MCS National Junior Honor Society members planning busy year of events

Honoring the Golden Rule

National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) members at Margaretville Central School have a busy year ahead as they make plans for a number of community project and fundraisers. On Saturday, Oct. More...

Posted 11/15/2016 07:54 PM

Roxbury students pitch in to help library work

Thanks to the new “Library 7 Class” this year, 14 seventh grad- ers in a unique service/learning project called iHelp have a mission: Helping students and staff at Roxbury Central School.  More...

Posted 11/8/2016 08:00 PM

TIME OUT!

Opportunity is the magic of our small Catskill Mountain rural public schools. More...

Posted 11/8/2016 08:00 PM

STAGE TIME

STAGE TIME — The Andes Central School drama club presented the musical Mary Poppins to high acclaim last week. More...

Posted 11/8/2016 08:00 PM

Cider Time

FALL TRADITION – First graders from the MCS classes of Kayla VanValkenburg (back right) and Diana Ballard (back second from left) met third graders from the RCS classes of Karen Bramley (back l More...

Posted 10/25/2016 06:21 PM

Dr. Patrick Sweeney getting settled as Margaretville’s interim principal

Recently, Margaretville Central School’s Principal Colin Clark left the post, and the job as principal has been temporarily replaced by Dr. Patrick Sweeney. When Superintendent Dr. More...

Posted 10/11/2016 10:26 PM

Ex-lacrosse pro featured at OCS program

Boiceville — Onteora Central School will present, “There and Back,” an informative and motivating presentation on drug and alcohol abuse, at 7 p.m. on October 25. More...

Posted 10/11/2016 10:26 PM

Back To The Books

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Posted 9/6/2016 09:23 PM

MCS, RCS students enjoyed travel club trip to Portugal & Spain

12-day adventure was educational and entertaining

Over 60 Vendors Adults $2 Under 12 Free Nine students from Margaretville and Roxbury recently completed a 12-day adventure that took them to Portugal and Spain. More...

Posted 8/2/2016 08:42 PM

Delaware County students eligible to receive SUNY financial awards

Loch Sheldrake — Recent high school graduates and adults living in Delaware County who are interested in studying at SUNY Sullivan this fall are eligible for financial assistance thanks to the Delaware Success Fund.  More...

Posted 7/12/2016 06:49 PM

MCS announces final honor roll for 2015-16 school year

Margaretville Central School has announced its Honor Rolls for the final marking period of the 2015 – ’16 school year. More...

Posted 7/12/2016 06:49 PM

ACS honor students named

Andes — Andes Central School has announced its honor rolls for the final marking period of the 2015-16 school year.   More...

Posted 7/5/2016 08:32 PM

Roxbury seniors earned awards topping $309,000 at graduation

Roxbury — Roxbury Central School awarded $309,620 in graduation awards during commencement ceremonies on Saturday, June 25. More...

Posted 7/5/2016 08:32 PM

School Scenes

PAGE TURNERS — Bennett Elementary School students Julia Strauss and Joseph VanBlarcom check out the free summer reading material at their school's “Book Boogie,” a summer reading in More...

Posted 6/28/2016 08:57 PM

Area schools graduations set

With the summer solstice behind us, graduation weekend is at hand. More...

Posted 6/21/2016 08:55 PM

Feeling Famous

ALL DRESSED UP — Margaretville Central School students in Denise Asher's third grade class tested their acting chops last week when each of them dressed as a famous person from history and pres More...

Posted 6/21/2016 08:55 PM

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Art Honors

PRIZE WINNERS — Elise and Chase Norwick were among the MCS art students who were honored last week. More...

Posted 6/14/2016 08:20 PM

Erin Filupeit graduates from Elmira College

Elmira — Tim and Cindy Filupeit of Dry Brook, Arkville have announced the June 5 graduation of their daughter, Erin Filupeit from Elmira College.  Erin received a bachelor’s degree in Adolescent Education: Mathematics and graduated s More...

Posted 6/14/2016 08:20 PM

CWC awards 26 Watershed Education Grants

Margaretville — Twentysix education grants totaling $165,000 were recently approved by the Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) Board of Directors.  More...

Posted 5/31/2016 07:03 PM

Alexa Abrams named Marist Valedictorian

Alexa Abrams   Alexa Abrams, daughter of Margaretville and Woodstock residents Sharon and Bruce Abrams, was named Valedictorian of the Marist College Class of 2016. More...

Posted 5/31/2016 07:03 PM

Bailey O’Donnell receives John Hartwick Scholarship

Bailey O’Donnell, a junior pre-med major at Hartwick College in Oneonta, was one of six recipients of a John Christopher Hartwick Scholarship on Wednesday May 4.  More...

Posted 5/24/2016 08:14 PM

Lindsay Day earns Champlain College honors

Burlington, VT — Lindsay Day of Highmount was one of 60 students inducted into the Champlain College chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success on Saturday, April 30. More...

Posted 5/24/2016 08:14 PM

Roxbury student to attend RPI camp

Catherine Jankowski, a seventh grader at Roxbury Central School has been selected to attend the prestigious ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Camp at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) this summer.  More...

Posted 5/17/2016 08:09 PM

Peter Pan production soars on MCS stage

The Margaretville Central School Scitamard Society presented “Peter Pan the Musical” on Friday and Saturday to packed houses.   More...

Posted 5/10/2016 07:31 PM

Veterans Day ceremony held at Roxbury School

Roxbury Central School held its annual Veterans Day Assembly on Thursday, Nov. 10. The event was attended by the entire RCS student body and faculty and was open to the public. More...

Posted 11/15/2016 07:54 PM

MCS students attend leadership conference

At the beginning of each school year, students from area schools participate in a leadership conference to acquire skills they can bring back to the school. More...

Posted 11/8/2016 08:00 PM

Leading The Way

BREAK TIME — MCS students taking a break from leadership studies in Oneonta included front row left to right, Chloe Malaxos, Alivia Cordero, Kaitlyn Brybag. More...

Posted 11/8/2016 08:00 PM

Eagle Scouts Take Flight

Two Roxbury Central School students earned Eagle Scout awards, the highest possible rank in Boy Scouting, in ceremonies at the Margaretville Fire Hall on Sunday afternoon. More...

Posted 10/25/2016 06:21 PM

Roxbury students doing their part to put focus on depression awareness

Under the direction of Athletic Director and Health Teacher Thom Faraci, the Roxbury Central School 10th-grade health class created a massive poster on depression awareness. More...

Posted 10/11/2016 10:26 PM

RCS held annual bonfire and open house

The Roxbury Central School Student Council and PTSA join- ed forces and put together the third annual RCS bonfire on Friday, Sept. 23 behind the school. The Roxbury Fire Department generously provided the lights for the yearly event.  More...

Posted 10/11/2016 10:26 PM

School Scenes contributors were interns; News staff mentors reporters

School Scenes returns to the pages of the Catskill Mountain News this week with a whole new group of young student reporters ready to contribute news from their schools and their communities. More...

Posted 9/27/2016 07:53 PM

Interim principal starts position at MCS

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Posted 8/23/2016 09:48 PM

On Dean’s List

Albany — The College of Saint Rose has named Jordan Eisel of Grand Gorge to its Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester.  More...

Posted 7/12/2016 06:49 PM

Learn to compute this summer with GRLIC classes at RCS

Roxbury — The Greater Roxbury Learning Initiative Corporation (GRLIC) presents computer classes every Tuesday and Thursday at the Numann Technology Center at Roxbury Central School.  More...

Posted 7/12/2016 06:49 PM

GACNC names prize winners

Arkville — The German- American Club of the Northern Catskills recently awarded $250 scholarships to two very accomplished 2016 graduates of Downsville Central School.  Kaileen Townsend is valedictorian of the class and plans to attend Ith More...

Posted 7/12/2016 06:49 PM

Final honor rolls listed at Roxbury

Roxbury — Roxbury Central School has released its honor rolls for the final marking period of the 2015-16 school year. More...

Posted 7/5/2016 08:32 PM

Students, family, staff and friends celebrate at commencements

Time for reflection and looking ahead for new graduates

Members of the Class of 2016 at Andes, Margaretville and Roxbury received diplomas at commencements held Friday and Saturday. Andes Andes Central School held its 79th annual commencement on Friday evening on the grounds behind the school. More...

Posted 6/28/2016 08:57 PM

Moving Up

MOVING UP — On June 12, Daisy Scouts from the NYPenn Pathways Girl Scout Troop 30329 under the leadership of Denise Asher completed their Daisy Scout requirements. More...

Posted 6/28/2016 08:57 PM

Conroy, Van Keuren top Margaretville Class of 2016 graduates

Margaretville — Margaretville Central School has announced that Daniel Conroy is the Valedictorian and that Dillon Van Keuren is the Salutatorian of the Class of 2016. More...

Posted 6/21/2016 08:55 PM

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MCS students honored for artwork

Dozens of students were honored at Margaretville Central School last Friday in a showcase of their artistic talents. More...

Posted 6/14/2016 08:20 PM

Fleischmanns-PH Rotary donates backpacks to Head Start

Nine bouncing youngsters will leave the Arkville Head Start program for kindergarten in the fall and Tuesday, each of them received a brand new backpack filled with school supplies from the Fleischmanns-Pine Hill Rotary Club.  More...

Posted 6/14/2016 08:20 PM

Batista, O’Brien top grads in Roxbury Class of 2016

Roxbury Central School has announced its valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2016.   Isabel Battista, daughter of Lilly Golden and Garth Battista of Halcottsville, is the class valedictorian.  More...

Posted 6/7/2016 09:09 PM

Brianna Fronckowiak named to Dean’s List

Paul Smiths — Brianna Fronckowiak of Margaretville, has been named to the Dean’s List at Paul Smith’s College for the spring 2016 semester. More...

Posted 5/24/2016 08:14 PM

Dig this! MCS students growing knowledge via gardening project

Math, science and some fun part of education

A little math, a little science, and some fun outside the traditional classroom all engaged 18 fifth graders recently when the MCS students of Dove Karn planned and implemented a gardening project at the school.  More...

Posted 5/24/2016 08:14 PM

Margaretville Central School stages annual Riedl Wellness Run

Margaretville Central School hosted its annual John Riedl Wellness Walk/Run on May 13. Although it was raining, there was a great turnout for the run and a lot of kids participated. More...

Posted 5/17/2016 08:09 PM

Long, Burke top grads at Andes Central School

Andes — Andes Central School (ACS) has announced its Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2016.  Allison Long, the daughter of Christopher and Djennarra Long of Andes, has been named Valedictorian.  More...

Posted 5/10/2016 07:31 PM