Voters approve budget, propositions, elect 3 to Board of Education

Schoharie Central School District residents approved the proposed $24,520,229 budget for the 2019-20 school year by a vote of 308 to 108, which is a 74 percent approval. SCS residents also approved a proposition to allow the district to purchase two school buses, two vans and a Suburban SUV using the district’s transportation capital reserve …

Four selected for Clarkson program

Science and math are part of this summer’s plans for Morgan Phelan, Alyssia Bleau, Sophia Styles and Yarielis Rivera. “These amazing 7th and 8th graders have demonstrated academic excellence and an interest in science and math,” said Schoharie High School guidance counselor Therese Kenyon. “They were chosen from a pool of candidates from all over …

A tasty test and a healthy goal

Here’s a test most students won’t mind. At lunch time on May 16, Schoharie students will be able to taste-test cups of New York-produced concord grape juice as part of the district’s participation in the Grape-to-School Pilot Program. Students in all grades will be asked for their feedback about the juice, which is produced by …

Travel Club expands horizons

Students in Schoharie Jr./Sr. High School’s Travel Club are seeing the world. During the recent spring break, they spent over 10 days in Ireland, Wales, England and Scotland seeing sights such as the Ring of Kerry, Dublin, the birthplace of William Shakespeare, London, Westminster Abby, Edinburgh and Sterling Castle. The students also visited an Irish …

Dozens headed to NYSSMA Festival

Schoharie Central School District is sending lots of talent to the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Festival in Norwich May 10, with 46 students participating in the vocal category and 23 in the instrumental category. Several students are participating in both categories. For the vocal category, students prepare solos from different eras, genres, …

“Newsies” is a winner

Have you heard the news? Schoharie Central School District’s production of “Newsies” has won Schenectady Light Opera Co. Musical Theater Awards and has been nominated for High School Musical Theatre Awards, with those winners to be announced this weekend. “Schoharie’s production of ‘Newsies’ received several nominations and wins in the Schenectady Light Opera Co. Musical …

FBLA well-represented at state conference

Schoharie High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) member students recently competed in various events, attended workshops and elected statewide officers at the FBLA state conference in Binghamton. FBLA is an international career student business organization that provides more than 196,000 U.S. high school student-members with opportunities for leadership development, academic competition, education, community …

Louis Hardendorf, Mark Molesky medal at SkillsUSA states

Congratulations to Schoharie High School junior Louis Hardendorf and senior Mark Molesky for medaling at the New York State SkillsUSA competition held April 24-26 in Syracuse. Louis won third place in CNC milling at the state competition. He studies Manufacturing & Machining Technology at the Capital Region BOCES Center for Advanced Technology at Mohonasen. Mark …