Students look forward to STEAM Fun Night
SCS students are looking forward to the third annual
STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art and Math) Fun Night on Feb. 6
In October, a special visitor promoted the event.
Fight the flu
The state Department of Health advises that children
with the flu should be isolated in the home, away from others until they
are symptom-free for 24 hours (no fever without the use of fever-control
medicines and feeling well for 24 hours.)
Governor proposes school aid increase tied to
education reforms, with no mention of GEA
Governor Andrew Cuomo's Executive Budget proposes a
$1.1 billion increase in state funding for schools next year, provided
that state lawmakers agree to a series of education reforms that he
described as "ambitious" in his combined budget address and State of the
We believe in . . . Responsibility
Visitors to Schoharie Elementary are greeted by a
bulletin board titled "We believe in . . . ," a display about positive character traits being learned and practiced by all
kindergarten to 6th-grade students, including responsibility, the
focus of art class activities in January and February.
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Thank you survey participants
SCS thanks all who participated in the online survey to share
their input regarding the search for a new superintendent for the
district. For more information about the search, visit the
SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH PAGE.
Save the date: Community Budget Forum is Feb. 25
All are welcome and encouraged to participate in Schoharie Central
School District's Community Budget Forum on Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m.
in the Elementary cafeteria. The forum offers an opportunity to learn
more about the budget as it is developed, ask questions and provide
Revised late bus procedures focus on safety
The SCS 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 a late
bus request form.
SCS among 12 districts led by Cap Region BOCES to
receive grant to review student assessment practices
Schoharie Central School District is part of a
consortium of 12 school districts led by Capital Region BOCES to
receive a $399,946 grant to review student assessment practices.
Community input welcome in budget development
While certain times of the year see increased budget-related activity,
developing a budget that meets the needs of our students and school
while also reflecting local residents' input is a yearlong process. As
such, the community is welcomed and encouraged to participate in this
process. Visit our
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latest "pupdates" from Buckles,
Schoharie Central School's social therapeutic classroom assistance dog.
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