Lessons at Canajoharie High and Middle school focus on Common Core
“Identify the external conflict in ‘Cub Pilot on
the Mississippi.’ Find and report the evidence that supports your
claim.” That is just one of the questions Canajoharie
Middle School English teacher Lori Schaffer and special education
teacher Jennifer Drake asked their eighth grade students during a
recent lesson that reflects the new Common Core Learning Standards
Canajoharie Communications and Media students visit Albany Times
The seven students in the communications and
media class at Canajoharie High School plan to start a school
newspaper with teachers Richele Simmons-Mollica and Phil Horender,
so the group took a field trip to the Albany Times Union to conduct
research on Nov. 11.
Canajoharie High School sophomore gains real world experience
during school library internship
Canajoharie High School sophomore Heather
Restuccia has already gained the skills necessary to work as a
library aide thanks to her library internship through the school’s
CSI (computer science) program.
Canajoharie teacher wins Gold Star Teacher Award
Canajoharie High School history teacher Blake
Smith recently won a gold star award after more than 90 percent of
his seniors in his AP Government class passed a financial literacy
certification test at the end of the 2012-13 school year.