Canajoharie Middle School
Odyssey of the Mind team advances to finals in Iowa
For the second year in a row,
an Odyssey of the Mind team from Canajoharie has advanced to the
World Finals. This year, a team consisting of students in
won the New York State Tournament in Division II at the SUNY
Binghamton Events Center on April 12, and advanced to the finals in
Ames, Iowa, from May 28-31.
Canajoharie Board of
Education will hold a special meeting on at 7:20 a.m.
Wednesday, April 23
The Canajoharie Central School
Board of Education will hold a special meeting
at 7:20 a.m. on Wednesday, April 23,
for the purpose of voting on the 2014-2015
HFM BOCES budget.
Teachers from Fort Plain and Canajoharie learn co-teaching strategies
at seminar in Syracuse
The Fort Plain and Canajoharie Central School
Districts recently sent 13 representatives to a co-teaching seminar
in Syracuse. The seminar was taught by Marilyn Friend, who is
considered a leader in the field.
Small changes for schools in adopted state budget
Aid restored in the recently adopted state budget
will temporarily lessen, but not end the financial challenges for
public schools. In 2014-15, the Canajoharie Central School District
will regain $356,772 of the $592,339 in state aid lost to the Gap
Elimination Adjustment (G.E.A.)
Canajoharie senior wins scholar athlete award
Canajoharie High School senior Dillan Veeder
received a Capital District Scholar Athlete Award in March.
East Hill Elementary students learn about fossils during hands-on
"Fossils!" That's what the entire group of third
grade students in Michele Nare's class at East Hill Elementary
School exclaimed what they were excited to learn about during a
recent activity in March.
April 21 now an instructional day
Monday, April 21, will now be a day of attendance
for all students because the district exceeded the number of snow
days built into the school calendar. District leaders built two snow
the school calendar for the 2013- 14, but the district used extra
on Feb. 5 and 14 due to snow and hazardous conditions.
Canajoharie Help Us Win! Rally attracts more than 150 to hear
about school funding inequity
More than 150 members of the community turned out for
a Help Us Win rally on Feb. 28, to hear about school funding inequities
and the fiscal problems facing rural schools such as Canajoharie. For a
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Canajoharie Computer Science Intern (CSI) creates commercial for
On any given day at Canajoharie High School you
might find one of the Computer Science Interns (CSI) creating a
video in the library or helping out a teacher with technology. And
one of those students, Sebastian DeCrescenzo, recently created a
commercial advertising what the group can do. To see the commercial,
click here. To see the story,