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Outstanding Attendance & Participation Awards

Catskill Middle School teachers chose the following students to be honored for their outstanding virtual attendance and participation during the first interim! Faculty delivered the awards to the students at home or in school, along with a gift cards for a make-your-own sundaes. Thank you Stewart’s for the donation! CMS congratulates the following awardees: Grade […]

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CMS Virtual Wellness Room

Catskill Middle School is excited to launch our Virtual Wellness Room for students, parents and staff. The purpose of the virtual calming room is to provide tools and links to social emotional resources for individuals. Be sure to tour the room by clicking on the objects to explore all the different resources! CMS will be […]

Catskill Central School District

Important Information from Dr. Cook – Selected Team 4 Students Returning to District 4 Days a Week & the Continuation of Hybrid 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. […]

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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…