Canajoharie Central Schools

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

Please take the Future Planning Study survey

A team of educational consultants is currently gathering information for the Canajoharie Board of Education to help inform the board's
long-range planning. A community survey has been developed to
seek the opinions of the community regarding future directions the district should take. Thank you in advance for your time. (take survey)

2015-16 school budget development underway

Despite the lack of critical state aid figures, the Canajoharie Central School District’s budget development process for next year is underway. (read more)

Guys and Dolls performances set for the end of March

The Fort Plain-Canajoharie Drama Club will present the musical “Guys and Dolls” at 7 p.m. March 27 and 28. There will also be a matinee performance at 3 p.m. March 29. All performances will be at Canajoharie High School. (Read more)

District seeks communications focus group members

The district is looking for community and parent volunteers to participate in a focus group meeting March 16 to discuss school district communications. (Read more)

East Hill writers inspired by local author, teacher

Fifth graders at the East Hill Elementary School are drawing inspiration from a local author and teacher as they complete writing projects based on the lives of people who have had a positive influence on them. (Read more and see photos)

Canajoharie Advocacy Committee meets with Senator Amedore to support GEA elimination, fair school funding

The Canajoharie Advocacy Committee meet with state Sen. George Amedore Jr. recently urging the lawmaker to support the elimination of the state's Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA) and to fix the state's broken Foundation Aid formula. (Read more and sign GEA elimination petition)

Bus vote set for March 10

District residents will vote Tuesday, March 10 on a proposal to lease three 66-passenger buses for a five-year term. (Read more)

Acting principal appointed at Canajoharie High School

A veteran school administrator has been appointed to serve as the acting principal at Canajoharie High School until the end of March. (Read more)

Fair School Funding Rally calls for GEA elimination, Foundation Aid formula fix

Calling for an end to state funding inequities for school districts, the Canajoharie Central School District held its third annual Fair School Funding Rally Thursday, Feb. 5. (Read more and see photos)

Volunteers needed for annual Post Prom Party

Canajoharie High School is looking for parent and community volunteers to plan and organize the annual Post Prom Party scheduled for the night of June 6. (Read more)

Canajoharie High School names Students of the Month

Canajoharie High School has announced the names of the Students of the Month for January. (Read more and see photo)

March 18 now full day for students and staff

Due to the string of winter storms, the district has used all its allotted snow days. As a result, the Superintendent's Conference Day scheduled for March 18, will now be a day in session for all students and staff. Should schools need to be closed for any additional days this season, the day will be made up during spring break beginning with Friday April 10.

Student athletes selected for Section II Class D all-star football team

Seven Canajoharie student athletes were selected this year for Section II Class D all-star football team honors. (Read more)

Special education set for review

The New York State Education Department P-12: Office of Special Education has begun a quality assurance review in the district. The purpose of this review is to assess the district's compliance with laws and regulations governing the education of students with disabilities. (Read more)

Canajoharie students to begin work as peer mentors

With the goal of helping younger students succeed, Canajoharie High School this year is pioneering a Peer Mentor Program.The program will match younger students with upperclassmen who will act as mentors by serving as role models and providing friendship and encouragement, especially around academic goals and personal development. (Read more and see photo)

District seeks communications feedback from community

In our continuing effort to keep parents, students and the community well-informed and involved, the Canajoharie Central School District is gathering community feedback regarding district communications. A survey is currently available and focus groups are planned later this winter. (Read more)