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Catskill’s Music Education Program Receives National Recognition Second Year in a Row

We did it again! Catskill Central School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Now in its 24th year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music […]

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District Dedicates Tree in Memory of Dr. Cook

Students, staff, and members of the community gathered outside the Superintendent’s Office on Arbor Day, April 28 to honor the legacy of our former superintendent, Dr. Ronel Cook. At the event, the District officially dedicated an oak tree in Dr. Cook’s memory, which the Arbor Foundation had planted outside his former office.  

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Message from Superintendent Barrow on Propane Leak at CHS

April 21, 2023 Dear Catskill CSD Families and Staff, This morning we had a propane leak that staff discovered in the Catskill High School kitchen shortly before the start of school. The leak has been determined to have come from a stove. This happened at a time when it was mostly staff in the building […]

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CES, CMS & CHS Students’ Artwork in Legislative Exhibit

March is Youth Art Month and NYSATA’s Legislative Student Art Exhibit  is the flagship event! Our students’ artwork will be featured amongst that of students from all over the state in this online slideshow co-sponsored by New York State United Teachers (NYSUT). The goals of the exhibit are to showcase our art programs to our […]

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CES PBIS & Student Council Golf Tournament

Dust off your golf clubs and come enjoy a day of fun and laughs! Catskill Elementary School’s 2nd Annual PBIS & Student Council Golf Tournament is Saturday, May 13 at the Rip Van Winkle Country Club in Palenville. Scramble best ball format open to all men and women. See registration form below. If you don’t […]

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Swatting Incident March 30, 2023 – NO CREDIBLE THREAT

Dear Catskill Community, This morning the Catskill Police Department received a swatting call related to the High School. Catskill Central School District put all our school buildings and offices into a Shelter in Place. Due to the High School being on remote learning, there was no one present in the building. The police department thoroughly […]

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2023-24 Transportation Request Forms are Due April 1

The Catskill Central School District Transportation Department is requesting all “Requests for Transportation to Non-Public School Forms” for the 2023-24 school year be submitted no later than April 1, 2023.  Transportation Request Forms may be obtained on the Transportation webpage, or by contacting Payge DiMasi at 518-943-0574 X 3451/

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Getting to Know CCSD!

Our soon-to-be superintendent, Melissa Barrow, spent the day February 8 in Catskill getting to know our school district. After meeting with our administrative team in the morning, she joined Board of Education President Deborah Johnson for a tour of our schools in the afternoon. Pictured here, Ms. Barrow checks out the classroom action at CES. […]