FBLA awards honor business skill

Members of Schoharie Jr./Sr. High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter brought home several awards from their spring district meeting in Clifton Park on Feb. 6. Advisor Jen McClure reported, “Carissa Palmatier placed 4th in Client Service. John Polley placed 3rd in Personal Finance and 2nd in Introduction to Business. David St. John placed 4th in Basic …

Ivy League invite for SCS singers

Four SCS students were invited to participate in the New York Young Men Sing event at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. on Saturday, Feb. 11.  William Bond, Braden Rose, Landen Scofield and Ethan VanDerwerken were invited to the annual event hosted by the Cornell University Glee Club. The students spent the day at Cornell with master conductor Rosalind Hall, …

Sharing poetry to celebrate

Our fifth grade students shared their original poetry recently at Schoharie Elementary’s Schoharie Celebration. The monthly event wrapped up a creative and positive January at the school.  

Board of Ed Meeting is Feb. 27

The date for the February Board of Education meeting has been changed to Wednesday, Feb. 27. The meeting will be held in the elementary cafeteria. It will start at 6 p.m. and adjourn to executive session, and then return to regular (public) session at approximately 7 p.m.

Capital experience for FFA officers

Schoharie Valley FFA Chapter President Andrew Hahn and Vice President Jamie Fox joined with fellow FFA officers and members from around the state in building leadership skills and advocating for agricultural education when they visited the New York State Legislature in Albany Feb. 4-5. “Andrew and Jamie had several opportunities to grow as individuals and develop their skills …

Travel Club takes students northward

More than three dozen Schoharie and Berne-Knox-Westerlo high school students headed north Feb. 3-4 through a trip sponsored by the SCS travel club. The 29 Schoharie students and 11 BKW students visited the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival, Lake Placid and Montreal. Students toured Montreal with a local guide, visited Mount Royal and Saint Joseph’s Oratory, …