“Opt In” to receive text message notifications from Schoharie CSD

Schoharie CSD is using a mass notification system called School Messenger. This service allows the district to email and send all-calls to parents and/or guardians on a district-wide, school-wide or grade-level basis. The district is also in the process of enabling text message notifications through this system. However, because these text messages use the heavily-regulated …

7th grade NYC trip coincides with new Cultural Awareness course

Schoharie’s seventh grade class recently went to NYC to view some sights and to see the exhibit “Auschwitz: Not so long ago. Not so far away” a traveling exhibit on display at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Lower Manhattan. Students went on an educational tour, learned about the Holocaust and saw artifacts from Anne …

Schoharie students perform at SCCC

Schoharie’s HS Choir and Treble Choir performed at Schenectady County Community College in their Choral Showcase on Friday, Nov. 1. They joined Schalmont and Northville  CSDs, who also brought choirs to perform. After the performance, students had the chance to work with the clinician Dr. Julie Hagen from the Hartt School of Music at the …

Alumni Spotlight: Emma Rose Wegner

On Nov. 2, Emma Rose Wegner, a resident of Central Bridge and a 2016 graduate of Schoharie High School was awarded the FFA American Degree during the 2019 National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana. The FFA American Degree is the highest degree achievable in the National FFA Organization (formerly known as the Future …

Schoharie Senior signs with Stony Brook University on D-1 baseball scholarship

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, Shane Helmstadt, a senior at Schoharie High School was officially signed as a Sea Wolf at Stony Brook University, making him the first male D-1 scholarship recipient from the district in 40 years. Shane has been playing baseball since he was small, starting with Little League and moving his way up …

Schoharie Elementary recognizes area veterans

More than 60 area veterans spanning several generations were recognized Wednesday during the annual Veterans Day Celebration at Schoharie Elementary School. The celebration featured music and songs by the Elementary Band, Fourth Grade Choir and the High School Treble Choir. Veteran Nick Fretto presented the guest of honor – Frank Murphy, who served in World …

Tractor restoration project underway

The Ag Mechanics class at Schoharie Jr./Sr. High School is breathing life into an old tractor. A somewhat rusty 1953 Harry Ferguson tractor is parked inside the Ag Mechanics shop. The Ferguson Company was a British tractor company founded by Harry Ferguson, that eventually evolved into the Massey-Ferguson company. “It’s something different,” said Ag Mechanics …

Co-teaching debuts at Schoharie CSD

  Schoharie CSD has changed the way it delivers much of its special education instruction. After more than a year of research, planning and training, the district in September implemented co-teaching in grades 2 through 8. “Co-teaching is a model where we have a special educator and a general educator in a room at the …

Two 8th Grade students to perform with prestigious student choir

Two Schoharie 8th grade students were recently selected to perform with the American Choral Directors Association Eastern Region Junior High Honor Choir. Braeden Beck and Andrew Martin made it through a rigorous application and audition process. They earned the opportunity to travel to Rochester in March to work with a master conductor and other top-performing …