Canajoharie High School

David E. Barnes , Principal
136 Scholastic Way, Canajoharie, NY 13317
518.673.6330 | 518.673.3177 fax | david.barnes@canjo.org Twitter: (@DBarneschs)

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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 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)

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)

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)

French and Spanish FLACS Exams set for June 22

Students taking Spanish 1 & 3 and students taking French 1 & 3 will take the FLACS exams Monday, June 22. (View FLACS schedule)

Regents begin Tuesday, June 16

Regents exams will be given between Tuesday, June 16 and Wednesday, June 24. (View CHS Regents schedule)

Students apply technology skills in the kitchen

Technology and Food Science students at Canajoharie High School recently worked together during a collaborative learning project applying technology in the kitchen. (Read more and see photos)

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)

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)

Digital photography students manipulate photos to create works of art

Students in Mrs. Kathy Van Loan's digital photography class again this year had the opportunity to work with Mr. Philip Scalia, a professional photographer from the area. (read more and see the artwork)

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 Athletic Awards Night set for June 10

The Canajoharie Athletic Awards Night is set for 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 10 in the Arkell Performing Arts Center.

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 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)

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)

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)

Canajoharie High School National Honor Society inducts 19

The Canajoharie High School Chapter of the National Honor Society Thursday, May 21 inducted 19 new members during a ceremony at Canajoharie High School. (read more and see photo)

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 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)

Canajoharie High School Band to compete in Ohio

The Canajoharie High School Band will be competing against other school bands from across the country during the Music in the  Parks Competition in Sandusky Ohio, May 16. (read more and see photo)

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)

March Students of the Month announced

Congratulations to the Canajoharie High School Students of the Month for March. March's theme "Positive Porter." (read more and see photo)

Canajoharie Odyssey of the Mind team again heads to World competition

An Odyssey of the Mind team from Canajoharie High School will head to the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals in May after clinching second-place honors at the state tournament April 11. (read more and see photos)

Spanish II students help out at East Hill

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)

Congratulations to the boys bowling team

Congratulations to the Canajoharie High School Boys Bowling team for an impressive season. This year they were the Western Athletic Conference Tournament Champions and League Co-Champions. (see photo)

CHS 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)

CHS student athletes sharpen leadership skills at day-long conference

Sixteen Canajoharie High School student athletes attended the Western Athletic Conference Leadership Conference Tuesday, March 24 at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. (Read more and see photo)

Chronicling Canajoharie: Student yearbook staff wraps up 85th edition of school yearbook

Advisors are commending the senior staff members of the Canajoharie High School yearbook noting the students have exceeded expectations and submitted the first book of the year in the Northern region to the publisher. (Read more and see photo)

Canajoharie seniors rally at state Capital (updated w/photo gallery)

Seniors from Canajoharie High School visited the state Capital Wednesday joining others from across the state to rally for public education. (Read more) or (Click here to see photos from the rally in Albany)

Canajoharie-Fort Plain Girls Cross Country Team earns distinction

The team this season was the Western Athletic Conference League Meet champions, the League Dual Meet co-champions and they finished third at the Class C Sectional Meet. The team was also named a New York State Scholar/Athlete Team Award winner, which means the team's grade point average was over 90 percent for the first quarter. (Read more and see photo)

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)

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 photos)

Course syllabuses now available online

Syllabuses for courses available to students at Canajoharie High School are now available to view online. Click on the "course syllabuses" link on the left side of this page to view the syllabuses.

Canajoharie High School student punt, pass and kicks at Giants Stadium

Canajoharie High School freshmen Brandon King appeared at Giants Stadium Sunday, Dec. 14 and participated the National Football League’s Punt, Pass and Kick competition. (Read more)

Canajoharie students participate in Assemblyman Santabarbara's Student Cabinet

Canajoharie High School students Jake Brody, Grace Corrigan, Christina Towse and Alexander Vrooman were selected this year to participate in Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara's Student Cabinet. (Read more and see photo)

Alumni Association dedicates plaque to high school

Thanks to the Canajoharie High School All Alumni Association, a plaque featuring the school alma mater now hangs inside the high school's main entrance. (read more and see photos)

Technology students earn first place in electric vehicle competition

The Canajoharie High School Technology Club earned a first place win this fall in the Connecticut Electrathon. (Read more and see photos)

Canajoharie vocalists selected for Area All State Music Festival

Canajoharie High School students Nathan Ferguson, Robert Frazier and Jared Paratore have been selected to perform at the New York State School Music Association Area All State Music Festival Nov. 22. (Read more and see photo)

Artists visit high school to view mosaic, art facilities

Artists from the Little Falls-based Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts visited Canajoharie High School Tuesday, Nov. 4 to view student artwork, including the district's Mohawk Mosaic Project. (Read more and see photos)