Lacy Soura , Caleb Van Dyke, Morgan Hurler holding trophy and ribbons

Van Dyke Wins CMS Spelling Bee

Seventh grader Caleb Van Dyke distinguished himself as Catskill Middle School’s top speller by winning his school’s 2019 Spelling Bee. He and other students from grades six through eight showed their mettle in this school-wide spelling showdown that took place December 19 in the CMS auditorium. Sixth grader Lacy Soura and seventh grader Morgan Hurler […]

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Fernandez Reaches 1,000 Points Milestone

Catskill High School’s Lavon Fernandez scored his 1,000th career point during the Cats boys basketball victory over Coxsackie-Athens on January 7.

Laura Christman and Kelsey Lackie

Cats Sign On as C-GCC Twins

Congratulations to Catskill High School seniors Laura Christman and Kelsey Lackie, who will be furthering their academic and athletic pursuits at Columbia-Greene Community College next year. The two Catskill Cats soccer players made their commitments to the C-GCC Twins official this December during a letter signing ceremony at the High School that was attended by […]

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Catskill Middle School Honor Rolls, 1st Quarter, 2019-20

Merit Honor 6th GRADE: Marcello Buono, Dorian Carcamo, Aiden Cousens, Kayden Dolan, Tegan Morehead, Benjamin Munoz, Mariska Newman, Owen O’Rourke, Lilly Parkhurst, Jack Schroader, Zachary Sumpter, Isabelle Wamsley 7th GRADE: Aryanna Bush, Chelsey Carlson, Ryan Chee, Julia Davies, Hayleigh Denniston, Hunter Frascello, Lillie Guilzon, Alexandra Hallam, Patrick Malkowski, Isabella Moore Krieg, Dine’a Rose, Alessia Salierno, Leonard […]

Samuel Kubicek spelling on stage

2nd Straight Spelling Bee Title for 5th Grader

In a spelling showdown that took 19 rounds and 160 words to decide, 5th grader Samuel Kubicek became Catskill Elementary School’s Spelling Champion for the second year in a row. The CES Spelling Bee took place December 18, during which Sam rounded up the 2019 title by correctly spelling “shepherd” to edge out fourth grader […]

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Cell Models

In 6th grade science, Ms. Lenahan’s students experimented with everything but the kitchen sink to create 3D models of plant and animal cells. Students conducted research on a cell’s structure and the functions of its organelles, and engaged their creative sides by using any materials they could find to build their cells. With teamwork and […]

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Holidays from Around the World

Each year the third grade invites grades pre-k through second to visit the third grade classrooms and learn about different holidays around the world. Each third grade class studies a different holiday and the third grade students then teach the younger students about that holiday. This year, the following third grade classes shared what they […]

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No Place for Hate at CMS

Check out the new bulletin board at CMS – students and staff traced their feet and signed their names on their footprint to signify their commitment to “stomping out hate” at Catskill Middle School. A newly formed group of student ambassadors representing grades 6-8 (pictured) helped facilitate the foot tracing and bulletin board assembly. This […]

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Santa’s Helpers – A Tradition of Giving

With Santa’s Helpers busy packing hundreds of bags of groceries for local families in need this holiday season, the High School gym looked akin to Santa’s workshop at the North Pole. Catskill High School’s Santa’s Helpers program is sponsored by the Student Government and has been a tradition at our school for well over six […]

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Life Skills Holiday Feast

The CMS Life Skills class hosted their annual Holiday Feast on December 11. They began the year learning how to read recipes, and put new vocabulary words like mince, chop, tradition, bake, barbecue, baste, boil, and broil to use as they followed different recipes. They learned math and measuring skills as they progressed to making […]