Champlain, NY, Aug 15, 2012 — Another Catholic school is closing in the North Country. St Mary's Academy, a pre-kindergarden to 6th grade elementary school within the Clinton County town of Champlain, won't reopen in the fall.
Catholic officials blame declining enrollment, a budget deficit, and worries about long-term debt.
But for parents of the 46 kids, from New York, Quebec and Vermont, who went to St. Mary's, the decision has meant painful changes. Go to full article