students tour Olana

CHS Art Club Visits Olana

The CHS Art Club took their annual field trip to Frederic Church’s home, Olana, this year with a tour of the mansion and its grounds. Enjoying the vistas outside, students took advantage of sketching the view as the Hudson River School artists did. The tour of the grand castle began in the front parlor and […]

Students looking at cafeteria

5th Graders Tour CMS

As part of their transition process into sixth grade, the fifth grade made a morning visit to Catskill Middle School on June 12. They heard from CMS assistant principal Annie Coager and a panel of sixth, seventh, and eighth graders about the school and what to expect for next school year. Then the middle school […]

top ten seniors holding respective numbers on CHS stage

Catskill High School’s Top 10 Seniors – Class of 2024

The Catskill High School Class of 2024’s highest-ranking students based on weighted grade point averages are: Valedictorian Ian Fitzmaurice, son of Lisa and William Fitzmaurice of Catskill, plans to attend the University of Miami next year to major in Biology on the pre-med track. He attended the New Visions Medical Program at Questar III during […]

Catskill Central School District

Letter from Dr. Wilson Addressing False Rumors

Good Evening Catskill Central School District Community, It has been brought to my attention that there are rumors in regards to the potential termination of a particular staff member prior to the end of the school year. This rumor is untrue. While our district does not generally respond to rumors, I wanted to respond due […]

gold symphonic band award

Catskill Ensembles Rate at Adjudicated Festivals

It’s been a very busy time for students in the CMS and CHS performing ensembles, and they brought home a lot of hardware to show for it! On May 31, both the CHS Band and Chorus traveled to Queensbury HS to be adjudicated at the Trills & Thrills Festival under the direction of Seth Dowling […]

boy priming water rocket with bicycle pump outside CMS while man looks on

Blast Off!

Students taking Drawing & Design for Production at CHS enjoyed Cape Canaveral-like weather today during their test flights of the water rockets they designed and built in class. Powered only by pressurized air and water, these rockets were able to reach surprising heights! Technology teacher Brain McDonnell organized the rocket launches as a special end-of-the-year […]

students pose for photo in Trinity Church graveyard.

NYC Trip

Catskill High School seniors spent a beautiful day in New York C. First, they visited Trinity Church and saw where Alexander Hamilton is buried. Then they went to see the Charging Bull and Fearless Girl statues in The Financial District. They also visited the 911 Memorial Museum and finished up the day by the water […]

students kayaking

Cats on the Creek

Our area has abundant outdoor opportunities and part of Catskill’s PE curriculum is getting students out there to enjoy them! A student favorite, fifth grade physical education classes headed to the tidal Catskill Creek across the street from our secondary campus to learn the basics of kayaking and fishing. Special thanks to the NYS Department […]