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Cats Care Room Grand Opening

Here at Catskill CSD, Cats really do care! Our District held a ribbon cutting for our Cats Care Room located at Catskill Elementary School. Thanks to the generosity of our community, the Cats Care Room is stocked with clean weather-appropriate clothes, socks, underwear, school supplies, personal hygiene items, cleaning supplies, and other essential resources that […]

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Yellow Ribbon Students Fight Teen Suicide

Catskill High School’s Yellow Ribbon Teen Suicide Prevention Team hosted suicide awareness and prevention training for all CHS students during physical education classes on December 5 and 6.  Team members led their peers through several stations they designed to reinforce the message that suicide is preventable and help is always available. Team members also talked […]

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NYSATA Conference Art Show

Twenty Catskill students had their artwork chosen to be displayed at the New York State Art Teacher Association’s 75th Annual Conference, held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Albany November 17-19. Their work can also be viewed in a digital version of the art show. The artwork was completed by students this past spring and […]

David Proper

Proper Named CMS Interim Principal

The Board of Education has appointed David Proper as interim principal at Catskill Middle School. Mr. Proper is a proven educator with decades of middle school administrative experience who, now retired, provides interim administrative services for schools in our area. Last school year, he served as interim principal at Cairo-Durham High School. “I hope to […]

Student wearing Santa hat and holding Santa's Helpers sign.

Support Santa’s Helpers Nov. 16-19

The Catskill High School Student Government is holding its annual Santa’s Helpers campaign this weekend! Be it rain, sleet, or snow, student volunteers will be out “shaking cans” to collect funds so they can supply food and other necessities to area families in need this holiday season.  They will be out at the following times: […]

Catskill Central School District

Notice of Annual Fire Inspection

November 14, 2023: Notice is hereby given that the annual inspection for 2023 of the school buildings of the Catskill Central School District for fire hazards which might endanger the lives of students, teachers, and employees therein, has been completed and the report thereof is available at the office of Catskill Central School District at […]

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CTA Run/Walk for a Claus December 2

The annual Run/Walk for a Claus, a 5k race organized by the Catskill Teachers Association, will be held on Saturday, December 2, 10:30 a.m. at Catskill High School. This is the 10th year of the event and CTA has donated almost $40,000 to the community! Register early to guarantee a t-shirt! Race day registration is from […]

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Campus Walk Brings Mental Health Out of the Darkness

Students, staff and others walked side-by-side to raise funds, show support, and highlight the importance of mental health and wellness on October 24. The Catskill High School “Yellow Ribbon” Teen Suicide Prevention Team has been advocating for suicide prevention and awareness for more than 20 years and again had the honor of hosting this year’s […]

students signing red ribbon banner

Students Sign Red Ribbon Pledge

As part of Red Ribbon Week at CMS, students enjoyed music at recess and an opportunity to sign a pledge to be drug-free on a banner that CMS will hang up for all to see. For signing the pledge, students earned goodies like lollipops, raffle tickets, and, of course, red ribbons! Red Ribbon week is […]

Stefanie Loomis

Article Features CHS Teacher’s Green Chemistry Practices

Catskill High School science teacher Stefanie Loomis was recently featured in a Beyond Benign news article about how her move to green chemistry teaching practices has made our school a safer place. The practice of green chemistry seeks to reduce or eliminate the use and creation of hazardous chemicals.  Mrs. Loomis is a lead teacher […]