Stefanie Loomis

Catskill Educator Named NYS Master Teacher

Catskill High School chemistry and physics teacher Stefanie Loomis has been named a New York State Master Teacher. On October 18, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the selection of Loomis and 213 other teachers from around the state for the New York State Master Teacher Program,

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Don’t Be A Monster

On October 24th, Catskill Elementary School welcomed an illusionist from Headless Horseman Hay Rides and Haunted Houses. During his “Don’t be a Monster” presentation, our 4th and 5th graders learned about different types of bullying and ways to stand up to kids who pick on them or others. Frank Shelly, the presentation’s mascot, appeared on […]

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Girls Volleyball Patroon Conference Champs

On October 18th our girls varsity volleyball team won their match vs. Coxsackie-Athens by 3 sets to 0. With this win, the girls captured their first league championship since 1983! They finish the season with a record of 16 wins and 2 losses. Congratulations to our 2017 Patroon Conference Champions on a job well done! Way to […]

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Girls Soccer 2017 Conference Champs!

On October 15, the Catskill’s girls varsity soccer team beat Greenville in double overtime leading to their first league championship since 1974! Congratulations go out to our 2017 Patroon Conference champions for a great regular season on the field and for their historic accomplishment. These ladies proved Cats can and will! The boys varsity soccer team also took home the Patroon title that […]

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Boys Soccer 2017 Conference Champs!

The Catskill boys varsity soccer team successfully finished the 2017 regular season as Co Champions of the Patroon Conference.  With an overall record of 12-1-3 it proved to be a huge step forward for the Catskill soccer program. Congratulations to all the boys on a truly memorable season and for raising the expectations for all future Cats teams. It is awesome that […]

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A Greater Sense of Place

On October 6, Catskill Middle School explored the abundant cultural and natural resources our area has to offer with its annual A Greater Sense of Place. Like the name eludes to, this school-wide event seeks to get students out into their community to see what it has to offer and experience something they haven’t before. […]

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Cave Art Project Connects Students with Early People

In 6th grade social studies, students have been learning about early people. As part of their journey backward into the Stone Age, students tried their hand at a little prehistoric art! Shown here are students in Mrs. Hedges’ class working on Neolithic Era cave paintings. The class first studied photographs and video of ancient cave paintings that survive today. The students […]