Year: 2016

Sweater contest raises funds for local family

Canajoharie High School students, staff and faculty this holiday season participated in a sweater contest fundraiser. To vote, those at the school donated a $1 and cast a ballot for their favorite ugly sweater. All proceeds collected were donated to a local family in need for a Christmas dinner.

Canajoharie students participate in local assemblyman’s Student Cabinet

Two Canajoharie High School Participation in Government students took part in Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara’s Student Cabinet Wednesday, Dec. 14. Junior Madeline Elliott and senior Francesca Nare, together with other students from across the 111th State Assembly District, gathered at Schenectady Community College for the event. Participation in Government teacher Mr. Vaclav Sotola accompanied the students …

Canajoharie ceramics students raise funds for those in need

Canajoharie High School students enrolled in the school’s ceramics class used their artistic talents again this year to help local people in need. For the last 11 years, Canajoharie student artists have participated in the Empty Bowls Project. Through the project, art students each year craft ceramic bowls and sell them to raise funds for …

Engineering student visits Canajoharie Middle School

Canajoharie Middle School technology students recently had the opportunity to work with a Clarkson University engineering student on a class project. Sixth graders in Dr. Greg Pitonza’s technology classes are currently working on an engineering design project based on Newton’s Third Law and impact forces. Just before Thanksgiving – as they were in the research phase of …

Pre-kindergarten for 3 year olds to start at East Hill in January

The Canajoharie Central School District will launch a pre-kindergarten program for 3 year olds beginning in January 2017. The new full-day class will begin Jan. 30. Contact the district’s partner, the Fulmont Community Action Agency, at 800-958-8225 to enroll your child. In November, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the district was awarded a $150,475 state grant …

Canajoharie student musicians selected for Area All State

Three Canajoharie High School students have been selected to perform in the New York State School Music Association Area All-State Concert Band. Senior Elijah Bowley, french horn; junior Samantha Field, clarinet and sophomore Alex Sydow, trombone, will perform with the Area All-State band at the NYSSMA Zone 7 Area All State Music Festival at Saratoga …

Canajoharie to launch Community Education Program in November

The Canajoharie Central School District will begin piloting a new Community Education Program next month with its first two classes focusing on technology and holiday craft making. Last year, the district distributed a community survey to gauge interest in a Community Education Program. Survey respondents indicated a high level of interest in technology classes and …

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