SCS Spelling Bee winner Ethan VanDerwerken
represented his school at the regional bee.
Be responsible. Be respectful. Be safe. Be a
Success is spelled E-t-h-a-n-V at bee
SCS students in 4th through 8th grade competed in
a school spelling bee on Jan. 6 to determine who would represent
Schoharie at the Capital Region Spelling Bee. SCS 7th grader Ethan VanDerwerken was the winner
after an exciting competition.
PBIS: Be Safe. Be Responsible. Be
Respectful. Be a Community
Be Safe. Be Responsible. Be Respectful. Be a
Community: Schoharie Central School students, faculty and staff are
uniting behind these foundations of a positive school environment
through a program called Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports,
Holiday Bazaar raises field trip funds
Schoharie Elementary students enjoyed shopping at
a Holiday Bazaar in their school recently, an event that was held to
raise funds for field trips.
Thankful for those who have served
Lieutenant Colonel Scott Danner, a retired U.S. Army
Infantry Officer, made a special
presentation on Veterans Day to 5th-grade students, including
an explanation of uniforms worn by those who serve. See photo below.
3-D learning about landforms - and more
What's made of frosting, cotton, moss, brownies,
food coloring, Legos, flour, bark, sticks, rocks, acorns, paint,
cardboard, plastic, clay, flour, wood, gummy candy, balloons, pipe
cleaners and more? Why the landforms of the earth, of course!
For SCS 6th-graders, the project was about way more
than geography: they grew their knowledge across a range of subjects and
had fun learning, too.
READ MORE & VIEW PHOTO GALLERY
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 important for all of us, and drills will be held
throughout the school year. As with fire drills, lockdown, lockout and other
drills are not announced ahead of time.
Community Resource Room offers helpful information
The SCS Community Resource Room is open Mondays
and Tuesdays from 8 to11:30 a.m. in the elementary wing, providing a
place where parents, guardians and community members can access
information about community resources such as food pantry locations,
counseling and fun local activities.
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information for parents, guardians, teachers and 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.
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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