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Value of the month: Perseverance

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. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTO GALLERY

FFA dairy judging team is #1 in the nation

The Schoharie Valley FFA chapter won the 2016 Hoard's Dairyman Cow Judging Contest, a national competition for high school students, outscoring 266 other teams. Their advisor, David Marbot, placed sixth of 281 teachers in the teacher division. READ MORE

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 room.

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.

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. READ MORE

Principal's letter re CPR training for seniors

As of this year, hands-only CPR instruction is a state graduation requirement. Schoharie Jr./Sr. High School has partnered with James Belfiore and Schoharie County EMS to provide this training to seniors, who will be required to attend one training class and demonstrate hands-only CPR at the end of the session to meet this new requirement. Training on the use of an AED is also included. READ LETTER

Principal's letter re state assessments

Principal Calacone has sent a letter to parents and guardians about state assessments in English language arts, math and science. DOWNLOAD THE LETTER

It's an honor

NHS

More than two dozen Schoharie Jr./Sr. High School students were recognized for scholarship and achievement by being inducted into the National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society. READ MORE

NJHS

Kathleen Peter named valedictorian, Anne Marie Sacket is salutatorian

Kathleen Peter has been named valedictorian and Anne Marie Sacket has been named salutatorian of Schoharie Jr./Sr. High School’s Class of 2016. Both have been active in school, community and volunteer activities. READ MORE

Kathleen Peter Anne Marie Sacket

Meningococcal vaccine is required

Effective Sept. 1, 2016, all students entering grade 12 will be required to have two doses of meningococcal vaccine with the last dose on or after 16 years of age, or one dose of meningococcal vaccine on or after 16 years of age. READ MORE

There's an app for that

It's application time for many students as they select colleges, universities and technical/trade programs for next fall. Want to know where they may go? Check out this map, and keep checking back, as it will be updated regularly. The red indicators are applications and the blue stars are acceptances.

More HS news

Visit the SCS News Archive page for past news stories.

Community Resource Room offers helpful information

The SCS Community Resource Room is open Mondays and Tuesdays from 8 to11:30 a.m. in the elementary wing, providing a place where parents, guardians and community members can access information about community resources such as food pantry locations, counseling and fun local activities. READ MORE

You don't have to be a parent to enjoy Parent Today!

Parent Today is a free, bi-monthly, award-winning e-mail newsletter and Parent Today logocompanion website designed to help build a stronger bridge between families and the classroom. Parent Today is filled with great information for parents, guardians, teachers and more. READ MORE

 

Physical Education Attendance Policy

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 details.

Why we need to pay attention to our kids' social media

Just when you think you have a handle on all the social media sites your child could possibly frequent, a new one crosses your radar. What are the dangers, and what can a parent/guardian do? READ MORE

Body Mass Index is part of required school health check

New York State Education Law requires body mass index, or BMI, and weight status group to be included in a student’s school health examination. The State Health Department also surveys some schools concerning BMI each year. READ MORE

Prescription drug alert

Many young people believe it is safe to take “medicine” out of the cabinet even if that medicine was not prescribed for them. And many of today's prescriptions are written for pain medications that can be deadly, addictive and in some cases lead to the use of very dangerous illegal drugs like heroin.

Education is the key. Parents: speak to your teens about the dangers of misusing prescription drugs and why they should not use other persons' medications.

For more information go to http://www.samhsa.gov/prevention/ or contact your local Prevention Coalition through the Capital Region BOCES at (518) 464-3944 or laura.combs@neric.org .

Join the Parent Teacher Student Advisory Council

Common Core Standards and the Community Garden were just two topics recently discussed by the Jr./Sr. H.S. Parent Teacher Student Advisory Council (PTSAC). New members are welcome. contact the high school office if you are interested in joining.

Looking for a past news story?

Visit our District News Archive

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Dr. Kevin Calacone
P.O. Box 430
136 Academy Drive
Schoharie, NY 12157
(518) 295-6600
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Interim Assistant Principal

David Barnes

 

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Tammy Ceroalo

Kelly Takacs

 

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Guidance Counselors

Terry Kenyon
Gr. 6-8

Stephanie Weinlein
Gr. 9-12 (A-K)

Nancy Stewart
Gr. 9-12 (L-Z)

 

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Michele Marshall



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(For questions, please contact Director of Curriculum and Pupil Personnel Services Linda Nevulis at (518) 295-6657.

 

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