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P.O. Box 430  136 Academy Drive
Schoharie, New York 12157
David M. Blanchard, Superintendent of Schools


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Gobble, gobble

Food Services staff member wearing turkey hat

Elementary staff and students alike got into the Thanksgiving spirit at their annual turkey luncheon, which welcomed families, friends and the community into school for a delicious meal.

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Putting conflict resolution into student hands

group of SCS student peer mediators

Listening, nonverbal skills, appropriate responses - Schoharie H.S. seniors trained in these key peer mediation skills.

Educators take the plunge for Special Olympics

teachers and principal standing in front of Lake George

On Saturday, Nov. 18, three elementary teachers and their principal braved the elements to jump into Lake George to raise $755 for Special Olympics New York.

No injuries reported after car hits bus

There were no reported injuries when a Schoharie school bus with students on board was hit from behind by a car on Nov. 21.

Thank you veterans

Veterans salute the flag at the Schoharie Veterans Day Celebration

Veterans salute the flag during Schoharie's 2017 Veterans Day Celebration.

Elks donate dictionaries to entire 3rd grade

Children seated on classroom floor looking at their new dictionaries

Thanks to the Esperance Elks, every SCS 3rd grader now has his or her own dictionary.

Reading for learning, growth and fun

 Fiction, facts, computer exercises and more are features of READ 180, an engaging program that boosts skills and enjoyment of reading.

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Free program on paying for college, more at Schoharie Library, Nov. 30

Thinking about college, or starting the application process? Learn about finding scholarships, saving for college, student budgets, where to get more information on financial aid and other college finance issues at College Finance with Smart Money, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Schoharie Free Library, 103 Knower Ave.

Elementary students show gains from new programs

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Last fall, Schoharie Elementary launched new math, English and reading programs. Teachers also continued to engage learners in an individualized instruction program. This fall, students started the year enriched with greater skills and knowledge thanks to those efforts.

SCS staff share empathy expertise in Parent Today  

Schoharie Central Schools Psychologist Dr. Stacey Alexander and intern Jasmin Burke share their expertise and experience about empathy and disasters, including the 2011 Schoharie Valley floods, in the October issue of Parent Today. In "Teachable moments: Empathy in action in times of tragedy," the online newsletter talks about how to the learned skill in children.

Computer Science & Info Systems Team takes silver

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 A team of Schoharie High School students placed second in an Computer Science and Information Systems competition at Siena College, holding on to the silver for the second year in a row.

District finances receive another positive audit

An independent audit of Schoharie Central has found "the financial foundation of the school district is solid, which shows the District to be in good stead for future school fiscal years."

STEM and research among shared interests of NYS Academic Scholars Helmstadt, Caza & Williams

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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.

You don't have to be a parent to enjoy Parent Today!Parent Today logo

Parent Today is a free, award-winning e-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.

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.

Buckles pupdates

Buckles the dog at Schoharie Elementary playground

Read the latest "pupdates" from Buckles, Schoharie Central School's social therapeutic classroom assistance dog.

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November 22-24

Thanksgiving Recess

November 27-30

Elementary Book Fair


December 1

Elementary Book Fair

December 6

4th Gr Choir & Blue Notes Holiday Concert (Snow Date 12/18), HS auditorium, 7 p.m.

December 7

Sr High Band & Choir Holiday Concert (Snow Date 12/18), HS auditorium, 7 p.m.

December 12

5/6 Gr Band & Choir Holiday Concert (Snow Date 12/13), HS auditorium, 7 p.m.

December 19

Jr HS Band & Choir Holiday Concert (Snow Date 12/20), HS auditorium, 7 p.m.

December 25-29

Christmas Holiday Recess


January 1

New Year's Day Holiday

January 15

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday

January 22-25

Regents Exam Period


February 2

STEAM Fun Night, 3-5 p.m.

February 14

Elementary Living Wax Museum of Musicians

February 19-23

Winter Recess


March 1

Wee Read, Wee Count, Elem. School, 5:30-7 p.m.

March 9

Elem. ONLY Early Release (11:30 a.m. / Parent Conferences)

March 9 & 10

HS Musical, auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

March 11

HS Musical, auditorium, 2 p.m.

March 11-12

Grade 3-8 NYS English Language Arts exams

March 15 & 17

All-County Music Festival (Gr 7-12),  College of St. Rose

March 21

Early Release 11:30 a.m. - Staff Development

March 28

Music in Our Lives Panel Discussions, 2 p.m.

March 30

Good Friday Holiday - No school


April 2-6

Spring Recess

April 16 or 17

NYSSMA Majors Festival, Shaker High School, Sr HS & Elem. Bands

April 24

Incoming kindergarten screening

April 25

Incoming kindergarten orientation (screening, registration, visit)

April 27 & 28

All-Star Music Festival (Gr 5 & 6), Golding Middle School

April 28

HS Band members play w/ Schoharie Valley Band, 7:30 p.m.


May 1-2

Gr 3-6 NYS Math exams

May 2

Jr/Sr High Spring Instrumental Arts Festival Concert

May 10

Gr 5/6 Spring Arts Festival

May 11-16

Elementary Book Fair

May 12

NYSSMA Solo Festival (Gr 5-12) in Norwich

May 15

4th Gr Choir/BlueNotes Spring Concert, HS auditorium, 7 p.m.

May 15

Budget Vote, HS Library Lobby, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

May 16

Jr/Sr HS Spring Vocal Concert, HS auditorium, 7 p.m.

May 18

Early Release, 11:30 a.m. - Staff Development

May 23-24

Gr 4 NYS Science performance test

May 24

Memorial Day Parade: All Bands Schoharie, 6:30 p.m.

May 28

Memorial Day Holiday

May 28

Memorial Day Parades, All Bands:, Central Bridge, 11 a.m., Esperance 1:30 p.m.


June 4

NYS Written Science exam

June 5, 12-15, 18-22

Regents Exams

June 6

Elem Talent Show, HS auditorium, student performance 8:30 a.m., evening performance 6:30 p.m.

June 21-22

Elem. Early Release, 11:50 a.m. dismissal / Staff Development

June 22

Last Day of Classes

June 23

Graduation, HS Gym, 10 a.m.


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