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From our Blog
NCS in Northern Woodlands magazine
An essay about forest management at NCS is the featured article in the just released Winter 2013 issue of Northern Woodlands magazine. Written by former assistant forest manager and Treetops counselor Molly Pytleski, ”Forest Management 101” details our sustainable forestry practices at NCS and gives a wonderful account of what it’s like to work in the Adirondack woods in ...More
Thanksgiving at NCS
Last week on Thanksgiving day, we seated 286 in the dining room (with spillover into the foyer) for our annual traditional feast. Paulette and the kitchen crew prepared a spectacular meal, much of it from food and ingredients raised on our farm and harvested from our gardens. Earlier in the fall students and staff harvested ...More
Hock’s Thanksgiving Address to Parents
As he does each year, head of school David Hochschartner (Hock) addressed NCS parents after the traditional Thanksgiving feast. Here is an edited version of his remarks.
In past weeks we’ve welcomed two new horses to our herd. Clover (pictured above with Riding Director Kim Narol) is a seven-year-old Haflinger who arrived on Halloween. The spunky mare was donated by a family on Long Island and has fit in well with the other horses and the children at barn chores and in ...More