To Achieve is to Believe: Students, athletes, teams and communities can
"Make That Change!"
With a mission to "impact lives and make a
difference," guest speaker William Harris will make a special
presentation at Schoharie High School at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 27 titled "To
Achieve is to Believe. Students, Athletes, Teams and Communities: Make
That Change!" Harris's talk, which will be part of the school's Meet the
Coaches Night, is free and open to the public.
Filling Empty Bowls with learning, caring, compassion
Fifth graders in Mary Bates' class at Schoharie
Elementary School recently participated in a curriculum-based, community
service art project that while focused on creating empty bowls, actually
resulted in creations filled with caring and compassion.
Show your school pride with knit hats & scarves
The Booster Club is taking orders for School Pride knit hats and scarves
sporting the Schoharie Indians logo.
SCS staff make strides, raise funds
Schoharie staff raised more than $1,100 for the 2016 Making Strides for
Breast Cancer, an annual effort for a great cause.
SED seeks public comment on new draft English
Language Arts and Mathematics Learning Standards
The State Education Department (NYSED) is seeking
comments until Nov. 14 on new draft New York State P-12 English
Language Arts and Mathematics Learning Standards.
District conducts required testing of water for lead levels
A new state law that requires public schools in New
York to test for lead levels all water sources currently or potentially
used for drinking or cooking purposes.
A partial sampling
of water sources drawn at SCS buildings this past spring found those
sources to be under the state-specified action levels for lead. The
district recently completed testing of all of its nearly 300 water
sources, as required by the new law. Of 79 results returned to the
district so far, two showed lead levels above the state action level.
District finances receive another clean audit
Schoharie Central School District has received
another clean audit of its finances, according to a report issued by
independent public accounting firm Marvin & Company CPAs. It is the
goal each year of the school district to achieve an excellent audit
result, and Schoharie has received clean audits for the past several years.
Three named NYS Academic Excellence Scholars
SCS seniors Bryan Stolzenburg, Emma Trendell and
Gregory Medak have been named NYS Academic Excellence Scholars in
recognition of their outstanding Regents exams scores.
Tasty, homemade, local and healthy
October is Farm to School Month. Now appearing in
Schoharie's cafeterias: fresh Terrace Mountain apples, homemade pizza,
chili and other tasty entrees, savory fruit crunch desserts and
smart-snack-approved cookies. Hungry yet? Lots of positive changes are
being made in the school meals menus. Students and staff are encouraged
to check them out.
Planning ahead & sports: please note test dates
Please note for planning purposes: Some of the SAT and ACT test dates
conflict with regional and state competitions.
Safety drills are routine and important
Fire drills, lockdown drills, go-home-early
drills: all are a routine but important part of keeping students and
staff prepared and our school safe. Practicing for emergencies is
key. A set number of drills is required by the state, and
drills are held throughout the year, not announced ahead of time and
coordinated with local fire, emergency and law enforcement agencies.
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