Coronavirus (COVID-19) Communications Archive

2020-21 School Year

Reopening of School 2020-21 Plan

District & Building Level Presentations

School-based COVID-19 Testing

Per NYS guidance, CCSD currently does not qualify to  begin conducting surveillance testing in schools.

2020-21 Letters/Communications

CCSD Summer Food Distribution (June 25, 2021)

Updated Information for Graduation (June 22, 2021)

Updated Mask Guidance – Guidance Document (June 8, 2021)

Important Information From Dr. Cook: Update on Mask Wearing In Schools (June 6, 2021)

May & June Events, Summer Programs, Vaccination Survey, and Reopening 2021-22 (May 19, 2021)

Vaccine POD for Students 12 and Older (May 18, 2021)

Important Information From Dr Cook – May & June Events, Summer Programs, Vaccination Survey, and Reopening 2021-22 (May 6, 2021)

Information About Class of 2021 End-of-Year Celebrations (May 5, 2021)

Positive COVID-19 Case at CES (May 3, 2021)

Positive COVID-19 Cases at CES and CHS, All Schools Open for In-Person Learning Monday, May 3 (April 30, 2021)

Positive COVID-19 Cases at CMS & CHS, CMS Shifts to Virtual Learning April 30 (April 29, 2021)

Positive COVID-19 Case at CES (April 27, 2021)

Positive COVID-19 Case at CHS (April 26, 2021)

Positive COVID-19 Case at CES (April 21, 2021)

Student COVID-19 Vaccine Survey for CHS Parents (April 14, 2021)

Continuity of Operations Plan (April 1, 2021)

Positive COVID-19 Case at CES (March 31, 2021)

4 Days of Hybrid In-Person Instruction, Grades 3-8 Assessment Information, Parent Teacher Conferences, Spring Break & Travel Advisory (March 30, 021)

CES NYS Assessments Information (March 30, 2021)

Class of 2022 Prom Rescheduled to October 22 (March 25, 2021)

Positive COVID-19 CES Student Case (March 1, 2021)

Positive COVID-19 Case (Feb. 25, 2021)

Staggered Reentry of CES Hybrid Students to 4 Days a Week of In-person Instruction (Feb. 19, 2021)

Department of Public Health Updated Requirements for High-risk Sports (Feb. 17, 2021)

In-Person Hybrid Instruction Resumes Feb. 22 (Feb. 19, 2021)

Important Information From Dr. Cook: All Schools Continue With Remote Learning Week of Feb. 8-12 (Feb. 4, 2021)

Positive COVID-19 Case (Feb. 2, 2021)

Positive COVID-19 Cases (Jan. 30, 2021)

Positive COVID-19 Cases – All Schools Shift to Virtual Instruction (Jan. 28, 2021)

Positive COVID-19 Cases – CHS Shifts to Virtual Instruction, Hybrid In-person Instruction Continues at CES & CMS (Jan. 27, 2021)

Positive COVID-19 Case (Jan. 27, 2021) 

Update on High Risk Winter Sports (Jan. 27, 2021)

Positive COVID-19 Case (Jan. 23, 2021)

Positive COVID-19 Case (Jan. 21, 2021)

Phase III Update – Reopening of Schools Plan (Jan. 20, 2021)

January Letter to CHS Families from Mr. Shah (Jan. 20, 2021)

Continuation of Hybrid Instruction for Week of January 19-22, 2021 (Jan. 15, 2021)

Update From Dr. Cook Regarding Week of January 19-22 (Jan. 14, 2021)

Continuation of Remote Instruction for the Week of January 11-15, 2021 (Jan. 8, 2021)

Shift to Remote (Virtual) Instruction for the Week of Jan. 4-8, 2021 (Dec. 31, 2020)

Message From Dr. Cook Regarding Return to Instruction on January 4 (Dec. 30, 2020)

Winter Break, Travel Advisory and Celebrating Responsibly (Dec. 22, 2020) 

COVID-19 Zone Notice – Onsite Testing Consent (Dec. 18, 2020)

Positive COVID Case on Secondary Campus–Shift to Virtual Instruction for MS/HS Students through December 23, 2020. Hybrid In-person Instruction Continues at CES (Dec. 15, 2020)

Catskill Academy Positive Case Does Not Impact Catskill CSD (Dec. 8, 2020)

All CCSD Schools Cleared to Reopen December 7 (Dec. 4, 2020)

Positive COVID Case – Shift to Virtual Instruction for ALL Students, Thursday, December 3 and Friday, December 4, 2020 (Dec. 2, 2020)

NYSPHSAA Postpones High-Risk Winter Sports to Jan. 4 (November 17, 2020)

Travel Advisory Notification (November 16, 2020)

Positive COVID (High School Student) Case – Cleared to Continue with Hybrid In-person Instruction in All Schools on Monday, November 9, 2020 (November 8, 2020)

CMS Virtual Wellness Room (October 29, 2020)

Selected Team 4 Students Returning to District 4 Days a Week & the Continuation of Hybrid Instruction (October 23, 2020) 

Positive COVID Case – Delayed Start of the Hybrid Model (October 10, 2020)

Phase II Reopening of Schools: Hybrid Model – First Day of Hybrid Instruction for Students, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 (October 7, 2020)

Department of Health Prek-Grade 12 COVID-19 Toolkit – October 2, 2020

Hybrid Instruction for Students – Tuesday, October 13, 2020 (September 30, 2020)

Welcome Back Information for Parents- First Day of Virtual Instruction for Students Monday, September 14 (September 6, 2020)

Learning Model Surveys Due August 21

Video: The New Normal at CCSD (August 12, 2020)

100% Virtual Instruction to Begin School Year, Virtual Town Meetings, Parent Survey (August 10, 2020)

District’s Reopening Plan Update (August 10, 2020)

District Amends 2020-21 Calendar (August 5, 2020)

Virtual Town Hall Zoom Meeting – Reopening of Schools Presentation by Dr. Cook July 30 (July 28, 2020)

Reopening of School Surveys for Parents and Staff (July 10, 2020)

Reopening of Schools Update (July 9, 2020)

2019-20 School Year

Second Reopening of School Committee Meeting – Facilitated on Thursday, June 25, 2020 (July 6, 2020)

Important Information from Dr. Cook – (June 17, 2020)

First Reopening of School Committee Meeting – Facilitated on Thursday, June 11, 2020 (June 17, 2020)

School Budget Vote & Board Election June 9 (Updated June 8, 2020)

Letter from Mr. Bragg on End of School Year (June 1, 2020)

Statewide Exchange on Reopening Schools Survey (May 21, 2020)

Last Day of Virtual Instruction for Students is Tuesday, June 16, 2020 (May 21, 2020)

Important Letter from Principal Bragg – Alternative Graduation Plan for the Class of 2020 (May 20, 2020)

Updates Concerning School Closure (May 8, 2020)

Board of Ed. Candidate Petitions Due May 11 (May 7)

County to Distribute Masks to Public May 4 & 5 (May 2, 2020)

Schools Closed for Remainder of School Year (May 1, 2020)

School Closure Extended To May 15 (April 16, 2020)

4th Quarter Grading Expectations / Delivery of Unclaimed Student Work (April 17, 2020)

June, 2020 Regents Exams Canceled (April 7, 2020)

School Closure Extended Until April 29 (April 6, 2020)

Parent Need for Child Care Survey (April 2, 2020)

School Budget Vote and Board Election Postponed (April 2, 2020)

Cancellation of Spring Recess, Pick Up of Student Work and Chromebook Distribution (April 1, 2020)

Extended School Closure Update (March 27, 2020)

Childcare Resources (March 26, 2020)

Coronavirus Needs Assessment Survey (March 24, 2020)

Updated Meal Plan Information- Designated Locations and Door to Door (March 20, 2020)

School Closure – (March 17, 2020)

School Closure Letter to CES Parents – (March 16, 2020)

School Closure Letter to CMS Parents – (March 16, 2020)

School Closure Letter to CHS Parents – (March 16, 2020)

CCSD Action Plan – (March 15, 2020)

Updated Information (March 14, 2020)

Half Day of School for Students Monday, March 16 (March 13,  2020)

Updated Information: Coronavirus Memorandum – (March 10, 2020)

Coronavirus Letter to Parents/Guardians – (March 3, 2020)