Rebecca Van Alstyne

Van Alstyne is CCSD Employee of the Month

Congratulations to Ms. Rebecca Van Alstyne, who is Catskill Central School District’s Employee of the Month for November, 2019! Ms. Van Alstyne serves as an Account Clerk in our Business Office. The Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools bestow this honor on one employee each month to recognize the hard-working, dedicated, results-driven staff members […]

Gingerbread Houses

Gingerbread Houses

Take a walk down Tasty Street – a miniature village has sprung up in the CES Lobby that looks oh-so sweet. These gingerbread houses were made by CES students who wanted to help us spread some holiday cheer. They will be in the school’s display case now through December 19.

Front entrance to Catskill High School

1st Quarter Honor Roll 2019-20

Congratulations to the following Catskill High School Students who made the Honor Rolls for the 1st Quarter of the 2019-2020 School Year: Merit Roll 9th Grade Merit– Cassidy Bridgett, Zachary Dugan, Daniel Forbes, Cristian Guerra, Charlotte LaRocque, Katelynne Reilly, Isabella Shanley, Grace Sullivan, Jack VanGorden 10th Grade Merit – Tristan Arp, Adam Carlson, Andrew Daisernia, Marco […]

Ava Higgins

CHS Junior Selected for Area All-State

Catskill High School choral student Ava Higgins was selected to attend and perform at the Zone 9 Area All-State Festival held at Suffern Central School District on November 22 and 23, 2019. There, the junior joined other top student performers from around the region in singing with the Mixed Choir ensemble.

teacher measuring baloon tower while girl and boy look on

Balloon Towers

6th grade STEAM classes took on a tower-building exercise using some pretty challenging materials. Each group had a limited amount of balloons, tape, and time with which to build the tallest tower they could. The record for this year stacked up to an impressive 40 inches!

students eating meal at table while being served by teachers.

Grattitude PBIS

Catskill CSD is now providing positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS) incentives for students. When students get “caught” exhibiting positive behaviors in school, they earn tickets they can turn in for rewards. Catskill Middle School’s PBIS theme for November is gratitude, so a Thanksgiving feast made for a fitting incentive! Students who had earned enough […]

Madison Hallam and Kaelyn Bulich

Catskill FCCLA Students Take On State Leadership Roles

Two Catskill Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members are now taking on leadership roles at their organization’s state level. This October, Kaelyn Bulich, who is a FCCLA State Officer Elect, and Madison Hallam, who is an FCCLA Junior Leader, attended the NYS Fall Planning Meeting held in Callicoon, NY. The pair learned […]

Catskill staff pose for group photo at conference

STEAMing Towards Success

A team representing Catskill CSD attended the STEAMing Towards Success conference hosted by our regional BOCES. The focus of the conference was on creating partnerships between businesses and schools in order to prepare students for success in 21st Century STEAM careers. Catskill technology teacher Brian McDonnell presented a workshop at the conference.

Catskill's 2019 fall sports awardees

2019 Fall Sports Awards

Catskill Athletics held our 2019 Fall Sports Awards the evening of November 7. Congratulations to the following Cats: Varsity Volleyball Most Improved – Kendall Pederson Coaches Award – Krystia Cook JV Volleyball Most Improved – JaDavia McGriff Coaches Award – Emma Weber Varsity Boys Soccer Defensive Player of the Year – Daniel Leibowitz Offensive Player […]