Last Updated: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 11:54:37 PM
FORT PLAIN -- All students in Fort Plain's Harry Hoag Elementary School, pre-k through sixth grades, will eat both breakfast and lunch for free this year.
Thanks to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, the National School Lunch Program now includes a universal meal program that eliminates the need for household applications for free/reduced meals in high-poverty schools.
This alternative is referred to as the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). To be eligible for this program, schools m ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 11:53:12 PM
-- Locals to attend Colgate University
HAMILTON -- The following local students are members of the Colgate University bicentennial Class of 2019: Tyler Smith, of St. Johnsville, a graduate of Dolgeville Central School; and Christina Towse, of Canajoharie, a graduate of Canajoharie Central School.
Of the 8,722 applications to Colgate last year, just 26 percent were accepted. The average high school GPA for accepted students was 3.8 out of 4.0.
-- Eckler receives Deans' Award at SUNY Oswego
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 11:45:58 PM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School has announced its Honor Roll and High Honor Roll students for the fourth marking period of the 2014-2015 school year.
-- High Honor Roll
Dylan Barnes, Kendra Breton Connor Ferrara
Skyler Ferrara, Jaslynn Leach, Abigail Miller Emileigh Moore, Natazia Vinqua
Josephine Brundage Cameron DiMartino, Jayda Estey
Kamden Battisti, Nicholas Buccolo, Sydney Eggleston, Lucas Frederick, Brynn ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 11:44:37 PM
-- Corrigan to attend SUNY Albany in the fall
ALBANY -- Grace Corrigan, of Canajoharie, recently attended freshman orientation at the University of Albany. She's planning to attend in the fall semester, which begins August 26.
-- Winsman earns Dean's High Honors at Utica College
UTICA -- William T. Winsman, a Business-Economics major from Palatine Bridge, has been named to the spring 2015 Dean's High Honors list at Utica College. To be named to this list, a student must earn 4.0.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 06, 2015 10:21:36 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- The Canajoharie Central School District Board of Education appointed Rebecca Gleason as the new principal at Canajoharie High School.
She will replace CHS Principal David Barnes, who after six years in the position announced his retirement earlier this year.
Gleason worked for 12 years in the Niskayuna Central School District including six years as the assistant high school principal and six years as a high school English teacher. Prior to coming to Canajoharie, she was an e ...
Last Updated: Thursday, August 06, 2015 2:01:01 AM
FORT PLAIN -- Awards totaling over $110,000 were administered to the Class of 2015 by the Scholarship Association of Fort Plain at the 120th 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.
These awards are separate from the awards administered through the school.
The following is a list of graduates receiving scholarships and awards:
VFW Earl Stock M ...
Last Updated: Thursday, August 06, 2015 1:54:43 AM
-- Koch earns degree from Hartwick College
NELLISTON -- Chelsea Koch, of Nelliston, has successfully completed her studies at Hartwick College. Koch, daughter of Robert and Colleen Koch, majored in Biology and Chemistry, and Cognates for a second major. She participated in Honors Program, Ballroom Dance Club and Circle K International.
-- Locals named to Le Moyne College Dean's List
SYRACUSE -- The following local students have been named to the Dean's List at Le Moyne College for the 2015 spri ...
Last Updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 3:51:29 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- Numerous students participated in a five-week Summer Stars Program at East Hill Elementary School. The program's aim is to help students maintain and sharpen academic skills by participating in fun, hands-on activities that focus on science, math and English language arts.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 3:49:52 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- This July, approximately 65 children in seven different levels participated this year in the three-week Canajoharie Nellis Pool Summer Learn to Swim Program. Participants ranged from infants to advanced/competitive swimmers.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 23, 2015 1:41:24 AM
-- Eckler to attend SUNY Oswego
OSWEGO -- David W. Eckler, of Canajoharie, has reserved a place as an incoming freshman at SUNY Oswego. Fall 2015 classes begin Aug. 24. Eckler is a graduate of Canajoharie High School.
-- Kirkpatrick earns BS from SUNY Oneonta
ONEONTA -- Samuel Kirkpatrick, of Fort Plain, graduated from the State University at New York with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. He was honored during the school's 126th commencement ceremony on May 16.
-- Locals named to R ...
Last Updated: Thursday, July 16, 2015 4:45:09 AM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School District is seeking applicants for the vacant seat on the Board of Education. The board has asked Dr. Patrick Michel, HFM BOCES Superintendent, to conduct interviews of prospective candidates and make an appointment to the board.
Interested district residents are asked to contact Betsy Brown at (518) 568-2014, ext. 117 or email@example.com by July 17. Interviews will take place the week of July 20.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 16, 2015 4:44:16 AM
-- Allen graduates from Albany Law School
ALBANY -- Shawn Allen, of Fort Plain, received a J.D. degree from Albany Law School during a May 15 commencement ceremony held at Saratoga Performing Arts Center.
-- Balfe named to RPI Dean's List
TROY -- Megan Balfe, of Canajoharie, has earned Dean's List distinction at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for the spring, 2015 semester.
Balfe studies Chemical Engineering.
The Dean's List recognizes full-time students who maintain grade-point averages of a ...
Last Updated: Thursday, July 09, 2015 1:16:17 AM
JOHNSTOWN -- The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium (ECSWC) has announced the local winners of its fifth annual scholarship awards.
Local winners included: Canajoharie, Paige Shovelton; Fort Plain, Makayla Griffin; Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville, Samantha Mumford.
The awards were given in memory of women’s rights activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton to encourage young women to continue in her path.
A fifty dollar award, a copy of the book “Solitude of Self “ by Eliza ...
Last Updated: Thursday, July 09, 2015 1:05:12 AM
-- Shannon named to SUNY Cortland Dean's List
CORTLAND -- Kevin Shannon, of Palatine Bridge, has been named to the Dean's List at the State University of New York College at Cortland for the spring 2015 semester, where he is majoring in Kinesiology/Fitness and Development.
He is a 2013 graduate of Canajoharie Central High School.
Shannon is the son of Joe and Margaret Shannon, of Palatine Bridge.
-- Locals named to College of Saint Rose Dean's List
ALBANY -- The College of Saint Rose announced ...
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 ...