Character Education Value of the Month:
Revised late bus procedures focus on safety
The Schoharie Central Schools Transportation
Department has revised the procedures parents and guardians follow to
secure late bus transportation for their children. Changes include
designated runs and stop locations and required completion of alate
bus request form.
Raymond Paglieri named interim HS principal
Nov. 19, the SCS Board of Education appointed Raymond A. Paglieri of
Middleburgh interim high school principal, filling a vacancy created
by the Dec. 1 retirement of Principal Stacey DeLaney.
A comprehensive search for a permanent principal
will commence in early spring, and the community, faculty, students and
staff will be invited to participate in the selection process.
Schoharie Valley FFA shines at HS Days
Twenty-two members of the Schoharie Valley FFA
recently matched knowledge and skills against those of their peers
from 24 other schools at the annual High School Days competition at
SUNY Cobleskill. Schoharie students placed very high in their events,
including several top-10 placings.
Robot dances to promote STEM Fun Night
On Oct. 21, students in grades 5-7 got a surprise
visit from Ricky the Robot, who danced a "save the date" message for
STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) Fun Night, to be hosted
on Feb. 6 by the high school math department.
Flu Facts - Helpful info for parents, guardians, all
Influenza (the flu) is an infection of the nose,
throat and lungs caused by influenza viruses, of which there are many,
constantly changing strains. Flu is a serious and sometimes fatal
illness. How to protect against the flu?
READ MORE by downloading this helpful fact sheet (PDF).
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?
You don't have to be a parent to
enjoy Parent Today!
Parent Today is a free, bi-monthly, award-winning
e-mail newsletter and companion website designed to help build a
stronger bridge between families and the classroom.
Filled with research-based
information, Parent Today addresses four “chapters” of
life – early learners, elementary school, the middle years and high
school – with stories about what is happening in the classroom and
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.
Protect your kids! Prescription drug alert
Many young people believe it is safe to take
“medicine” out of the cabinet even if that medicine 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 or
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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