Pancakes and a new building at North Country School

David “Hock” Hochschartner, executive director of North Country School and Camp Treetops outside Lake Placid, welcomes diners to the school’s annual free community pancake breakfast Saturday morning. (Enterprise photo — Peter Crowley)
From left, Tony Corwin of Lake Placid, Kevin Williams of Ottawa and Jean Hoins of Saratoga Springs talk in North Country School’s new Teaching and Learning Kitchen Saturday morning during the school’s annual community pancake breakfast. The school plans to use this new building, located next to its gardens, for students to process and prepare food they grow, and also to host community events. (Enterprise photo — Peter Crowley)