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Catskill Welcomes New Faculty for 2023-24

Catskill Central School District welcomed our newest faculty members with an orientation program we hosted at Catskill Elementary School on  August 30. Along with learning about our programs, procedures, facilities and culture, our new hires boarded a bus for a tour of all the different communities that make up our school district. For the 2023-24 […]

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Free Grab & Go Summer Meals for Students

The Catskill Central School District is offering free Breakfast & Lunch Grab and Go for all CCSD students from July 10-August 17, 2023. Meals are available Monday-Thursday from 10:00-11:00 a.m at Catskill Elementary School (back door, off of Scenic Drive). Meals will be available, for pick up, to all Catskill Central School District students who […]

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Outside the Lines Art Show

Since June 2nd, Catskill student art has been on exhibit at the CREATE Council’s Outside the Lines annual art show. This year marks their 40th year celebrating student art. The artwork showcases art from area schools, with Catskill showing work from elementary to high school. If you haven’t had a chance to get to see […]

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4th Grade Picnic Wraps Swimming Lessons

Here’s some photos from the fourth grade picnic that wrapped up their time at the pool.  As part of their physical education classes, our fourth graders head to Wolff’s Maple Breeze Resort for aquatics lessons in June. Along with learning basic strokes, kicks, and rhythmic breathing techniques, students get prepped in how to use a […]

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Pre-K Family Fun

Pre-k students in Ms. Maccaline’s class enjoyed a fun family event June 7. Family members joined them in the cafeteria where they built miniature projects together using fun kits. The class has parents in several  times per year to share in their children’s learning.

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This Cat is Special

The Cat came back! Catskill Elementary School once again has a cat in downtown Catskill’s “Cat’n Around Catskill” event. This special area kitty showcases the subjects of art, music, library, physical education, and health, and is sponsored by the Catskill Teachers Association. CES art teacher Jennifer Allison came up with the design and students k-5 […]

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5th Grade on the Water

How many schools can say PE class looks like this? Catskill is a river town, and to take advantage of the unique opportunity this provides, we have a large fleet of canoes and kayaks for our students to experience our local waterways in. 5th graders walked from Catskill Elementary School to the Catskill Creek waterfront […]

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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 […]