Congratulations to Coach Dave Peplinski and Braydon Sentz(second from left bottom row). Braydon qualified for and will represent Section 3 and Cooperstown at NYSPHSAA State Golf Championship in Elmira June 1-3.
2 days ago, Pamela Brown
Gold team
June 8th at 7:00pm June 9th at 2:00pm & 7:00pm N.J. Sterling Auditorium Tickets available at the door Adults $12 Students $6 Seniors by donation
3 days ago, Pamela Brown
Joseph Flyer
2024 (SYEP) SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM Looking for a summer job? The Summer Youth Program for young adults ages 14–20 will include both paid workshops and employment! The program is based on family income -200% of poverty level (see chart) or if you are receiving; Family Assistance/Safety Net, Medicaid, SNAP Benefits, HEAP, SSI, you automatically qualify for the program. Income information is required to determine program eligibility. Please note that proof of reduced price or free lunch is no longer sufficient proof of income. NOTE: We will contact you for an interview. Once funding is settled, things will go very quickly and those that have all required documentation in by the due date will be given priority. Remember; if you are under 18, your parents or guardians must co-sign all paperwork, and you will need working papers. Please contact your local school regarding getting working papers and to pick up a summer application. RETURN COMPLETED APPLICATION to: The CDO Workforce Oneonta Office BY JUNE 28th. Please click the link for more information and application
5 days ago, Pamela Brown
Summer Youth Employment flyer
Exciting News, Cooperstown Community! We are thrilled to announce that the Cooperstown School Budget has been passed, thanks to YOUR support! Your dedication to our schools and our children’s future is what makes this community so special. By coming together and voting, you’ve shown just how much you believe in the power of education and the bright future we’re building for our students. A huge thank you to everyone who took the time to vote and participate in this vital process. Your voice truly makes a difference, and we couldn’t have done it without you. Here’s to another amazing year ahead, filled with learning, growth, and success!
4 days ago, Pamela Brown
6th Grade Moving Up Days!!! The 7th grade team will be hosting 6th grade moving up days on June 4th (Pep), 5th (Burke), and 6th (Siracusa)!!! This year moving up days will be over a period of three days with one third of the 6th grade attending each day, with their current 6th grade class. The 6th grade students will be paired with a current 7th grade student to be immersed in the middle school experience. Students may be dropped off or ride the bus to the Junior/Senior High School by 8am. Students will use their school identification number to purchase lunch in the cafeteria. They may bring a bagged lunch if they prefer. Sixth grade students will rotate through classes and lunch from 8am to 11:46am and engage in activities with their teachers and peers. After lunch, students will attend a brief presentation to review their course selections, schedules, and information regarding the Junior High School with Mrs. Miller. This will be followed by a panel discussion made up of current 7th graders where students will be able to ask any questions. All 6th grade students will be dismissed from the high school after the panel discussion at 1:15pm and return to the elementary school for the remainder of the day. We look forward to seeing all of you!!!
5 days ago, Pamela Brown
Congratulations to Varsity Softball. Center State Conference Champions.
7 days ago, Pamela Brown
Softball team
We celebrate the hard work, dedication, and achievements of our amazing student-athletes who have committed to continuing their academic and athletic careers at the collegiate level. Your passion and perseverance have brought you to this incredible milestone. We are so proud of you! Join us in cheering on: Emerson Toulon - Baseball -Erie CC Kalen Dempsey -Baseball - Alleghany College Of Maryland Sophia Hotaling - Soccer - SUNY Cortland Riley Green - Track and Field - Ithaca College Your journey is just beginning, and we can't wait to see what you accomplish next. Best of luck in all your future endeavors. Remember, once a Hawkeye, always a Hawkeye! #SigningDay #HawkeyePride #CooperstownStrong #FutureCollegeAthletes
11 days ago, Pamela Brown
Student Athlete signing
Student Athlete signing
Student Athlete signing
Student Athlete signing
The CCS Music Department will host an Instrument Introduction night for any students (and their adults) in grade 3 or higher who is interested in learning to play a musical instrument! This event will take place at 6pm on Thursday, May 16th in the e-school cafeteria.
12 days ago, Pamela Brown
Band instruments
Congratulations to Ava Lesko and Kate Goldfinger who won the April drawing for the 12 Books in 2024 Reading Challenge. The Library Club and Battle of the Books Club are sponsoring this reading challenge. Visit the Jr./Sr. High School Library website for forms to track your reading. Cooperstown students and staff can enter the drawing each month. Entries must include your name and email as well as the title, author, and a brief description of the book. The club draws two winners each month, and each winner receives a $20 gift card to the Green Toad Bookstore. Contact Michelle Hitchcock for more details. Remember, readers are leaders!
13 days ago, CCS Library
April Winners Announced
Looking for a summer Job Opportunity
13 days ago, Pamela Brown
Job Opportunity Flyer
League Announces School Board Candidates’ Debate on Monday, May 13 The League of Women Voters of the Cooperstown Area will hold a candidates’ debate for the three open seats on the Cooperstown Central School District Board of Education on May 13. The event will be held at the Cooperstown Central School Jr./Sr. High School cafeteria at 7 p.m. There are six candidates running for the school board: Padraic MacLeish, Matthew Monahan, Mary Beth Murdock, Keith Parr, Anthony Scalici, and William Streck. Monahan and Scalici are incumbent. All residents of the School District are invited to attend and pose questions to the candidates. Providing a forum for citizens to meet and engage in dialogue around school district issues is important. On Election Day, May 21, voters will also vote on the 2024-2025 district budget, a school bus lease proposition, and the Public Library Tax Proposition. The budget for 2024-2025 is available on the district web site ( The election will be held at Cooperstown High School, 39 Linden Ave., Cooperstown from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any citizen, 18 years of age or older who has been a resident of the district for 30 days preceding the election is qualified to vote. Absentee ballots are available at the district office (contact Maria Field at 547-5364).
18 days ago, Pamela Brown
The Cooperstown Central School Chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 1 senior and 13 juniors into the organization on Friday, May 3rd. The students inducted were: Colt Bernard-Wood Cooper Bradley Brent Chase Paul Crowell Josephine Furnari Annelise Jensen Joshua Jose Pauline Kennedy Sabine Meckel Andrew Miller Punya Phaugat Tara Phillips Creighton Williams Alexis Wolfe
21 days ago, Pamela Brown
2024 Honor Society
Congratulation to Waylon Cassell on Passing his EMT Course! Waylon Cassell is a volunteer fireman with the Fly Creek Fire Department and Junior at Cooperstown High School. Recently, Waylon presented to each of 8th grade Technology classes about being a volunteer fireman, how to join a local fire department, and the requirements of the Seal of Civic Readiness for high school graduation. Since he presented, he has also completed a rigorous course to become a certified EMT (Emergency Medical Technician). This course is very time-consuming and requires a major commitment. Thank you for your service and congratulations Waylon!
24 days ago, Pamela Brown
High School Students in EMT course
Elias Macleish's project to revitalize the nature center carries significant historical weight, tracing back to its foundation in the 1980s in memory of Michael A. LaCava, a beloved science teacher at Cooperstown Central School. Constructed by Jerry Townsend and Jim Austin, the center originally boasted amenities like a high ropes course and a fitness trail, serving as a hub for outdoor recreation and education. However, over time, neglect led to its abandonment, leaving the infrastructure to decay. Elias, a student at Cooperstown Central School, has taken on this mission to breathe new life into the neglected space as part of his pursuit of the civic seal of readiness. His project encompasses a comprehensive restoration effort, including clearing the trails, dismantling the obsolete fitness equipment and ropes course, and re-establishing trail markings. Already, the initiative has seen action, with the boys' track team participating in a workday to kickstart the restoration process. Their commitment extends to regular Wednesday work sessions, indicating a sustained effort to revive the nature center. Furthermore, Elias plans to engage the broader community, with a tentative community workday slated for May. This inclusive approach not only mobilizes manpower but also fosters a sense of ownership and stewardship among local residents, ensuring the sustainability of the project beyond its initial phases. In essence, Elias Macleish's endeavor embodies a convergence of historical preservation, community engagement, and environmental stewardship, reflecting a commendable dedication to revitalizing a cherished community asset while also demonstrating his readiness to contribute meaningfully to civic life. If you would like more information or would like to support the project please email
24 days ago, Pamela Brown
Lacava Nature center clean up
Congratulations to Mr. Bauer and members of our quiz team for finishing 5th in small school division of the National Quiz Team competition this weekend in Chicago. They finished the competition with an 11-4 record overall. The went 8-2 on Saturday and qualified into the Championship Round on Sunday. The team members that competed were: Andrew Olski, Srikar Ketharaju, Charles Vinuya, Andrew Miller and Anders Green. Mr. Bauer did a great job planning the whole trip, preparing the team for competition and leading the charges. The kids did a great job representing our school district.
28 days ago, Pamela Brown
The Cooperstown Central School Chapter of the National Honor Society will be inducting 14 juniors into the organization this Friday May 3rd at 12:35pm. After the induction there will be a reception held in the cafeteria for National Honors Society students and their families to celebrate students who were inducted! All families of students being inducted are invited to attend! If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Miller in the counseling office.
28 days ago, Pamela Brown
about 1 month ago, Pamela Brown
Diploma and Credential Options for Students with Disabilities (Family Focus)
Congratulations to the finalists for the 2024 Ruggles Competition. Front Row (left to right): Avelene Barber, Punja Phaugat, Grace Sperry, Sabine Meckel, Faith LaFond-Fassett, Emerson Lippitt Back Row (left to right): Bella Reich, Owen Tedesco, Adam Ubner, Paul Crowell, Roland Gardner-Olesen, Rylee Ward This year's winners were Punya Phaugat in 1st place and Paul Crowell in 2nd place. This year marks the 145th year of Ruggles!
about 1 month ago, Pamela Brown
Ruggles Contestants
On Monday April 29th the 8th grade class will be visiting Mohawk Valley Community College for a college visit. We will depart from the Jr./Sr. High School at 9am and approximately return to school at 1:45pm. Upon return, students will report to their 9th period class. Students will learn valuable information about the college experience and all opportunities. All students’ lunches will be graciously provided by Mohawk Valley Community College. If there are any dietary restrictions or allergies, please inform the school nurse. The goal and purpose of this college visit is to continue career exploration and educate students on the various career paths that they can enter after graduating high school. If you have any questions or your child is unable to attend this field trip, please contact Mrs. Miller in the Counseling Office.
about 1 month ago, Pamela Brown
Are you interested in helping in the Kid Garden this year or do you just want to dig in the soil for the afternoon? Come join us on Sunday April 28 from 1pm - 4 pm for the spring clean-up. All ages welcome! If you have any questions, email garden coordinator Shelby MacLeish at or text 607-601-8259. Hope to see you there!
about 1 month ago, Cooperstown Central Central School