Canajoharie Central Schools

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

Reminder: There's still time to register for the May 7 All-Alumni Reunion

The 10th Annual Canajoharie All-Class Reunion will be held Saturday, May 7 at Canajoharie High School. There is still time to register. Post reunion gathering will be at the Canajoharie Coiuntry Club. (download registration form)

Post Prom Party volunteers needed

This year's Post Prom Party will be May 21-22, and SADD is looking for parent and community volunteers. (read more)

Sports physicals set for May 5 & 12

Sports physicals for high school students will take place on May 5 & 12. Students may sign up for a physical in the nurse's office. Any student who plans on playing a sport next school year needs to have a physical. If a student chooses not to have one done on one of these dates, they will need to bring a copy of a current physical to the nurse before they are eligible to participate in a sport.

Canajoharie summer driver education classes begin June 30

Canajoharie High School is now taking registration for summer driver education classes. (read more)

Canajoharie student artists win awards

Seven Canajoharie High School art students earned awards during the recent the Greater Federation of Women’s Club Fourth District Spring Conference Student Art Show. The work of two students will now go on to be featured at the state level. (read more and see photo)

2016-17 state budget includes $1.5 billion education funding increase, ends Gap Elimination Adjustment

On Friday, April 1, New York lawmakers approved a 2016-17 state budget. As part of the approved state spending plan, Canajoharie will see a 1.58 percent increase in State Aid, compared to the current year. (read more)

District receives state audit

The Canajoharie Central School District has received a final report from the New York State Comptroller’s Office summarizing the findings of an audit of district’s fiscal operations from July 1, 2014 – August 31, 2015. (read more)

Register now for the May 7 All-Alumni Reunion

Registration forms for the 10th Annual All-Alumni Reunion, which will be held Saturday May 7, have been mailed. If you did not receive a form, click below to download one. The Reunion Committee welcomes more participation at every level and appreciates all past support as they endeavor to continue these reunions. (download registration form)

Canajoharie students compete at New York State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament

Congratulations to the 34 Canajoharie elementary, middle and high school students who competed at the New York State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament on Saturday, April 2. (read more and see photo)

Canajoharie pre-k class raises autism awareness

To help increase understanding of autism, students in Mr. Chad Bowerman’s pre-kindergarten class at the East Hill Elementary School celebrated World Autism Awareness Day by wearing blue colored clothes and ribbons to school. (read more and see photo)

Meningitis vaccination now required in grades 7, 12

New York state now requires students entering seventh and 12th grades to be vaccinated against meningococcal disease. Does your child need to be vaccinated before the start of the 2016-17 school year to meet this requirement? (read more)

Canajoharie welcomes 58 teams for regional Odyssey of the Mind tournament

The East Hill School hosted the Odyssey of the Mind Region 21 Tournament March 12 welcoming 58 teams from nine schools across a five-county area. (read more)

Board Meeting Highlights: Canajoharie High School students study drug abuse epidemic

Students taking junior English at Canajoharie High School are researching drug abuse and will soon make presentations on the topic to elementary, middle and high school students. (read more and see photo)

State announces plans to revise learning standards, assessments

After years of controversy surrounding the roll out of the Common Core Learning Standards, state education officials have said that changes are on the horizon. (read more)

50th anniversay of Nellis Memorial celebrated

Noting its contribution to the school district and greater community, Canajoharie students, staff and residents came out Saturday, March 19 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Nellis Memorial athletic facilities. (read more and see photos)

Assemblyman, school superintendents call for fair funding, end to GEA

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, Montgomery County school districts officials and statewide education advocates are calling for fair education funding and an end to Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA) this year. (read more, see photos and video)

Canajoharie student musicians perform with Philadelphia Orchestra cellist

Canajoharie student musicians from the district’s orchestra program performed for elementary and middle school classes March 7 alongside a professional cellist from the Philadelphia Orchestra. (Read more and see photos and a video)

Healthy, respectful relationships focus of Canajoharie activities

Throughout the week of Feb. 29 Canajoharie High School students immersed themselves in discussion and activities focusing on respect – self-respect, respect for others and respectful relationships. (read more and see photos)

Canajoharie rally calls for state aid formula fix

With the district now facing nearly a decade of inequitable state education funding, Canajoharie Central School parents, students, teachers and community members attended the Fourth Annual Fair Funding Rally and Community Celebration Friday, Feb. 25 calling for the state’s education aid formula to be fixed. (read more)

Music concerts announced

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. (Please note changes to original schedule. The George Vosburgh Memorial Handbell Choir will perform on June 1 and the East Hill Choir will perform June 2. (see the ensembles performing)