Lake George schools adopt ‘Lakers’ nickname, retire ‘Warriors’ moniker

Lake George schools adopt ‘Lakers’ nickname, retire ‘Warriors’ moniker

LAKE GEORGE — What’s old is new again for the Lake George Central School District.School officials on Wednesday officially retired its “Warriors” moniker following a monthslong process that began shortly after the state’s Education Department handed down an edict requiring all school district’s to retire all nicknames, logos and mascots associated with Indigenous culture. The district’s new nickname? The Lake George Lakers.“The transition to the Lakers isn’t only a change in name, it’s part of our history,” Superintendent John Luthringer said in a statement. “It further symbolizes the important relationships that exist between the school district and the community in Lake…
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