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How We Communicate Emergency Closing/Delay Information

How We Communicate Emergency Closing/Delay Information

| December 1, 2018

With the onset of winter weather, we want to remind the school community about our closing/delay procedures and how they are communicated… When school must be closed, released early, or be delayed opening, for any reason, the official announcement will be sent via School Messenger (our automated phone calling system) and will be posted on […]

Emergency Closing/Delay Reminder

Emergency Closing/Delay Reminder

| November 15, 2018

With the winter weather picking up, we want to remind the school community about our closing/delay communication process and procedures. When school must be closed, released early, or be delayed opening, for any reason, the official announcement will be sent via School Messenger and will be posted on our District Facebook page and website. Guardians are signed up for this […]

Cold weather safety tips

Cold weather safety tips

| November 13, 2018

It isn’t news to anyone that the weather this winter has been downright frigid!   At this time of year, it is a good idea to talk to children about cold weather safety. Extra care is needed, especially in younger children, to be sure that frostbite does not occur. Please take note of the following […]

Vaping: What a parent needs to know.

Vaping: What a parent needs to know.

| November 1, 2018

Whether it’s kids twirling fidget spinners or eating Tide pods, there is never a dull moment in the world of parenting. Trends seem to spring from nowhere. Of course some of these trends, like popping a Tide pod in your mouth, aren’t as innocent as others. We’ve come a long way from when Motley Crue […]

65 Class of 2018 graduates recognized at 139th Commencement Ceremony

65 Class of 2018 graduates recognized at 139th Commencement Ceremony

| June 25, 2018

Tradition is big in Cooperstown. And one of the longest standing traditions in the community is the annual ceremony to celebrate sending our graduating high school seniors into the world. Cooperstown Central School’s 139th commencement ceremony was held Sunday, June 24, at the Fenimore Art Museum. More than 50 scholarships and awards were announced and […]

District announces administrative changes

District announces administrative changes

| June 20, 2018

Cooperstown Central School District has made administrative changes that will be in effect with the start of the 2018-19 fiscal year on July 1. The changes were accounted for in the 2018-19 budget, which was approved by voters last month. Jr. /Sr. High School Principal Donna Lucy, who started with the district at the beginning […]

Grade 6 and Grade 12 pen pals meet after corresponding for the year

Grade 6 and Grade 12 pen pals meet after corresponding for the year

| June 12, 2018

Students in Mrs. Burk-Sciallo’s and Ms. Diana Garcia’s English classes (12th and 6th grades) recently met their pen pals. Students in the two classes have been corresponding all year through letters. They met for the first time and shared some ice cream and face-to-face conversation. This was the first year for this project and the […]

CCS Thespians set to take the stage

CCS Thespians set to take the stage

| June 8, 2018

You are cordially invited to the CCS Thespians’ Spring Musical: Just So (inspired by the stories of Rudyard Kipling)! This family-friendly musical follows the travels of the Elephant’s Child, Oh Best Beloved, as he works his way through several of Kipling’s Just So Stories to try and defeat Pau Amma (the crab). Along the way, […]

Health screening policies will be changed, effective July 1, 2018

Health screening policies will be changed, effective July 1, 2018

| June 7, 2018

The following are the new policies enacted by New York State that will be in effect on July 1, 2018. Screenings Health Screening Health examinations will be required for new entrants and in grades PreK or K, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11. This is the form required for Health Examinations. Scoliosis Screening Scoliosis screening […]

Two graduating seniors receive Congressional recognition

Two graduating seniors receive Congressional recognition

| June 5, 2018

Two graduating Cooperstown High School students, surrounded by family members,  received Congressional recognition on Tuesday, June 5. Heidi Edmonds, who is headed to the United States Air Force Academy, and Blake Guzy, who will be attending Georgetown University on a 4-year ROTC scholarship, were given Certificates of Special Congressional Recognition by Rep. John Faso. Four-year scholarships are […]