Cabaret and Cookie Auction set for Thursday, Oct. 10

Are you ready for the second annual SCS Cabaret? The Cabaret will feature a range of singing and piano talent from our students as they perform songs from the stage and screen. The entertainment begins at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. “It’s fundraiser for Friends of Fine Arts, which is our Fine Arts …

19 Schoharie students to attend Zone 8 Area All-State Conference

Congratulations to the 19 Schoharie High School students who were chosen to participate in the Zone 8 Area All-State Conference at SUNY Oneonta. Acceptance to Area-All State is based on a student’s spring New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) solo score. Some students will be performing in the mixed chorus and others in the …

District-wide School Safety Plan set for public hearing, BOE vote

The following is Schoharie CSD’s District-wide School Safety Plan. It is currently in draft form. The Board of Education is expected to hold a public hearing on the plan on Oct. 17. The Board of Education is scheduled to vote on the plan on Nov. 21.  DRAFT District-wide Safety Plan 2019

Elementary students learn about fire safety and prevention

Schoharie CSD held the first of two Fire Prevention and Safety days today as elementary students got a first-hand look and hands-on experience courtesy of three local fire departments. Schoharie, Gallupville and Central Bridge volunteer firefighters brought their trucks, gear and knowledge to our school. The students learned what to do in the event of …

Free and reduced meal application reminder

Please remember to fill out the free/reduced meal application, if you have not done so already. This needs to be done annually, and the deadline for this school year is Oct. 15, 2019. If you have not completed this prior to that date your child/children will go to full price meals.  Elementary breakfast is $1.50 …

Schoharie County FFA chapters get incentive grants

The FFA Chapters in Schoharie County were presented with incentive grants at the annual meeting of the Schoharie County Farm Bureau on Friday, Sept. 13. The Cobleskill-Richmondville, Sharon Springs, Middleburgh and Schoharie Valley FFA chapters will use the funds to implement or expand agricultural literacy programming within their respective elementary schools on a regular basis. …

Celebrating the Class of 2019

Schoharie Central School District marked its 184th annual commencement on Saturday, June 29, when 64 members of the Class of 2019 walked the stage and received their diplomas. Families, friends, SCS staff and faculty joined together in the high school gym for a graduation ceremony featuring the high school band, speeches by student leaders, Principal …

Religious exemptions removed from state vaccination law

On June 13, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that immediately removed the religious exemption for school vaccination requirements. Per the amendment to Public Health Law Section 2164, children who attend child daycare or public, private or parochial school who previously had a religious exemption must now receive their first age-appropriate dose in …

Hall of Fame teaches many lessons

SCS fifth graders enjoyed a great day of learning at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown on June 14. The students have been reading about Jackie Robinson and extended that learning at the museum. They broke up into groups and completed lessons on civil rights, women’s history, geography, communication arts and …

SCS student is “Most Philosophical Kindergartener in America”

Schoharie Elementary student Michaela Burton has earned the title of “Most Philosophical Kindergartener in America” from the Kids Philosophy Slam for her drawing depicting that love has a greater impact on the community than hate because “Friends that play together spread love.” Michaela will be honored at an assembly on Wednesday, June 19, at 8:30 …