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Staff vs Staff Basketball Game Raises $2,475 for School Initiatives

Our school community made Catskill CSD’s Staff vs Staff Basketball Game a big success! The event raised $2,475 to support positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS) incentives in each school. While the combined CMS/CHS team won the game, it is our entire school district, and most importantly, our students, who are the winners. “Catskill is […]

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Mr. Stinson Named Employee of the Month

Congratulations to Robert Stinson, who is Catskill Central School District’s Employee of the Month for October! Mr. Stinson teaches English at our Middle School, and also serves as the Catskill Teachers Association president. As part of this honor, Mr. Stinson will receive a certificate of recognition at the November 13, 2019 Board meeting as well […]

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CHS to Honor Veterans Nov. 8

Catskill High School will host its 2019 Veterans Day Observation on Friday, November 8 at 9:00 a.m. in the school’s auditorium. Area veterans and their auxiliaries are cordially invited to attend and be recognized. The event seeks to instill a sense of tradition, respect, honor and gratitude toward those who served or currently serve in […]

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Don’t Be A Monster

It may be ghosts and ghouls season, but there is nothing more monstrous than bullying. On October 23, Catskill Middle School welcomed illusionist Ryan Dutcher from the Don’t Be A Monster organization, who talked about the very real issue of bullying and sent a strong message of tolerance and inclusion […]

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Children’s Author Hudson Talbott Visits CES

Children’s author Hudson Talbott visited Catskill’s third grade to share with our student how he writes and draws his books. Mr. Talbott is the author and illustrator of more than twenty titles, including River Of Dreams, about the Hudson River, and Picturing America, about Hudson River School painter Thomas Cole. Mr. Talbott also donated several […]

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A Greater Sense of Place

Catskill Middle School students got a greater sense of the abundant cultural and natural resources our area has to offer during our school’s annual A Greater Sense of Place event. This grade-six-through-eight event gets students out into our community to experience something they haven’t done before. Students could choose an adventure that interested them from […]

Cat's Meow Auction

CES & CHS Cats Catch Cash for Community

It’s no yarn – Catskill Central Schools had two cats in this year’s Cat’s Meow Gala and Auction that sold for a total of $2,000! The annual auction, held this year on September 21, is organized by The Heart of Catskill Association and proceeds go to support the community.

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Sixth grade STEAM students have been learning about the life cycle of butterflies, and this week they got to meet their new butterfly friends. In September, CMS STEAM teacher Shannon LaChance brought in caterpillars she collected for her classes to observe. Over several weeks, the students watched as the caterpillars formed crystalists and entered their […]