students painting cat

Cats’ Cat is Window Into the Catskills

Forty-six creative-minded students at Catskill High School designed and painted a fantastic cat for the Heart of Catskill Association’s annual Cat’n Around Catskill event. Their cat, named “Window Into the Catskills,” is adorned with a stained glass motif. Taking a closer look reveals views from around our area, including scenes from the mountains, river, downtown Catskill, Olana, and […]

student signing

Senior Signing Day

Catskill High School seniors took one step closer to commencement during one of our newest traditions, Senior Signing Day. “Today is the day that you make your commitment to the next chapter of your life,” interim superintendent Annemarie Barkman told the seniors at the opening of the ceremony, held May 4th in the school’s auditorium. […]

Kaitlyn with her Mural at CHS

Student Paints New Hallway Mural

Within the last couple of months, junior Kaitlyn Synan took on the project of painting a mural for a hallway in Catskill High School, the first new mural in many years. She did the painting “The Persistence of Memory” by Salvador Dali. Fantastic job Kaitlyn!

students hold up lava lamps they made

CES Science and Health Fair

Catskill Elementary School’s annual Science and Health Fair, held May 11th and May 12th at the school, was a huge success. The gym was packed with members of the community, parents, and students who came out to see over 60 student projects covering a variety of interesting health and science topics. The projects, presented by […]

Dr. Cook talls with student about project

Expert Fair

Are you an expert? Our 2nd graders certainly are! On April 27th they hosted an Expert Fair in the cafeteria to show off their knowledge on a topic of their choosing. Along with parents and faculty, Catskill’s next superintendent, Dr. Cook, dropped in to check out the fair!

Even Gottfried Family Music on stage at CES

Music & Movement!

Evan Gottfried Family Music put on a special show for Catskill Elementary pre-k and kindergarten students on April 13th. The duo’s visit to CES was an enriching music and movement experience that the children really enjoyed. Evan and his wife, Maggie, led our youngsters through a whole bunch of fun songs and had all our students trying […]

CHef talking to students

Career Exploration

Catskill Elementary School held a career exploration day on April 13th for our fourth and fifth grade students. Lots of community members visited our school to talk to students about their jobs. Our career guests included meteorologists Heather Morrison from Spectrum News and Christina Ernie from WTEN (who brought along WTEN’s storm-chaser vehicle), NY National […]