If you have a child in the district that will be starting Kindergarten in the fall of 2023, please call the Cooperstown Elementary School Main Office (547-9976) to register. Our final Kindergarten screening will be on August 2nd for those who weren’t able to attend in June.
For elementary students, iPads/Chromebooks and chargers are to be returned to their homeroom teachers. For grades 7-12, Chromebook/laptop devices and chargers are to be returned to the students' homeroom teachers during their 1st period class.
Library books and classroom books and textbooks are also due at this time. Library books should be returned to the library, and classroom books and textbooks should be returned to the appropriate classroom teacher.
Please help your child(ren) check at home for all chargers, devices, library books, and classroom books and textbooks.
The education subcommittee of New York's Digital Equity Task Force invites you to a public meeting via ZOOM on Wednesday, May 31st from 3:00pm-5:00pm EST. They want to hear from educators, students, community organizations, libraries, and community members with experience with New York State’s education systems about your experience and recommendations for creating digital equity in New York. Register in advance for the meeting here: https://bit.ly/DETF-Education-Subcommittee
May is Get Caught Reading Month, and the Library Club is hosting a book fair with the Green Toad Bookstore. Visit the book fair on May 23rd from 2:00-4:30 in the JSHS library.
Thursday, May 18th - Join us for the Night of the Notables. Eighth grade students research a notable figure in history and showcase their knowledge by becoming the notable for an evening. Students report to the library at 5:00 p.m. to set-up their display, and parents visit the notables at 6:15 p.m.
Project Prom 2023 needs your help! Project Prom is the safe and exciting after prom celebration for our graduating class and their guests. This event is 100% community designed, funded and implemented... and they need your help! Click here for more information: https://projectprom2023.wixsite.com/cooperstown-project
Cooperstown Sports Booster Club will host a Spring Carnival on Saturday, May 6th to kick off our spring sports! On that day, many of our teams will play games at home. Check out the schedule and come out and support our 7th - 12th grade athletes and our Booster Club. The carnival will have games, bounce houses and food! In the event of inclement weather, the carnival will move from outside on Lambert field to inside the Jr. - Sr. high gymnasium.
Sign up to help the Booster Club with concessions, bounce house and game supervision, and ticket sales at this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0944AEA922A3FCC07-spring
Questions? Please email Cooperstown Sports Booster Club at email@example.com
Please join us for the Hawkeye Revue on April 14th and April 15th!
Reminder to parents and guardians of third through eighth graders: Tonight there will be an optional Parent Meeting to share information about NYS Computer Based Testing. It will take place in the Elementary Cafeteria from 6:15 - 7:00. The PTA meeting will be following at 7:00 for anyone interested.
Tuesday, March 28, is our Choral Extravaganza for Grades 4-12 at the Jr/Sr HS Auditorium at 7 pm! Our students have been working so hard for this presentation and cannot wait to share with everyone! All are invited to this exciting event!
Calling all 6th grade families! Please join us for 6th Grade Parent Night at the Jr. - Sr. High School on Monday, March 27th from 6:00pm-7:15pm. This event gives parents and students a chance to meet all of the 7th grade teachers and to learn more about our Jr. High. Parent night will begin in the auditorium with introductions. Students and their parent/guardians will then follow a mock schedule for the remainder of the event.
Kindergarten Parent Information Night will be held this Thursday, March 16th from 6:00pm-7:00pm in the Elementary School cafeteria. Kindergarten teachers and support staff will provide an overview of the kindergarten program at CCS. Registration paperwork may be picked up or returned on this evening. Information on future screening dates will be provided during this meeting.
Tomorrow is the final day of PARP Week at the Elementary School. Friday, March 10th is "Cooperstown Readers’ Pride Day." Students are encouraged to wear orange and black!
Mark your calendars for this year's high school musical: Sister Act!
Show dates and times: Thursday, March 16 @7pm; Friday, March 17 @7pm; Saturday, March 18 @7pm, and Sunday, March 19 @2pm, all in the N.J. Sterling Auditorium!
If you wish to reserve tickets for the upcoming musical, you may use the link to the form below to do so 🙂
You may either pay for your tickets at the door or via check ahead of time.
Author & New York Times Bestselling Illustrator, Mike Lowery will visit Cooperstown Elementary School tomorrow, March 9th. Mike’s work nicely spans grades K-6, with beautiful non-fiction books as well as graphic novels about bugs that go camping. He’s also the author of "Random Illustrated Facts" and the "Everything Awesome" series from Scholastic Books. Thursday, March 9th is also "Dress to Impress Day" at the Elementary School. Students are welcome to wear nice "dressed-up" clothing, or they may dress as a shark, dinosaur or astronaut to celebrate Lowery's "Everything Awesome" books.
It's PARP Week at the Elementary School, which means every day is a Spirit Day! Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 8th is Wacky Mismatch Day. Dress in your craziest outfit!
It's PARP Week at the Elementary School, which means every day is a Spirit Day! Tomorrow, Tuesday, March 7th is Pajama Day. Students may also bring their favorite stuffy to read with at school.
Cooperstown CSD’s Counseling Department is excited to announce upcoming opportunities for you, the larger community, and our students to learn more about screen time and navigating the internet safely, with an emphasis on mental health and wellness. On March 7th, the Integrated Community Alternatives Network (ICAN) will present a parent and community workshop at the Cooperstown Village Library. The program will be from 6:30-7:30PM and our gracious PTA will be offering refreshments beginning at 6PM. Students in grades 4-12 will receive similar but developmentally appropriate presentations at school throughout the month of March. These presentations will be held on March 15th for students in grades 4-8 and on March 21st at the Jr./Sr. High School Health Fair for students in grades 9-12.
The goal of these programs is to educate students and families on the tools, skills, and strategies needed to become more digitally literate and safe, while gaining an understanding of the mental health impacts of our digital footprint.
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to the CCS Counseling Department. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Cooperstown Central School held its annual National History Day competition on February 8, 2023. Working as individuals or in groups, students created websites, exhibits, documentaries, or papers for their historical research project. Congratulations to the following students who finished in their respective categories and have advanced to the regional National History Day competition to be held on March 11, 2023, at the Cherry Valley Springfield School District.
1. Elijah McCaffrey, Shane Bradley and Hunter Kinley
2. Carleigh Williams and Annika Murray
3. Thomas Geertgens, Owen Nolan and Brian Zhang
1. Eleanor Walker
2. Emily Menzies
1. Celia Begin and Brianna Stone
2. Leah Phillips and Sophia Johnson
3. Frank Pasek and Matt Duszynski
4. Yousef Khedr and Ryan Barber
1. Olivia Temp
2. Adam Cole
3. Henry Ayers
1. Kohlee Lepetich
2. Andrew Olski
1. John Michaely and Shamus Murphy
1. Margaret Gentles, Alyssa Licthman, Yimdrulk Gyamsto and Jahnavi Mahesh
Eighth grade students are preparing for Wednesday's local History Day competition. Students research a topic based on the annual National History Day theme, which is Frontiers in History this year. Working as individuals or in groups, they produce a process paper, annotated bibliography, and a project. The final project can be a research paper, documentary, exhibit, performance, or website.
Good luck participants!