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Author: Alissa.Scott

Student artists earn accolades in contests

Canajoharie High School art students entered competitions outside of school and received awards for their work. Students entered their artwork in four competitions this year, competing against many other schools both locally and statewide. Generous support from the PTA enabled students to enter competitions that required artworks to be in frames at art shows.  The …

District qualifies as NYSPHSAA School of Excellence

Canajoharie Central School District has qualified as a NYSPHSAA School of Excellence, as 18 of the district’s 20 varsity teams earned Scholar-Athlete recognition this year.  This designation was made possible after all four of Canajoharie’s spring varsity teams were recognized as Scholar-Athlete teams, which means that 75 percent of each roster had an average GPA …

Letter from Superintendent regarding 2018-19 budget

Dear Canajoharie School Community, Enclosed is the 2018-2019 proposed school district budget. This budget includes new items to help us meet the needs of our 21st century students. In December, the Board of Education adopted new vision, mission and value statements. The proposed expenditures support the vision statement: Every Learner, Together, World Ready. The focus …

Transportation director set to retire after 10 years with Canajoharie CSD

The Canajoharie Central School District honors and recognizes the man responsible for coordinating the safe transportation of its most precious cargo—its students—to and from the school district for the past decade. Transportation Director Harold Walker is retiring effective June 30 after 10 years with the district. During Mr. Walker’s time as transportation director, the school …

Canajoharie voters approve $22.78 million budget; elect board member

Canajoharie Central School District voters approved the district’s 2018-19 budget proposal and elected a Board of Education member on May 15. The budget was approved by a margin of 182 yes, 65 no. The $22.78 million budget maintains all current programs and services, and reflects a 4.09 percent year-to-year spending increase with a tax levy …

WATCH: Conscious Discipline at East Hill Elementary

Our motto at East Hill Elementary is: The adult’s job is to keep the school safe and the student’s job is to help keep it safe. Conscious Discipline is a self-regulation program that helps students compose themselves and react to situations calmly and safely. Watch this video as some of our students demonstrate the breathing …

5 Odyssey of the Mind teams compete, win trophies

Five Canajoharie Odyssey of the Mind teams competed at Fonda-Fultonville Central School on March 11, 2018. “We were lucky not to be snowed out,” said district OM coordinator Doris Leverett. “We had two major snow storms in the week before the Region 21 tournament. The teams had been working since November for this exciting day. …

Budget proposal stays within tax cap; Program enhancements support future-ready learning initiatives

On Tuesday, May 15, residents of the Canajoharie Central School District will vote on a proposed $22.78 million budget for the 2018-19 school year. The proposed budget maintains all current programs and services, and reflects a 4.09 percent year-to-year spending increase with a tax levy increase of 2 percent.  The tax levy limit or “cap” …

Canajoharie food service manager ‘undoubtedly a Friend of Education’

Laurita Broady, Food Service Manager for the Canajoharie and Fort Plain School Districts, was honored with the Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA) Friends of Education Award on Thursday, Feb. 16 at the Friends of Education Dinner. She is pictured at left with Fort Plain Superintendent David Ziskin. CASDA presents this award to recognize the …

Letter from Superintendent Grimshaw regarding April 20, 2018

April 18, 2018 Dear Parents and Students,  As you know, in response to the recent school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, many students and student-groups across the nation have organized demonstrations to protest gun violence and to call upon state and federal lawmakers to take action. As part of these …

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