Planning to visit?
If you plan to visit our school this year, please bring
a New York State Photo I.D. to obtain your visitor’s pass.
Honor Passes for gr. 9-11
Attention students in grades 9 through 11: Do you have an academic
average of 85 or above? If so, you may be eligible for an Honor Pass.
The Honor Pass makes moving around the building during study hall and
lunch much faster and easier.
Honor Passes are issued each semester through the ISS office. Please see
Mrs. Griffin today for your Honor Pass application.
Jedidiah Fox qualifies for National Merit Scholarship
Schoharie High School junior Jedidiah Fox has
qualified for the National Merit Scholarship program in recognition of
his performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship
Qualifying Test this past October.
students inducted into NHS, NJHS
Thirty Schoharie High School students were were
formally recognized for their academic excellence, citizenship and
overall achievement by being inducted into the National Honor Society
and National Junior Honor Society.
Autism awareness trainings at no cost
Schoharie Jr./Sr. High School will host a series of
autism awareness trainings by Dr. Kristin Knapp-Ines from the Center for
Related Disabilities on April 10, 19 and 26 from 3-5 p.m. in the
Volleyballers raise $1,782 for local cancer patients
The girls varsity volleyball team raised $1,782 for
Marathon for a Better Life by hosting a volleyball tournament for 15
Three Schoharie High juniors and a senior earned
awards at the SkillsUSA regional competition. Congrats to Alex Cipperly,
Devon Ilowiecki, Keith Diamond and Robert Dorrough.
Grades 3-8 ELA & Math State Exams
The spring testing season is on the horizon: 7
Things Families Should Know. An article about this year's tests.
Letter re school safety
Dr. Calacone sent a letter with a safety update on March 14 to
high school students' parents/guardians. He outlines proactive steps the
school is taking, including a new visitor management system.
named valedictorian, Claire Williams is salutatorian
Lily Caza has been named valedictorian and Claire
Williams has been named salutatorian of Schoharie High School’s
Class of 2018.
Future Business Leaders
bring home honors
FBLA members brought home awards from the District
IV Spring Meeting; three go on to the state event.
More HS news
Visit the SCS
News Archive page for past news stories.
Drills are part of routine
Lockdown drills, fire drills, go-home-early
drills, shelter in place drills, evacuation drills, go home early
drills, and drills with first responders are routine but important parts of keeping students and staff
prepared and our school safe.
A set number of drills are required by the state, and
drills are held throughout the year, not announced ahead of time and
coordinated with local fire, emergency and law enforcement agencies.
NYS child abuse or neglect reporting resources
The New York State Office of Children and Family
Services operates a toll-free hotline telephone number to receive
reports of child abuse and neglect at 1-800-342-3720.
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Physical Education Attendance Policy
State regulations do not allow waivers or exemptions for physical
education. Students who miss PE class at Schoharie Central School must
contact their teacher to set up an appointment to make up missed work.
DOWNLOAD SCS's PHYSICAL EDUCATION ATTENDANCE POLICY for
Why we need to pay attention to our kids' social
Just when you think you have a handle on all the
social media sites your child could possibly frequent, a new one crosses
your radar. What are the dangers, and what can a parent/guardian do?
Body Mass Index is part of required school health check
New York State Education Law
requires body mass index, or BMI, and weight status group to be included in
a student’s school health examination. The State Health Department
also surveys some schools concerning BMI each year.
Prescription drug alert
Many young people believe it is safe to take
medicine out of the cabinet even if it was not prescribed
for them. And many of today's prescriptions are written for pain
medications that can be deadly, addictive and in some cases lead to
the use of very dangerous illegal drugs like heroin.
Education is the key. Parents: speak to your teens
about the dangers of misusing prescription drugs and why they should not
use other persons' medications.
For more information go to
http://www.samhsa.gov/prevention/ or contact your local Prevention
Coalition through the Capital Region BOCES at (518) 464-3944.
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