There are many ways to stay informed about things happening at Cairo-Durham CSD. You can check our website, follow our Facebook page, and receive notifications by phone, email, and/or text message.
There are several potential reasons you may receive phone calls, emails and/or text messages from the school, including:
Emergency delays and closings (such as weather closures)
Reminders of important dates and events
Suspicious individuals or activities on or near school grounds
Phone & Email Alerts -
Parents/guardians will automatically be signed up to receive phone and email alerts at the beginning of each school year. You can unsubscribe from phone and/or email alerts at any time by contacting the Main Office of your child's school and submitting a written request to no longer receive these alerts (please specify whether you want to stop receiving phone alerts, email alerts, or both):
High School Office: 518-622-8543
Middle School Office: 518-622-0490
Elementary School Office: 518-622-3231
Parents/guardians are also encouraged to download the Cairo-Durham CSD app when it becomes available and enable Push Notifications to ensure they don't miss out on important updates. The app will be free and available for download on Android and iOS devices.
Text Message Alerts -
Parents/guardians will automatically be signed up to receive text message alerts based on the contact information provided at the beginning of each school year. If you wish to stop receiving text messages from the school district, you can unsubscribe at any time by texting STOP to 67587.
Note: In order to receive the above notifications, your contact information must be entered in SchoolTool (the district's student information management system). This is often restricted to parents, guardians and approved contacts. Contact the appropriate school's Main Office to update your contact information.
Please see the Social Media Commenting Guidelines below before leaving comments on our Facebook page.
Social Media Commenting Guidelines
The Cairo-Durham Central School District strongly believes in the importance of including all segments of the community in dialogue surrounding important school issues, and supports the responsible use of social media to achieve this goal.
The District welcomes community contributions to our Facebook page through the use of comments. Comments should be appropriate for an educational environment and for viewers of all ages. Community contributed comments on official District online or social media sites are understood to be solely the opinion of the author and not to represent the Cairo-Durham Central School District.
The page administrator reserves the right, but is not obligated, to remove comments from the site that contain commercial solicitations, are libelous or factually erroneous, are off topic or otherwise violate the Cairo-Durham Central School District Code of Conduct or the site's Statement of Rights and Responsibilities. This includes comments with personal attacks or inappropriate language, imagery or profanity.
Repeat violations of these user rules may result in a user being blocked from the site/page.
We thank you in advance for adhering to these commenting guidelines and helping us maintain a social media presence that is appropriate for an educational environment and for viewers of all ages.
Facebook - Updates appear a few times a week, and you can even set your "News Feed Preferences" to prioritize posts made by Cairo-Durham CSD (learn how here). Note: This method is not as timely as direct notifications and we recommend turning on Push Notifications in the Cairo-Durham CSD app for receiving immediate alerts.
Twitter - We also maintain a presence on Twitter. You can follow any of these accounts:
@CairoDurhamHigh (High School)
@CDElementary (Elementary School)
@AthleticsCD (Cairo-Durham Sports)
Instagram - There are no official Instagram accounts for the Cairo-Durham Central School District or any of its schools. Any such named Instagram accounts are not affiliated with the District.