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 …

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 …

A survey for all

All members of the Schoharie Central School District community are invited and encouraged to participate in an anonymous survey being conducted by Generation Ready to measure the district’s level of cultural proficiency. The district values all opinions and feedback. Take the survey Why survey? SCS is entrusted by its residents to provide an educational program and …

Honors for SCS, CTE excellence

Schoharie High School students Louis Hardendorf, Mark Molesky and Joseph Somes were recently recognized for excellence in their studies at SCS and in Career and Technical Education (CTE) by being inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). The students were inducted at a May 28 ceremony at Colonie Central High School. Through the Capital Region …

Emily Dahlin is C.A.T. Student of Year

Schoharie High School senior Emily Dahlin has been named Student of the Year at the Capital Region BOCES Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) at Mohonasen. Emily, who studies Entertainment Technology at the CAT, received the award during a June 4 ceremony at Proctors in Schenectady. Emily also was named Outstanding Student in her class at …

Rebecca Ludewig is HOBY rep

Schoharie High School sophomore Rebecca Ludewig is representing her school district at the annual Hugh O’Brien Youth (HOBY) Leadership Conference at SUNY Oneonta May 31-June 2.   Rebecca will join other high school students from across the state for three days of leadership training, service learning and motivation-building experiences. HOBY’s mission is “to inspire and develop …

Honors for excellence at SCS, CTE

Schoharie High School students Louis Hardendorf, Mark Molesky and Joseph Somes were recognized for excellence in their studies at SCS and in Career and Technical Education (CTE) by being inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) at a May 28 ceremony at Colonie Central High School.   To be honored, they had to meet criteria …

Sharpening our focus on educational equity

The Schoharie Central School District is entrusted by its residents to provide an educational program and services that meet the needs of its students. The 2019-20 school year budget includes funding to help ensure educational equity for all who attend Schoharie schools. More than treating everyone as an equal, equity is giving every student what …