Month: May 2017

Art teacher Kathy Van Loan to retire

Kathy Van Loan retires after 23 years teaching art at Canajoharie Central School. In that time, she has embraced every opportunity to grow as a person and a teacher, and to share her multicultural experiences with her students. Teaching was not her first profession. She began working at the Victory Market (next to Iroquois Lanes) while …

Boys track and field team breaks records in sectional win

The boys track and field team broke three school records and won the team title during the Section II Group 4 track and field championships Thursday at Fonda-Fultonville High School. Records were broken by Kevin Mazzarella (200 meter dash), Mikey Hartlieb (discus) and Logan Arduini, Louis Hand, Hunter Congdon and Andrew Yacobucci (3200 meter relay). …

County honors Canjo students, staff at ‘Something Stronger’ event

Four Canajoharie High School seniors and one teacher were honored May 19 at the inaugural Montgomery County Students & Educators Made of Something Stronger event. The event was established to “shine a spotlight on the strong work ethic and strong character that students and educators from our county possess,” according to a letter from the …

Meet the Class of 2017 valedictorian and salutatorian

Canajoharie Central School announces its two top scholars for the Class of 2017. Austin Countryman is the valedictorian and Cassidy Ferguson is the salutatorian. Austin Countryman has pursued a wide range of academic and extracurricular activities throughout his high school career. He has been a member of the band, jazz band, choir, and chamber choir, …

Trevor Folts signs letter of intent with Alfred University

Canajoharie Central School senior Trevor Folts Jr. signed a national letter of intent in April to play for the AU Saxons football team during the fall 2017 semester at Alfred University. The Division III football team at Alfred University was 10-0 in regular season play in 2016, ending the year with a 12-1 record after …

Voters approve 2017-18 budget; name Chris Fatta to school board

Canajoharie Central School District voters on Tuesday approved a $21,885,850 budget for the 2017-18 school year, 278-172, and elected Chris Fatta to the board of education. Fatta received 283 votes to Jeff Hill’s 153 votes to serve a five-year term on the board. The proposed fiscal plan maintains existing programs and services for students, and …

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