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Please label all of your children's belongings such as backpacks, lunch boxes, coats, sweatshirts, etc.  This will make it easier to find the owners of misplaced items.


Classroom Supply Lists

Grade 1

Mrs. Thompson's (only) 1st Gr. list
Grade 2

Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6


lunch time fun 

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.

We believe in . . . Responsibility


Visitors to Schoharie Elementary are greeted by the lobby display "We believe in . . . ," a despiction of five positive character traits being learned by K-6 students, including responsibility, the focus of special art class activities. READ MORE/VIEW PHOTOS

These guest readers know the school very well

guest readers

SCS's own 6th-grade students shared some great books with their younger schoolmates recently during Guest Reader Day.

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Wee Read, Wee Count Family Fun


More than 100 children enjoyed Wee Read, Wee Count Family Fun Night this year, including the students in the photo below with Elementary Librarian Wendy Molle. VIEW PHOTO GALLERY


wee read wee count


It's a fact

Smart snowmen sport math equations, thanks to Mrs. Thompson's 1st graders, who are learning about facts, numbers and more!

Countdown to Christmas

countdown to Christmas

Students in Kimberly DiNuzzo's kindergarten class are
learning math in a merry way: counting down to the big day!

Taking aim at fire safety

Fire safety learning at SCS

Schoharie Elementary students had fun learning about fire safety this fall. VIEW GALLERY

Robot dances to promote STEM Fun NightRicky the Robot

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. READ MORE

4th graders hit the airwaves with anti-bullying message

October is Bullying Awareness Month, and Schoharie Elementary students have put their anti-bullying message, "Bullying is Bad," to music so it could be broadcasted all over town. READ MORE

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Flu Facts - Helpful info for parents, guardians, all of us

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 media

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? READ MORE

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. Parent Today logo

Filled with research-based information, Parent Today addresses four “chapters” of a child’s life – early learners, elementary school, the middle years and high school – with stories about what is happening in the classroom and students’ lives. READ MORE

State updates immunization requirements

The New York State Department of Health  revised immunization requirements for school attendance effective July 1 to reduce the number of vaccine-preventable diseases. While no new vaccines are required, the number of doses required and the time intervals between doses have changed. READ MORE

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. READ MORE

5th Grade Team Homework and Helper website

The fifth grade team maintains a website to provide students and parents with homework assignments, fun activities and additional references for help. Link to the site by <clicking here>.

Elementary Parent Teacher Student Organization (EPTSO)

You can view a complete list of events on the EPTSO Web Page.

Helpful 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)

Early Reading

Families can take part in encouraging reading growth for their children by visiting the "Get Ready to Read!" Web site at 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 Kindergarten.


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Maryellen Gillis
P.O. Box 430
136 Academy Drive
Schoharie, NY 12157
(518) 295-6651
Fax (518) 295-9506


Universal Pre-K Coordinator
Linda Nevulis
P.O. Box 430
136 Academy Drive
Schoharie, NY 12157
(518) 295-6657
Fax (518) 295-9514


Intern Asst. Principal
Randy Gunther
(518) 295-6661


Secretary to Principal
Jessie Griffin

Karen Gannon


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