Letter re Dec. 17 spectator incident

The following letter is being sent home with Schoharie Jr./Sr. High School students on Dec. 18. December 18, 2018 Dear Schoharie Parent or Guardian: I am writing to inform you about an incident that occurred during a Schoharie vs. Middleburgh JV basketball game on Monday, December 17, 2018. An adult was harassing a group of students seated …

Empty bowls will fill pantries

Schoharie Elementary students recently took paintbrushes in hand and joined with several groups in Schoharie County to help local food pantries. “In early December, our fifth grade classes painted bowls to be sold at  next spring’s Empty Bowls fundraiser for food pantries in Schoharie County,” said fifth grade teacher Mary Bates.  “The church sponsors the students by paying for …

Expanded mental health services, nurse practitioner for students, families

Schoharie Central School District  is expanding its long-standing partnership with the Schoharie County Office of Community Services and Mental Health by increasing from two to five days a week the availability of on-campus mental health services and support for students and their families. A Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will also begin providing services at the schools. …

Choirs spread holiday cheer

Members of Schoharie’s choirs spread holiday cheer by sharing their talents in the local community. The High School Treble Choir sang at the Apple Barrel,  while the LeadingTones (the newly named High School Select Choir) sang at Schoharie Valley Farms. Members of the 5th/6th and 7th/8th grade choirs carolled at the tree lighting in Esperance. Treble Choir …

Scholar-athletes shine

At the end of each sports season, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) honors those teams who excel academically. To achieve Scholar-Athlete recognition, the average of a team’s Grade Point Average (GPA) for 75 percent of the roster must be greater than or equal to 90.00. Congratulations to the following teams …

Global coders explore new skills

Schoharie Elementary students learned hands-on how to write code during last week’s Hour of Code global event. Librarian Wendy Molle led sessions throughout the week and was assisted by volunteering high school students, including Jillian Rehberg and Konrad Rumph, pictured in this article. “Kindergarten through fifth-grade students joined schools around the world in participating in the Hour …

WAC champs & Class C finalists

Congrats to Schoharie’s girls soccer team on their awesome season. They were named Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Champions after their 11-0 season and NYSPHSAA Section 2 Class C Finalists after finishing 14-4-1.

Soccer players honored

Congratulations to Schoharie’s girls soccer team members on their New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) awards: Offensive MVP: Megan Krohn Defensive MVP: Madeline Phelan 1st Team All-Stars: Madeline Phelan, Megan Krohn and Katelyn Krohn 2nd Team All-Stars: Abigail Fagnani and Morgan Phelan Section 2 All-Stars: Madeline Phelan, Megan Krohn and Katelyn Krohn 2nd Team All-State: Megan Krohn and …

Music over weather at All-States

Winter weather may have shortened their event to one day, but music ruled on Nov. 17, when several Schoharie students performed at the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Area-All-State Festival at SUNY Oneonta.  “Our two-day festival was cut to one day because of the storm, but our students put on a fabulous concert on …

FFA harvests awards

The results are in from this year’s FFA High School Days held at SUNY Cobleskill on Sept. 28. Twenty-four Schoharie Valley FFA members competed with their peers from 42 other schools and brought home several awards from the annual event. Schoharie High School students placed in many of the contests they participated in. The following students placed within the …