Canajoharie Central Schools

Deborah Grimshaw, Superintendent
136 Scholastic Way, Canajoharie, NY 13317
518.673.6302 | 518.673.3177 fax |

Congratulations to the Canajoharie High School Class of 2015

Sixty-eight Canajoharie High School seniors celebrated the successful conclusion of their high school careers Friday, June 26 during the 137th Annual Commencement Ceremony in the Arkell Performing Arts Center.  (Read more and see photos)

View the CHS graduation photo gallery

Canajoharie High School held its annual graduation ceremony Friday, June 26. (See photos)

Canajoharie eighth graders mark end of middle school during ceremony

Eighty-five Canajoharie Middle School eighth graders celebrated their academic acheivement during a graduation ceremony at Canajoharie High School Wednesday, June 24. (Read more and see photos)

Canajoharie students earn Career and Technical Certificates

Twenty-three Canajoharie students received their Career and Technical Certificates at the HFM BOCES Career and Technical Education Recognition Night Tuesday, June 23. (read more and see photos)

Real-life work experience part of Career and Technical program

Two years worth of work in the BOCES Career and Technical program culminates in a two-week internship performed at the end of a students' senior year. Check out photos of some of the workplace experience Canajoharie students gained participating through the internships. (See photos)

Kindergarteners celebrate year of learning

Ready to move on to the first grade next year, 64 Canajoharie kindergarten students celebrated a year of learning during a ceremony Monday, June 22 at Canajoharie High School. (read more and see photos)

Congratulations to the Class of 2015 valedictorian and salutatorian

Canajoharie High School is proud to announce the valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2015. This year’s valedictorian is Christina Towse and the salutatorian is Paige Shovelton. (read more and see photos)

Canajoharie/Fort Plain special education director to return to classroom

Theodore Arndt, who has been the shared director of special education for the Canajoharie and Fort Plain school districts for the past two years, will leave his position at the end of June to return to teaching. (read more)

Technology students gain real-life construction experience

Canajoharie High School students in Mr. Dwayne Heroth’s construction class got some first-hand experience in what a career in the construction field would be like recently. (read more and see photos)

Free breakfast and lunch available this summer at East Hill

Free breakfast and lunch will be available to all children 18 and younger in the East Hill cafeteria from July 6 to Aug. 14. Breakfast will be served from 8–9 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Children do not need to be residents of the Canajoharie School District to participate. All are welcome! (View flier)

Veeder takes fifth place at state track meet

Congratulations to CHS senior hurdler Dainara Veeder. She took fifth place in the 100 hurdles in the small school division at the New York State Track and Field Championship Meet with a personal best time. (Read more and see photo)

Canajoharie relay team clinches second place at state track meet

Congratulations to the members of the Canajoharie track and field team for their performance at the state track meet in Albany Friday, June 12. The girls relay team placed second and Dainara Veeder returns to the meet Saturday for the finals. (Read more and see photo)

View photos from the 24th Annual Recyclable Regatta

Canajoharie and Fort Plain students participated in the 24th Annual Recyclabe Regatta June 10. Check out photos from the event. (Read more and see photos)

Students put STEM into action during Recyclable Regatta

Technology students applied Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) concepts into a hands-on design based project while constructing boats for the 24th Annual Recyclable Regatta. (Read more)

Seniors earn school music awards

The Canajoharie High School Music Department has announced the winners of the annual school music awards. Congratulations to Nathan Ferguson, Cassie O'Neil and Christina Towse. (Read more and see photo)

Canajoharie track athletes to compete at state meet

Canajoharie High School track and field team members have qualified for the New York State Track and Field Championship Meet this Friday at the State University of New York at Albany. (Read more and see photo)

Veeder named WAC Scholar-Athlete Scholarship winner

Canajoharie High School senior Dainara Veeder has been selected as the Scholar-Athlete Scholarship winner for the North Division of the Western Athletic Conference. (Read more and see photo)

Canajoharie Middle School girls attend Tech Savvy Summit

A group of Canajoharie Middle School girls were recently introduced to possible career choices in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) field through a visit to Fulton-Montgomery Community College. (Read more and see photos)

Sixth graders immerse themselves in the Middle Ages

Sixth graders at the Canajoharie Middle School immersed themselves in the Middle Ages during the month of May developing interdisciplinary skills as they researched, measured, experimented and rehearsed together to complete different collaborative projects. (Read more and see photos)

Video: View the Canajoharie Odyssey of the Mind team's skit at the World Finals

Canajoharie High School’s Odyssey of the Mind team scored high rankings and placed 14th overall during the Odyssey of the recent Mind World Finals. (watch a video of the team at the World Finals)

Check out the Canajoharie Band's performance in Ohio

The Canajoharie High School Concert Band recently returned from Sandusky, Ohio where they participated in the Music in the Parks competition. (watch a video of the band's performance and photos from the trip)

Canajoharie students explore global community through International Studies elective

Whether it’s teaching them to become more responsible consumers at the local supermarket or exposing them to possible positions in the international workforce, a new elective at Canajoharie High School is preparing students to be active citizens in the global community. (read more)

Check out photos from the June 2 concert

Spring concerts series is underway. (read more and see photos from Tuesday's concert)

Canajoharie Odyssey of the Mind team marks impressive finish at World Finals

Canajoharie High School’s Odyssey of the Mind team scored high rankings and placed 14th overall during the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals held May 20-23 at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. (read more)

Canajoharie High School Principal David Barnes announces retirement

Canajoharie High School Principal Mr. David E. Barnes has announced he will be retiring at the end of August. (read more)

Fifth graders learn about dance through SPAC program

Fifth graders recently had the opportunity to learn about different dance styles and the history behind them during a special program presented by dancers from the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. (read more and see photos)

National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society induct new members

The Canajoharie High School Chapter of the National Honor Society and the Canajoharie Middle School Susan B. Anthony Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society inducted new members during ceremonies Thursday, May 21. (Read more about the NHS induction) I (Read more about the NJHS induction)

Logan sisters to continue academic and athletic careers the Sage Colleges

Canajoharie High School graduating seniors and soccer standouts Ariannah and Jordyn Logan will attend the Sage Colleges next year. Announcing plans to study and play soccer at Sage, the sisters signed a NCAA Division III Student-Athlete Celebratory Signing Form last week. (Read more and see photos)

Future Options Study available

This fall the Canajoharie Central School District Board of Education commissioned consultants to study potential future options the district may have to maintain and improve educational opportunities for students. The full report by the consultants is now available. (Read more)

Canajoharie High School Band clinches top honors at national music festival

The Canajoharie High School Concert Band earned a first place finish in their division during the May 16 Music in the Parks Competition in Sandusky, Ohio. In addition to winning their division, the band had the highest score of all the performing ensembles at the national competition. (read more and see photo)

Technology students put drawing and design skills to use to help keep third graders organized

Students in the Drawing and Design for Production class at Canajoharie High School are helping third graders stay organized. (read more and see photos)

Canajoharie High School ranked nationally for financial literacy education

A national educational not-for-profit has ranked Canajoharie High School 12th in the nation for high schools teaching personal finance. (read more)

Canajoharie students help community at canal clean-up

On Saturday, April 25, several Canajoharie students spent the morning helping community members clean up the Riverfront Park during the 10th Annual Canal Clean-up, sponsored by the Canajoharie-Palatine Chamber of Commerce. (read more and see photo)

District considers creating districtwide master schedule

For the last several months district administrators and guidance staff worked together to create a prototype of a districtwide master schedule, which administrators and teacher leaders analyzed at a meeting on Monday, May 4. (read more)

Canajoharie High School announces the Top 10 students of the Class of 2015

Canajoharie High School Principal David Barnes has announced the top 10 students of the Class of 2015. (read more and see photo)

CHS students help East Hill students learn Spanish

Students from  Linda Klock's Spanish II class recently visited third graders at the East Hill Elementary School to help them learn Spanish vocabulary words. (read more and see photos)

Canajoharie Mock Trial team wins county championship

The Canajoharie High School Mock Trial team clinched the Montgomery County Championship at the county courthouse in Fonda Monday, March 30. (read more and see photo)

Canajoharie students connect African culture to classroom curriculum

World-renowned musician Bernard Woma and the Saakumu Dance Troupe Friday, March 13, helped Canajoharie students connect African culture to the curriculums in their classrooms including music, performance, art, social studies, science physical education and more. (read more and see photos)