Substitute Teacher Job Fair is Mar. 27

Are you interested in becoming a substitute teacher in Schoharie? Learn more at our Substitute Teacher Job Fair on Wednesday, March 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Schoharie High School library classroom.  Appointments are preferred by contacting Kayla Kelley at (518) 295-6673, who will set up a 20-30-minute slot. Walk-ins are also accepted. …

School Messenger notifies parents about emergencies and more

On March 18, Schoharie Central School District will begin using an automated call, text and email system called School Messenger to strengthen communications with all families. School Messenger will be used for routine calls and reminders, such as attendance and school meal balances; to share district and school news; and to inform about emergencies including …

Famous feline honors little readers

Reading gets recognized at Schoharie Elementary, where a famous feline recently padded down hallways and into classrooms to honor students’ reading efforts this school year. The March 12 visit by the Cat in the Hat celebrated Schoharie Elementary students’ reading to learn, to grow, to enjoy and also to support a great cause, Read for …

Community offers budget input

More than a dozen local residents, students and staff offered their ideas and feedback on the developing 2019-20 budget at a Community Budget Forum held the evening of March 6 in the elementary cafeteria. Hosted by the Board of Education, the forum began with a welcome by Superintendent David Blanchard, followed by an overview of …

Online safety & the Momo Challenge

Much attention has been focused recently by the media on the Momo Challenge on the internet, and YouTube specifically. While the images and premise of the Momo Challenge are disturbing, YouTube released a statement indicating no evidence of the challenge and that videos encouraging harmful and dangerous challenges are against its policies. However, as with …

Kindness and respect last all year

Schoharie Elementary students celebrated Black History Month in February, but kindness and respect last all year. They conducted research, studied in class and produced lots of positive messages and displays, some of which are pictured here.  Schoharie Elementary is a No Place for Hate School, where students also practice the four Bs: Be respectful, Be …

Free tickets for Army band, chorus

Free tickets for the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus April 2 performance at Schoharie High School are available Tuesday, March 5 and Thursday, March 7  from 4 -7 p.m. in the high school library lobby. The free concert is part of the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus’s spring tour and will …

Kindergarten screening April 16 & 17

Children who will be five years old on or before Dec. 1, 2019 and live in the Schoharie Central School District are eligible for kindergarten.   Screenings will be held April 16 and 17 at Schoharie Elementary School for all students entering kindergarten in September, whether or not they were enrolled in pre-kindergarten. Visitations and registration …

Sharing poetry to celebrate

Our fifth grade students shared their original poetry recently at Schoharie Elementary’s Schoharie Celebration. The monthly event wrapped up a creative and positive January at the school.