Polls open May 21 to vote on budget, board, propositions

Polls will be open from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, in the high school library lobby for district residents to vote on the proposed budget for the 2019-20 school year, to fill three seats on the Board of Education, and to consider bus purchase and Schoharie Free Library tax levy propositions. …

Choir, band members are All Stars

SCS was well-represented at the recent Schoharie County Music Educators’ Association (SCMEA) All Stars Music Festival at Duanesburg High School, with choir and band members sharing their talents in the school’s Joe Bena Auditorium. According to SCMEA, “Exceptional student musicians in grades 5 and 6 were chosen to participate based on recommendations by their music …

Board adopts proposed budget

The Board of Education adopted a proposed $24,520,229 budget for the 2019-20 school year at their April 17 meeting. The Board adopted the proposed budget after receiving feedback on local educational priorities during the community budget forum, monthly board meetings and from district residents and staff. The proposed budget calls for a spending increase of …

Singing as service

The SCS Treble Choir’s performance at the Easter Egg Museum in Schoharie  the weekend of April 6 marked the group’s fifth opportunity to sing as a service to their community. The choir also sang during the Veterans Day assembly at SCS in Nov. and at the Apple Barrel during the holidays, and performed the National Anthem …

28 inducted into NHS, NJHS

More than two dozen Schoharie Jr./Sr. High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society at a March 27 ceremony at their school. It was the 78th annual installation ceremony for the National Honor Society and the 35th annual installation ceremony for the National Junior Honor Society at the …

Army Field Band features SCS Alum

When Lori Roy was a Schoharie Central Schools student considering careers, she knew she loved music and playing her French horn. She followed her passion and it brought her back to her hometown.  On April 2, Staff Sergeant Lori Roy performed with the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus to a full house at a …

Rob Dorrough, Mark Molesky win awards at SkillsUSA

Congratulations to Schoharie High School seniors Robert Dorrough and Mark Molesky for bringing home awards from the Regional SkillsUSA Competition held recently at Schenectady County Community College. Robert won first place in heavy equipment operation, and Mark scored third  place in HVAC. They competed among hundreds of students from area high schools who are studying …

Hannah Meyer, Madeline Phelan named Class of 2019 Co-Valedictorians

Hannah Meyer and Madeline Phelan have been named Co-Valedictorians of Schoharie Jr./Sr. High School’s Class of 2019. Both students have attended Schoharie Central School since kindergarten. Hannah is active in school as president of the Class of 2019 and of the school’s chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), captain of the varsity cheer team, …

Carly Waters honored on TV

Schoharie’s own Carly and Emma Waters were honored on the March 28 “GMA Strahan and Sara” show, which aired at 1 p.m. on ABC television (check local listings). They were recognized by former NFL Quarterback, Jim Kelly of HearStrong. Carly, who is in third grade at Schoharie Elementary, designed and sews stuffed, fabric lemons to …

Odyssey team is 5th in state!

A team of Schoharie Central School District students placed 5th in New York State at a March 23 Odyssey of the Mind Competition at the University at Binghamton. The team performed their winning skit in the auditorium during the elementary school’s monthly Schoharie Celebration assembly on March 27. Members of the Division I, Problem # …