Catskill Central School District

Important Information from Dr. Cook – Selected Team 4 Students Returning to District 4 Days a Week and the Continuation of Hybrid In-Person Instruction 

October 23, 2020 Dear Catskill Parents and Guardians: Effective Monday, October 26, 2020, we are bringing back some students to the District 4 days (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays) a week for in-person instruction. Please allow these students to be identified as Team 4. Unfortunately, we are cannot safely bring all Team 4 students back […]

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Capital Project Construction Begins In October

Catskill Central School District celebrated the start of construction on our voter-approved Capital Improvement Project with a groundbreaking ceremony held October 21 at Catskill Middle School. Phase One of the project begins October 29 at the Middle School and includes construction on a new gymnasium and renovations to the District’s track and upper athletic field. […]

atti Westervelt, sales & marketing account executive for BlueSheild, presents our superintendent of schools, Dr. Ronel Cook, with one of the kits. 

BlueShield Donates PPE Kits

Special thanks to BlueShield of Northeastern New York for their donation of 140 PPE kits to our school this October. Each kit contains a mask, antimicrobial wipes and hand sanitizer. Pictured here, Patti Westervelt (right), sales & marketing account executive for BlueShield, presents our superintendent of schools, Dr. Ronel Cook, with one of the kits. […]

Catskill Middle School

3rd-5th Grade Virtual Open House Rescheduled for October 26

Grade 3-5 CES Families, Please join me Monday, October 26th for our Re-Scheduled Open House for Grades 3-5 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Below is the schedule for the evening. 6:00-6:30 p.m. Mr. Rivers Welcoming Presentation on Zoom for parents/families 6:30-7:00 p.m. Classroom/Homeroom teachers Presentation for parents/families-(classroom teachers will provide google meet links) 7:00-7:30 p.m. Reading Specialist, […]

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Virtual Art

For upperclassmen when they are taking art virtually, Mrs. Doney painted a portrait of each to “sit” at the tables with the students who are here in person. Along with giving our remote students an in-class presence, the paintings act as place holders to reinforce our social distancing practices. Creativity has no bounds at CHS!

Catskill Central School District

Important Information from Dr. Cook – Cleared to Reopen Schools by GC DOPH – Hybrid Instruction Begins on Thursday, October 15, 2020 with Group B

October 13, 2020 – Dear Catskill Parents and Guardians:
Please allow this letter to serve as follow-up correspondence to the information that was provided to you on Saturday, October 10, 2020 regarding the positive COVID case at our elementary school. As per State Education Department (SED) and NYS Department of Health guidelines, the District followed its reopening plan and took immediate steps to notify the Greene County Department of Public Health (“GC DOPH”). Since Saturday, the District has been working closely with the GC DOPH and has followed all guidance provided by them. Learn more…

Catskill Central School District

Important Information from Dr. Cook – Positive COVID Case – Delayed Start of the Hybrid Model

October 10, 2020 – Good afternoon Catskill CSD Community:
I hope this correspondence finds you safe and healthy as we move closer to opening our doors next week to our students. However, I am writing to inform you that it has come to my attention that an employee in our elementary school has tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. I am working diligently to confirm this through the Health Department and implement any directives and recommendations they share with me as to how our District should proceed. Learn more…

Catskill Central School District

Important Information from Dr. Cook – Phase II Reopening of Schools-Hybrid Model- First Day of Hybrid Instruction for Students – Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Updated October 7, 2020 – Dear Catskill CSD Community:
The District is in the final stages of preparing for the Phase II reopening of our schools. Phase II is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. In Phase II, selected students will begin the Hybrid model with in-person instruction two days a week and three days virtually, while students who selected the virtual learning model will continue with 5 days of virtual instruction…

Ava Higgins

Higgins Named All-State Alternate

Congratulations to Catskill High School’s Ava Higgins, who the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) has named an All-State Alternate. As an alternate on the chorus, Ava will be called upon if another singer in unable to participate in the festival. NYSSMA’s All-State Festival showcases only the most talented school musicians from around the […]

Catskill Middle School

CES Grade 3-5 Virtual Open House October 7

Catskill Elementary School is hosting our Grade 3-5 Virtual Open House this Wednesday, October 7th on Zoom. 6:00-6:30 p.m. Mr. Rivers’ welcoming presentation on Zoom for parents/families 6:30-7:00 p.m. Classroom/homeroom teachers’ presentation for parents/families (classroom teachers will provide Google Meet links) 7:00-7:30 p.m. Reading specialist, speech therapists and special area teachers will be available for […]