CHEERS FOR COOPERSTOWN! PROUD, PROUD, PROUD! Everyone be safe. - Dr. Crankshaw
Pick up Patrol is LIVE! Thank you to those that have signed up and are using the system for dismissal plan changes. If you have not received a registration email, please contact the Elementary School at 547-9976. At this time we ask that you continue to send in notes if your child will need to be dismissed early and to call the Nurse at 547-9322 if your child will be absent.
Congratulations to Will Weldon and Caroline Whitaker for having their artwork selected for the Catskill Review. The Catskill Review is an art and creative writing publication produced through Catskill Area School and DCMO Boces. The selection of work is very competitive and we are proud to have Will and Caroline represent Cooperstown!
Friday March 8 was the opening reception for "An Artistic Discovery" at the Cooperstown Art Association. Andrew Bowen and Ciera Emerick received awards for their work. Andrew received a Juror's Citation and Ciera received an Award of Merit. Other CCS participants included Caroline Whitaker, Sam Grigoli, Aislinn Donahue, Ellie Pink, Will Weldon, Jade Brotherton, Arthur Claveranne, and Eliana Torres. Recipients of the Awards of Merit will move on to the next round of the contest, where they will be competing against students from other counties in our Congressional District. "An Artistic Discovery" features artwork by approximately 100 students from Otsego County, representing an average of 8 schools as well as work by home schooled students. Three jurors selected by the Cooperstown Art Association and representing different areas of Otsego County will award six Award of Merits as well as additional juror citations. Stop in and see this exciting and fresh exhibit of work by the young aspiring artists of Otsego County!
Our boys basketball team will be playing in the Final Four vs Greenport at Floyd L. Maines Arena Saturday, March 16. Game time is scheduled for 10:45am. Pre sale tickets are available for $8 at the site below. www.gofan.co/nysphsaa
Great news! The girls and boys Regional basketball games will be live-streamed on The High School Sports Network this Sunday. Link: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/associations/nysphsaa Game times: Girls: 2:15pm Boys: 4:00pm
Kudos to third graders for their presentation at this week’s Community Gathering. Students shared what they learned about Jackie Robinson’s character and contributions to baseball and history. Thanks to the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Bruce Markusen for engaging students with his expertise and enthusiasm!
If you are unable to make it to the Girls or Boys Basketball Sectional Championships at the Carrier Dome it is ok. Below is a link from the NYSPHSAA to watch the live-streamed events. Link: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/championships/winter/section/nysphsaasIII?sport=Basketball
All after-school activities have been cancelled after 4:00 p.m. Elementary School Homework Club and late bus are still offered. The 4-6 grade Hall of Fame Program has been cancelled. The Anti-Social Media presentation will be rescheduled. Please be safe.
All after-school activities starting on/after 4:30 p.m. are canceled for today, February 25. The Board of Education Meeting scheduled for tonight at 6:00 p.m. is still on and will meet in the Jr./Sr. High Library Media Center. Please be careful if you have to be out!
Great night last night as Cooperstown won multiple crowns at the Section 3 Class C Championships. Maddox Aramini won in the 200 IM and 100 Fly. Gareth Austin won in 100 Brestroke. Also, Ewan Chapman, Will Friedman, Max Hinrichs and Maddox Aramini won in the 200 relay. They will swim in finals at State Qualifiers on Saturday.
January 15th, Litmag and Media Team interviewed Shelly Callahan, director of the Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees, and Selma Jasencic, Bosnian refugee who came to the US in 1992. Students took a tour and worked with Loch Phillipps, director of Off Ramp Films, Inc., who has been on location for his own documentary of the MVRCR. Footage he took of our students filming the interview and our audio of Shelly's answers may appear in his finished product. We've been invited back to cover a naturalization ceremony February 7th. Litmag and Media Team will edit the footage into an entry for the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Speak Truth to Power video contest. The entry will be featured on the 2018-2019 Literary Magazine website.
CCS 7th grade students Charlotte Feury, Coralise Bailey, and Ben Katz have been chosen for publication in "Stranger Sagas". Their spooky flash fiction will be available at the school library later this spring, and will also be featured on the 2018-19 Literary Magazine website. Congratulations!
Give the gift of life this month! Student Council will be sponsoring a blood drive on Wednesday, February 13 from 10:00 am-3:30 pm in the Wrestling Room of the Junior/Senior High School. Questions? Please contact Mrs. Merwin at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Cooperstown Board of Education will have its next regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, 2/13 at 5:30 pm in the Junior/Senior High School Library Media Center. All are welcome to attend.
Only a couple of days left to sign up for Girls on the Run! Teams will meet twice a week, and the program culminates in a 5K run at the Clark Sports Center. If your daughter is in grades 3-5, you can sign up by February 8 at the link below: https://www.girlsontheruncny.org
Congratulations to Emma Grover, Tess diLorenzo, and Eric Kukenberger! Emma, Tess and Eric recently competed in the CASSC Speech and Debate Tournament at SUCO. Tess placed 2nd in Original Interpretation, memorizing and presenting two short pieces of literature. Emma and Eric placed 3rd in Public Forum, debating both sides of the topic "Resolved: The United States should end its arms sales to Saudi Arabia".
Are you looking for an opportunity to join a group of supportive professionals and make a difference in children's lives? Look no further...we have several openings to match your talents! Please visit https://www.cooperstowncs.org/o/cooperstown-csd/page/employment-information--13 for more details.
The school café menu for February is now available! To find the café menu, click "Dining" on our website or app. To find the printable menu, meal prices, and other information, head to the café webpage at https://bit.ly/2HtbbAt.
With the extremely cold temperatures and winds forecast for Thursday morning, 1/31/19, the Cooperstown School District will make every effort to offer bus transportation to students who live in the Village and usually walk to school - for those students who can get to scheduled pickup locations. The pickup locations will be at the intersections noted below (times are approximate): 7:40-7:45 #124 Bear • Lake St & Nelson Ave • Lake St & Pioneer St • Main St. & Fair St • Susquehanna Ave & Chestnut St • Elm St. & Chestnut St • Beaver St & Chestnut St 7:41-7:43 #118 Truck • Maple St & Glen Ave • Grove St & Spring St • Grove St & Glen Ave • Grove St & Main St • Grove St & Railroad Ave • Railroad Ave & Leatherstocking St 7:47-7:52 #128 Deer • Susquehanna Ave & Beaver St • Beaver St & Pioneer St • Pioneer St & Elm St • Elm St & Susquehanna Ave • Elm St & Delaware Ave • Delaware Ave & Beaver St
Join us from 5:00 pm-9:00 pm for Cabaret Night this Friday, February 1! Brooks Dinner is available; please see details for ordering below or email email@example.com for more information.
We have openings for several positions in our district! If you are looking to join our supportive learning community, follow the link below to see what is available! https://www.cooperstowncs.org/o/cooperstown-csd/page/employment-information--13
Students and Staff, did you know that the ClassLink app is available for your smartphone? Check out our ClassLink help & support page for more information. https://bit.ly/2U9CEIP
CCS student Wyatt Montana recently competed in the Northeast Iron Beast competition. Weighing in at 117 lbs, Wyatt took first place in his age and weight class in just his second sanctioned competition. Wyatt also set personal records with a 110# bench press; 182 # dead life; and 143.5# back squat. Congratulations to you!
Due to poor weather conditions, the boys basketball game tonight at HCCC has cancelled. We will post the rescheduled date shortly.
Cooperstown Central School District has replaced paper-based Building / Facilities Use Requests forms with the paper-free ML Schedules systems. To make a request, visit the Facilities Department page and click "Facilities Request." Easy one-time registration is required. https://bit.ly/2FigyR9
Reminder: A regular meeting of the CCS Board of Education is scheduled for Wednesday, January 23 at 5:30 pm in the Junior/Senior High Library.
6th Graders tomorrow is your Snowshoe field trip to Boonville! The buses will be leaving the Elementary School at 7am. Don't forget a bagged lunch, water bottle and your winter gear!
The next 5 Hour Pre-Licensing Course will be offered, February 5, 2019 at 6:30 P.M. to 9:30 P.M. Cost is $40 cash. Sign-ups are in the JR/SR High School Main Office or call Ms. Alena Krug at 607-547-8181.
SAT 2019 The SAT prep. course will be offered again Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 9:00 for 8 sessions. There are 10 sessions set on the district calendar: They are: February 13 & 27; March 6, 13, 20, & 27; April 3, 10, & 24; and May 1. TWO of the above dates will be snow dates. The text that is PROVIDED is part of the fee. The price of the course is: $145. Checks should be written to the Cooperstown PTA. Cash payments will be given a receipt. All money is due at the first class on February 13th . Sign ups are in the JSHS Counseling Office.
Cooperstown Central School is on a 2 hour delay today, Wednesday, January 9.
The Class of 2021 CCS Spirit Wear Sale has been reopened! Through February 15, use the link below to order your CCS Spirit Wear. All proceeds go to the Class of 2021. https://www.catskillmountainembroidery.com/cooperstown_hawkeyes
Parents of 2018-19 Graduating Seniors: As you know, graduation is right around the corner! Please take a moment to review with your student how you would like his/her name printed on their diploma. Take into consideration middle name, initials, capitals, and punctuation. Be sure to provide this information to Ms. Alena Krug in the Jr/Sr High School Main Office as soon as possible, as the district will be ordering these documents soon.
A reminder for 7th and 8th grade parents! Letters about the upcoming Junior Ballroom Dance classes and Cotillion were sent home to all 7th and 8th grade students in the mail before the Holiday Break. Registration must be returned and postmarked by Friday, January 4. If you did not receive a letter or have questions please email CooperstownCotillion@gmail.com
PARENTS: Please be reminded that on Friday, December 21 we will conduct our district-wide early dismissal drill. Elementary students will dismiss at 2:45 PM. Jr/Sr High students will dismiss at 2:37 PM. Please call 607-547-5364 with questions.
To reduce paperwork, the TREP$ committee has decided to go digital with the sign-up process and new registration forms have been created! New TREP$ Student Registration is closed. Returning TREP$ Students can register via this form: https://goo.gl/forms/DWN78ub10dwAd3oJ3 Registration is open until December 15th for returning students. If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org.