Month: March 2017

Canajoharie school bus vote passes

Voters in the Canajoharie Central School District approved the annual bus lease referendum March 24 with 69 voting yes and 6 voting no. This year’s referendum included a proposal to lease two 66-passenger buses and one wheelchair bus, all for five-year terms. The leases on the 66-passenger buses will be set at an annual cost …

Canajoharie student musicians perform with Philadelphia Orchestra member

Philadelphia Orchestra cellist Bob Cafaro visited Canajoharie March 13 performing for and speaking with elementary and middle school students about music, his career path and education. During his visit, Mr. Cafaro also performed with student cellists from Canajoharie’s orchestra program. Mr. Cafaro is a 32-year veteran of the Philadelphia Orchestra, which holds a summer residency …

Canajoharie school district to buy robots through Stewart’s grant

Students in Canajoharie will soon have access to a dozen robots offering them hands-on opportunities to learn coding, math, physics, engineering and more. Thanks to a $600 grant from the Stewart’s Holiday Match Program, the district has ordered 12 Sphero robotic balls. The grant was written by Canajoharie High School Librarian Tammy Jones. Mrs. Jones …

Montgomery County employees donate to Canajoharie SADD chapter

Montgomery County employees recently donated more than $300 to the Canajoharie High School SADD chapter. County employees raised the money by participating in casual Fridays donating $5 to wear jeans at work. Below Montgomery County Executive Matthew Ossenfort gives a $316 check to Canajoharie SADD President Jocelyn Hammons.

Canajoharie teams successful at regional Odyssey of the Mind tournament

All six Canajoharie Odyssey of the Mind teams had a successful day at the OM Region 21 Tournament held in East Hill School on March 11. Each team placed in the top four of their division and problem. Now three Canajoharie teams will go on to compete at the state tournament in Binghamton in April. …

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