Board appoints principals
The Schoharie Central School District Board of
Education has appointed Andrea Polikoski of Glenville principal of
Schoharie Elementary School and Kevin
Calacone of Albany principal of
Schoharie Jr./Sr. High School. The appointments were made a the
board's June 18 meeting. Both principals start in July.
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
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.
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Congrats awards and scholarships winners!
Schoharie Jr./Sr. High School students, faculty
and staff celebrated the many accomplishments of students at a June 9
awards and scholarships ceremony.
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.
Protect your kids! 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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