Last Updated: Thursday, July 02, 2015 4:46:18 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- Eighty-five Canajoharie Middle School eighth graders celebrated their academic achievement during a graduation ceremony at Canajoharie High School Wednesday, June 24.
The students, now members of the Canajoharie High School Class of 2019, will go on to the ninth grade next year.
The members of the Class of 2019 are:
Brian Ambridge, Logan Arduini, Seth Arsenault, Connor Baker, Monique Beam, Jared Bentz, Gabrielle Betts, Cassandra Bever, Trent Blakeslee, Connor Bowden, Mackenzie Bow ...
Last Updated: Thursday, July 02, 2015 4:41:48 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- The Greg Conrad Memorial Bowling Scholarship this year was awarded to Canajoharie High School seniors Travis Colegrove and Kendra Kilcullen. The students received $500 each.
This scholarship is given annually to seniors, one boy and one girl, who have excelled at bowling and who plan to attend college and continue to bowl past high school.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 02, 2015 4:39:13 AM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- On Friday, June 19, the Mohawk Valley FFA held their 77th Annual Banquet to celebrate their accomplishments from the 2014-2015 school year. Chapter officers opened the banquet with the official FFA opening ceremonies, followed by a welcome from Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School Superintendent David Halloran.
A meal was served, and then a keynote speech on the importance of family and culture was given by Maria Martinez, the 2014-2015 NYS FFA Secretary.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 02, 2015 4:36:17 AM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- The Mohawk Valley FFA and Kristy Shafer’s Residential Structures class recently teamed up with the St. Johnsville Chamber of Commerce to construct benches and planters, which were installed in the village near the St. Johnsville Tourist Information Booth.
During the 2014-2015 school year, Shafer’s class of high school students worked with the Chamber of Commerce to design and build the information booth located in town.
This year, Chamber of Commerce President Juani ...
Last Updated: Thursday, July 02, 2015 4:34:44 AM
Locals were recently introduced into the HFM BOCES Career and Technical Center National Technical Honor Society, which is in its inaugural year. The society honors the achievements of the top CTE students. Local inductees in the first honor society roll included: Brittany Ambrosino, of OESJ Central School District, majoring in Medical Assisting; Gabrielle Bridgewater, of Fort Plain Central School District, majoring in Medical Assisting; Alexis Brown, of OESJ, majoring in Medical Assisting; Makay ...
Last Updated: Thursday, July 02, 2015 4:34:07 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- Morgan Koelbl, of Canajoharie, has been awarded the 2015 scholarship presented by the Upper Montgomery Retired Teachers' Association to a graduating senior entering the field of education.
Koelbl, a 2015 graduate of Canajoharie Central School, will be attending the State University of New York at Oneonta in the fall, where she will major in childhood education.
She is the daughter of Kathleen Bowerman.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 02, 2015 4:33:12 AM
Montgomery County OTB Director Peter Bylina Jr., presented scholarships to four college bound students from Canajoharie Central School District and Oppenheim-Ephratah St. Johnsville Central School District.
The following students were selected for their academic achievement by their school’s guidance departments: Alex Schnettler, of CCS, will be attending Austin School of Spa Technology in Albany; Mackenzie Stock, of CCS, will be attending Herkimer County Community College in the fall; Kai ...
Last Updated: Thursday, July 02, 2015 4:27:37 AM
-- Bradley wins scholarship funding
MAYFIELD -- Fulton-Montgomery Community College graduate Cindea Bradley, of Fort Plain, winner of the Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown American Association of University Women (AAUW) branch scholarship, was presented with an AAUW membership as part of the award at a recent AAUW meeting at the Mayfield Yacht Club.
Bradley's father, William, who had been unable to attend her graduation, was also in attendance.
The $750 award is given to a non-traditional graduat ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 25, 2015 10:51:15 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- Canajoharie High School is proud to announce the valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2015.
This year’s valedictorian is Christina Towse. The daughter of Greg and Sharon Towse, Christina will be attending Colgate University in the fall with plans to study Biology and French.
The class salutatorian is Paige Shovelton. The daughter of Tracy Robbins and Robert Shovelton, Paige will attend the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to study Environmental Engineering.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 25, 2015 1:05:05 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- Ready to move on to the first grade next year, 64 Canajoharie kindergarten students celebrated a year of learning during a ceremony Monday, June 22 at Canajoharie High School.
The students -- members of the future Canajoharie High School Class of 2027 -- sang songs and each received diplomas before a large crowd of family members and friends.
During the ceremony, the students also received a visit from a special guest -- Canajoharie High School senior Ian O'Neil -- who was dressed ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 25, 2015 1:00:56 AM
At a recent meeting of the Central Mohawk Valley Lions Club, President Arthur Adams presented Kaitlyn Isaac, of OESJ Central School District and Madeline Cole, of Canajoharie CSD with $500 scholarship awards.
Kaitlyn is planning to attend SUNY Morrisville and Madeline will attend SUNY Oneonta.
Each year. the CMVLC awards scholarships to students from the St. Johnsville, Fort Plain, and Canajoharie central school districts to students showing dedicated service to community organizations and activ ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 25, 2015 12:54:06 AM
-- Cole named to SUNY Geneseo Dean's List
GENESEO -- Katherine Cole, of Canajoharie, has been named to the State University of New York at Geneseo's spring semester Dean's List.
To be on the Dean's List, a student must have achieved at least a 3.5 grade point average while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours.
-- Locals named to Herkimer College Dean's and President's Lists
HERKIMER -- Herkimer College has named local, spring semester Dean's List students, including: Ryan Daniel Becker, of St. J ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 18, 2015 4:24:19 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- Canajoharie High School students enrolled the Family and Consumer Science Department’s International Foods class demonstrated their final projects to their classmates the week of June 8.
For their final projects, students each chose and country and researched its cuisine, history and culture and demonstrated how to prepare a dish.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 18, 2015 4:22:38 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- Eighth graders at the Canajoharie Middle School in Michelle Egelston’s art classes recently completed the school’s annual collaborative art project — a mural consisting of 14 four by four foot panels painted in the style of the students’ favorite pop artist.
According to Egelston, the students had complete control over subject matter and chose images that represented what was important to them, leaving "their mark" as they finish middle school.
The fi ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 18, 2015 4:19:47 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- Canajoharie High School senior Dainara Veeder has been selected as the Scholar-Athlete Scholarship winner for the North Division of the Western Athletic Conference.
A soccer, basketball and track and field athlete, Veeder will graduate in the top 10 of her class.
In addition to athletics, she was also is active in the National Honor Society, the Prom Committee, International Club, the Athletic Association, History Club and the NADA (No Attraction to Drugs and Alcohol) organization ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 18, 2015 4:17:28 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- The Canajoharie High School Music Department has announced the winners of the annual school music awards.
This year, Nathan Ferguson earned both the Louis Armstrong Jazz Award and the National School Orchestra Award. Senior Cassandra O'Neil earned the National School Choral and senior Christina Towse earned the John Philip Sousa Award.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 11, 2015 7:48:28 AM
By JOSHUA THOMAS
On Thursday evening, Canajoharie Central School's elementary and middle school students performed in a variety of configurations during one of the district's annual spring concerts.
Fort Plain's spring concert season closed with back-to-back performances early this week, with the district's juniors and seniors performing Sunday evening, and the fourth through sixth grade students closing out the concert season with a Monday night event.
Last Thursday's concert in C ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 11, 2015 7:28:12 AM
ST. JOHNSVILLE — Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School District Underclassmen Awards Night for grades nine through eleven will be held Tuesday, June 23, at 6 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Senior Class Awards Night will be held Wednesday, June 24, at 6 p.m. in the high school auditorium.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 11, 2015 7:27:43 AM
ST. JOHNSVILLE — Again this year, OESJ held their annual Ponytail Drive, which is now in its seventh year. This year alone, 21 students, staff members, parents, and community members donated eight inches or more of their hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths, an organization that gives the resulting wigs out for free to individuals through American Cancer Society branches.
In the past six years of the event, over 100 ponytails have been donated, resulting in approximately 17 wigs. This year's ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 11, 2015 7:26:23 AM
FORT PLAIN — Once again, the Fort Plain Central School has been collecting aluminum container tabs to raise money for the Shriners of Utica. The tabs are not only found on drink cans but also food items as well.
Money received from recycling the tabs will be used to buy medical and non-medical items for Shriners Hospitals for Children. In the past, the tab collection has enabled the Shriners to purchase items such as a trailer for hospital van x-ray viewing screens, stretcher chairs, two-w ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 11, 2015 7:25:03 AM
CANAJOHARIE — Whether it’s teaching them to become more responsible consumers at the local supermarket or exposing them to possible positions in the international workforce, a new elective at Canajoharie High School is preparing students to be active citizens in the global community.
International Studies is a new elective the school began providing this year as part of an ongoing effort to bolster the district's academic offerings.
The class offers students the opportunity to learn ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 04, 2015 10:59:15 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- Canajoharie High School’s Odyssey of the Mind team scored high rankings and placed 14th overall during the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals held May 20-23 at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.
At the World Finals, the CHS team competed in Division III, Problem 1 “Runaway Train” and earned seventh place in “Longterm”, 10th place in “Style” and 43rd place in “Spontaneous,” earning an overall 14th-place finish. D ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 04, 2015 3:21:06 AM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- Members of the Mohawk Valley FFA chapter at OESJ High School brought home several honors from this year’s New York State FFA Convention, including a first place state win in the talent competition.
This year, 11 OESJ students attended the NYS FFA Convention held May 14 to 16 at SUNY Morrisville. At the convention, approximately 1,000 teens from across the state competed in career development events, earned scholarships, listened to speakers, attended workshops, tours and ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 04, 2015 3:17:32 AM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- Again this year, OESJ held their annual Ponytail Drive, which is now in its seventh year. This year alone, 21 students, staff members, parents, and community members donated eight inches or more of their hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths, an organization that gives the resulting wigs out for free to individuals through American Cancer Society branches.
In the past six years of the event, over 100 ponytails have been donated, resulting in approximately 17 wigs. This year's addit ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 04, 2015 3:13:29 AM
FORT PLAIN -- Harry Hoag Elementary School Students of the Month have been announced for April and May. Students of the Month are: Madison Lewis, kindergarten; Brady Spaulding, kindergarten; Kimberly Kirby, first grade; Koby Herron, first grade; Marcus Dunbar-Eller, first grade; Kristin Sanders, fourth grade; Emily Russell, fourth grade; Zachary Hayner, fifth grade; and Mercedes Hogan, fifth grade.