Elementary students' art is displayed in the
SCS gallery outside the district office
Gallery features Elementary artists
Visitors to the Schoharie Central Schools
administrative offices are greeted by a display of artwork created by
several talented Schoharie Elementary students.
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Mosaic mural to be photoed for display
For many years, a piece of public art was displayed
in the lobby of Schoharie Elementary. The mosaic mural of ceramic tiles
illustrates children's interpretations of what a centennial celebration
The mosaic had to be placed in storage due to
age-related deterioration. The mosaic is sadly beyond the point of
salvation. However, it has been photographed as a means to preserve the
Stay alive: Free smoke alarm & CO detector
Working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors
save lives! Schoharie County residents may sign up for free smoke
alarm and carbon monoxide detector installations in their homes.
Installations begin in August and continue until resources are
Save the date: School picture day is Sept. 16
Attention parents/guardians: Fall individual
portraits of students will be taken on Wednesday, Sept. 16.
SCS welcomes new principals
A new school year approaches, and Schoharie's new
elementary and high school principals are busy preparing for fall.
Appointed by the Board of Education on June 18, Elementary Principal Andrea Polikoski
and Jr./Sr. High School Principal Kevin Calacone both started in July.
State revises immunization requirements
Attention parents and guardians: effective
September 1, 2015, the New York State Education Department and New
York State Department of Health instituted new immunization
requirements for students. Parents/guardians should contact their
physician's office with questions and to make sure their child(ren)
will be in compliance for the upcoming school year.
Schoharie Elementary student pens award-winning
poetry for I Love NY Agriculture Art and Writing Contest
Elementary student Daniel Cater has been honored with an award for
poetry he wrote and illustrated for the 2015 New York Agriculture in
the Classroom I Love New York Agriculture Art and Writing Contest. His
work will be displayed in the FFA Exhibit Hall at the 2015 New
York State Fair.
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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.
Elementary Parent Teacher Student Organization (EPTSO)
You can view a complete list of events on
EPTSO Web Page.
Informational Brochures for Parents
Published by the State Education Department
The State Education Department has published many
brochures designed to help parents help their children. Below are links
to printable PDFs of some of the brochures available.
Helping Your Child With Homework (PDF)
Helping Your Child Learn Science (PDF)
Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics (PDF)
Families can take part in encouraging reading growth
for their children by visiting the "Get Ready to Read!" website at
www.getreadytoread.org. The site offers a number of
skill-building activities for free as well as a selection of
downloadable materials. There is a "Transitioning to Kindergarten"
tool kit to help early childhood professionals and parents plan
activities and collect observations throughout the year leading up to
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