Cairo-Durham and Questar III work together to improve libraries

Jane Bentley, Jen Cannell, Nancy Pine, and Bianca Rell

Cairo-Durham Central School District Librarian Nancy Pine received a helping hand from Questar III staff this summer to improve our library system. Jane Bentley, Union Catalog Librarian with Questar III, and Jen Cannell, School Library System Director with Questar III, assisted Nancy over the summer with getting our Cairo-Durham Elementary School ready for the start of school. Jane and Jen recently returned to our district to donate several books that they felt our students would enjoy.

Meet Our New Teachers

The Cairo-Durham Central School District welcomes its new faculty to the district. Read here about these new faculty members, and introduce yourself next time you see them.

Get Informed About Enterovirus D68

As you may have heard, a respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has affected children and others in recent weeks across the country. While we have no reported cases of EV-D68, the Cairo-Durham Central School District is providing information from the NYS Department of Health and Center for Disease Control related to EV-D68 to help parents and community members become better informed about the illness and the preventative measures you can take to help prevent the spread of this virus. Please read the attached letter.

Gritty Games Are a Big Hit

The Cairo-Durham Middle School celebrated its students' grit with the Gritty Games carnival on Friday, September 12. Grit is made up of passion, perseverance, and stamina, and at the Cairo-Durham Middle School, those qualities have really been shining through. Read more about it at the Daily Mail: http://bit.ly/1m5GgJR

Security Drill Conducted Successfully at MS/HS

A security drill was conducted at the Cairo-Durham Middle School and High School on the morning of September 15. All procedures and protocols functioned smoothly. The safety of students is and will continue to be Cairo-Durham's top priority.

Facebook & Twitter News

Dear Cairo-Durham Community,
I am looking forward to a wonderful school year at the Cairo-Durham Central School District. We have some exciting changes this year, including the addition of a new communications specialist who will manage our Facebook and Twitter.

Upcoming: Wellness Fair

Don't miss your school's Wellness Fair, held by the Wellness Committee. The fairs will have community organizations, Zumba, a massage therapist, a skincare specialist, and plenty of recipe and food samples, along with activities for students. Students can even taste-test snacks made by their teachers, and choose a winner for the faculty snack contest!

The Middle/High School Wellness Fair is on Wednesday, September 17 from 4-6 p.m.

The Elementary School Wellness Fair will be on Thursday, September 25 from 4-6 p.m. Hope to see you there!

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