This guest reader wears many hats
Richard Ball wears many hats: farmer and business
owner, parent and grandparent, New York State Agriculture Commissioner.
One can also add guest reader to those titles.
Brendan Dalton headed to statewide competition
Schoharie High School senior Brendan Dalton
will compete against his high school peers from across the state in
security at the New York State SkillsUSA competition later this month
shoes or April Fools?
Schoharie Elementary students had fun
celebrating April 1 as a mismatch day, including sporting some fancy
footwear. Others played jokes on their teachers.
Teaching is the Core grant informs instruction
Schoharie Central School is participating the
Teaching is the Core (TiTC) grant through a consortium of 12
districts, led by Capital Region BOCES and funded through a $399,946
grant from the New York State Education Department. The initiative
aims to thoughtfully review and improve assessments in consortium
districts to ensure they inform instruction and support learning
An assessment review team from Schoharie Central
School consisting of classroom teachers and administrators has been
participating in ongoing training and professional development with
their peers from the other schools.
sisters take on Oklahoma and win
SCS junior Alexis Bleau has returned to wrestling
after recuperating from an injury in a big way: bringing home gold
after competing in Oklahoma with the Journeymen Wrestling Club.
Younger sister Alyssia entered her first wrestling competition and
finished 5th at 90 pounds at the Kids level, earning All American
bowler Megan Williams wins scholarship
Schoharie High School senior and bowling team
member Megan Williams has won the first annual Douglas Gardner Bowling
Scholarship and is a finalist for a state award.
BOE considering finalists in superintendent search
In late February, the SCS Board of Education
welcomed two superintendent finalists to
Schoharie for tours of the campus. The board expects to appoint a new superintendent
in April to fill the position currently held by
Interim Superintendent Kathryn Gerbino, Ph.D.
Physical Education attendance is required
State regulations do not allow waivers or exemptions for physical
education. Students who miss PE class at Schoharie Central School must
contact their teacher to set up an appointment to make up missed work.
DOWNLOAD SCS's PHYSICAL EDUCATION ATTENDANCE POLICY for
April 2 Revised Tentative Budget presentation
The Revised Tentative Budget for 2015-16 was
presented at the April 2 Board of Education meeting of Schoharie Central
School District. After the previous Tentative Budget was presented on
March 19, New York State adopted its budget and provided preliminary
estimates of school aid. The Revised Tentative Budget proposes to
eliminate the previous revenue gap and bring the budget into balance
without reductions in programs or services; shore up the health
insurance line item needed to address rate adjustments; cut the tax levy
increase by half, from 2.84% to 1.42%; and reduce borrowing from the
future by lessening the amount to be drawn from the fund balance.
Tests happen throughout school and life: Helping students prepare
Parent Today offers a great resource
for parents and guardians:
Don't stress the test - Preparing your students for taking tests in
general (helpful tips for all tests).
latest "pupdates" from Buckles,
Schoharie Central School's social therapeutic classroom assistance dog.
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