Cairo-Durham Central School District Parents/Guardians: In an effort to effectively serve and assess needs in our school community, the Cairo-Durham Central School District kindly asks all parents/guardians to complete the following survey in regard to internet accessibility by Friday, Dec. 1, 2023 at 3 p.m. Please use this link to access the survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe_ulRjz0PpTBq1oLBbu-U7wPbcpyVyft0bnZ3ArUcmYAjM1w/viewform?usp=sf_link
3 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
Congratulations to Tuong V. for being named the Thompson/Lopez "Star of the Week"!
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
Thompson/Lopez Star of the Week
Congratulations to Jeffrey B. for being named the Grade 3 "Star of the Week"!
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
Grade 3 Star of the Week
Cairo-Durham Central School District Parents/Guardians: In an effort to effectively serve and assess needs in our school community, the Cairo-Durham Central School District kindly asks all parents/guardians to complete the following survey in regard to internet accessibility by Friday, Dec. 1, 2023 at 3 p.m. Please use this link to access the survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe_ulRjz0PpTBq1oLBbu-U7wPbcpyVyft0bnZ3ArUcmYAjM1w/viewform?usp=sf_link
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
Winter is approaching quickly, and with it comes snow, ice and wind. The Cairo-Durham Central School District would like to remind students, staff and families about how the District will handle weather-related closures and delays in the 2023-24 school year. Please view the attachment or go to https://www.cairodurham.org/article/1338980
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
2023-24 Winter Weather Information
2023-24 Winter Weather Information
Nov. 13-17, 2023 is Fall Spirit Week at Cairo-Durham Elementary School, sponsored by the Cairo-Durham Elementary Student Council! We look forward to students and staff participating in the following theme days: Monday, Nov. 13: Book/Movie Character Day (No masks) Tuesday, Nov. 14: Twinning Day (Twin with a friend or teacher) Wednesday, Nov. 15: Teacher/Student Swap Day (Teachers dress like students, students dress like teachers) Thursday, Nov. 16: Zoo Day (Dress like your favorite animal, no masks) Friday, Nov. 17: Pajama Day (Bring slippers to school)
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
CDES Spirit Week
Mrs. Ferguson's Full-day Pre-K class enjoyed yoga time with Jaime on Cosmic Kids! Yoga is a great activity to not only enhance their physical flexibility, but to also build strength as they use their muscles in new ways. Yoga truly has so many benefits - all they know is that it's fun!
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
Yoga in Ferguson Pre-K
Yoga in Ferguson Pre-K
Yoga in Ferguson Pre-K
The Whitbeck/Lopez class created a beautiful banner to celebrate all veterans and to thank them for their dedicated service. The banner is hanging outside of their classroom at Cairo-Durham Elementary School. The students also created cards for veterans that will be hand delivered this weekend! Ms. Whitbeck, Mrs. Lopez and all of their students would like to thank all veterans for their courage and for serving our country so faithfully!
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
Whitbeck/Lopez Banner
Nov. 13-17, 2023 is Fall Spirit Week at Cairo-Durham Elementary School, sponsored by the Cairo-Durham Elementary Student Council! We look forward to students and staff participating in the following theme days: Monday, Nov. 13: Book/Movie Character Day (No masks) Tuesday, Nov. 14: Twinning Day (Twin with a friend or teacher) Wednesday, Nov. 15: Teacher/Student Swap Day (Teachers dress like students, students dress like teachers) Thursday, Nov. 16: Zoo Day (Dress like your favorite animal, no masks) Friday, Nov. 17: Pajama Day (Bring slippers to school)
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
CDES Spirit Week
The Cairo-Durham Central School District is accepting applications for the following position: - Cairo-Durham Elementary School 1:1 Student Aide (Part-Time) Please view the attachment for more information!
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
Student Aide Job Posting
Reminder: In observance of Veteran's Day, there will be no school on Friday, Nov. 10. We will see you again on Monday, Nov. 13!
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
Nov. 10 Reminder
Admin, teachers and counseling staff from Cairo-Durham Elementary School and Cairo-Durham Middle School attended a Positivity Project (P2) Summit on Monday, Nov. 6 with Positivity Project CEO and Co-Founder Jeff Bryan. Schools from New York to North Carolina attended the summit to learn about all things new with the Positivity Project. Staff from multiple schools networked on different aspects of the program, from working with staff, to implementing in the school building, to student voice and even to P2 for sports. Our very own Mr. Stein and Mrs. Harvey presented on implementing P2 in the elementary school setting while Mrs. Eldred and Mrs. Murphy presented on implementation in the Middle School!
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
P2 Summit
P2 Summit
Click here to view Questar III BOCES Early Learning Principal Michael Burns' November Memo for Pre-K: https://www.smore.com/3ey4b-it-s-a-good-day-in-pre-k-memo
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
Reminder: In observance of Veteran's Day, there will be no school on Friday, Nov. 10. We will see you again on Monday, Nov. 13!
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
Nov. 10 Reminder
Congratulations to Mia S. for being named the Whitbeck/Lopez "Star of the Week"!
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
Mia S. Star of the Week
The Cairo-Durham Central School District is proud to announce its partnership with Care Solace in offering mental health and substance use services and providers for students and staff. With a network of over 350,000 providers and services, Care Solace will help you find the right help at the right time, 24/7/365. Care Solace’s services are available at no cost to you — and all of your information is kept completely confidential. They will connect you with providers accepting all medical insurances including Medicaid, Medicare, and sliding scale options for those without insurance. Scan the QR Code, call (888) 515-0595 or visit www.caresolace.com/cairodurham to view options. You can access Care Solace services in three ways: - Call 888-515-0595 at any time. Multilingual support is available 24/7/365. A dedicated Care Companion will help you every step of the way to research options, secure appointments, and follow up to make sure it is a good fit. - Search anonymously to get matched with an extensive list of care providers at www.caresolace.com/cairodurham - Contact your school health professional, and they will submit a referral on your behalf. No matter what you're experiencing, there is hope and help. We are confident that our new partnership with Care Solace will help us build a healthier, more vibrant school community. If you have a life-threatening emergency, please call 9-1-1 or The Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 9-8-8. Care Solace is not an emergency response service or mental health services provider.
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
Care Solace Flyer
Congratulations to Hussain A. for being named the Thompson/Lopez "Star of the Week"!
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
Hussain A. Star of the Week
Adelynn D, in the Lopez/Whitbeck class made "Thank You" cards at home for five different staff members to show her appreciation to them as part of the Random Acts of Kindness daily project in 3rd grade! She presented a beautiful card to one of our amazing custodians, Chris, on Nov. 1. Chris is always very kind and is dedicated to keeping the building spotless for all of us! We are so proud of Adelynn for spreading so much kindness and thank you, Chris, for all you do!
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
Random Act of Kindness
Students in the Thompson/Lopez class read quietly each day with or to a special stuffed friend while peaceful music played in the background. This is a very relaxing and peaceful time after lunch and recess!
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
Reading Time
Reading Time
Our 5th grade staff had a blast embracing the Halloween Spirit on Tuesday!
4 months ago, Cairo-Durham CSD
5th Grade Staff Halloween