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Cooperstown Central School District is closed through Monday, April 13, 2020.

We will communicate information related to coronavirus on the school website front page.  Any time-sensitive, critical information will be shared via the district’s Thrillshare notification system, which can send e-mails, text messages and phone calls.  If you are not receiving information via notification system, please call the Superintendent's Office at 607-547-5364.

Please know that, as always, the health and safety of our students and staff is our highest priority, and we will remain vigilant in our efforts to help prevent the spread of this illness.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR FAMILIES - SPECIAL EDUCATION CPSE/CSE/504 MEETINGS

Cooperstown Central School District has scheduled upcoming CPSE/CSE/504 meetings.  PLEASE CLICK HERE TO READ LETTER.

MEAL PROGRAM

Modified, but complete school breakfast and lunch meals will be available to all students at no cost during this time of school closure.  To request meals please call the Food Service Office at 547-2820 or email Melissa Rathbun at mrathbun@cooperstowncs.org.

Meal pickup will be available at the Junior-Senior High School only on Monday and Wednesday, between the hours of 11am-1pm and 5-7pm, they will include breakfast and lunch for all five days of the week.

For the few families that will need us to deliver the meals – it will be our pleasure to do so. Please let us know by calling 547-2820. 

COUNSELING DEPARTMENT

A counselor can be contacted via the email addresses listed below:

Mrs. Katie Baldo (grades 11-12) kbaldo@cooperstowncs.org

Mr. Gregg Sanik (grades 9-10) gsanik@cooperstowncs.org

Mrs. Christine McBrearty-Hulse (grades 5-8) cmcbrearty@cooperstowncs.org

Ms. Sara Mileski (grades K-4)

smilseki@cooperstowncs.org

Mrs. Mary Clare Roberts (School Social Worker) mcroberts@cooperstowncs.org

Non-emergent needs can be scheduled during regular school business hours. You will receive a response within 24 hours to make a phone appointment with a Counselor. In the case of an emergency, please call MCAT (844-732-6228) or 911.

Social/Emotional Support Resources for Families:

  1. Practice mindfulness! Simply take a moment to focus on your breath or do a search online for a guided relaxation. Here are some places to get started:

http://mindfulnessforteens.com/guided-meditations/

Check out Mindful Schools’ Kids Classes! (K-5)

https://www.mindfulschools.org/free-online-mindfulness-class-for-kids/?fbclid=IwAR15oUAqFwRIOOaNjCI_ECnIVqmH9LWwvNzTuaR-cBJCTVXGFnO7Al_ve24

2.Create Your Own Stress Management Plan (https://www.healthychildren.org/English/Documents/BR3_My_Personal_Stress_Plan.pdf

3.Talking with Children About the Coronavirus from Child Mind Institute

4.Self Care in the Time of Coronavirus https://childmind.org/article/self-care-in-the-time-of-coronavirus/

5.Stress and Coping https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html?CDC