Registration deadline nearing for SAT prep course

The Catskill Area School Study Council is accepting registration forms for the Winter/Spring session of the SAT Prep course held at SUNY Oneonta for six consecutive Saturdays beginning Jan. 20 and ending Feb. 24. This is a great opportunity for your student to get direct instruction as well as preparation tips and tricks as he or she prepares for college.

The deadline to register is Jan. 9, 2018. Students must register through their school district’s guidance office, and districts must be members of the CASSC in order for their students to participate.

For more information, contact the Study Council at 607-436-2533 or your local school district.

Science Seminars deadline approaching

The Catskill Area School Study Council, along with SUNY Oneonta’s Noyce Scholars, is hosting Science Seminars for four consecutive Saturdays, beginning Jan. 20 and ending Feb. 10. The deadline to register for the program is Jan. 9.

Each week, small teams of students will explore contemporary and classical physical and biological science concepts through hands-on investigations. Potential topics include sound, light, waves, electricity, magnetism and chemistry, with possible excursions into the Fibonacci spiral, biology and/or plate tectonics. Challenging mathematics will be incorporated into each lesson.

All sessions will include discussion of career pathways within the topics studied. Class size is limited to 18 students.

Please contact CASSC at 436-2533 or or your local school district for more information.

Milne Library updated hours


Milne Library Intersession Hours for Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 through Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 are as follows:

·         Monday – Friday                                                        8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

·         Saturday and Sunday                                                     CLOSED

The library will be closed Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. It will reopen Monday, Jan. 15, and be open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m., with the same hours the next day, Tuesday, Jan. 16.

Milne Library Regular Semester Hours

·         Monday – Thursday                                                    8 AM – 1 AM

·         Friday                                                                          8 AM – 9 PM

·         Saturday                                                                      Noon – 9 PM

·         Sunday                                                                        Noon – 1 AM