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  • Students participate in field school in historical archaeology

    This year, students attending CCS’ Summer Field School in Historical Archaeology spent time investigating a local site in White Creek known as the Van Corlaer Trading Post. Students participating in the program learned skills in archaeological field work, which included surveying, map making, excavation techniques, artifact identification and historic preservation. The Trading Post is believed…


  • Life Skills class partners with Buildings and Grounds Department to build picnic tables around campus

    It was a collaboration months in the making. Rich Austin, superintendent of buildings and grounds, approached Marlee Wood, life skills teacher, about his department working on a project with the life skills class. The two decided that the class would build picnic tables to be placed throughout the school grounds. Before beginning the project, the…


  • Elementary student Nola Marotta passes away

    Dear families, It is with great sadness to share that elementary student Nola Marotta passed away last evening after a battle with cancer. Our thoughts are with Nola’s family and friends during this difficult time. This news is very upsetting for our CCS community. We are coordinating with Community Hospice to provide a day of…


  • Latin students earn gold, silver on the 2022 National Latin and National Mythology Exams

    For more than two decades, CCS Latin students have earned awards on the National Latin Exam, which was taken by more than 100,000 students in more than 50 countries. This year, the National Latin Exam was offered to students ranging from Latin I to AP Latin. In addition, for the ninth consecutive year, CCS students…


  • Statement on status of Indians nickname and logo

    On June 21, the district received the New York State Supreme Court, Albany County’s decision rejecting the appeal to maintain its “Indians” nickname and imagery. While the Board of Education has not determined how it will proceed on this legal matter, the district has begun the process to remove or cover the “Indians” nickname or…


  • Statement on court’s decision regarding the district’s nickname and imagery

    Last evening, the district received the New York State Supreme Court of Albany County’s decision rejecting the appeal to maintain the Indians nickname and imagery. The Board has a previously scheduled meeting tonight to enter executive session about another matter and will also discuss the details of the case with the attorneys. A more detailed…


  • Transportation Department achieves 100% passing rate from NYSDOT

    The CCS Transportation Department mechanics have achieved a 100% New York State Department of Transportation inspection rate. For the 2021-22 school year, 69 inspections were completed and each one was perfect. Buses, unlike personal vehicles, are inspected twice per year by NYSDOT. “This is a great achievement accomplished by the outstanding work of Head Mechanic…


  • Voters approve 2022-23 school budget; Ziehm re-elected to the Board of Education

    On Tuesday, May 17, Cambridge CSD residents approved the district’s $23.9 million budget proposal for 2022-23 by a tally of 480 yes votes to 261 no votes. The budget passed with 65% approving the proposal. By a vote of 572 to 145, voters approved the public library proposition. By a vote of 507 to 240,…


  • U.S. News & World report ranks Cambridge Junior-Senior High School as top 5 high school in region

    Cambridge Junior-Senior High School has been rated the 4th best high school in the Glens Falls metro area by U.S. News & World Report. The high school was also ranked in the top 15% in the publication’s national rankings of more than 24,000 high schools across the country. The rankings were released Tuesday as part…


  • Board of Education adopts $23.9 million budget proposal

    On Tuesday, May 17, Cambridge CSD residents will vote on a proposed $23,923,743 budget for the 2022-23 school year. The proposed budget preserves the programs and services currently provided by the district with a spending increase of $875,781 or 3.79%. After considering the budget proposal, residents will also vote on a number of propositions, including:…