Elementary students have fun on Wellness Day

On Friday, September 6, elementary students participated in the annual building wide Wellness Day. Their day started in an assembly where they thought about and reflected on the effects of bullying. Following the assembly, students visited different parts of the school, reviewing expectations and rules.  Students also visited experts in mental health, fitness and yoga …

Under construction, but open for business

Parents, guardians, and community members: Welcome back! I hope you’re as excited as I am to start the 2019-20 school year. Students will be coming back to buildings that are under improvement, but ready for learning. I want to ensure you that your children are safe at Schoharie schools during this time of rebuilding. Safety …

District providing school supplies for all elementary school students

Schoharie Central School District values the support families provide in creating a world class education for our students.  In recognition of all you do for us, the District has been able to budget to provide all school supplies to the students in the Elementary School for the 2019-2020 school year.  Please send your child to …

You may be eligible for free meals!

New This Year in Food Service Beginning with the 2019-20 school year any student approved for reduced price meals may receive breakfast and lunch at no cost. New york State funding will cover the cost for each reimbursable breakfast and lunch,previously paid by the student. Fill out your application today!

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 …

Bands perform at TU Center

Schoharie’s Junior High and Elementary bands really hit the big time – and place – on June 8. As guest performers of the Albany Empire arena football team, they performed “America the Beautiful” and the “National Anthem” before a crowd at the Times Union Center in Albany. The students also had the opportunity to meet …

Dressing down for good causes

Schoharie Central School District held a Rolph Karker Dress Down Day fundraiser on June 4, netting more than $665 for two causes. Faculty, staff and administration all wore black t-shirts and jeans in honor of Rolph’s birthday. Proceeds from the event are being donated to the Rolphie Fund and the SCS Backpack Program.  The Rolphie …