Kraemer named assistant principal/ athletic coordinator
Robert Kraemer has been named assistant
principal/athletic coordinator at Schoharie Jr./Sr. High School. He has
more than 15 years of experience as a physical education teacher and
coach in the Greater Johnstown School District.
Congrats Class of 2016!
The Schoharie Jr./Sr. High School Class of 2016 graduated to the next
stage of their lives on June 25 before a gym full of families, friends,
teachers, school staff and community members. They were the 181st class
to graduate from their school.
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Grads-to-be, times 2
The Class of 2016 paraded before future grads-to-be in Schoharie
Elementary School on June 22 to lots of cheers, applause and high fives
from little hands.
Schoharie juniors, seniors honored
June 7 was awards and scholarship night, with many 11th and 12th graders honored for
achievements at school and in the community.
Runners sport student-designed shirt honoring Steve Hoard
Schoharie Central School staff honored former
teacher Steve Hoard by running in the 2016 Workforce Team Challenge Race
wearing T-shirts designed by 10th grader Jackson Vanderwerken.
Boreali is Outstanding CTE Student of the Year; Borst, Kalisz, Matias
honored by CTE
Carly Boreali was named 2016 Outstanding Student of
the Year, and fellow Schoharie seniors Catherine Borst, Dustin Kalisz
and Ashley Matias were honored for their excellence by the Capital
Region BOCES Career & Technical School.
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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 bus evacuation drill and a shelter in place drill with the State Police K-9 unit were conducted recently, with officers and
dogs walking school hallways.
Shelter in place procedures are initiated to keep
students and staff where they are while an emergency situation is
handled in or around the building. Teachers continue teaching and
conducting business as usual, although no one is allowed to leave the
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.
Meningococcal vaccine is required
Effective Sept. 1, 2016, all students entering
grade 12 will be required to have two doses of meningococcal vaccine
with the last dose on or after 16 years of age, or one dose of
meningococcal vaccine on or after 16 years of age.
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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.
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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.
Join the Parent Teacher Student Advisory Council
Common Core Standards and the Community Garden were
just two topics recently discussed by the Jr./Sr. H.S. Parent Teacher Student Advisory Council
(PTSAC). New members are welcome. contact the high school office if you
are interested in joining.
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