Month: December 2017

Hollywood actor, Canjo alum Chad Michael Collins speaks with high schoolers

Facebook Gallery “Its harder to play a dead body than you think,” Chad Michael Collins told Canajoharie High Schoolers in the Arkell Auditorium on Dec. 21. “It is pretty cold on a Hollywood set and then they lay you on a cold slab of metal with just a towel,” the 1997 Canajoharie alum said to …

Montgomery County Executive asks Canajoharie students for ideas about Beech Nut site

Facebook Gallery Montgomery County Executive Matthew Ossenfort asked the students of Canajoharie High School for a hand on Dec. 21. Ossenfort and county officials visited the high school to gather ideas from students about what should be done with the site of the former Beech Nut factory in downtown Canajoharie. The controversial site is county-owned …

Canajoharie CSD students participate in unique museum learning experience

Full Facebook Photo Gallery Learning isn’t limited to classrooms in the Canajoharie Central School District. Through a partnership with both the Arkell Museum in Canajoharie and the State University of New York College at Oneonta’s Cooperstown Graduate Program (CGP) in Museum Studies, Canajoharie pre-kindergarteners, first graders and eighth graders participated in the college’s Applied Museum …

Canajoharie CSD Board of Education to meet Dec. 14

The Canajoharie Central School District Board of Education is scheduled to hold its regular business meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 14 at Canajoharie High School. The agenda includes a variety of updates and reports from the following: Buildings and Grounds Committee Transportation Committee Policy Committee Vision Coalition Curriculum Development Results First Cooperative Technology …

Voters approve Canajoharie Central School District Capital Project

Voters approved a $5 million capital improvement project for the Canajoharie Central School District, by a vote of 135-58, on Tuesday, Dec. 5. The $4,986,750 project includes renovations to all district buildings. The most notable changes include more secure entrances at each school and moving the middle school main office so that it is adjacent …

Holocaust Survivor shares messages of peace, hope with students

Photos from the talk (Facebook) Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan shared her incredible story with Canajoharie students on Oct. 17. She spoke about how her family survived six and a half years in refugee, transit, and prison camps in Holland and the notorious camp at Bergen-Belsen in Nazi Germany during World War II. In a …

Madeline Elliott and Carin Smida attend NYS Student Cabinet

Schenectady Daily Gazette story Congratulations to Madeline Elliott and Carin Smida who represented Canajoharie at this year’s Student Cabinet assembled by New York State Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara. The group met yesterday at Clarkson University’s Capital Region Campus ahead of the upcoming legislative session. Students in the Cabinet represent school districts across Albany, Schenectady and Montgomery …

All Canajoharie fall varsity teams named Scholar-Athlete teams

All seven of the Canajoharie Central School District’s fall varsity athletic teams were recognized as Scholar-Athlete teams by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) last week. To earn the distinction, 75 percent of a team’s roster must have an overall grade-point average of 90 or better. “Thank you to all our …

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