Canajoharie Central Schools

Deborah Grimshaw, Superintendent
136 Scholastic Way, Canajoharie, NY 13317
518.673.6302 | 518.673.3177 fax | deborah.grimshaw@canjo.org

College Financial Aid Night set for Tuesday, Feb. 9

The Canajoharie High School Counseling Office will host a Financial Aid Night at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9 in the high school library. (read more)

Music concerts announced

The annual Music In Our Schools Concert is set for March 8 at the Arkell Library and Art Gallery. The Spring Concert Series will be held June 1, 2 and 7 in the Arkell Performing Arts Center. All concerts will be at 7 p.m. (see the ensembles performing)

Fair Funding Rally set for Feb. 26

The Canajoharie Central School District will hold a Fair Funding Rally at 6 p.m., Friday, Feb. 26 in the high school auditorium. (read more)

Advocacy Committee meets with assemblyman's office

The Canajoharie Central School District Advocacy Committee meet with a representative of state Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara's office Jan. 15. (read more)

Seventh grader heading to Capital Region Spelling Bee

Congratulations to seventh grader Tori Rocas, the winner of the 2016 Canajoharie Middle School Spelling Bee held Jan 20. She will go on to compete in the 34th Annual Capital Region Spelling Bee Feb. 2. (Read more and see photos)

2016-17 budget advocacy efforts underway

The Canajoharie Central School District Board of Education at its meeting Jan. 14 reviewed Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2016-17 Executive Budget proposal seeing a need for more state funding to ensure student success. (read more)

Canajoharie grads recognized during annual alumni basketball game

Between the junior varsity and varsity basketball games Wednesday, Jan. 13, Canajoharie High School alumni were asked to come out on the court to be recognized. (see photos)

Students enlisted to help market county

Students at Canajoharie High School are preparing to help showcase the strength they see in their community. Participating in Montgomery County’s Strongest Competition, students will work to produce photos, videos and stories that exhibit why the county is "Made of Something Stronger." (read more and see photos)

SADD fundraiser set for Jan. 26 at Recovery Sports Grill

The Canajoharie SADD chapter will host a fundraiser at the Recovery Sport Grill on Route 30 in Amsteram from 4 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 26. Please present this certificate at the time of payment to have up to 15 percent of your check’s value, excluding tax and tip, donated to SADD. You must print out and bring the certificate to the restaurant and present it to your server. (view certificate)

Feedback sought on new draft statewide science standards

State education leaders recently released new statewide draft science standards and they want your feedback. An online survey is now available to gather input from educators, parents, business leaders, community members and others with an interest in the future of science education in our public schools. (read more and take the survey)

Sweater contest raises funds for local family

Canajoharie High School students raised funds for a local family in need for the holidays by participating in a Christmas Sweater Contest. The school's STAR program organized the contest. (read more and see photos)

Technology allows fourth graders to collaborate with other students across the state

New Distance Learning technology in the Canajoharie Central School District recently allowed East Hill fourth graders and other students hundreds of miles away to teach each other about the different regions of New York State. (read more and see photos)

Public workshops added to Canajoharie 2016-17 budget development process

The Canajoharie Central School District Board of Education has scheduled three public workshops as part of the budget development process for the 2016-17 school year. (read more)

Fox sets Canajoharie career passing record

Senior Jace Fox has set a new Canajoharie High School football passing yards record having topped off his Cougars career this year with 3033 yards. (Read more and see photo)

BOARD MEETING HIGHLIGHTS: Course failure rate decreases at Canajoharie High School

The Canajoharie Central School District Board of Education reviewed 10-Week Academic Success Reports for the first quarter of the year at its meeting Dec. 10. (read more)

State to require meningitis vaccination in grades 7, 12

Beginning Sept. 1, 2016, students entering seventh and 12th grades must be vaccinated against meningococcal disease in order to attend school in New York state. (read more)

President signs new federal education law

For the first time since 2001, the United States has new federal legislation governing education. On Dec. 10, President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), replacing the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). (read more)

Ten Canajoharie football players earn all-star recognition

Ten Canajoharie High School football players have earned Section II Class D All-Star recognition. (Read more and see photo)

Canajoharie computer science interns top ranked nationally

Four Canajoharie High School students working in the school’s Computer Science Internship (CSI) program are among the most utilized instructional technology interns in the country, according to a national nonprofit that provides resources to school internship programs. (Read more and see photos)

Fourth and fifth graders hold food drive for local pantry

During the last three weeks, fourth and fifth graders at the East Hill Elementary School participated in a food drive to collect donations for the Montgomery County Office for the Aging Cupboard of Kindness Food Pantry. (see photos)

Seven Canajoharie varsity teams earn Scholar Athlete awards

Congratulations to the Canajoharie fall varsity athletic teams. All of the varsity teams for the season earned New York State Public High School Athletic Association Scholar Athlete Awards for earning a team grade point average of 90 percent or above. (Read more)

Canajoharie alumna speaks with high school students about technology, careers

A Canajoharie High School graduate, now a senior at the State University of New York at Oswego, recently visited Mr. Dwayne Heroth’s technology classes to discuss the work she’s done refining used vegetable oil into fuel for vehicles and home heating. (Read more and see photos)