A love of all things green, feathered and furry
Many look forward to Schoharie Central School's
annual Ag Fair, and this year's event did not disappoint. Under large
tents that sheltered them from springtime downpours, Schoharie Valley
FFA members, high school students, community members and representatives
of agricultural organizations shared their knowledge and love of all
things green, feathered and furry.
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Basketball camp for grades 3-6 offered June 27-July 1
Shoot, handle, have fun: A basketball camp will again be offered at
Schoharie Central School this summer, from June 27-July 1, for students
in grades 3 to 6. The $100 cost supports the All Sports Booster Club.
Information is available from students' physical education teachers.
Williams qualifies for national 4-H horse quiz bowl
Schoharie High School junior Claire Williams will compete nationally
after scoring second individually and as part of a team at the New York
State 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl.
Residents approve 2016-17 budget, bus and library propositions, re-elect
3 to Board of Education
Schoharie Central School District residents approved a $22,887,057
budget for the 2016-17 school year by a vote of 333 to 119, a percentage
of approval of 73.7 percent. They also approved propositions to purchase
buses and to increase the annual tax levy for the Schoharie Free Library
Association. Dan Guasp, Marion Jaqueway and Terry Burton were re-elected
to the Board of Education for three-year terms beginning July 1.
A close-up look at grey matter
The anatomy and physiology class gained a close-up look at grey matter
during a recent visit to Albany Medical College.
Varsity girls track team runs away with championship
Congratulations to the varsity girls track team for winning the WAC
league meet at Fort Plain and running away with the championship.
FFA dairy judging team is #1 in the nation
The Schoharie Valley FFA chapter won the 2016 Hoard's Dairyman Cow
Judging Contest, outscoring 266 other teams.
Schoharie an 8-time School Safety Award winner
For the eighth year in a row, the Schoharie Central
School District has been honored by Utica National Insurance Group with
a School Safety Excellence Award, titanium level, in recognition of
“efforts to help keep students, staff and visitors safe.”
Underwater robotics team makes waves
Schoharie's Seaperch Underwater Robotics team competed
with their ROV in obstacle events at the Duanesburg Y pool.
Evacuation, shelter in place, police dog drills are part of
routine safety preparedness
Lockdown drills, fire drills, go-home-early
drills, shelter in place drills, evacuation drills, go home early
drills, and drills with first responders are routine but important parts of keeping students and staff
prepared and our school safe. A bus evacuation drill and a shelter in place drill with the State Police K-9 unit were conducted recently, with officers and
dogs walking school hallways.
Shelter in place procedures are initiated to keep
students and staff where they are while an emergency situation is
handled in or around the building. Teachers continue teaching and
conducting business as usual, although no one is allowed to leave the
A set number of drills are required by the state, and
drills are held throughout the year, not announced ahead of time and
coordinated with local fire, emergency and law enforcement agencies.
Enjoy baseball and fireworks while helping students attend FBLA National
All are invited to enjoy the June 18 Tri-City
ValleyCats baseball game and fireworks at Joe Bruno Stadium in Troy to
help send Schoharie students to the Future Business Leaders of America
(FBLA) National Leadership Conference in Atlanta.
Hick Stick champs
The Hick Stick Tourney is an annual baseball tradition, and so is
winning: Schoharie won against Middleburgh for the 11th time in 12
years, with a score of 9-3.
SCCAP seeks families with children for survey
The Schoharie County Community Action Program, Inc. Child Care Resource
and Referral Center is conducting a survey about child care in Schoharie
and Otsego counties. The survey is open to families with children from
newborn to age 12 and is aimed at gathering information to improve
services for families locally and statewide. Contact SCCAP at (518)
234-2568 for a copy of the survey,
take the survey online, or
DOWNLOAD SCCAP's FLIER WITH THE SURVEY LINK.
PBIS: Be safe, responsible, respectful. Be a community
Be Safe. Be Responsible. Be Respectful. Be a
Community: SCS students, faculty and staff are
uniting behind these foundations of a positive school environment
through a program called Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports,
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regularly. The red bubbles are applications and the blue stars are
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