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Bandit the Therapy Dog visits a kindergarten class
Therapy Dog Supports Readers

Bandit the Therapy Dog has begun his Friday visits to CDE! He visits classrooms and...

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student council members in front of the Dream "Tree"
"I Have a Dream" Tree (PHOTOS)

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the CDE Student Council created a...

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now accepting nominations for Mustang Pride Hall of Fame
Seeking Nominations for Mustang Pride Hall of Fame

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News & Announcements

Letter from Principal Stein (March 17)

Dear CDE Families, Yesterday at school, we discussed plans for developing and distributing materials for remote instruction. Time was also spent discussing remote instruction with students to help them understand this shift in the learning environment, how teachers will communicate with them, and what types of materials will be provided during this time. [Read more]

School Calendar Changes (March 17-27)

After consulting with local Departments of Health, superintendents in the Questar III BOCES region of Rensselaer, Columbia, and Greene counties decided to cancel all classes effective Wednesday, March 18 until Friday, March 27 out of an abundance of caution. Student attendance at Cairo-Durham will cease beginning Tuesday, March 17 while teachers participate in a professional development day. Read more details here. [Read more]

Superintendent Update on COVID-19 Response (Mar. 14)

Superintendent Wetherbee issued the following update on the District's plan regarding the ongoing public health crisis: [Read more]

Events & Activities Postponed (Updated 3/20)

Following guidance from local and federal health officials, we are taking proactive measures in light of public health concerns. Therefore, several school events and activities are being canceled or postponed and will be rescheduled if possible. [Read more]

POSTPONED: Positivity Project Open House at CDE (3/19)

The Positivity Project Open House at Cairo-Durham Elementary School originally scheduled for March 19 has been postponed. Check back for updates. [Read more]

Mustang Pride Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (4/25)

Congratulations to the third class of Mustang Pride Hall of Fame inductees! Click here to see who will be honored this year as well as event information for the Induction Ceremony on April 25. [Read more]

Kindergarten Screening (POSTPONED)

Orientation for the fall kindergarten program is scheduled for Wednesday, March 4 at 6 p.m. Get general information about kindergarten at CDE, registration packets and schedule your "kindergarten screening" appointment (required). [Read more]