this month, New York Times columnist David Brooks wrote an interesting piece about the coming “age of brilliant machines.” Noting the rapid advance of technology into functions previously considered the domain of human cognition—like driving a car or playing chess—Brooks wonders which distinctly human skills will become more valuable, especially in the workplace. His ...More