Last Updated: Friday, July 22, 2016 3:19:24 AM
-- Brown earns degree from Becker College
WORCESTER, MA -- Emily Brown, of Palatine Bridge, earned a degree from Becker College on Saturday, May 14 at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts, during the school’s 228th commencement.
Brown was part of the "Global Class of 2016," the largest graduating class in the college's history, and the first class to have global citizenship fully integrated into the college curriculum for four years and made a requirement for graduation.
-- Chapman ...
Last Updated: Friday, July 15, 2016 8:36:24 AM
Locals graduate from HVCC
TROY — More than 1,500 students recently completed the requirements for graduation from their academic degree or certificate programs at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, including locals: Nicole Barber, of Fort Plain, a graduate of the Mortuary Science academic program; Andrew Davis, of Canajoharie, a graduate of the Heating/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technical Services academic program; and DJ Rhodes, of St. Johnsville, a graduate of the Chemical Dep ...
Last Updated: Friday, July 08, 2016 3:02:54 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- Toward the end of the 2015-2016 school year, fifteen Canajoharie Middle School seventh and eighth grade girls attended the Fifth Annual Tech Savvy Summit For Girls at Fulton-Montgomery Community College.
The all day program encourages girls to explore science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and provides illuminating workshops and activities during which the participants are encouraged to express their opinions, thoughts and ideas.
The Tech Savvy Summit helps young girls ...
Last Updated: Friday, July 08, 2016 2:59:25 AM
TROY -- Just over 700 students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were named to the Dean's List for the spring 2016 semester, including: Eric Hart, of St. Johnsville, studying Chemical Engineering.
The Dean's List recognizes full-time students who maintain grade-point averages of a minimum of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0 and have no grades below "C."
Last Updated: Friday, July 08, 2016 2:58:12 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- To help ensure students have a positive start to the day, the East Hill Elementary School near the end of the school year began piloting a new Before School Program offering educational and group activities.
Last Updated: Friday, July 08, 2016 2:56:06 AM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School District has announced Jr./Sr. High School honors for the 40 week marking period of the 2015-2016 school year.
-- High Honors
Grade 12: Rebecca Bruce, Amanda Cummings, Anthony Dillenbeck, Benjamin Doxtater, Benjamin Grant, Samantha Lamphere, Ezra Lynch, Gillian Perry, Kirsten Raux, Cynthia Smith
Grade 11: Austin Algerio, Jeffrey Baker, Seth Bly, Aidan Eggleston, Emilie Engle, Caitlin Handy, Alyssa Jasewicz, Lyndsey Lynch, A ...
Last Updated: Friday, July 08, 2016 2:54:58 AM
FORT PLAIN -- Awards totaling over $100,000 were administered to the Class of 2016 by the Scholarship Association of Fort Plain at the 121st graduation exercise of the Fort Plain Central School.
This total includes awards and scholarships granted by the Scholarship Association and awards administered for individuals and organizations.
Following is a list of the graduates receiving scholarships and awards:
VFW Earl Stock Memorial, Michael Thomas; Leland E. (Turk) Smith Memorial, Jesse Heroth; Ru ...
Last Updated: Friday, July 08, 2016 2:53:44 AM
FORT PLAIN -- Summer vacation is in full swing, but the administrators in Fort Plain Central School District are still working hard making plans for the next school year. Please help guide them in their decisions by participating in a Parent Engagement Survey for parents of first, fifth, and ninth graders. The feedback will tell how the district is doing toward achieving their goal of building a strong school/home partnership for student success. To take the survey, visit: fortplain.org
Last Updated: Friday, July 01, 2016 3:19:11 AM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- Last Tuesday, thirty eight pre-kindergarten students graduated at Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Elementary School. Family and friends filled the gymnasium to take part.
The ceremony began with the Pledge of Allegiance, led by Temprance Corso and Joshua Walrath. Children delighted the audience with performances of the alphabet song, the months of the year, and the days of the week.
They even pulled a prank on the audience by counting to ten backwards — in which ...
Last Updated: Friday, July 01, 2016 3:17:42 AM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- Last Thursday, Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville sixth graders graduated. This was the sixth grade's last year in the elementary school, as next year they'll attend the junior high school at the OESJ Jr./Sr. High Campus. Principal Jeanine Kawryga handed out diplomas. Awards presented were: highest science average, Margaret Christensen; highest math average, Kyle Hall; highest ELA average, Kyle Hall; highest average overall, Kyle Hall; citizenship awards, Tavia Schaffer, Owen Du ...
Last Updated: Friday, July 01, 2016 3:16:49 AM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School District has announced OESJ Elementary School students named to the Honor Roll and High Honor Roll for the 2015-2016 school year's fourth quarter.
-- High Honor Roll
Grade 3: Andrea Manners, Leonard Miller, EmmaJo Schmidtmann, Baler Stowell, William Brundage, Alyse Cannon, Samantha Darrow, Collin Eakin, Ruby Hand, Sydney Hazzard, Paige Morrone, Jeremy Vickery, Jeffrey Lillard, Chloe Hart, Katlyn Mosher
Grade 4: Kendra Breton ...
Last Updated: Friday, July 01, 2016 3:15:25 AM
-- Free meals available at East Hill this summer
CANAJOHARIE -- Free breakfast and lunch will be available to all children 18 and younger this summer at the East Hill Elementary School. Beginning July 11, breakfast will be served from 8-9:15 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
-- Free meals at Harry Hoag this summer
FORT PLAIN -- Free breakfast and lunch will be provided to children ages 18 and under all summer at the Harry Hoag Elementary School. Running currently, until August 5, meals ...
Last Updated: Friday, July 01, 2016 3:09:09 AM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville senior class celebrated Baccalaureate on Thursday, June 23 at the St. Johnsville United Methodist Church. Fifty family, friends, and community members came to support and celebrate the seniors.
Pastor Martin Glynn, of Grace Christian Church, welcomed attendees to the service and led the congregation in prayer and a responsive reading.
Sarah Glynn led the singing and was accompanied on the electric piano by Karen Jones.
Cynthia Smith, ...
Last Updated: Friday, July 01, 2016 3:06:06 AM
-- Puerto named to CSCC Dean's List
COLUMBUS, OH -- Angelina Puerto, of Fort Plain, has been named to the 2016 spring semester Dean's List at Columbus State Community College.
Puerto is a Science major.
To be named to the Dean's List, a student must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and must be enrolled for six or more credit hours.
-- Locals named to Morrisville State College Dean's List
MORRISVILLE -- Local students have been named to the Morrisville State College Dean's List for ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:46:47 PM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School sixth graders recently released the brook trout they have been raising all year into a local stream.
Students spawned the trout in October and then watched their babies grow in their classroom tank from tiny fertilized eggs, into strong and active fingerlings. Students had a chance to check out their trout’s new home and study stream ecology while singing “Bye Bye Trout.”
This was the culminating activity ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:45:27 PM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- For their final week of classes, Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Middle School students spent the week engaged in project based learning, better known as PBL, activities. In addition to a walking field trip to Erie Canal Mindenville Lock 16, student spent the week working on in groups on a PBL activity regarding social awareness topics, ending in presentations on the work they did.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:43:52 PM
CANAJOHARIE -- Three Canajoharie High School students were among the award recipients at the HFM BOCES Career and Technical Center's annual awards ceremony June 21. Two CHS students were also recognized for earning admission into the National Technical Honor Society.
Canajoharie seniors Maddison Smith, Kenneth Sullivan, Jr. and Alexander I. Vroman were all recognized with awards during the ceremony.
Smith, who studied Medical Assisting at BOCES, was presented the American Red Cross award during ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:41:50 PM
CANAJOHARIE -- Canajoharie High School students Kenny Sullivan and Mikey Hartlieb competed at the State Track Meet, which was held June 10 at Cicero-North Syracuse High School.
Sullivan finished 11th in the state in the 400M hurdles. He also earned the New York State Sportsmanship Award for Section 2.
Hartlieb finished 12th in discus. He also broke the school record for his throw at the State Qualifiers.
"Kenny and Mikey have accomplished something that few athletes in Canajoharie Track and Fiel ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:40:35 PM
CANAJOHARIE -- On June 20, the East Hill Elementary School held its annual Kindergarten Celebration. 62 kindergarten students, all members of the future Canajoharie High School Class of 2028, participated in the event, which included songs and a presentation of certificates.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:38:24 PM
CANAJOHARIE -- 63 Canajoharie Middle School eighth graders celebrated their academic achievement during a graduation ceremony at Canajoharie High School Wednesday, June 22. The ceremony included speeches, music and the presentation of awards and eighth grade completion certificates. The students, members of the CHS Class of 2020, will go on to ninth grade next year.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:36:18 PM
CANAJOHARIE -- As there will be no "Learn to Swim" program this summer, the Open Swim hours at the Nellis Memorial Pool have been extended. Beginning July 5, the pool will be open from noon to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The school will continue to offer their breakfast and lunch program throughout the summer and swimmers are welcome to enjoy lunch.
Adult Swim will be held Monday and Thursday from 7-8:30 p.m. Family Swim will take place Wednesday, from 7-8:30 p.m.
Summer hours will c ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:35:27 PM
-- Locals named to University at Albany Dean's List
ALBANY -- The University at Albany has announced local students named to the spring 2016 Dean's List, including: Marcus Failing, of Fort Plain; Nathan Ferguson, of Canajoharie; Ashley Ostrander, of Fort Plain; and Alec Snyder, of Fort Plain.
-- Schwab graduates from Union College
SCHENECTADY -- Holly Schwab, of Palatine Bridge, has received a Bachelor of Science degree from Union College. Schwab majored in Biology, magna cum laude.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:30:21 PM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School will participate in the Summer Food Service Program, which will provide free meals to all children 18 and under throughout the summer.
Free breakfast and lunch will be available at the OESJ Jr./Sr. High School, 44 Center St., from July 5 through August 19. Breakfast will be served from 8:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., and lunch from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Meals will be available at the OESJ Elementary School, 6486 State Hwy. 29, from Ju ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 16, 2016 3:26:12 PM
CANAJOHARIE -- Canajoharie High School students shared their future vision for the Exit 29 Redevelopment Site during a recent presentation to a special audience of local, county and state officials.
This year, Canajoharie High School launched a new elective, Global Problem Solving, taught by Patricia Prime. Working collaboratively, students in the class take on the role of consultants, researching and proposing solutions for a variety of complex problems.
For their final project, the students de ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 16, 2016 3:24:17 PM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- On June 14, the Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Elementary School dedicated the annual Field Days to two pillars of the community -- Niceta Mueller and Jim Carter.
These two individuals exemplified dedication to physical education, children and lifelong fitness.
Mueller was a physical education teacher and coach for over 30 years in the Oppenheim Central School District. She touched many children's lives and inspired many of her students to go on and become physical edu ...