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Learning by teaching
High School Algebra 2 students completed their unit
on series and sequences by writing children books for elementary
Close-up education thanks to distance learning
What do you get when you combine interactive
learning technology, students from several schools, a medical college
lab and actual human organs?
Putting conflict resolution into student hands
Listening, nonverbal skills, appropriate responses -
Schoharie H.S. seniors trained in these key peer mediation skills.
STEM, research among shared interests of NYS Academic Scholars
Schoharie seniors Sarah Helmstadt, Lily Caza and
Claire Williams have been named NYS Academic Excellence Scholars. They
share an interest in science, engineering and research.
across the state are phasing in
science standards for pre-K-grade 12 students, replacing standards
adopted more than 20 years ago. The state will also phase in
Next Generation Learning Standards for math and English language
arts over the next few years.
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Drills are part of routine
Lockdown drills, fire drills, go-home-early
drills, shelter in place drills, evacuation drills, go home early
drills, and drills with first responders are routine but important parts of keeping students and staff
prepared and our school safe.
A set number of drills are 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.
NYS child abuse or neglect reporting resources
The New York State Office of Children and Family
Services operates a toll-free hotline telephone number to receive
reports of child abuse and neglect at 1-800-342-3720.
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e-mail newsletter and
companion website designed to help build a
stronger bridge between families and the classroom. Parent Today is filled with great
information for parents, guardians, teachers and more.
Physical Education Attendance Policy
State regulations do not allow waivers or exemptions for physical
education. Students who miss PE class at Schoharie Central School must
contact their teacher to set up an appointment to make up missed work.
DOWNLOAD SCS's PHYSICAL EDUCATION ATTENDANCE POLICY for
Why we need to pay attention to our kids' social
Just when you think you have a handle on all the
social media sites your child could possibly frequent, a new one crosses
your radar. What are the dangers, and what can a parent/guardian do?
Body Mass Index is part of required school health check
New York State Education Law
requires body mass index, or BMI, and weight status group to be included in
a student’s school health examination. The State Health Department
also surveys some schools concerning BMI each year.
Prescription drug alert
Many young people believe it is safe to take
medicine out of the cabinet even if it was not prescribed
for them. And many of today's prescriptions are written for pain
medications that can be deadly, addictive and in some cases lead to
the use of very dangerous illegal drugs like heroin.
Education is the key. Parents: speak to your teens
about the dangers of misusing prescription drugs and why they should not
use other persons' medications.
For more information go to
http://www.samhsa.gov/prevention/ or contact your local Prevention
Coalition through the Capital Region BOCES at (518) 464-3944.
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