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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.


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SCS Spelling Bee 

SCS Spelling Bee winner Ethan VanDerwerken represented his school at the regional bee.

Be responsible. Be respectful. Be safe. Be a community.

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. READ MORE

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, or PBIS. READ MORE

Holiday Bazaar raises field trip funds

Holiday Bazaar

Schoharie Elementary students enjoyed shopping at a Holiday Bazaar in their school recently, an event that was held to raise funds for field trips. READ MORE

Thankful for those who have served

Veterans Day with Lt. Col. Danner

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. READ MORE

3-D learning about landforms - and more

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. READ MORE

More Schoharie Elementary news

Visit the SCS News Archive page for past news stories.

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Parent Today is a free, monthly, award-winning email 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. 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

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!" website 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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Andrea Polikoski

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


Secretary to Principal
Jessie Griffin

Karen Gannon


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Link to A Parent's Guide to Special Education by the NYS Education Dept.
(For questions, please contact Director of Curriculum and Pupil Personnel Services Linda Nevulis at (518) 295-6657.


Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)





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