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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 […]

CTE Summer Exploration Programs are back at ONC BOCES

CTE Summer Exploration Programs are back at ONC BOCES

| June 4, 2018

ONC BOCES is once again hosting free summer CTE camps for students going into grades 7 through 9 at both its occupational centers. The deadlines are approaching, so apply today! The camps are designed to be an introduction into areas covered by some of the CTE programs offered at the occupational centers for high school […]

MASH Camp is a health career exploration opportunity for the summer. Check it out!

MASH Camp is a health career exploration opportunity for the summer. Check it out!

| May 31, 2018

MASH Camp, or the Medical Academy of Science and Health, is a fun and educational day camp for students to explore health careers. Students are exposed to a variety of health professions, covering everything from on-the-job-training to an advanced college degree. Campers enjoy two to three days of fun and interaction at a local hospital, where they will: Learn […]

Cooperstown CSD voters approve 2018-19 budget

Cooperstown CSD voters approve 2018-19 budget

| May 15, 2018

On Tuesday, May 15, residents of Cooperstown Central School District supported a $19.7 million budget for the 2018-19 school year by a vote of 426 to 82. They also approved a bus proposition by a vote of 465 to 40. Incumbent Marcy Birch, Matt Schuermann and incumbent Anthony Scalici were selected by voters to serve […]

After-school activities cancelled; budget vote continues as scheduled

After-school activities cancelled; budget vote continues as scheduled

| May 15, 2018

Due to expected inclement weather, all after-school activities today are cancelled. The annual school budget vote and Board of Education election is continuing as scheduled until 8 p.m. For more information on the budget vote, please see our budget page.