Month: May 2021

Voters approve 2021-22 Canajoharie school budget; elect one board member

On May 18, Canajoharie Central School District voters approved the district’s $23,125,725 budget for 2021-22 with 180 yes votes to 36 no votes, and elected one Board of Education member. They also voted for a school bus proposition (192 yes and 24 no) and voted to establish a capital bus reserve fund (187 yes and …

Odyssey of the Mind teams place first in regional tournament

The from East Hill Elementary took first place in their division at a regional tournament in March. The teams – coached by Anne-Marie Craig – include Lila Clarke, Hailey Peck, Abbigail Hazzard, Teagan Kelly, Grant Easton, Caitlynn Blair, Ella O’Neil and Grayson Ackerknecht.  

VOTE: School Budget from noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 18

On Tuesday, May 18, Canajoharie Central School District residents will head to the polls to vote on a proposed $23,125,725 budget for 2021-22. This budget represents a spending increase of 2.28 percent, and carries 0 percent property tax levy increase. Since the 0 percent tax levy increase falls below the district’s legal limit of 8.33 …

Canajoharie wrestler qualifies for national competition in July

After qualifying for the New York State greco roman and freestyle championships, on May 14 and 16 in Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania, Canajoharie student Reed Douglass placed fourth in both greco and freestyle wrestling. He then qualified for Nationals in Fargo, N.D. where he compete against elite wrestlers throughout the nation. The week-long competition in July …

Member of high school community tests positive for COVID-19

Dear Canajoharie CSD Community, On Friday, May 7, 2021, the Canajoharie Central School District received confirmation that a member of our high school community tested positive for COVID-19. Upon receiving the information, district officials immediately contacted the Department of Health. We have provided the Department of Health with the names and numbers of anyone exposed …

BOE candidate bios

During the budget vote on May 18, there are also two candidates running for one seat on the Board of Education. The seat holds a five-year term set to commence on July 1, 2021. The candidates are Patricia Prime and David Nightingale Sr. Please see the bios below: Patricia Prime “I have been a teacher …

Power outage at elementary and middle school

The power at East Hill Elementary School and Canajoharie Middle School is currently out due to a transformer issue. All students and staff are safe. We expect power to be restored in approximately 30 minutes. If the situation changes, we will keep you updated.

Member of high school and elementary school community test positive for COVID-19

Dear Canajoharie CSD Community, On Thursday, May 6, 2021, the Canajoharie Central School District received confirmation that a member of our high school and elementary school community tested positive for COVID-19. Upon receiving the information, district officials immediately contacted the Department of Health. Due to the timing of the cases, only the high school positive …

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