Value of the month:
Ethan VanDerwerken spells his way to round 7
SCS 7th grader Ethan VanDerwerken represented
Schoharie well at the Capital Region Spelling Bee, competing all the way
to round seven.
Barnes named interim HS assistant principal
David E. Barnes has been appointed interim
assistant principal of Schoharie Jr./Sr. High School by the Schoharie
Central School District Board of Education. He is a former SCS
administrator and teacher.
Alumni share experiences, breakfast
Several 2015 Schoharie graduates returned to their
alma mater for a morning of sharing experiences with current seniors.
A question and answer session in the auditorium was followed by a
breakfast for all seniors and alumni.
Field trip gets to the heart of A&P knowledge
Schoharie High School students in the Anatomy and
Physiology class got to the heart of their lessons, literally, during
a field trip to Albany Medical College.
There's an app for that
It's application time for many students as they
select colleges, universities and technical/trade programs for next
fall. Want to know where they may go?
Check out this map, and keep checking back, as it will be updated
regularly. The red indicators are applications and the blue stars are
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.
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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.
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 is filled with great
information for parents, guardians, teachers and more.
Physical Education Attendance Policy
State regulations do not allow waivers or exemptions for physical
education. Students who miss PE class at Schoharie Central School must
contact their teacher to set up an appointment to make up missed work.
DOWNLOAD SCS's PHYSICAL EDUCATION ATTENDANCE POLICY for
Why we need to pay attention to our kids' social
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?
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.
Prescription drug alert
Many young people believe it is safe to take
“medicine” out of the cabinet even if that medicine was not prescribed
for them. And many of today's prescriptions are written for pain
medications that can be deadly, addictive and in some cases lead to
the use of very dangerous illegal drugs like heroin.
Education is the key. Parents: speak to your teens
about the dangers of misusing prescription drugs and why they should not
use other persons' medications.
For more information go to
http://www.samhsa.gov/prevention/ or contact your local Prevention
Coalition through the Capital Region BOCES at (518) 464-3944 or
Join the Parent Teacher Student Advisory Council
Common Core Standards and the Community Garden were
just two topics recently discussed by the Jr./Sr. H.S. Parent Teacher Student Advisory Council
(PTSAC). New members are welcome. contact the high school office if you
are interested in joining.
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